The Woodstock City Church community came together to bid farewell to Laken Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student at Augusta University, whose life was tragically cut short near the university’s intramural fields in Athens, Georgia.
Stories in Immigration
The family of Laken Riley, the 22-year-old nursing student found dead on the University of Georgia campus on Thursday, have issued a statement about the young woman's murder at the hands of an illegal immigrant who had previously been released from an immigration detention center.
Illegal immigrant arrested for murder of Georgia college student was released from detention over lack of space
Jose Antonio Ibarra, a 26-year-old Venezuelan national arrested in connection with the murder of Laken Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student on the University of Georgia campus, had been released from detention after entering the U.S. illegally.
A former immigration official during the Trump administration said that there must be “historic deportations” if Donald Trump is reelected president in 2024, stating that there is “no other option” during a recent panel discussion focused on the crisis at the southern border.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is considering the release of thousands of migrants and cutting down on its capacity to hold detainees to save money amid ongoing concerns about the situation at the U.S. southern border.
The U.S. House of Representatives has impeached Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas amid disagreements with the administration's handling of the influx of illegal immigration at the southern border.
Judges in the United Kingdom have expressed concerns over church leaders being misled or "duped" by asylum seekers who convert to Christianity to evade deportation.