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(RepublicanWire.org) – A federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from imposing limitations on Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests, detentions, and removals.

District Judge Michael Newman of the Southern District of Ohio ruled Tuesday in favor of the Republican attorneys general of Arizona, Montana, and Ohio, issuing a preliminary injunction prohibiting President Joe Biden from imposing new guidelines for laws regarding consequences for illegal immigration.

“The States sue because they believe DHS skirted Congress’s immigration enforcement mandates when it issued a policy that prioritizes certain high-risk noncitizens for apprehension and removal,” Newman wrote in his ruling. “DHS contends that seemingly mandatory statutes must be read flexibly to permit efficient law enforcement.”

“At bottom, that is what this dispute is about: can the Executive displace clear congressional command in the name of resource allocation and enforcement goals? Here, the answer is no,” Newman wrote.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen, and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost sued the Biden administration in November 2021 over the policy revision, which they said “dramatically ties the hands of immigration officers, halting nearly all deportations.”

That month, the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees ICE, issued a permanent guidance to limit whom ICE could arrest and thus remove from the country. The guidance established that ICE officers had to obtain permission to arrest illegal immigrants who had not been convicted of an aggravated felony, were not affiliated with a gang or terrorist network, or had illegally entered the U. S. before November 2020.

(RepublicanWire.org) – If there ever was a case that illuminates why the overwhelming majority of Americans want the southern border between the United States of America and Mexico secured, it’s this case.

As reported by Breitbart:

“An illegal alien teenager is accused of abducting, kidnapping, and contributing to the delinquency of a 17-year-old girl in Williamsburg, Virginia, Breitbart News has learned.

“Brando Alex Pastor Batz, a 19-year-old illegal alien from Guatemala, was arrested and charged on December 14 by the Williamsburg Police Department on one felony count of abduction and kidnapping along with one misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

“An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official confirmed to Breitbart News that Batz is an illegal alien from Guatemala who crossed the United States-Mexico border on an unknown date.” [emphasis added]

And, as it turns out, ICE knew about Brando Alex Pastor Batz years ago but never deported him from the United States when they had the opportunity.

This is every parent’s worst nightmare. The streets of America are already dangerous and violent. The last thing parents want is even more danger and violence from illegal aliens who’ve snuck across the border and then committed crimes against American children.

This is yet another example of why Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have such historically low approval ratings with the American electorate.

The first thing Americans protect from their government – at all levels – is that it protects them from dangerous predators.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., the head of the House Border Security Caucus, is warning that the U.S.-Mexico border is “overrun” after a visit to the border in Yuma, Arizona, and that the situation could get worse in 2022 if the Biden administration doesn’t change course.

Biggs spoke to Fox News Digital after returning from a trip to the border in Yuma, where he saw dozens of migrants streaming into the country in a short space of time — specifically through gaps in the border wall. The Biden administration has halted wall construction, even amid a dramatic surge in numbers of illegal migrants coming to the border.

“What’s happening in Yuma right now, it’s basically overrun,” he said, adding how he saw groups of 30 or 40 migrants walking in at a time. “It’s just so casual. It’s not extraordinary anymore to illegally cross our borders.”

Border numbers have remained stubbornly high throughout fall and winter so far, after decreasing slightly from the more than 200,000 encounters of the summer. In November, agents reported 173,620 encounters at the southern borderr, a staggering increase of 140 percent from the same time last year. 

The figures showed border encounters in November climbed by nearly 10,000 from October, which saw an increase of nearly 130% over from October 2020. Biggs notes that many of the migrants who are encountered will be processed and quickly released into the interior of the United States.

“You see it’s just absolutely open, and you know what’s happening in Yuma is what’s happening in Del Rio, same thing happening in the Rio Grande on a daily basis,” he said.

Yuma law enforcement officials have described themselves as overwhelmed after a surge of illegal immigrants including more than 6,000 people crossed through Yuma in a single week this month.

Since October of this year Customs and Border Protection reported, close to 22,000 encounters in the Yuma Sector. One law enforcement official in the area described the situation as “absolute chaos.”

Biggs, who has been pushing the Biden administration on its response to the crisis for months, said that migrants are zeroing in on and exploiting gaps in the wall and fencing along the border. Other parts of the sector only have short Normandy fences, which are significantly easier for migrants to traverse.

“It’s the gaps — it’s the gaps where you see this happening. And not just there — it’s everywhere I’ve been along the border. It’s the gaps in the fence.”

Biggs believes that the situation will get worse in 2022, saying that the border will likely see more traffic given that the administration is not reversing course on its policies.

“What has been the Biden response?” Biggs said. “[DHS Secretary Alejandro] Mayorkas has done nothing. [Vice President] Kamala Harris goes down there and does nothing, says climate change is the root cause. I’ve talked to folks down in Colombia and Panama, and what you see there are big groups amassing down there, so you’re going to see more caravans coming up.”

As for what could be done to solve the crisis, Biggs offers a number of fixes, including finishing construction of the border wall, ending “catch-and-release” and increasing the number of migrants and illegal immigrants being returned to their countries.

“I would say within a few months, you could solve this problem, but as soon as you start sending people back home, it just dries up a substantial amount of the traffic immediately.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott showed off the first part of his state-made border wall Saturday, which he labeled a sharp rebuke of Biden’s “failure to do his job.”

Abbott authorized the building of the wall six months ago, and then authorized $3 billion in funding for the Texas Facilities Commission to bolster the building effort. Abbott stressed that the wall stands on either state land or land that private owners agreed to hand over for the wall. 

“Texas is taking what truly is unprecedented action: A state to build a wall on our border, to safeguard the sovereignty of our state and of our nation,” Abbott said during Saturday’s press conference. 

“Already this year there have been over 1.2 million people apprehended coming over the border illegally,” Abbott said, noting the number did not include those who entered undetected. 

He also raised the fentanyl crisis, saying that state authorities have seized “enough fentanyl to kill every man, woman and child in Texas, California, New York, Illinois, and Florida combined.” 

Texas has therefore deemed it necessary to take action and establish a border wall, which is composed of steel bars. A TFC official said the materials and labor will come from local sources, including the steel used to produce the bars. 

Abbott pointed to billions of dollars worth of material from the federal wall project that remains unused, which he said the Biden administration has not agreed to turn over to help with the project. 

Abbott described the wall as just one part of a “multi-pronged” strategy, which will include efforts by the National Guard and the Texas Department of Public Safety to apprehend individuals who illegally cross the border. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush praised the speed with which building started and progressed, pledging to continue that pace. 

To demonstrate the building capability, Abbott ordered a section of the wall raised after the press conference – a process that took only around 10 minutes as a crane slowly erected the wall segment, then workers secured it at the base. 

“Once it is completed, it will have multiple detection devices,” Abbott said, adding that the additional detection will allow swift apprehension. 

“People we apprehend will be charged with trespassing to the state of Texas, and those charges will lead to them going to jail,” he explained. Texas has researched a “pre-defense” for any criminal proceedings to ensure that “all procedures will be followed.” 

Abbott also directed Americans to a website where they can donate to the border wall funding, which he said has already totaled more than $54 million in private donations. 

Here is the link to donate if anyone is interested – https://feepay.txapps.texas.gov/oog/texas-border-wall/

A unanimous Supreme Court decision spells bad news for illegals who were hoping to stay in the United States permanently. On Monday, SCOTUS ruled that illegals who are in the country can’t stay.

While Democrats are trying to open up our borders and make staying in the U.S. really easy for those who decided to enter illegally, SCOTUS unanimously said “no” to that idea. TheBlaze reports:

The ruling in Sanchez v. Mayorkas, authored by Justice Elena Kagan, could affect tens of thousands of immigrants currently living in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status, the Associated Press reported.

The case was brought by Jose Sanchez and Sonia Gonzalez, a married couple from of El Salvador who entered the United States illegally in the late 1990s. Later, in 2001, the two were granted Temporary Protected Status in the U.S. after El Salvador was rocked by devastating earthquakes.

TPS is a status granted to foreign nationals from certain designated countries ravaged by armed conflict or natural disaster that allows them to live and work in the U.S. without being subject to deportation.

Then in 2014, Sanchez and Gonzalez applied for “green cards,” or lawful permanent resident status, but were denied, and subsequently sued.

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, however, ruled against them, arguing that they were ineligible under federal immigration law, which requires applicants to have been “inspected and admitted” into the U.S, the New York Times reported.

In Monday’s unanimous ruling, the nation’s top court agreed with that decision.

“The question here is whether the conferral of TPS enables him to obtain LPR status despite his unlawful entry. We hold that it does not,” wrote liberal Justice Elena Kagan. “Lawful status and admission, as the court below recognized are distinct concepts in immigration law: Establishing one does not necessarily establish the other.”

“The TPS program gives foreign nationals nonimmigrant status, but it does not admit them. So the conferral of TPS does not make an unlawful entrant … eligible [for a green card],” she explained.

This decision affects as many as 400,000 illegal immigrants and stands to show that sometimes, even liberals recognize that when you don’t have borders or rule of law, you don’t have a country.

“Joe Biden is taking the border crisis head on” is not a sentence a sane person would speak. Nor a well-informed person. Nor an honest person. But that’s what Biden Propaganda Minister Jen Psaki went with during Tuesday’s propaganda briefing. And interestingly, she also blame the crisis, which Biden caused, on Trump.

“After four years of an immigration system rooted in destructive and chaotic policies, President Biden is taking the challenge head on and is building a fair, orderly and humane immigration system,” Psaki says. “That’s our objective. After coming into office, our administration immediately jumped into action to address the influx of migrants at the border – something that began during and was exacerbated by the Trump administration.”

Previously, Psaki admitted that the Biden Administration “may have” caused the crisis at the border. Ever since he became President, Biden has caused new COVID-19 outbreaks when migrants tested positive and were not made to quarantine. The problem is so bad that almost 3/4 of voters say they are worried that migrants are spreading COVID to our communities.

Psaki can blame the crisis on Trump all she wants, but illegals themselves admit that they would not be here if not for Biden welcoming them over. And Mexico sure didn’t accuse Trump of having lax policies that allowed cartels to expand operations — especially into human trafficking.

Democrats will blame anything on Trump — even things they verifiably caused. It’s truly sad that the Biden White House is less transparent than the Trump Administration, which was always up front with the American people. Biden needs to reverse these policies now — while we still have a country. Watch it below:

Americans are suffering and the pandemic is expensive. Taxpayer dollars in the amount of $2.1 billion could do a lot of good. It could get vaccines to people. Feed the hungry. Help hardworking Americans who can’t work because of damaging pandemic restrictions. Help businesses stay afloat. The possibilities are endless — and of all of these countless options, Democrat New York lawmakers decided to give it to illegal aliens.

Receiving the money isn’t hard. All illegals need to do is prove that they live in New York and that they would otherwise be eligible for COVID stimulus checks if not for their immigration status. Then poof — while Americans starve, they will be handed up to $15,600. There’s even a dummy prize for illegals who can’t provide documentation to back these claims — a payment of $3,200.

This could get quite expensive, too. There are about 750,000 illegals living in New York. If every one of them applies for an receives the absolute minimum payment, this could actually cost as low as $2.4 billion. If they all receive the maximum, this could really be as expensive as $11.7 billion. Fox reports:

New York lawmakers struck a deal this week to establish a $2.1 billion coronavirus relief fund for undocumented immigrants and other unemployed workers who were ineligible for federal aid during the pandemic.

The fund, which was announced as part of a broader $212 billion state budget agreement, will offer one-time payments of up to $15,600 to undocumented immigrants who lost their jobs during the virus-induced crisis.

“This nation’s economy has long been built on the backs of our undocumented workforce, and their essential labor that has helped keep our nation running throughout this pandemic,” New York State Sen. Jessica Ramos, a proponent of the fund, said in a statement.

Americans are suffering. Starving. Dying. But as they cry out for help, Democrats in New York decide to turn their backs on their constituents and give much-needed money to people who aren’t even in the country legally. These are people who have no respect for our laws or way of life. People we should be deporting — but instead, we are rewarding them with handsome cash payments. What a world we live in.

Joe Biden has earned the title of “Migrant President” because of his exceedingly friendly approach to the border — friendly to criminal Mexican gangs, human traffickers, and more. And now according to a Washington Post report, Biden’s “migrants” are sneaking past Border Patrol agents in terrifying numbers.

Imagine 1,000 people every day walking into your house. That’s what is happening at the border, where crossings exceeded 171,000 last month — the highest in 15 years, even higher than when Obama and his open border policies were in place. The number keeps getting worse as the year goes on. In January, only — and we use that word lightly — 78,442 crossed the border. This number was double last year’s number in the same month. The Blaze reports:

The Post reported that while CBP doesn’t claim ever to have interdicted every border crosser, the number of “got aways” has reached unprecedented levels in recent weeks, especially as the number of single adult border crossers has risen. The report stated that 99,000 single adults were caught by agents last month.

CBP defines a “got away” as an unlawful border crosser who is observed entering the country but is not turned back or apprehended by Border Patrol agents. The agency employs sophisticated surveillance technology — including drones, cameras, and solar-powered portable towers — to monitor and track border crossings.

Smuggling organizations, well aware of the fact that Border Patrol agents are already stretched thin, are reportedly splitting up larger groups into smaller ones to further stretch the limited number of agents available to confront border crossers.

One border agent, speaking on condition of anonymity, says smugglers are sending  “small groups of two, three or four, and that quickly occupies all the agents available to go after them.”

“There are maybe 20 groups a day that are observed, but there’s nobody to try to go after them,” the agent says. “They just keep walking until they’re out of sight.”

Barack Obama’s open border policies were bad, but Joe Biden has somehow found a way to make his even worse, creating a massive humanitarian crisis and allowing smugglers and gangs to have the upper hand as they attempt to flood our country with drugs and criminals.

Biden isn’t taking his border crisis at all seriously. Sure, it’s emboldening cartels and helping them expand more into human trafficking. Sure, those who cross the border are testing positive for COVID-19, refusing to quarantine, and infecting our communities. Sure, child sex offenses in a single border region leaped nearly 2,000 percent. And of course, illegals say they are here because of Joe Biden’s reversals of President Trump’s effective border policies. But Biden? He couldn’t be happier.

PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor tried to set up a softball question, telling Biden how good and decent he is and implying that illegals are coming because he’s such an awesome guy. “How do you resolve that tension and how are you choosing which families can stay?” asked Alcindor.

“I guess I should be flattered because people are coming because I’m a nice guy, that’s why this is happening,” Biden replied. He didn’t take responsibility. He didn’t discuss any plans to fix the problem. He just gushed that someone — anyone — likes him, apparently unaware that it’s his lax policies they like.

Joe Biden’s presidency has been a disaster. Thousands are dying daily of COVID-19 with more infected because no one is keeping an eye on “migrants” who test positive. Criminal gangs are flooding the country with drugs and people. His policies are actively endangering children in our communities. And while Democrats scramble to blame Trump for everything — even this — everyone is very well aware that one man is causing all of this chaos: Joe Biden, the “migrant president,” the man who is sitting idly by as our country is destroyed.

Biden can gush all he wants, but his negligence is actively harming our country.

When Joe Biden opened the border, many predicted that it would cause problems. Since this monumentally bad decision, we have seen emboldened cartels operating out in the open, a surge of illegals at the border, COVID-infected “migrants” refusing to quarantine, and all manner of horrors.

Texas Governor Dan Patrick revealed yet another issue Biden’s open border policy is causing — a rise in child sex offenders.

“You know yesterday there was a little girl that drowned in the river,” Patrick said in an interview on Fox News. “Kamala Harris must think that’s amusing to her. “

“She must think that the sex offenders who are coming into this country, who are coming into communities all over this country to assault children is funny to her,” the Governor added. “This is not a laughing matter to our country or to these people or for future victims. So far they won’t call this a crisis. It’s a designed disaster.” Then he dropped some terrifying statistics:

This is their plan… Sex offenders are up 1,967 percent! in just the Del Rio sector in Texas. Sexual offenders are defined by people we already arrested for offenses against children and they’re crossing back two or three times.

The crisis at the border is worse than anyone realizes. Not only are “migrants” flooding into the United States infected with a deadly virus, but they are refusing to quarantine and harming American citizens. At a time when unemployment is at an all-time high, they are taking jobs from Americans. Cartels have moved heavily into the human smuggling business — and this, of course, includes child sex trafficking and drugs. The border is such a mess that 67% of Americans agree that it’s a problem. It’s time to stop blaming Trump and focus on the man who made policy changes to enable this. And that man is Joe Biden.

Watch it below: