With Abbott shutting down Shelby Park in Eagle Pass, illegal border crossings are spiking down the road on tribal lands. By Todd Bensman as published February 15, 2024 by The Federalist KICKAPOO NATION, Texas — By now, anyone following President Joe Biden’s historic mass illegal immigration has heard about Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s battle with the administration over border fencing at the … [Read more...] about Will The Kickapoo Tribe Be Dragged Into The Abbott-Biden Fray Over Illegal Immigration?
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Mexican soldiers like this one across from Eagle Pass Texas say their orders are to round up immigrants in Piedras Negras for 1,500-mile deportations to Mexico’s far south. Photo by Todd Bensman By Todd Bensman as published February 14, 2024 by the Center for Immigration Studies A modified version of this story, with video, was published February 11, 2024 by The Daily Mail PIEDRAS … [Read more...] about Inside ‘Zone 47’: Biden’s Ruthless Mexico Immigration Crackdown is Working but He Won’t Own It
By Todd Bensman as published in January 2024 Volume 53, Issue 1 The following is adapted from a talk delivered on January 22, 2024, at the Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship on Hillsdale’s Washington, D.C., campus, as part of the AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series. In 1960, the Eisenhower administration began counting the number of foreign nationals … [Read more...] about Essay in Hillsdale College’s ‘Imprimis’: An Immigration Crisis Beyond Imagining by Todd Bensman
The Center for Immigration Studies presents the video “European Lessons for America’s Mass Migration Crisis” and a companion podcast, offering key findings from a European field-research trip by Todd Bensman, the Center’s national security fellow. This Week’s episode of the Parsing Immigration Podcast offers key findings from a European field-research trip by Todd Bensman, the Center’s national … [Read more...] about Video Report from Europe’s Crowded Migration Trails – AND PODCAST: The EU’s New Mass Migration Crisis
A CIS examination of one subset of 200-plus NGOs helping a mammoth UN-led immigration assistance project reveals pass-through taxpayer funding of the worst mass migration in U.S. history By Todd Bensman as published January 30, 2024 by the Center for Immigration Studies SEE RELATED: UN Budgets Millions for U.S.-Bound Migrants in 2024 and also Bensman interview on The Morning … [Read more...] about Biden Admin. Sends Millions to Religious Nonprofits Facilitating Mass Illegal Migration
Public docs show cash handouts to help feed, transport, and house people headed for the U.S. border SEE RELATED: Biden Admin. Sends Millions to Religious Nonprofits Facilitating Mass Illegal Migration By Todd Bensman as published January 23 by the Center for Immigration Studies and also by the New York Post AUSTIN, Texas — Early on in America’s historic border crisis, now entering its … [Read more...] about UN Budgets Millions for U.S.-Bound Migrants in 2024
There’s a better-than-average chance that Poland’s new leftist government will blunder into a mass migration catastrophe—and thrill Russia. See also: The Road from Damascus and also Are Borders in Europe Back? in The American Mind By Todd Bensman as published January 19, 2024 by The National Interest KUZNICA, Poland, on the border with Belarus—Mayor Pawel Miklasz remembers like it was … [Read more...] about Will a Mass Migration Slam Poland’s Famous Border Wall?
'No Borders, No Country': how Joe Biden unleashed the greatest border crisis in U.S. history Bombardier Books, 432 pages, $33 cloth, $21 (paper) Link to Claremont Institute review of Bensman's book In Overrun: how Joe Biden unleashed the greatest border crisis in U.S. history, Todd Bensman chronicles the scandalous disaster that Biden and the Democrats intentionally unleashed at … [Read more...] about Claremont Review of Books: Bensman’s OVERRUN
Hint: Biden and Mexico’s Obrador have arranged an out-of-view crackdown that could endure through the U.S. presidential election and serve them both politically By Todd Bensman as published January 17, 2024 by the Center for Immigration Studies AUSTIN, Texas — Nothing in the American experience has ever compared to the 10,000-14,000 illegal crossings every day the last several months … [Read more...] about Recent Sky-High Levels of Illegal Migration Are Dropping Fast — and Here’s Why
By Todd Bensman as published January 8, 2023 by the Center for Immigration Studies See related: Feds Sue Texas Developers of Huge Illegal-Immigrant Community AUSTIN, Texas — Existential troubles continue to mount for the developers of Colony Ridge, who a dozen years ago spawned what has become perhaps the largest illegal-immigrant colonia in America, just northeast of Houston. The U.S. … [Read more...] about Report: EPA Confirms Investigation of Huge Illegal-Immigrant City in Texas