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Rep. Ross Spano: We can delay a budget, but we can't delay a crisis

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It has been more than two months since we entered fiscal year 2020, and not a single full-year appropriations bill has been completed. Moreover, I have yet to see evidence that we’re any closer to resolving this issue. Despite my opposition to using continuing resolutions to manage our government, Congress passed another continuing resolution just before Thanksgiving to extend funding to Dec. 20 at fiscal year 2019 levels. Kicking this can further down the road hurts our military, ports, infrastructure investments, and borders.

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Border Apprehensions Dropped for 6th Consecutive Month, per DHS Data

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Law enforcement apprehended or turned away 42,649 migrants at the southern border in November, according to preliminary data reviewed by Fox News -- a sixth month of declines that the administration is hailing as proof that the set of policies and initiatives to combat the border crisis is working.

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Workplace Immigration Investigations Quadruple Under Trump

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ICE's focus on workplace enforcement—targeting both illegal aliens and their employers—has intensified in the past two years. Homeland Security Investigations, the ICE arm that carries out criminal investigations, opened 6,812 new workplace cases in the 2019 fiscal year, up from 1,701 during fiscal 2016. The agency made 2,048 administrative arrests, primarily of illegal aliens, up roughly 500 from the year before.

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Rapid Population Growth Leads to Controversial Redistricting of Howard County, MD Schools

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  by  Christy Shaw

Howard County, Maryland is growing fast, and immigration is part of the reasons why. This is leading to the overcrowding of public schools in the county, leading to a redistricting plan unpopular with many residents there.

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New DHS Chief Discusses Sanctuary City, Border Security Challenges

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In his first sit-down interview since taking over DHS, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf discussed the dangers of sanctuary cities, border wall construction and new plans to combat the gangs that control the flow of illegal migrants across the border. Wolf spoke to Fox News during a visit to the Texas-Mexico border.

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Cuccinelli Says 'About 60,000' Migrants Have Been Sent Back Under Remain-In-Mexico Program

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Ken Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, lauded the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico program, which has sent tens of thousands of asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait for a ruling considering their immigration status.

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