Illegal Immigration from China, South Korea, India on the Rise

The Migration Policy Institute, which studies the global flow of people, recently issued a report...

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Irish, Some Illegally in U.S. for 30 years, Hope for Amnesty

For the most part, conversations about illegal immigrants in the United States focus on Mexicans...

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Orange County Sheriff Sees SB 54 Perils, Says It Would Put Public Safety at Risk

The federal government gives Orange County in California $26 million annually in recompense for...

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Massachusetts Considers California Copy-Cat Sanctuary State Bill

The Massachusetts Legislature is considering adopting a sanctuary state law similar to SB 54 that...

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Illegals destroying border: Garbage, wild fires, trampling rare species, plants

A man climbs over the international border into Nogales, Ariz., from Nogales, Mexico. A new suit charges that the federal government has overlooked the impact to the environment of millions of legal and illegal immigrants crossing into the U.S. (AP Photo/Matt York)

By Paul Bedard
October 17, 2016
The Washington Examiner
 

Iraqi refugee admits terrorist intentions in black eye for Obama’s resettlement program

By Stephen Dinan
October 18, 2016.
The Washington Times
 
A man who came to the U.S. as a refugee from Iraq admitted in court papers Monday that he taught himself to build detonators for improvised explosive devices, trained to use automatic rifles and plotted to sign up as a martyr for the Islamic State group.
 

Border security slips as illegal immigration rises significantly over past year

By Stephen Dinan
October 17, 2016
The Washington Times
 
Nearly 409,000 illegal immigrants were nabbed at the border in fiscal year 2016 — up from about 331,000 a year earlier — and Homeland Security officials say the increased arrests also mean an increase in the number that are sneaking by them.
 

'Megadrought' Looms In American Southwest, NASA Warns

Drought status in the U.S. as of 2015. Note the color-coded legend in the lower-right portion of the graphic (source; click to enlarge)

By Tyler Durden
October 15, 2016
ZeroHedge
 

Report: Largest Number Ever of Immigrants Living in U.S. - 42.4 Million Legal and Illegal

By Penny Starr
October 10, 2016
CNSNews.com
 
A new report released earlier this month by the Center for Immigration Studies reveals that the number of legal and illegal immigrants living in the United States in 2014 is the highest number seen in U.S. history, with 42.4 million living in this country.

Obama Administration Is Quietly Delaying Thousands of Deportation Cases

Central American immigrants who had been released from United States Border Patrol detention waited at the Greyhound bus station in McAllen, Tex., in July 2014. CreditJohn Moore/Getty Images

By Caitlin Dickerson
October 6, 2016
NewYork Times
 

Looming megadroughts in western US would make current drought look minor

Such a megadrought would bring conditions similar to the 1930s dustbowl to California, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah – but over a lengthier period. Photograph: Noah Berger/AP
 
By: Oliver Milman
October 5, 2016
The Guardian
 

Another dry year on California’s books as ‘drought continues’

In this June 6, 2016 photo, Division Chief Jim McDougald of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection holds a piece of tree bark showing burrowing marks from a bark beetle infestation near Cressman, Calif.

Man pleads guilty to sparking Cedar Fire with off-road driving; 29,000 acres burned

The Cedar Fire burns Aug. 20, 2016. The fire has consumed thousands of acres in Kern and Tulare counties. (Photo from InciWeb)

By Carol Ferguson
September 29, 2016
BAKERSFIELDnow.com
(Home of KBAK & KBFX Eyewitness News)
 

​US drives rainforest destruction by importing Amazon oil, study finds

A woman shows crude oil from a well in Amazonian Peru. Photograph: Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images


By Oliver Milman
September 28, 2016
The Guardian

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