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Immigrants still surging into Texas shelters

The news crews have drifted away, and the national spotlight has turned elsewhere. But Central American immigrants continue to cross illegally into Texas, and their numbers seem to be growing again. Border officials and charities expect their humanitarian efforts to continue into the foreseeable future.... Read more»

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Dec 24, 2014, 9:15 pm
-4 +17

In 1960, 85 percent of Americans were white and 10 percent were black. Now, 63 percent are white, 13 percent black, 17 percent Hispanic and 5 percent Asian. In 2050, those shares are projected to be 47 percent white, 13 percent black, 28 percent Hispanic and 8 percent Asian.


Dec 25, 2014, 4:57 am
-2 +54

100 a day…...and that is just those coming to the shelter. So how many people come into the U.S. on a daily basis? Illegally. Thanks Federal government. For not protecting the U.S. from the flood of humanity that is going to turn this country into a 3rd world piss hole. A blind eye and encouragement from the Feds on massive invasion of illegal entries into the U.S. is a crime of omission.

Dec 25, 2014, 5:20 am
-4 +45

please folks, can we now refer to them as undocumented voters?

Dec 25, 2014, 8:41 am
-49 +5

Its sad that not even during Christmas people are willing to show some compassion to strangers in need. Somehow it does not seem to be very Christian like.

Dec 25, 2014, 8:55 am
-5 +65

It is obvious that Catholics are aiding and abetting illegal activity in the name of “compassion”.

Since the Catholics have such big hearts and are the richest religion in the world I think the “illegal alien marauding mass” the Catholics call “undocumented” democrat voters should be shipped to Vatican City on Catholic Airways and take up residence in that sanctuary city!

40 Million people would fit nicely into all those huge empty buildings and churches over there…

Dec 25, 2014, 10:52 am
-22 +4

Sounds like TBW must be spending Christmas with a bunch of neo Nazis…

Dec 25, 2014, 11:35 am
-3 +26

There is no such thing as a “brief lull” in border crossing.

Dec 25, 2014, 3:03 pm
-4 +17

@Cactus Dave Such a sad liitle sheep!

Dec 25, 2014, 3:46 pm
-39 +3

Look like the white supremacists are out in force on Christmas Day…and I bet they claim to be religious…

Dec 25, 2014, 5:46 pm
-3 +39

Wanting borders and immigration law enforcement doesn’t make one a RACIST, much less a “White supremacist”.  That’s ridiculous, liberal thinking.

Not wanting half the world or half of Mexico coming to the US also does not make one a RACIST. 

Every country has borders and rules and laws of immigration.  Some nations don’t even allow immigrants.  Mexico is a chronically failed state, century after century and they simply want to “encourage” their peasants to go to the US and have the “gringo” pay for their welfare.  This must end. 

No borders means no actual country.  Enforce the law, which means deportation for millions of illegal aliens.  Period.  End of discussion.

Dec 25, 2014, 6:42 pm
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If you had actually read this report, you’d realize that it was about a Methodist and a Presbyterian church, rather than a grand Catholic conspiracy. As for fitting 40 million people (a number that came from where?) into the Vatican City, you realize that is composed of just 109 acres, right?

Dec 25, 2014, 7:17 pm
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This Norma Pimentel is a criminal.  Title 8 United States Code 1324 says that it is a felony to harbor or transport any person who is in the United States illegally.  No exemptions are given.  Norma Pimentel harbors illegal aliens.  She is a felon, and ought to be prosecuted and imprisoned for it.  And if the federal government is not going to perform its obligation under Article 4 section 4 of the US Constitution, which says that the federal government will protect the states from invasion (which it has not done for many many years) then the federal government has no right to exist any longer.  It certainly as no right to demand that I comply with its tax laws as it refuses to enforce the immigration laws.  The federal government has forfeited its legitimacy.

Dec 25, 2014, 10:20 pm
-3 +35

We have Americans living in tent cities, and on the street.
Shouldn’t they have priority over foreigners?

Dec 25, 2014, 11:32 pm
-4 +24

They should have priority, but they do not.  As I said, the federal government has ceased to be a legitimate government.  It has evolved into a completely self-serving tyranny.  If our Founding Fathers could see us now, they would be telling us something along the lines of ‘Overthrow the vile thing.’

Dec 26, 2014, 7:36 am
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We’ve been seeing the brief lull for the past twenty-five years. The high school my three graduated from in 2000/1 is now 98% OTW.
I noticed yesterdays comment was censored. All I said was I hope the CDC sets up a satellite office after the 300 employees recover from Ebola they brought to the US.

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