Arizona building own wall, frustrated over Biden inaction on border

Arizona has given up on waiting for President Biden to address the ongoing border crisis along the southern limits of the Grand Canyon state and is moving forward with building its own border wall. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled the plan Friday as construction began on the new barrier. “Arizona has had enough. We can’t … Read more

Man hands money to migrants as they arrive in NYC on buses from Texas

Three buses packed with migrants from Texas arrived in New York City early Wednesday — welcomed by supporters who thrust $20 bills in their hands. The buses arrived at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown, days after Mayor Eric Adams blasted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as “anti-American” for relocating the asylum-seekers, which Abbott says … Read more

Truck driver acquitted in deaths of 7 motorcyclists in 2019

1 of 9 Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, of West Springfield, Mass., reacts to the not-guilty verdict at Coos County Superior Court in Lancaster, NH, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. The commercial truck driver was charged with negligent homicide in the deaths of seven motorcycle club members in a 2019 crash in Randolph, NH (David Lane/The Union Leader via … Read more

5 things to know for August 8: Senate vote, Air travel, Immigration, Uvalde, Gaza

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Senate votes The Senate on Sunday afternoon passed Democrats’ $750 billion health care, tax and climate bill, in a significant … Read more

Democrats suddenly realize open borders are a disaster

Republican border-state governors are sending busloads of illegal entrants — released in their states by the Department of Homeland Security — to DC and New York City, prompting recriminations and pleas for federal cash from the Democratic mayors of those erstwhile immigrant-friendly cities. Those mayors, seemingly unwittingly, are making the governors’ point — that the … Read more

Texas Gov. Abbott sent more than 5,100 migrants to Washington. Now, DC mayor says her city is at a ‘tipping point’

CNN — Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser is asking for aid from the DC National Guard to help with migrants being sent by bus from Texas, according to a letter obtained by CNN affiliate WUSA. The mayor’s office says the city is now at a “tipping point.” Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has been organizing … Read more

Migrants in NYC detail planned asylum claims

Migrants released from federal custody to seek asylum in New York City offered a host of reasons Thursday why they want to remain in the US — some of which seem to fall short of the necessary justification. Venezuelan native Miguel Angel Naranjo, 38, told The Post that he, his wife and two sons left … Read more

Texas men Homero Zamorano, Christian Martinez charged in deaths of 53 migrants found in truck

Two men were indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday on charges tied to the failed smuggling operation that disastrously led to the deaths of 53 migrants in San Antonio last month, officials said. The driver of the truck, Homero Zamorano, and the alleged planner of the operation, Christian Martinez, both Texas natives, could … Read more

Illegal immigration blamed in Uvalde, Texas school shooting: report

The US border crisis helped create lax security at the Uvalde school where 19 fourth-graders and two teachers were slaughtered, an explosive Texas report shows. State lawmakers who investigated the horrific mass shooting noted in their findings a major problem plaguing Texas border towns as law enforcement increasingly spot vehicles suspected of human smuggling — … Read more