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Why the Border Crisis Won’t End Soon: ‘If the Migrants are Flowing, So is the Money’

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A couple of days ago, Sara and Center for Immigration Studies Senior National Security Fellow Todd Bensman laid out in detail how your tax dollars, through the United Nations, are flowing to non-governmental organizations. Those NGO’s then provide food, water, and shelter for many thousands making their way illegally to the U.S. border. But they also hand out debit cards – funded by you – and provide counseling to help migrants create stories which they will use to claim asylum.

But why is this happening and will it subside anytime soon? Sara and Bensman explain why we should not expect this tidal wave of humanity to ease anytime soon. First, Bensman says as long as there are huge profits to be made for these NGO’s at taxpayer expense, the pipeline will continue. But he says there is also an ideology at work in the Biden administration and beyond that is driving this policy.

Be sure to hear the conclusion of this critical conversation about our national security crisis at our border, who is perpetrating it, and much more.

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BREAKING: Trump ordered to pay over $350M, barred from operating his business in NY in civil fraud case ruling

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Former President Donald Trump and his business empire faced a significant setback as a New York judge ruled against them in a civil fraud case brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James. The 92-page ruling, handed down by Judge Arthur Engoron, barred Trump from operating his business in New York for three years and imposed over $350 million in damages.

The case, which unfolded over months of trial proceedings, stemmed from allegations that Trump inflated his assets and engaged in fraudulent practices. Engoron’s ruling cited a litany of charges, including persistent fraud, falsifying records, issuing false financial statements, and conspiracy to commit fraud.

Moreover, the judge imposed restrictions on key figures within the Trump Organization, including Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, barring them from serving in certain corporate roles in New York for a specified period.

Engoron’s scathing assessment of Trump’s testimony during the trial further undermined the former president’s credibility. The judge criticized Trump for evasive responses and irrelevant digressions, highlighting the detrimental effect on his credibility.

In response to the ruling, Trump’s attorney, Christopher Kise, lambasted the court’s decision, alleging political bias and a disregard for established legal principles. Kise argued that the evidence presented during the trial failed to support the allegations of fraud and emphasized Trump’s substantial net worth.

Kise’s assertions were echoed by Alina Habba, another attorney representing Trump, who denounced the verdict as a “manifest injustice” resulting from a politically motivated witch hunt.

Throughout the proceedings, Trump consistently dismissed the trial as politically motivated, accusing both Engoron and James of partisan bias. His legal team also criticized the absence of a jury in the trial, questioning the fairness of the proceedings.

Attorney General Letitia James, who spearheaded the lawsuit against Trump and his organization, portrayed the ruling as a victory for accountability and transparency in business practices. The lawsuit alleged fraudulent conduct and sought substantial financial penalties, a portion of which would contribute to the state treasury.

The fallout from the case extends beyond Trump and his business interests, with implications for the broader business community and the rule of law. The contentious nature of the trial and its outcome underscored deep divisions and raised questions about the integrity of the legal system.

Trump vows to appeal the decision.

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