K.C. Alfred

Illegal immigrants who entered US since Biden took office to cost taxpayers $20+ billion a year

The number of illegal immigrants who entered the U.S. since President Biden took office will cost the U.S. taxpayer over $20 billion each year, according to a new analysis by a hawkish immigration group. The study by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), which advocates for lower levels of immigration overall, calculates that the […]

Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times

Migrants sent by Texas governor arrive in Chicago

Bused from Texas, a group of migrants shipped out to sanctuary cities arrived in Chicago Wednesday night as part of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to send undocumented immigrants into Democrat-led cities. The Republican governor announced Wednesday that Chicago — along with Washington D.C. and New York City — will become destination cities to send […]


Many Americans see an ‘invasion’ at the southern border

More than half of Americans say there’s an “invasion” at the southern border, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll, part of a broader decline in support for immigrants overall. The poll also found that large numbers of Americans hold a variety of misconceptions about immigrants — greatly exaggerating their role in smuggling illegal drugs into […]

El Paso Times

Mayorkas Claims Southern Border Is ‘Secure’, Border Patrol Says Otherwise

Multiple Border Patrol agents are pushing back against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ claim that the southern border is “secure” — just as agents on the frontlines of the historic migrant crisis are struggling to cope with the overwhelming numbers facing them. There were more than 207,000 migrant encounters in June alone, the fourth month […]

Carlos Barria, Reuters

Trump Endorses Legislation To Cut Legal Immigration In Half

WASHINGTON — President Trump backed a sweeping plan Wednesday to halve legal immigration to the United States, flanked by the two Republican senators who crafted the bill. “As a candidate I campaigned on creating a merit-based immigration system,” Trump said. He added that the legislation, called the RAISE Act, would be the “most significant reform […]