In this his second visit to the region, the vice president said the trip came at the behest of President Donald Trump in the wake of what the president called "slanderous" reporting about federal immigration agents. Migrant children held in Yuma, Arizona are accusing U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents of sexual assault and retaliation for protests, according to dozens of accounts by children collected by government case managers reports NBC News .
It came days after a swarm of more than two dozen small earthquakes shook under Mount Hood . The USGS said it received reports of people feeling the shaking from Vancouver to near Wenatchee, Washington. The quake struck as millions of people in Southern California are on edge and anxious about their safety after two large earthquakes and more than 4,000 aftershocks.
Conspiracy theorists have always been alleging that Area 51 , a secretive USA military base located in Nevada, is home to various alien activities. Though the facility is not publicly accessible, the area around Area 51 is a popular tourist destination, sprinkled with alien-themed motels, museums and restaurants.
The Judiciary panel also voted Thursday to subpoena documents related to the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy on migrants entering the country illegally, which led to the separation of thousands of children from their parents in 2018.
The statement said the United States and 23 other countries sent a letter to the UN Security Council committee monitoring sanctions on North Korea demanding urgent action 'under the absurd pretext of "excess in the amount of refined petroleum imported"'.
People protest the pending ICE raids . "We are focused on - if you look at MS-13 - but when people come into our country, we take those people out, and we take them out very legally". Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids start Sunday, and the order is to remove people who are in the United States illegally. 'Two thousand people deported is not that large in the annual scheme of things, ' said Stephen Yale-Loehr, a Cornell Law School professor specializing in immigration.