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Watch Live: The White House Hosts Conference on ‘Opportunity Zones’ in Local Communities

President Donald Trump will join a White House conference on Opportunity Zones on Wednesday, as the White House plans to host community leaders to discuss the project. The conference begins at 1:00 p.m. EST and the President is scheduled to speak at 2:00 p.m. EST. The named locations direct large tax incentives and government investment to help underserved communities. The president met with his Opportunity and Revitalization Council earlier this month together with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson. “We will work to streamline regulations, improve education, promote affordable…

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Attorney General Barr Blocks Catch and Release by Migration Judges

Immigration judges cannot release migrants who are caught sneaking into the United States, even if the migrants ask for asylum, says a binding legal decision by Attorney General William Barr. The decision will dramatically shift the migration-caused civic and housing crises from the nation’s blue-collar communities over to the Congress and the Department of Homeland Security, whose budget and detention centers only have enough resources to house about 50,000 people year-round. “The [text of the relevant] Act provides that, if an alien in expedited proceedings establishes a credible fear, he…

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Bernie Sanders Calls for Border Camps to End Catch-and-Release of Migrants

Sen. Bernie Sanders used a Fox News town hall event to urge federal agencies to detain Central American migrants pending their fast-track asylum hearings. The plan would end the catch-and-release practices which are indirectly funding the Central American migration. “We have a problem at the border, a serious problem … We need the proper legal processes at the border so that these issues can be adjudicated to determine whether or not people or should be entitled to asylum,” Sanders said April 15. When asked where the migrants could be kept prior to their…

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