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Large Groups of Aliens Encountered in Big Bend Sector

By R. Mitchell – MARFA, Texas – Family unit aliens are crossing the southwest borders in record numbers. During this fiscal year 2019 through February, the United States Border Patrol (USBP) has apprehended 268,044 individuals, that is a 97% increase as compared to the same timeframe last fiscal year. Family units and unaccompanied alien children make up 60 percent of all ...

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With Baby in Tow, Minnesota Army Recruiter Foils Shoplifters

By Press Operations – An Army recruiter pushing his 10-month-old daughter along in a stroller at a suburban Minneapolis mall noticed electronics store employees trying to stop some men who had walked out with several boxes of expensive headphones. Staff Sgt. Sean Oliva followed the men, eventually flagging down police outside the mall when the men were attempting to flee. ...

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ICE investigation leads to denaturalization of convicted war criminal who fraudulently obtained US citizenship

By R. Mitchell – WASHINGTON, D.C. — On March 1, Judge Marco A. Hernandez of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon entered an order revoking the naturalized U.S. citizenship of a convicted war criminal. The court held that defendant Sammy Rasema Yetisen aka Rasema Handanovic aka Zolja, a native of the former Yugoslavia, illegally procured her U.S. ...

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Justice Department Coordinates Largest-Ever Elder Fraud Sweep

By R. Mitchell – Attorney General William P. Barr and multiple law enforcement partners today announced the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, surpassing last year’s nationwide sweep. The cases during this sweep involved more than 260 defendants from around the globe who victimized more than two million Americans, most of them elderly. The Department took action in ...

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Report: Chemical Weapons Used in Douma, Syria in 2018

By R. Mitchell – The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) released its final report on March 1, 2019, regarding its investigation into chemical weapons use in Douma, Syria, on April 7, 2018. The report concluded that there were reasonable grounds that chlorine was used as a chemical weapon in the attack. The FFM found that ...

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Gingrich: Pelosi has lost control of the House

By R. Mitchell – Newt Gingrich believes that the new, far-left extremist liberals in Congress have wrested control of the House from Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). “There’s a deep anti-Semitic, anti-Israeli bias on the left,” Gingrich said Wednesday on Hannity. “There are a lot of people on the left who would be very happy if Israel disappeared tomorrow.” “I think ...

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Treasury Sanctions Venezuela’s State-Owned Oil Company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A.

By R. Mitchell – Trump administration Intensifies Pressure on Maduro and Regime Insiders, Demonstrates U.S. Commitment to Leverage Economic Pressure to Support the Venezuelan People’s Transition to Democracy Washington – Today the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850 for operating in the oil sector ...

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More Than 700 Illegal Aliens Arrested by Texas Border Patrol Agents Overnight

By R. Mitchell – EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in El Paso apprehended several large groups between Tuesday night and late afternoon Wednesday. These groups, like many others before, are comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles. Agents apprehended a group of 112 illegal aliens at the border wall near downtown just after midnight. ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, March 7, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin then receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community. In the afternoon, the president will have lunch with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meet with the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic and meet with acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. The ...

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Criminals Continue to be Apprehended in the Rio Grande Valley

By R. Mitchell – EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested three sex offenders and a member of a notorious gang. On Monday, McAllen agents working near McAllen, Texas, arrested a Mexican national whose record checks revealed a prior arrest in Pharr, Texas, for Aggravated sexual assault. The man received 10 years probation. On ...

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CBP Announces Change in I-94 Permit Application Process for Travelers at Tecate Port of Entry

By R. Mitchell – TECATE, Calif.  — CBP officials at the Tecate port of entry are advising that the I-94 travel permit application process will change in the near future.  Citizens of Mexico who require I-94 travel permits will only be allowed to obtain the document at the port’s pedestrian facility. “We are streamlining the I-94 process in order to ...

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California Subprime Auto Lender fined $80,000 for Illegally Repossessing Servicemembers’ Cars

By R. Mitchell – The Justice Department today announced that California Auto Finance, a subprime auto lending company based in Orange County, California, has agreed to enter into a court-enforceable consent order to resolve allegations that it illegally repossessed two servicemembers’ cars without court orders while they were on active duty. The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against California Auto ...

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Border Patrol Agent Assaulted in Calexico

By R. Mitchell – CALEXICO, Calif. – A U.S. Border Patrol agent assigned to the Calexico Border Patrol station was assaulted while patrolling near the border fence, Monday morning.   The incident occurred at approximately 8:16 a.m., near the intersection of 1st. Street and Heffernan Avenue, when a man later identified as Josue Gomez-Reyes approached a Border Patrol agent inside ...

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President Trump to Attend Workforce Policy Board Meeting Wednesday [audio]

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will attend the first meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Wednesday afternoon. The American Workforce Policy Advisory Board is co-chaired by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and is made up of 25 members outside of the Federal Government representing the world’s leading companies, academics ...

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AMAC Explains How Social Security Survivor Benefits Work

By R. Mitchell – As an answer to a question posed in a letter to the editor, the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) published an explanation of how survivor benefits work for widows and widowers. Widower Seeking Answers About Social Security by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor As a widower, you could have started receiving a survivor ...

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