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March 21st, 2021 - 1:40 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Did Trump stop migrants?

Nope. Migration into the U.S. increased under Trump. For more about immigration under Trump, and more charts, go to the BBC story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 2nd, 2021 - 9:23 pm § in America, Politics

The Covid-19 baby bust

It seems counter-intuitive, but 9 months after Covid-19 lockdowns began, two dozen states reported a 7% drop in their birth rates; and, the Brookings Institution is predicting “a large, lasting baby bust” in 2021. The explanation? “It’s not the main reason births have declined du[...]

January 20th, 2021 - 3:46 pm § in Biden, Environment, Health, Politics

Biden’s first executive actions

Requires masks and physical distancing in federal buildings, on federal lands, and by government contractors; urges state and local governments to do the same. Rejoins World Health Organization; appoints Dr. Fauci as head of U.S. delegation Creates a Covid-19 Response Coordinator, reporting directly[...]

October 24th, 2020 - 1:07 pm § in Donald Trump, Health, Politics

Trump visa change could expel 12,000 doctors

     Trump is making it “more difficult to renew J-1 exchange visitor visas, which allow scholars, doctors and others to live temporarily in the US while they study or receive training,” CNN reported on Saturday, October 24, 2020.      “Visitors on J-1 visas are admitted to t[...]

June 11th, 2020 - 6:21 pm § in Misc.

Border agents spent $$$ for migrants’ food and medicine on ATVs, dirt bikes, and boats

Border Patrol agents spent money Congress appropriated to buy food, medicines, and hygiene products for migrants on ATVs, dirt bikes, boats, computers, air conditioning, NBC News reported on Thursday, June 11, 2020. “Congress provided this additional funding for the primary purpose of improvin[...]

July 7th, 2019 - 11:16 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Why Is Illegal Entry to the US a Misdemeanor?

Lets be perfectly clear .. someone who enters the US outside the law is here illegally but that does not make them a criminal except for a bizarre law that declares illegal entry a misdemeanor.   Yep. sneaking into the US without a visa is akin to not sorting your garbage or failing to stop a [&he[...]

June 19th, 2019 - 9:28 am § in America, Donald Trump

Doesn’t this picture smack of something the Chinese would do? The Soviets?

Are Mass Trials Constitutional? How can any individual exercise her rights if she is one of 70 defendants?  And what happens when one of the defendants is a baby?   Such mass trials have been taking place in American courts in the Texan cities of Brownsville, Laredo, and El Paso.. In one typical [...]

March 8th, 2019 - 5:53 pm § in America, Donald Trump

Border Patrol accused of trying to force Muslim detainee to eat pork

A Muslim man who entered the U.S. legally and married a U.S. citizen was detained by the Border Patrol without any apparent justification, although their motivation is clear from the fact they interrogated him about terrorist ties. Adnan Asif Parveen was born in Pakistan, grew up in Spain, and has l[...]

January 19th, 2019 - 9:02 am § in Donald Trump

BREAKING NEWS: DACCA for The Wall?

Trump Will Propose to Trade 5 Billion for DACA AXIOS reports that this afternoon at 3 Trump will propose a trade … some DACA and extension pf legal status (Temporary Protected Status) for some illegals, (TPS) holders.  It is unclear how the Democrats will react.  For one thing, nether the 5 [...]