ㅤDHS TIGHTENS SCREENING FOR REFUGEES COMING TO THE USㅤ
Pictured: Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen
ㅤ”‘We will be rolling out new security measures for applicants from high-risk countries, which will seek to prevent the program from being exploited by terrorists, criminals and fraudsters. These changes will not only improve security, but importantly, they will help us better assist legitimate refugees fleeing persecution,’ Nielsen said at a Wilson Center and Aspen Institute event in Washington, D.C.”
Full story at The Washington Examiner, Image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 1/29/18.
ㅤTags border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, kirstjen nielsen, national security, nielsen, conservative, politics.
ㅤ”The waiver excludes rules from major laws including the National Environment Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, the National Historic Preservation Act and the Antiquities Act, among others.
ㅤThe notice claims that the ‘El Paso Sector is an area of high illegal entry,’ citing its proximity to the city of Ciudad of Juarez, and will allow for vehicle barriers to be replaced with bollard wall for 20 miles on the border.”
Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com
(tags trump administration, white house, kirsten nielsen, nielsen, homeland security) – 1/22/18
ㅤ”Homeland Security Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen confirmed on Tuesday that her agency has asked the Justice Department to look into policies that would allow for criminal charges against elected leaders who refuse to enforce federal immigration laws.
ㅤDuring a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, Nielsen said that a request has been submitted to DOJ for consideration.”
Full story and video at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller.com
(deportation, ice, illegal aliens, illegal immigrants, immigration, immigration reform, kirstjen nielsen, nielsen, nielson, sanctuary cities) – 1/16/18
Pictured: Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
ㅤ”‘I had tears of rage,’ Booker bellowed at Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen in reference to when he first heard of Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark last week. ‘And for you not to feel that hurt and that pain and to dismiss the questions of my colleagues, with tens of millions Americans hurting right now because they’re worried about what happened in the White House.'”
ㅤô¿ô …A Senator should be able to speak in complete sentences. Generally, temper tantrums are only forgiven when acted out by a child.
Full story and video at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer.com
(cory booker, booker, kirstjen nielsen, nielsen) – 1/16/18
ㅤ”‘Officials in the Trump administration say the only criteria the government should consider is whether the original reason for the designation — in this case, damage from the earthquakes — still exists. The homeland security secretary decided that enough of the damage had been repaired 17 years later, and so the protections should end,’ DHS said in a statement.”
ㅤFull story at The Washington Examiner, image from blogspot.com. (trump administration, white house, el salvador, tps, kirstjen nielsen, nielsen, dhs) 1/8/18