WASHINGTON, D.C. (Worthy News)– The Obama administration is considering a proposal that would allow foreigners to apply to admission to the United States on humanitarian grounds while still in their native country. Meanwhile, the National Guard troops sent to the border by Gov. Rick Perry of Texas may have the power to make arrests and apprehensions, if the governor chooses to do so.
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National Guard in Texas Could Get Arrest Power – NY Times
When Gov. Rick Perry of Texas announced plans to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to help with the border crisis, it came with a power unexpected by some. By deploying them himself rather than through Washington, he has the power to order the troops to make arrests and apprehensions, something Guard troops in past border deployments have been prohibited from doing.
Honduran children may be allowed to apply for U.S. admission from home – L.A. Times
The White House is considering a proposal that would allow Honduran children to apply for admission to the United States as refugees or on humanitarian grounds while still in their native country.
'Operation Normandy' set to send 3,500 volunteers to border to 'stop an invasion' – Washington Times
Jim Gilchrist – one of the founders of the Minutemen Project – said he's reaching out across America to recruit at least 3,500 volunteers who will go to the border to patrol and cover the "porous areas" between San Diego and Brownsville, Texas.
U.S. Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children – NY Times
After protesters shouting "Go home" turned back busloads of immigrant mothers and children in Murrieta, Calif., a furious Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, sat down at his notepad and drafted a blog post detailing his shame at the episode, writing, "It was un-American; it was unbiblical; it was inhumane."
DHS Anticipated 60,000 Illegal Child Border Crossers in January – Washington Free Beacon
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson confirmed Thursday that the Obama administration in January anticipated a surge of some 60,000 illegal children crossing the Southwest Border.
Obama encourages ICE to stand down, say former border agents – Washington Times
President Obama has sent out a subtle message to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to stand down and slack off the enforcement, former border agents told the National Review Online.
Arrest Warrant Issued for Possible Illegal Alien with Drug-Resistant Strain of Tuberculosis – Breitbart
Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment.
San Joaquin County Deputy District Attorney Stephen Taylor said Thursday that police are looking for 25-year-old Eduardo Rosas Cruz, a transient who comes from a part of Mexico known for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis.