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Number of Children Arriving at Border Higher Than Expected: White House

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the number of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border was higher than the Biden administration had anticipated. Psaki made the remarks at a briefing at which she was asked to clarify the administration’s position on maintaining a Trump-era refugee cap of 15,000 admissions until May […]

Top House GOP request meeting with Kamala Harris over border ‘catastrophe’

DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 25: Kamala Harris spoke at the IBEW Local Union 58 on October 25, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED  1:35 PM PT – Monday, April 19, 2021 A group of House Republicans are demanding a meeting with Kamala Harris to discuss the border crisis. Rep. Jim […]

Biden Administration Orders ICE, Border Patrol to Stop Using Term ‘Illegal Alien’

The White House has ordered officials in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to stop using several terms including “illegal alien,” “alien,” and “assimilation,” The Epoch Times can confirm. Memos sent by Tae Johnson, the acting director of ICE, and Troy Miller, the acting head of CBP, were distributed to […]

Biden: Surge in Illegal Immigration Along Border Is a ‘Crisis’

President Joe Biden has for the first time described the recent surge of illegal immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border as a crisis, in the midst of Republican-led pressure to do so. Over the weekend, Biden was asked by a reporter in Delaware about his policy on refugee admissions. “We’re going to increase the number [of […]

Pa. Rep. Meuser sees firsthand humanitarian crisis at border

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 10: Rep. Dan Meuser spoke during a hearing March 10, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ting Shen-Pool/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 12:45 PM PT – Saturday, April 17, 2021 Pennsylvania Rep. Dan Meuser (R) visited the Rio Grande River border. Reports said Meuser took a trip to the […]

White House Walks Back Statement on Agreements With Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras

President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday shifted its portrayal of ongoing discussions with Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras, acknowledging no formal agreements were reached on those countries building up their forces at their respective borders. There was no “formal agreement,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington. “We never described it as a […]

Harris appointed border czar 3 weeks ago, still no formal press conference or border visit

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 21: Kamala Harris spoke to reporters on January 21, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Al Drago/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 2:30 PM PT – Friday, April 16, 2021 It has now been more than three weeks since Kamala Harris was tapped to address the migration crisis at the southern border, and […]

McCarthy delivers remarks on border crisis, Dem court packing efforts

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 28: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 1:20 PM PT – Thursday, April 15, 2021 House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) laid out the problems caused by the Biden administration. During his weekly press briefing Thursday, McCarthy focused heavily on the crisis at […]

Guatemala President: White House’s ‘Confusing’ Border Statements Being Hijacked by Human Smugglers

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said that drug cartel-backed human smugglers have exploited messaging from Biden administration officials and have ramped up their operations in sending people to the U.S.-Mexico border. “I’m nobody to make a judgment here, but I believe in the first weeks in the Biden administration, messages were confusing,” Giammattei said in an […]

Courts Did Not Fully Hear Trump’s Election-Fraud Challenges: Sen. Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said former President Donald Trump’s claims of election fraud were not fully heard by various state and federal courts. He said that a number of lawsuits that were filed by Trump’s team were dismissed on standing rather than the merits of the argument. Following the Nov. 3 election, Trump’s legal team […]