The Biden administration is giving illegal immigrants smartphones in an effort to keep tabs on them until their court date. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed the move Wednesday, saying it was part of the so-called Alternatives to Detention Program, which also utilizes GPS ankle monitors and smartlink to track immigrants.
House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy says Border Patrol agents have told republican lawmakers that they are overwhelmed at the southern border even before the Title 42 policy expires in May. One America’s John Hines has more from Capitol Hill.
According to top GOP representatives, the Biden border crisis will soon expand through the whole nation. On Monday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) led a press conference lambasting the CDC’s decision to end border policy Title 42.
Top Biden administration officials have continued to fan the flames of the crisis at the southern border. On Sunday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken defended the CDCs announcement last week that it would end the public health measure called Title 42 on May 23.
According to GOP senators, the Biden administration’s imminent cancellation of Title 42 policy will vastly worsen the immigration crisis on the southern border. One America’s John Hines has more from Capitol Hill.
Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) is warning the southern border could see a flood of as many as one million illegal migrants within weeks. One America’s John Hines has more from Capitol Hill.
President Joe Biden is considering ending the CDC’s order known as Title 42. One America’s John Hines has more.
House Republican Ronny Jackson (R-Texas) introduced a bill to oust Vice President Kamala Harris from her role as border czar. The new legislation, which has 26 GOP co-sponsors, would remove Harris from overseeing border issues and force the government to recognize border security as national security.
Lawmakers nationwide are calling for the Biden administration to secure the southern border as illegal immigration is at a decades-long high and as illegal drugs continue to pour across at record rates. One America’s Stella Escobedo spoke with a U.S. Senate candidate from Arizona, Jim Lamon, to find out what he thinks needs to be done.