Groups turn up pressure on Biden, Democrats to end deportations and make good on immigration reform

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Activists took to the streets of Downtown El Paso on Thursday to demand an end to deportation flights to Haiti and the Title 42 public health policy used to remove other migrants on public health grounds. The so-called “March for our Dignity” was one of at least two dozen … Read more

Advocates, migrants to press Democrats for immigration reform despite Senate setback

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Disappointed but not defeated. That’s how some unauthorized migrants and their advocates are feeling after the Senate’s parliamentarian on Sunday disallowed immigration language in the pending $3.5 trillion spending reconciliation package. The move leaves some 8 million so-called “Dreamers,” essential workers who happen to be in the country without … Read more

Trickle of protesters at DC rally outnumbered by media, police

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the shadow of a fortified Capitol, a few hundred demonstrators turned up Saturday for a rally to support those charged in January’s riot, but were vastly outnumbered by the media and a heavy police presence. U.S. Capitol Police were taking no chances, with hundreds of officers brought into Washington in an … Read more

Man arrested with machete, bayonet in truck outside DNC headquarters

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — United States Capitol Police arrested a California man outside the Democratic National Headquarters who was driving a truck with white supremacist symbols and carrying multiple weapons. The Dodge Dakota pickup truck was pulled over by Capitol Police around midnight Monday because they noticed it did not have a license plate but … Read more

Newsfeed Now: Biden to launch new plan against COVID-19 delta variant; New Orleans residents find dead gator during Ida cleanup

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you’ll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (NEXSTAR) –  Today President Joe Biden will lay out new steps intended to … Read more

‘Q-Anon Shaman’ admits role in Jan. 6 insurrection

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — The Q-Anon Shaman, Jacob Chansley, admitted he was among those who took part in the January 6 insurrection and now faces a maximum of 20 years in federal prison. Chansley, who was seen shirtless, in face paint and wearing a horned fur hat that day, pleaded guilty to obstructing a proceeding before … Read more

Aftermath of Hurricane Ida: Biden pledges ‘all the assistance that’s needed’ after Ida

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) —  President Joe Biden on Thursday said his administration was “ready to provide all the assistance that’s needed” in response to a massive wildfire in California and to Hurricane Ida, which knocked out power and wreaked havoc along the Gulf Coast before causing deadly flooding and tornadoes in the Northeast. Storm damage from Hurricane … Read more

America’s longest war is over: Biden speaks after last troops leave Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — After two decades, the United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war and closing a sad chapter in military history. It’s likely to be remembered for colossal failures, unfulfilled promises and a frantic final exit that cost the lives of 13 U.S. service members and more than 180 … Read more

12 US military members, multiple Afghans killed in suicide bombings outside Kabul airport

WARNING: The images below contain graphic content. Discretion is advised. KABUL, Afghanistan (NewsNation Now) —  Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul’s airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of a massive airlift that has drawn thousands of people seeking to flee … Read more

Biden to deliver remarks as Taliban says no extensions for US evacuations

KABUL, Afghanistan (NewsNation Now) — A Taliban spokesman said Tuesday the U.S. must complete its evacuation of people from Afghanistan by the Aug. 31 date the Biden administration set for the withdrawal of all American troops. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says his group will accept “no extensions” to the deadline. He says life is returning to … Read more