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?
Securing U.S. Borders
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
By Todd Bensman as originally published April 21 by the Center for Immigration Studies A "Let My People Go" campaign, both legal and political, is now at full throttle for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to empty its detention centers of migrants to save them from certain Covid-19 death. Using hashtags such as #FreeThemAll and #DetenionIsDeadly and with car rallies, … [Read more...] about Migrants Free to Leave ICE Detention Covid-19 “Deathtraps” – southward
Recognized experts on Latin America policy, including Bensman, were asked, in part: How different would a Democratic administration be from a second term for Trump when it comes to Western Hemisphere relations? Bensman explains why election of a Democrat to the White House would trigger a new mass migration from Central America By Todd Bensman as originally published March 18, 2020 by the … [Read more...] about Latin America Adviser Commentary
Whether the Central Europeans stay the course and hold the lines under a new multi-front ground and propaganda campaign will determine whether the next great migration crisis of millions of people restarts toward Western Europe's richer countries. And at the American southern border too, should Mexico's resolve falter. By Todd Bensman as published by the Center for Immigration Studies on … [Read more...] about Migrant Pressure-Cooker Buildup in Balkans Holds Key Lessons for U.S.-Mexico Border Control Policy