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Schumer, Pelosi Joint Statement On The President’s Unlawful Emergency Declaration

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this joint statement on President Trump declaring a national emergency:   “The President’s unlawful declaration over a crisis that does not exist does great violence to our Constitution and makes America less safe, stealing from urgently needed defense funds for the security  Read more→

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The New York Times: Negotiators agree to provide $1.375 billion for fencing and other physical barriers at the Mexican border

 House and Senate negotiators on Monday night agreed in principle to provide $1.375 billion for fencing and other physical barriers at the Mexican border, part of a broader agreement that would stave off another partial government shutdown without funding President Trump’s wall. The agreement would allow for 55 miles of new bollard fencing, with some  Read more→

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News & Observer:  ICE detains 30 people during raid at NC manufacturing plant

Federal agents detained at least 30 people during a raid Tuesday morning at a firearms manufacturing plant in Sanford. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement “executed a search warrant” at Bear Creek Arsenal as part of ongoing investigation, ICE spokeswoman Carissa Cutrell wrote in an email to The News & Observer. Alerta Migratoria NC, a local  Read more→

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House Democratic Conferees Unveil Proposal for Smart, Effective Border Security

Today House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (NY-17) released a list of House Democratic proposals for smart, effective border security that Democrats will advocate for in the House-Senate Conference Committee on Homeland Security. “Within the limited funding available in the bill, we will be fighting  Read more→

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