Immigration 2021

Immigration 2021 on TheThinkingConservative.com includes information about immigration policy and immigration news in the United States.

DEL RIO, Texas—Social media platforms, encrypted messaging apps, and Google map pin drops are being utilized to move thousands of illegal aliens around Border Patrol checkpoints and eventually to large U.S. cities. In Texas, drivers are recruited on social media—lured...
The U.S. Department of Justice on June 16 ended two Trump-era policies that made it difficult for people to obtain asylum on grounds of domestic or gang violence, as well as for those who claimed a family member was threatened with violence. Attorney...
KINNEY COUNTY, Texas—This year’s illegal immigrants are unlike those from previous years, according to Kinney County Sheriff Brad Coe, who was also a Border Patrol agent for 31 years. “We’re starting to see more intentional damage,” Coe told The Epoch...
Decisions issued today by Merrick Garland upend longstanding law, opening a path for meritless asylum claims to flood the immigration court system. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Attorney General Merrick Garland issued two disastrous decisions (Matter of A-B-, and Matter of L-E-A-), which...
Former President Donald Trump plans to join Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) during a visit to the southern border on June 30, according to a statement from Trump’s official website. Trump said he accepted an invitation from Abbott to “visit to our Nation’s decimated Southern Border.” “The Biden Administration inherited from...
Texas Border Patrol agents on June 10 arrested over 100 illegal immigrants who were being guarded by smugglers inside an alleged stash house, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said Friday. CBP said in a statement that officials with the Laredo Sector Border Patrol, Homeland Security...
FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers at a hearing Friday that the agency has noted “quite a number” of instances of individuals deeply indebted to Mexican criminal organizations entering the United States, adding that there’s “no question” cartel activity...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced a major border security plan on Thursday that involves building its own barriers along the Mexico border and arresting illegal immigrants who enter the state. The new comprehensive plan to stamp out illegal border crossings in...
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) apprehended 180,034 individuals illegally entering the United States in May, the highest number seen in a single month in 21 years. The agency said the majority, more than 112,000, were expelled under the Title 42...
Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei criticized the Biden administration for unclear messaging on immigration that he said contributed to the border surge. Giammattei told Fox News that, “You can see that humanitarian messages were used here by the coyotes in a distorted manner,” with “coyotes”...
DEL RIO, Texas—Texans living near the U.S.–Mexico border are growing increasingly frustrated with the surge in illegal crossings, human smuggling, vehicle theft, property damage, and threats from illegal aliens trespassing on their property. Ranchers are having to brandish firearms, or...
The fact that U.S. government policy allows aliens from troubled nations to remain here for humanitarian reasons does not mean they are entitled to apply for green cards, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously this morning. The 11-page opinion (PDF below) in Sanchez v. Mayorkas,...
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich called on federal immigration officials to not go ahead with a plan to turn a hotel into a processing center for illegal immigrants and unaccompanied minors. In a letter (pdf-below) to the White House, Brnovich told the Department of Homeland Security...
DEL RIO, Texas—On any given day in Del Rio, hundreds of Venezuelans wade across the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States. They’re carrying more belongings than illegal aliens from most other countries. One woman, who said she...