Category Archives: Illegal migrants

Canada: No plans to clamp down at border to deter migrants

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the issue had not risen to a scale that required hindering the flow of goods and people moving across the world’s longest undefended border.

Hundreds of people, mainly from Africa and the Middle East, have defied winter conditions and walked across the border, seeking asylum. They are fleeing President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown, migrants and refugee agencies say.

Hundreds of Criminal Aliens Released Onto Streets by Arizona’s New Sheriff

The citizens of Maricopa County, Arizona, decided to replace their tough and effective sheriff with one who is “married” to the progressive — and politically correct — policy of providing sanctuary to illegal immigrants. The new sheriff’s policy includes criminal aliens who’ve committed acts of violence will not be turned over to federal law enforcement.

Canadian Federal Cabinet to meet over illegal border-crossers

Federal cabinet ministers are set for an in-depth discussion of the practical and political pressures being placed on the Liberal government by a rising number people seeking asylum in Canada.

Hundreds of people have crossed illegally from the U.S. in recent months, a phenomenon some link to the election of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Mexico opens legal aid centres to fight US deportations

Mexico has opened legal aid centres at consulates in 50 US cities, in a move designed to protect its citizens from tougher immigration enforcement.

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray reaffirmed concerns about the human rights of Mexicans in the US.

But migrant defence centres would not “promote illegality,” he said.

Mexico is worried about the impact that guidelines issued last month by President Donald Trump will have on the lives of its citizens.

Declaring Montreal a sanctuary city is an expensive mistake

It’s hard to imagine a motion more ill-considered than the one passed Monday by city council to make Montreal a sanctuary city. Welcoming illegal immigrants to take advantage of municipal and, the city hopes, provincial services will create added pressures on existing resources, and result in increased taxes or deteriorating quality of life for all Montrealers. No doubt Mayor Denis Coderre and his supporters’ hearts are in the right place, but Montrealers need to know that welcoming large numbers of illegal immigrants will cost. A lot.

White House Blasts “False” AP Report That 100,000 Troops Will Round Up Illegal Aliens

AP reported that according to a draft 11-page memo, the Trump administration is considering mobilizing as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants. However, the White House quickly slammed the agency’s report is “false.”  In yet another leak-counterleak example of “spot the fake news”, moments after the AP report hit, the White House denied everything.

Bay Area restaurants register as sanctuary businesses

President Donald Trump’s hard-line stance on the issue has sparked the Sanctuary Restaurants Movement, which launched in early January and now counts more than 240 restaurants across the country. The Bay Area is home to about two dozen participating restaurants, including Alfred’s Steakhouse in San Francisco, Cancun Sabor Mexicano in Berkeley and Flea Street in Menlo Park.

‘Day Without Immigrants’ will shutter businesses, schools

Ernest Yombo would rather students at Latin American Montessori Bilingual school come to class on Thursday, but instead, they will get an unexpected day off.

The D.C. public charter school, where he works as an assistant principal, will be forced to close for the day after more than half of the school’s staff announced their plans to participate in the “Day Without Immigrants” protest.