- Business Insider 08:09September 22, 2021Texas Governor Greg Abbott applauded border enforcement for a miles-long 'steel barrier' of vehicles deterring Haitian migrants at Del RioTexas Governor Greg Abbott lauded state troopers and border officials for stopping migrants from crossing into the US, while blaming the Biden administration for the situation.
< News, Biden, Biden administration, Texas, Greg Abbott, Haiti, migrants, border >
- Breitbart News 23:00September 21, 2021Migrant Camp Drops to 9100 After Texas Closes Border Crossing in Del RioDEL RIO, Texas -- The population of the migrant camp under the local international bridge fell to just over 9,100 after Texas DPS troopers and National Guardsmen effectively closed border crossing points from Mexico. State officials told Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday they have effectively closed the crossings near the migrant camp.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Biden border crisis, Brandon Judd, Dade Phelan, Del Rio, Greg Abbott, Haitian Migrants, immigration, Texas Border Crisis, Tracy Norris >
- Business Insider 21:03September 21, 2021Texas Roadhouse's fast-casual chain is expanding with plans for 10 locations in 2 new statesJaggers, which is like "if Chick-fil-A and Five Guys got married and had a kid," will soon have locations in four states total.
< Retail, News, Retail, Texas Roadhouse, Fast Casual, Restaurants, drive thru, Franchise >
- Business Insider 18:57September 21, 2021Texas Republican congressman says the Border Patrol agents filmed whipping at Haitian migrants are 'doing God's work'The Department of Homeland Security announced it has opened an investigation into the treatment of the Haitian migrants, including children.
< Politics, News, Border Patrol, Texas, Republican, Congress, Haiti, Immigration, Human Rights >
- Business Insider 15:34September 21, 2021From fear-mongering about asylum seekers at the border to preemptively accusing Afghan refugees of terrorism, the GOP's rhetoric on people coming to America puts lives at riskGOP politicians are stoking fears about refugees and immigrants. Instead of debating policy, their language fuels dangerous conspiracy theories.
< Opinion, Politics, News, Media, Opinion, Immigration, Texas, Afghanistan, Refugees, GOP, Greg Abbott, Muslims, Border Control, BI Commentary, permalancer >
- Business Insider 02:47September 21, 2021An Arkansas man sued a Texas doctor for performing an abortion now illegal under the state's new law"If the law is no good, why should we have to go through a long, drawn-out process to find out if it's garbage?" the Arkansas man said.
< News, Politics, INSIDER Data, Texas, Abortion, Law, Supreme Court, Arkansas, Legal, Doctor, Health Care >
- New York Magazine 01:34September 21, 2021Ex-Attorney on House Arrest Might Blow Up Texas Abortion LawHe just wants some of that sweet $10,000 bounty and he might have just triggered the legal review of SB 8 that proponents were trying to avoid.
< politics, texas abortion law, u.s. supreme court, merrick garland, vigilante enforcement, roe v. wade, abortion >
- Breitbart News 22:15September 20, 2021DHS Steps Up Removal Flights for Haitian Migrants at Border Bridge CampDEL RIO, Texas -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told reporters Monday that his agency is stepping up the number of daily flights to remove Haitian migrants from the makeshift camp along the Rio Grande border with Mexico. The secretary stressed that irregular migration is not safe and will not be tolerated.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden border crisis, Del Rio Sector, Department of Homeland Security, Haitian Migrants, immigration, Raul Ortiz, Texas Border Crisis, Title 42 >
- Breitbart News 22:13September 20, 2021White House: Illegal Aliens Do Not Need Proof of Vaccination Because 'Not Intending to Stay'The White House conceded Monday they were not requiring border crossers to show proof of vaccination, even though the government requires proof of a vaccine or a negative coronavirus test for other travelers into the United States.
< Immigration, Politics, Border Crisis, coronavirus, Jen Psaki, Joe Biden, Texas, vaccine mandates >
- Business Insider 21:46September 20, 2021Video shows Border Patrol agent on horseback scattering Haitian migrants, shouting 'this is why your country's shit'Thousands of migrants in a makeshift camp were sheltering under the Del Rio International Bridge, which crosses the Rio Grande from Mexico to the US.
< Military & Defense, News, Politics, Speed desk, Border Patrol agents, Haiti, migrants, US Customs and Border Protection, Texas >
- Business Insider 19:39September 20, 202181% disapprove of giving $10,000 to private citizens for abortion lawsuits under new Texas lawA new Monmouth University poll found strong majorities of Americans disapprove of two key parts of the new Texas abortion law.
< Politics, Roe v Wade, Abortion, Supreme Court, Texas, Texas abortion ban, Poll >
- Business Insider 19:08September 20, 202162% of Americans say Roe v. Wade, which established the right to an abortion, should be left as isRoe v. Wade established the right to an abortion in 1973, but the Supreme Court could revisit that landmark decision soon.
< Politics, Roe v Wade, Abortion, Supreme Court, Texas, Texas abortion ban, Poll >
- Breitbart News 04:40September 20, 2021Texas Poll: Joe Biden's Approval Rating Tanks with HispanicsA recent poll out of Texas shows that Hispanics may not be the reliable voting bloc that Democrats had previously banked on, with a solid majority now disapproving of President Joe Biden.
< Midterm Election, Politics, Hispanics, Joe Biden, polling, Texas >
- Breitbart News 23:56September 19, 2021U.S., Mexico Begin Removal Flights for Haitian MigrantsThe United States and Mexico began flying Haitian migrants back to their home country on Sunday afternoon. The flights took hundreds of migrants who had previously been detained at the makeshift migrant camp in Del Rio, Texas, back to Haiti.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Haitian Migrants, immigration, Texas Border Crisis, Title 42 >
- Breitbart News 23:16September 19, 2021'They Will Be Removed,' Says Border Patrol Chief at Texas Migrant CampThe Chief of the United States Border Patrol, Raul Ortiz, told reporters the thousands of migrants gathered at the makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas, will be removed to their country of origin. His comments came during a press conference near the scene where more than 12,000 mostly Haitian migrants are being held.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Border Patrol Chief, Del Rio Sector, Haitian Migrants, immigration, Raul Ortiz, Texas Border Crisis, U.S. Border Patrol >
- The Guardian 21:01September 19, 2021Beto O’Rourke set to run against Greg Abbott for Texas governor – reportActor Matthew McConaughey also polls strongly in nascent raceTexas doctor protests abortion law in Washington Post columnThe former Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke is set to mount a third campaign for major political office with a run for governor in Texas, Axios reported on Sunday. Related: Beto O’Rourke on Texas: ‘I don’t know that we’re a conservative state’ Continue reading...
< Beto O'Rourke, Texas, US midterm elections 2022, US news, US politics, Democrats, World news, Matthew McConaughey >
- Business Insider 20:33September 19, 2021Beto O'Rourke is 'making and receiving calls' about a potential run for Texas governor: reports"No decision has been made," O'Rourke's former chief of staff said. "He has been making and receiving calls with people from all over the state."
< Politics, News, INSIDER Data, Beto O'Rourke, Texas >
- Breitbart News 17:25September 19, 2021Texas Governor Sends Highway Patrol, Nat. Guard to Block Migrant Crossing in Del RioDEL RIO, Texas — Texas Governor Greg Abbott deployed a contingent of Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol troopers to stop the free flow of mostly Haitian migrants from crossing the Rio Grande. The force of nearly 1,000 troopers and National Guard soldiers entered the makeshift migrant camp housing nearly 15,000 migrants under the Del Rio International Bridge.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Del Rio, Del Rio Sector, Greg Abbott, immigration, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas National Guard, U.S. Border Patrol >
- Business Insider 16:28September 19, 2021We're watching the implosion of the Supreme Court in real timeThe Supreme Court is having a credibility crisis as fewer and fewer Americans believe that it is a nonpartisan, unbiased institution.
< Opinion, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Mitch McConell, Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh, Texas abortion ban, BI Commentary, Opinion >
- Business Insider 16:13September 19, 2021Texas megachurch preacher and Trump devotee says there is no 'credible religious argument' against COVID-19 vaccinesPastor Robert Jeffress of the First Baptist Church in Dallas will not offer religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, AP reported.
< Politics, Healthcare, News, COVID, coronavirus vaccines, vaccine mandates, Religious freedom, Trump, Megachurch, Texas, UK Weekend, News UK >
- Business Insider 13:58September 19, 2021Biden administration plans to deport 10,000 Haitian migrants sheltering under a bridge in Texas, reports sayThe US government plans to fly back the Haitian migrants who have gathered under the Del Rio International Bridge in Texas, on the Mexico-US border.
< Politics, UK Weekend, UK News, Haiti, migrants, Migration, Texas >
- Business Insider 08:15September 19, 2021A doctor in Texas says he broke the law and performed an abortion: 'I can't just sit back and watch us return to 1972'Dr. Alan Braid said "I saw three teenagers die from illegal abortions" during his residency in 1972, the year before the Roe v. Wade ruling.
< Politics, Texas, Texas abortion ban, Abortion, Doctor, Healthcare >
- Breitbart News 02:31September 19, 2021EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Border Patrol Overwhelmed by Continuous Flow of Migrants into Del Rio CampThe flow of mostly Haitian migrants continued unabated into a makeshift camp on the banks of the Rio Grande at Del Rio, Texas. Breitbart Texas captured video of the non-stop flow of migrants across the Rio Grande between Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico, and the camp in Texas. The camp is currently populated by more than 14,000 migrants living outdoors in the encampment.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Del Rio, Del Rio Sector, Grupo Bravo, Haitian Migrants, Texas Border Crisis, Title 42 >
- Breitbart News 22:17September 18, 2021Mexican State Cops Stop Buses with Caribbean Migrants Headed for Border, They Kept WalkingMexican authorities in the state of Tamaulipas stopped more than 15 buses with approximately 400 to 500 migrants heading to the border with Texas. Once the migrants got off the buses, they continued walking north while several motorists gave them rides.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Coahuila, Haitian Migrants, Tamaulipas, Texas Border Crisis >
- Breitbart News 21:14September 18, 2021EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Venezuelan, Colombian Migrants Cross Border Upstream from Del Rio Migrant CampDEL RIO, Texas — A Breitbart Texas video shows a group of Venezuelan men and a Colombian woman crossing the border from Mexico near Del Rio, Texas. The crossing took place about a mile upstream from the mostly Haitian migrant
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Del Rio, Del Rio Sector, immigration, Operation Lone Star, Texas Border Crisis, Texas Department of Public Safety, Venezuela migrant crisis >
- Breitbart News 20:36September 18, 2021DHS Releases 6-Point Plan to Address Migrant Surge at Border in Del RioThe Department of Homeland Security released a six-point plan on Saturday to address the current humanitarian crisis at the border in Del Rio, Texas. The announcement comes as the migrant camp under the Del Rio International Bridge grew to more than 14,000 mostly Haitian migrants.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Del Rio Sector, Department of Homeland Security, Haitian Migrants, Texas Border Crisis >
- Breitbart News 19:50September 18, 2021Biden Admin Says Borders Are Not Open, 14,000 Haitian Migrants Say OtherwiseThe Biden Administration stated on Saturday that "our borders are not open." The statement comes as the number of mostly Haitian migrants being detained after freely crossing the border from Mexico rose to more than 14,000.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Del Rio, Del Rio Sector, Haitian Migrants, immigration, Texas Border Crisis >
- The Guardian 15:57September 18, 2021US to fly Haitian migrants back after thousands gather at Texas borderPlan will likely involve five to eight flights a day, with San Antonio potentially among departure citiesHow thousands of Haitians d up at the Texas borderThe Biden administration plans the wide-scale expulsion of Haitian migrants from a small Texas border city by putting them on flights back to their earthquake-hit country starting on Sunday, an official said on Friday, previewing a swift and dramatic response to thousands who suddenly crossed the border from Mexico and gathered under and around a bridge. Related: ‘A forgotten disaster’: earthquake-hit Haitians left to fend for themselves Continue reading...
< US immigration, Haiti, Texas, US news, World news, Americas >
- The Guardian 10:00September 18, 2021Texas anti-abortion law shows ‘terrifying’ fragility of women’s rights, say activistsCampaigners fear ban emboldens anti-choice governments as more aggressive opposition, better organised and funded, spreads from USThe new anti-abortion law in Texas is a “terrifying” reminder of the fragility of hard-won rights, pro-choice activists have said, as they warn of a “more aggressive, much better organised [and] better funded” global opposition movement.Pro-choice campaigners have seen several victories in recent years, including in Ireland, Argentina and, most recently, Mexico, where the supreme court ruled last week that criminalising abortion was unconstitutional. Another is hoped for later this month when the tiny enclave of San Marino, landlocked within Italy, holds a highly charged referendum. Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 06:31September 18, 2021EXCLUSIVE: Biden Admin Shuts Down All Border Patrol Checkpoints in Laredo SectorU.S. Border Patrol officials closed all highway immigration checkpoints operating in the Laredo Sector on Friday evening in response to the Haitian migrant crisis unfolding in Del Rio, Texas, according to a source within Customs and Border Protection. The Laredo Sector operates six permanent checkpoints including one of the busiest checkpoints in the nation located on the I-35 Interstate corridor between Laredo and San Antonio.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, immigration, Immigration Checkpoint, Laredo Sector, Texas Border Crisis >
- Breitbart News 05:25September 18, 2021REPORTS: Biden Admin to Expel Thousands of Migrants at Border on Flights Back to HaitiThe Biden administration will reportedly begin expelling thousands of Haitian migrants to their home country beginning on Sunday. Multiple news outlets report that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin flights on Sunday to move the migrants gathered under a border bridge in Texas back to Haiti.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, immigration, Joe Biden, Texas Border Crisis, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement >
- Breitbart News 03:10September 18, 2021CBP Closes Both International Bridges in Del Rio, Texas, as Migrant Camp Crisis WorsensU.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced the closure of both international bridges in Del Rio, Texas, on Friday evening. The closures come as the migrant camp crisis under one of the bridges continues to worsen.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Bruno Lozano, Del Rio, Del Rio Sector, Greg Abbott, Haitian Migrants, Texas Border Crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection >
- Breitbart News 02:12September 18, 2021Kevin McCarthy Requests Kamala Harris Brief Republicans on Southern BorderHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) requested that Vice President Kamala Harris brief the House Republican caucus on the "national security crisis" happening at the Southern Border.
< Immigration, Politics, Border Crisis, Breitbart Texas, Federal Aviation Administration, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Kevin McCarthy, Southern Border, Texas >
- Business Insider 23:30September 17, 2021Texas' abortion tip site is still offline. The group behind the website said they don't care as long as they cut down abortion rates.Texas Right to Life's legislative director said that despite its whistleblower site going down, abortion rates in Texas have dropped.
< News, Politics, INSIDER Data, Texas abortion ban, Texas Right to Life, original reporting, Abortion, Reproductive Rights, Researched >
- Breitbart News 23:13September 17, 2021Texas Border Mayor Declares Disaster, Closes Entry to International Bridge Above Migrant CampThe mayor of the border city of Del Rio, Texas, declared a state of disaster on Friday as migrants continue to pour across from Mexico. Calling the situation "dire," the mayor shut down the toll booths on the Del Rio International Bridge and closed it to traffic as a security measure.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Biden border crisis, Del Rio Sector, Haitian Migrants, immigration, State of Disaster, Texas Border Crisis, U.S. Border Patrol >
- Business Insider 20:56September 17, 2021'Tremendous hypocrisy': All the GOP governors banning COVID-19 vaccination mandates require other vaccinesExperts say there's no legal or substantive difference between mandating COVID-19 vaccines and requiring other approved vaccines.
< Politics, News, Healthcare, Science, COVID-19 vaccine, Florida, Texas, Arizona, vaccine mandates, Joe Biden >
- Business Insider 18:40September 17, 2021Justice Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court 'may have become the most dangerous' branch of the governmentJustice Thomas, who is famously silent, said publicly that judges have begun overstepping their roles and "are asking for trouble."
< Politics, News, Supreme Court, US Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, Amy Coney Barrett, Stephen Breyer, Texas, Abortion, Law >
- Business Insider 18:26September 17, 2021Abortion providers have already stopped working in Texas because of the state's new vigilante lawNearly half of the doctors at one of Texas' biggest providers stopped working after the law went into effect. The law has created a chilling effect.
< Politics, News, The 19th, SB8, Texas, Abortion, Reproductive Rights >
- Business Insider 15:52September 17, 2021Videos show thousands of migrants in makeshift camp under bridge in Texas as they wait to be processed by the USThousands of migrants, mostly from Haiti, are sheltering under the Del Rio International Bridge, which borders Mexico.
< Politics, Texas, Migrant, Immigration, News UK, Speed desk >
- Breitbart News 04:49September 17, 2021State, Federal Officials Dispute Whether Texas Was Asked to Shut Down Border 'Ports of Entry' Due to Migrant CrisisTexas Department of Public Safety officials reported via Twitter early Thursday morning that someone from U.S. Customs and Border Protection contacted them to request assistance in shutting down "ports" of entry in the Del Rio area. DPS claims CBP later reversed or denied ever making the request.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Biden border crisis, Del Rio Sector, Department of Homeland Security, Greg Abbott, Texas Border Crisis, Texas Department of Public Safety, U.S. Customs and Border Protection >
- Business Insider 01:22September 17, 2021Federal judge in Texas set hearing date for Biden administration's request to block the state's new abortion lawThe Justice Department filed an emergency motion late Tuesday, seeking to block Texas' new abortion law.
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- New York Magazine 00:47September 17, 2021The Right-Wing Divisions Over Texas’s Abortion LawNot everyone who advocates for strict abortion laws is thrilled. But eventually, everyone in the movement might get what they want.
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- Business Insider 00:37September 17, 2021A Texas anti-abortion tip site collects sensitive information on people seeking and providing healthcare. Experts warn that data could be dangerous in the wrong hands.Texas Right to Life accidentally leaked hundreds of job applicants' resumes. Experts said the same could happen with data from its anti-abortion tip site.
< News, Politics, INSIDER Data, Texas abortion ban, Abortion, Texas, Researched >
- Business Insider 17:15September 16, 2021Barr warned Trump that supporting a GOP-led Supreme Court case against Obamacare would be a 'fucking loser for you,' book says"It's hard not to laugh at our argument," Barr reportedly told Trump of the case, which the Supreme Court later dismissed in a 7-2 vote.
< Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Bill Barr, William Barr, Attorney General, Donald Trump, Justices, Healthcare, Health, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett, Texas >
- Business Insider 15:08September 16, 2021I made more than $1.7 million in a week selling doomsday bunkers. You know who doesn't buy them? Democrats."Every time Biden appears on the news, it prompts another Republican to call me up and say, 'This country is going downhill. I need a bunker!" says Ron Hubbard.
< Careers, Strategy, Nordic, job diary, Texas, Small Business, Republicans, Doomsday Bunkers, Bunkers, Survival, Preppers, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2021 >
- Breitbart News 06:29September 16, 2021Report: Half of Abortionists at Texas Clinic Left Jobs over Heartbeat ActA report from a pro-abortion rights news outlet said Wednesday half of the abortionists at Whole Woman’s Health clinic in Fort Worth have left their jobs since Texas’s Heartbeat Act went into effect September 1.
< Health, Politics, Abortion, abortion industry, fetal heartbeat, sanctuary city for unborn, Texas, Texas Heartbeat Act, Texas Right to Life, Whole Woman’s Health >
- New York Magazine 20:46September 15, 2021What’s Next in the Legal Fight Against Texas’s Extreme Abortion BanA brazenly political court let Texas ban almost all abortions. Politics may be the only thing to stop it.
< texas, abortion, roe v. wade, supreme court, politics, reproductive rights, abortion bans, the law >
- Business Insider 16:44September 15, 2021How Texas' abortion law could make systemic racism even worseSome experts see the existence of the law as a tool to threaten groups that are already vulnerable to disproportionate punishment.
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- Business Insider 08:47September 15, 2021The US Justice Department is asking for a temporary restraining order to block the restrictive new abortion law in Texas"This relief is necessary to protect the constitutional rights of women in Texas," the DOJ said in its filing.
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- Business Insider 02:31September 15, 2021GOP and Democratic senators condemn abortion protest held outside Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's home"SHUT UP AND PASS SOME LAWS," the protest's organizers said in response to the senators' comments on Tuesday.
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