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Weekly Security Digest - August 11

 

 

ICE Raids on Mississippi Food Processing Plants Result in 680 Arrests

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday that its officers had raided seven food processing plants in Mississippi and detained approximately 680 "removable aliens" in what a federal prosecutor described as "the largest single-state immigration enforcement operation in our nation's history."

Iran Warns Israel Against Aiding U.S. Mission in Strait of Hormuz

Iran has warned Israel against aiding a United States-led maritime mission in the Gulf, saying it reserved the right to confront such a "clear threat".


U.S. Claims Latest Venezuela Sanctions Put Maduro 'On Notice'

As the Trump administration touted the latest action in its campaign targeting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, his government condemned the move as "economic terrorism against the Venezuelan people."

Trump Criticizes France's Macron for Sending Iran 'Mixed Signals'

President Trump tore into French President Emmanuel Macron for sending Iran “mixed signals” following reports that he invited Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to this month’s G-7 summit to meet with Trump.


Number of Border Crossings Dips Below 100,000 for First Time in Months

The number of migrants encountered by U.S. authorities at the southern border has dropped below 100,000 for the first time in five months, according to government data released Thursday.

 




 

Dorris Moorehead is the latest veteran to be featured in Secure America Now's veteran recognition program: Home of the Free - Because of the Brave. 

Dorris was a paratrooper in the 503rd Parachute Group of the U.S. Army and a recipient of the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star and a Victory Medal. Dorris was just 20 years old when he began training for the planned invasion of Japan, but after the atomic bombs were dropped he became part of the occupying force. He completed his paratrooper training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia where he met his wife, Mary Jane Kerr, whom he married in 1944. After serving, he moved to Texas to raise his four sons and two daughters. Dorris' daughter Dawn said that her father was “very talented musically and had a beautiful tenor voice”, playing the piano, french horn, and trumpet.



Thank you, Dorris, for your service. Click the link to submit your own veteran to be featured! https://www.secureamericanow.org/submit_a_veteran

 





 

 


 On Purple Heart Day 2019, we remembered the roughly 1.8 million military service-members and their families who have received the Purple Heart.