By Todd Bensman as originally published July 7, 2020 by the Center for Immigration Studies AUSTIN, Texas – The narrative about the current State of Texas Covid-19 crisis goes like this: Fault for the escalating spike in hospitalizations that have overwhelmed care facilities falls squarely on Gov. Greg Abbott’s phased reopening and also the cavalier partying of bar patrons and Spring-break … [Read more...] about The Texas Covid Spike: An Argument to Revamp Trump’s Emergency Border Closure – Right Now
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States appear to be transporting many to interior facilities to keep bed space free on the border as the influx continues, adding to the impression that these imported patients were infected inside the United States due to lifting lock-downs rather than in Mexico, where few social distancing measures were implemented. By Todd Bensman as published on June 24, 2020 by the Center for … [Read more...] about Mounting Evidence Points to Covid Refugees from Mexico as a Major Factor in Border-State Spikes
Mexico’s hospitals reportedly are overwhelmed, so “huge numbers of them (infected people in Mexico) are coming just to seek medical attention,” one Border Patrol agent told me, speaking on condition of anonymity. “Agents are getting exposed and testing positive.” By Todd Bensman as originally published June 18, 2020 by the Center for Immigration Studies Major U.S. media organizations have … [Read more...] about Border Patrol Reportedly Transporting Covid-Sick Border-Crossers to US Hospitals and Becoming Infected
Fair Question: Are covid-infected foreign nationals from Central America, Mexico and other nations around the world illegally crossing the U.S. southern border to take beds and care — at U.S. taxpayer expense — that American citizens suffered terrible economic lock downs to free up for Americans? Media coverage assigns an influx to legal Mexican "green card holders and Americans living in Mexico. … [Read more...] about Are Covid-Sick Foreign Nationals Crossing from Mexico to Take Empty American Hospital Beds?
No one has noticed the spinning political football heading right for the nation's nose, probably more than a million-strong new "dreamer" generation imported during the 2019 mass migration crisis from Central America. Surely, the parents and guardians of these hundreds of thousands of new dreamer children are watching closely for what we do with the grownup dreamer children. By Todd Bensman as … [Read more...] about Let’s Not Forget That a Whole New “Dreamer” Generation Is Waiting in the Wings Probably a million children soon enough will be seen and heard
Family immigration of the sort that Adam and his mother used to enter calls for minimal security vetting. Foreign nationals with conferred or “retained” U.S. citizenship, particularly if they were driven from a foreign war are fast-tracked in like any American citizen caught up in a troubled area. By Todd Bensman as originally published by the Center for Immigration Studies May 22, … [Read more...] about How the Syria-born Jihadist attacker at Corpus Christi Naval Air Base Entered the United States
American voters and policy-makers should take note of this new terror travel tactic’s persistent use in Europe for half a decade now, since it holds implications for the United States’ own national border security. Border infiltration is now a successful tactic that isn’t going away anytime soon. Jihadists clearly recognize the value of using it. So they are. By Todd Bensman as originally … [Read more...] about Europe’s Most Wanted Jihadist Crossed EU Borders Disguised as Migrant: A Successful Tactic Europe Can’t Seem to Beat
New illegal immigration trends have eluded much American notice in recent years but warrant attention now because they present relatively new public safety threats to the United States. The U.S. southern border has preoccupied most of America because it connects to dozens of developing nations to the south and is therefore far more trammeled and requires steep public investments to secure. But the … [Read more...] about The Canada-America Border: Troubling Trends in Illegal Immigration
This case undermines criticism that President Trump’s “Travel Ban” wrongly blocked U.S. entry of doctors from Muslim-majority countries on the temporary work H-1B visas. The case also is cause for reassessing current vetting in unlisted countries, to ensure threats are not imported among the doctors and other skilled professionals who use the visa. Finally, the American public, elected leaders, … [Read more...] about Indictment of Pakistani Doctor H1-B Visa Holder for jihadist plot raises the question: How’s that Vetting Going?
The new phenomenon of terrorist border infiltration into Europe is barely recognized in the United States, a distant problem. But no longer. Border infiltrating terrorists in Europe must now be regarded as an American problem because these terrorists hoped to murder U.S. soldiers stationed in Germany. American interests are at risk from terrorist border infiltration overseas. How about at the … [Read more...] about The Tajikistani Terror Plot to Attack U.S. Air Force Bases in Germany: How They Got In Matters