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Charlamagne is catching heat for calling Florida Governor Ron DeSantis a "genius" after he flew 50 illegal immigrants to Martha's Vineyard.

DeSantis sent a statement to NPR confirming the 2 planeloads of immigrants were sent by him to a so-called "sanctuary city".

However, Martha's Vineyard, where the Obamas own an $11.7 million mansion, cried foul and called in the National Guard to quickly relocate the immigrants.

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Charlamagne hosted a panel including lifelong Democrats Angela Rye, Malcolm Gladwell, and Roy Wood, Jr. on his late-night talk show "Hell of a Week" to discuss "immigration stunts."

Charlamagne said Republican governors "upped the game" by flying illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities after the Democrats shipped immigrants to their states for years.

"Well, just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis upped the game by sending 2 planefuls of immigrants to the East Coast elite's favorite vacation island Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. I personally think it's genius."

He added that he wished DeSantis and other GOP governors would give sanctuary cities more of a heads up, "Because then that would expose the hypocrisy of the Democrats, which is they don't want immigrants here either."

Question: Should only Democrats be allowed to ship illegal immigrants around the country?

Watch the video below.

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The mother of a 10-year-old pregnant girl who traveled across state lines for an abortion gave a bizarre interview to Spanish language TV station Telemundo.

The woman told Telemundo on Thursday that her daughter is "fine," and she suggested that the news media lied about her daughter's alleged rapist, Gerson Fuentes, 27.

A reporter visited Fuentes' home when the victim's mother answered the door. She did not give her name, nor did she want to be on camera, according to The Daily Wire.

The girl's mother seemed anxious and desperate to deny the allegations against her alleged live-in lover.

"Everything they are saying against him is a lie," the woman said in Spanish, that was translated to English by Telemundo.

The mother said her 10-year-old daughter "is fine".

Fuentes was arrested and charged with first-degree rape on Thursday. His arrest came more than a week after the girl's story went national - and only after GOP lawmakers and conservative media outlets questioned the validity of the story.

Fuentes allegedly lives in the home with the girl's mother and other minor children.

Jorge Bonilla, who serves as Media Research Center's director of MRC Latino, speculated that the woman is frightened because she is illegal, and she feared deportation or the removal of her other children from the home.

"The mother's distressed defense of the rapist suggests that, a: She is also here illegally and fears deportation," said Bonilla. "B: The defendant is the family's sole source of income, c: There is a likelihood of other children in the home, d: Mom is exposed to removal of the children under dependency proceedings (failure to protect)."

Twitter expressed outrage after the interview. Many believe an American citizen who raped a child would have been arrested immediately and the children removed from the home by CPS.

Question: Do you believe the defendant was not arrested immediately because he is illegal?

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At least 46 illegal immigrants were found dead inside a "cloned" 18-wheel tractor trailer in Texas, police say.

San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood said a 911 caller at a nearby building "heard a cry for help" and "came out to investigate."

Upon approaching the truck, he saw the door was "partially open" and looked inside and discovered the bodies stacked on top of each other.

Multiple police, fire trucks and ambulances responded to the scene at the 9600 block of Quintana Road on Monday. They found one body in the roadway and 45 bodies inside the truck.

Temperatures in the San Antonio area hit 103-degrees on Monday.

Chief Hood said 16 immigrants (12 adults and four children) were rushed to nearby hospitals. Their conditions were not disclosed, but they are expected to survive.

"The patients that we saw were hot to the touch," Chief Hood said of the victims. "They were suffering from exhaustion, no signs of water in the vehicle." There was also no working air conditioning unit on the vehicle. We're not supposed to open up a truck and see stacks of bodies in there. None of us come to work imagining that."

A trucking company owner in Houston said the death truck was "cloned" to look like one of his semi tractor trailers.

Felipe Betancourt Sr. and his son, Felipe Jr. told the Houston Chronicle the cloned truck had the same color and identifying numbers from the federal Department of Transportation and the Texas DOT.

"Ours is sitting right here," Felipe Jr. told the outlet by phone. "My truck doesn't have a window on the side like the one in San Antonio."

Chief William P. McManus said in a live press conference via Facebook on Monday that three human smugglers are now in custody; however, it's not clear if they're "absolutely connected" to the deaths.

Republicans blamed the Biden administration's lax border control for the tragedy.

But San Antonio mayor Ron Nirenberg refused to assign blame.

"This is nothing short of a horrific tragedy," he said. "Our job is not to ask why. Our job is to ask how we can help. That's why you're seeing medical assistance. As far as the federal investigation goes, that's in the hands of the feds. I'm sure there will be more questions and hopefully some answers as we move forward."

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The White House flip-flopped a day after Joe Biden denied a report that he is paying illegal immigrants 450,000 each to settle a class action lawsuit.

In a carefully worded statement, White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Thursday that the U.S. President is "perfectly comfortable" paying migrant families separated at the U.S. border in 2018.

Jean-Pierre, standing in for fully vaccinated press secretary Jen Psaki who was tested positive for Covid-19, said Biden will settle with illegal immigrants. However, Jean-Pierre said illegals may not receive $450,000 each.

"If it saves taxpayer dollars and puts the disastrous history of the previous administration's use of 'zero tolerance' and family separation behind us, the President is perfectly comfortable with the Department of Justice settling with the individuals and families who are currently in litigation with the US government."

She wouldn't specify an amount, however, the ACLU has said the Justice Department agreed to pay $450,000 per person and up to $1 million per family.

On Wednesday, Biden, 78, was asked by Fox News' White House correspondent Peter Doocy whether the reports were true.

"It's not true," Biden said. "Yeah. $450,000 per person, is that what you're saying? That's not going to happen."

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reportedly settled a class action lawsuit seeking "damages" for immigrant families who crossed the border into this country illegally.

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Joe Biden denies reports that he is giving $450,000 to illegal immigrants who were separated at the U.S. border in 2018.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reportedly settled a class action lawsuit seeking "damages" for immigrant families who crossed the border into this country illegally.

On Wednesday, the U.S. President was asked by Fox News' White House correspondent Peter Doocy whether the reports were true that immigrant families will receive up to $1 million each.

"It's not true," Biden responded. "Yeah. $450,000 per person, is that what you're saying? That's not going to happen."

However, Anthony Romero, Executive Director of the ACLU, suggested that Biden wasn't briefed on the negotiations.

In a statement Wednesday, Romero said the Justice Department "carefully deliberated and considered" paying large settlements to immigrants for "the crimes committed against thousands of families separated from their children."

Romero continued:

"The president is abandoning a core campaign promise to do justice for the thousands of separated families. We respectfully remind Biden that he called these actions 'criminal' in a debate with President Trump, and campaigned on remedying and rectifying the lawlessness of the Trump administration."


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45 Republicans signed a letter to the Biden administration condoning the "disastrous" payouts reportedly under consideration for illegal immigrants separated at the U.S. border.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the Biden administration is considering paying $450,000 per person to illegals who were separated from their children under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy in 2018.

Some families could potentially receive up to $1 million.

In the letter sent to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, and other agency heads on Friday, the House Republicans slammed the "egregious abuse of taxpayer dollars is to compensate these persons for 'lasting psychological trauma.'"

"The rationale for this egregious abuse of taxpayer dollars is to compensate these persons for 'lasting psychological trauma.' Do, however, note that these persons crossed into our country in a knowingly illegal manner, fully aware of the consequences of violating our rule of law."

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) tweeted:

"Joe Biden gave Americans a $1300 check but wants to give illegal immigrants $450,000, which is more than the 9/11 victims compensation fund. Amidst rising inflation, this is how he wants to spend your money. Priorities."

Meanwhile, some Black Americans were in denial, refusing to believe the Wall Street Journal's report. Then, as reality sunk in, they ranted and raved -- at former President Donald Trump.

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The Biden administration and other government agencies are in talks to pay $450,000 per person and up $1 million to families separated at the U.S. border.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the U.S. President is considering paying $450,000 per person to illegals who were separated from their children under the Trump administration in 2018.

The U.S. Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services are in talks with the ACLU to settle lawsuits filed by immigrant families.

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The ACLU, which represents families in one of the lawsuits, estimates up to 5,000 families were separated at the border under the Trump administration.

The agencies are considering paying $450,000 to each person who crossed the border illegally and was separated from their child.

About 940 claims have been filed so far, per the ACLU. That number is expected to rise.

The lawsuits seek varying payouts, with the average being roughly $3.4 million per family.

The total potential payout could be $2 billion or more.

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An adjunct immigration professor in New York responded to my article titled, "NY state to give $15,600 payments to illegal immigrants."

As you know, the Democrat-controlled NY legislature approved $2.1 billion in funds to provide $15,600 payments to undocumented workers who are in this country illegally.

Nearly 100,000 undocumented immigrants in New York are eligible for the $15,600 "first tier" payments.

An additional 200,000 undocumented immigrants will qualify for the second tier of the program that pays $3,200 per worker.

Rosemari Mealy JD, PhD made a strong argument that Americans should foot the bill for Covid relief payments to illegal immigrants.

Rosemari writes:

Greetings Ms. Rose:

As an adjunct professor who teaches Immigrant Rights and the Law at one of the CUNY colleges, I support this measure passed by the NY Assembly which provides COVID relief to NY's Undocumented Workers from a set-aside-designated fund. The intent of those payments comprise a sense of respect and compassion for the lives of human beings i.e. "workers" who are faceless to most people, including, if you read closely, many of those who commented with such selfish hostility on your site. Yet, these same undocumented men, women and families of the undocumented play a key role in keeping the wheels of commerce rolling in NY and throughout the nation.

In addition to working in underpaid and often critical jobs, they provide care and support to sustain the comfort and life to many. Let us not forget that many of these workers, especially women are often entrapped in the employment of the wealthy who depend on them to ensure their luxury life styles while exploiting the labor of the undocumented immigrants.

Can you even Imagine trying to live in NY on 15,000 a year? If NY State lawmakers (Democrats) exhibited that level of humanity during COVID 19, by recognizing this emergency to extend a hand to that sector of our community, then they have my vote.

Also, on a more personal note, I know now that I will have in my class at least "One More Dreamer" whose parent may be Haitian, or from one of the African or Latinx nations and is the daughter or son of an undocumented worker. She /he /they will now be able to study and focus on their coursework and will not have to drop out during the semester as a result of once again being homeless.

I close again with the following question, Can you even Imagine trying to live in NY on 15,000 a year? While the payments stipulates up to $15 000, most will probably not qualify. However, any amount of the grant could make an important difference in the lives of so many of NY's undocumented workers. The same worker(s) that we all have come to depend on.

Stay safe.

Sent from my iPhone
Rosemari Mealy JD, PhD


Illegal immigrants who lost work during the Covid-19 lockdown in New York state will receive one-time payments of $15,600.

The payments will come from a $2.1 billion fund as part of the $212 billion budget deal approved by the Democrat-controlled New York state legislature.

Nearly 100,000 undocumented immigrants in New York are eligible for the $15,600 "first tier" payments.

Additionally, 200,000 undocumented immigrants will qualify for the second tier of the program that pays $3,200 per worker.

Americans who were out of work during the lockdown received unemployment benefits and stimulus checks, including a $1,400 stimulus payment recently approved by Congress.

Undocumented workers will collect up to $15,600 if they can prove they were disqualified for unemployment benefits due to their immigration status.

Black Americans who are still waiting for slavery reparations are baffled and confused by NY's $15,600 payments to immigrants.

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Family members of undocumented immigrants who are in this country illegally will receive $600 stimulus checks in the new Covid aid package.

Congress reached a $900 billion deal on Covid relief aid on Sunday after months of negotiations. The legislation includes a second round of economic-impact payments to Americans and non-citizens.

According to the Wall Street Journal, households will receive $600 for each adult and $600 for each child or dependent, instead of $1,200 and $500, respectively.

Eligible households include individuals with adjusted gross incomes under $75,000 and married couples who earn under $150,000.

The new deal, ironed out by the Democrats, includes direct payments for "mixed households." Mixed households refers to "ineligible non-citizens" or people who are in the country illegally and were shut out of the $1,200 stimulus payments in the first round.

The new legislation means non-citizens could get $600 checks plus $1,200 checks retroactively. Undocumented immigrants are eligible to receive a minimum of $1,800 before Christmas.

Unemployed workers are eligible for a $300-a-week subsidy in addition to weekly state unemployment benefits.

The legislation also extends to 50 weeks the amount of time unemployed workers can claim benefits. Most states typically provide 26 weeks of jobless benefits.

Additionally, the bill contains $25 billion to extend the federal eviction ban moratorium.

$22.4 billion was also set aside for Covid "testing, contact tracing, surveillance, containment, and mitigation."

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California Governor Gavin Newsom revealed a grant to give $500 cash to 150,000 illegal immigrants living in the state.

Newsom is offering $500 apiece to immigrants living illegally in California who were left out of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package.

Many Americans began receiving $1,200 stimulus checks from the IRS on Wednesday, April 15. But illegal immigrants who do not have Social Security numbers were left out of the stimulus.

Newsom announced a $125 million grant for California's illegals who are impacted financially by the coronavirus.

"We feel a deep sense of gratitude for people that are in fear of deportations that are still addressing essential needs of tens of millions of Californians," said Newsom, who is a Democrat.

He noted that 10% of the state's workforce are illegal immigrants who paid more than $2.5 billion in state and local tax last year.

Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove slammed Newsom for spending money "irresponsibly" on illegals instead of on food banks, and Americans who are in need.

"Instead of meeting these urgent needs, Governor Newsom has chosen to irresponsibly pursue a left-wing path and unilaterally secured $125 million for undocumented immigrants," said Grove.

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The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved President Donald Trump's $2 trillion economic stimulus package on Friday, March 27.

The vote came a day after the Senate voted unanimously to approve the legislation. The president is expected to sign the bill quickly.

The package includes $1,200 checks to individuals who earn less than $75,000 a year. Individuals who file as "head of household" will receive $1,200 checks if they earn less than $150,000 a year.

Couples earning up to $150,000 a year will receive $2,400. Families get an additional $500 for each child.

The bill also includes an increase in the maximum unemployment benefit to individuals by $600 a week for four months.

But not all lawmakers were happy with the bill's passage. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lashed out at Republicans for refusing to give $1,200 checks to immigrants who don't have Social Security numbers.

She tweeted on Thursday:

"To clarify, $1200 checks are ONLY going to some w/social sec numbers, NOT immigrants w/ tax IDs (ITINs). Thanks to GOP, these checks will be cut off the backs of *taxpaying immigrants,* who get nothing. Many are essential workers who pay more taxes than Amazon."

AOC's Twitter followers ripped her to shreds.

One Twitter user responded: "Time for them to go home! There's no jobs here for them! Time to put Americans first!!"

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A 17-year-old boy was charged with raping his 11-year-old sister after the girl gave birth to a boy in a bathtub at her St. Charles, Missouri home.

The teenager was charged with statutory rape, incest and statutory sodomy of a person younger than 12 last week. Their parents were charged with child endangerment, according to a probable cause statement.

Police say the girl's parents did not provide medical care to the child after she gave birth in a bathtub at their suburban St. Louis home, according to FOX 4 News.

The police were called when the teenager brought the newborn boy to a local hospital. The baby still had the umbilical cord and placenta attached and a low body temperature of 90 degrees.

The teenager initially claimed the baby had been dropped off on his porch by an ex-girlfriend.

When he couldn't provide the ex-girlfriend's name, he finally admitted the baby was his and that his minor sister had given birth at home.

The parents claimed they were not aware their daughter was pregnant or that she was allegedly being sexually assaulted by her brother, according to the probable cause statement.

During an interrogation, the teenager told police he had sex with his sister about 100 times but did not know she was pregnant.

The baby boy, who was born prematurely, remains hospitalized. The 11-year-old girl is in the care of relatives.

Police say the children's father was in the U.S. illegally and had been previously deported back to his home country.

All three suspects are being held at the St. Charles County Jail. Bail was set at $10,000 cash only for the mother, $100,000 cash only for the father and $25,000 cash only for the teenager, according to court records.

The three suspects were not named to protect the identity of the minor girl.

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