immigration

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) once again seized the headlines by upstaging the official Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s prime time address on immigration with her own response. ‘It is wrong, and it is anti-American!’ Although House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) gave the official Democratic response to the
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President Donald Trump made his case to the nation in a prime time televised speech for the border wall, while blaming Democrats for the government shutdown and citing the dangers of illegal immigration. Trump referred to the “tragic reality” of illegal immigration, and said he was dedicated to stopping the humanitarian crisis. The president also
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Another migrant caravan — this time with an estimated 15,000 travelers — is preparing to depart Honduras next month, immigration activists say. What are the details? As thousands of migrants who left Central America in October remain stranded at the U.S.-Mexico border while the government processes their asylum applications, another 15,000 migrants are scheduled to
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The Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement released hundreds of migrants seeking asylum into El Paso, Texas, just before Christmas — and they’re scheduled to several many more on Wednesday. Local aid groups complained that ICE provided no prior warning before dropping off the more than 200 migrants at the bus depot in El Paso
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A familiar judge ruled against the Trump administration Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU representing several migrants who were seeking asylum and refugee status. The ACLU celebrated their victory in a tweet from their social media account. “The district court granted our preliminary injunction against Trump’s asylum ban, meaning it will stay blocked,”
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Some Fox News advertisers began an exodus away from the popular Tucker Carlson show after the host made contentious comments on immigration. Carlson made the comments originally on Thursday. “As an economic matter, this is insane,” Carlson said. “It’s indefensible so nobody even tries to defend it.” “Instead, our leaders demand that we shut up
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Liberal protesters targeted Senior Advisor to the President for Policy Stephen Miller for a demonstration intended to bring attention to immigration policies they say are intolerable. The group called “Werk not Walls” danced in protest against family separation policies at the border, and blared out slogans against Stephen Miller outside of his residence Wednesday. Digital
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Ending birthright citizenship, better known as dropping the anchor baby, is the most significant illegal immigration reform the President Trump has announced. With a single executive order, he unplugs a beacon that attracts scammers from the world over. He also attacks a visible manifestation of the Foreigners First mindset that has infected the State
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen today announced a rule (full text at the bottom of article) declaring that those aliens who contravene the presidential suspension or limitation on entry into the United States through the southern border with Mexico issued under section 212(f) or 215(a)(1) of
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Recent developments on the restaurant front are going to put a dent into ‘date night’ plans for Kellyanne Conway and her husband. If Sarah Huckabee Sanders can’t eat in peace with her Never Trump in–laws in some central Virginia one–horse–town, there’s no way Conway can have a sit–down dinner anywhere in DC or Northern
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  by Julia Cohen The Department of Homeland Security proposed removing the International Entrepreneur (IE) rule allowing entrepreneurs to remain in the U.S. past their visa, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s Friday press release. The rule enables DHS to look at applicants on a case-by-case basis to determine if their venture had “potential for rapid
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President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable on immigration Wednesday at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethany, New York. The group will include law enforcement and local leaders and the discussion will center on immigration loopholes that enable MS-13 to infiltrate American communities. “These catch-and-release loopholes including lax asylum standards, the pervasive entry of
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The Department of Justice is sending 35 more prosecutors and 18 immigration judges to quickly process illegal immigrants and asylum claims at the border, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday. “We are not going to let this country be overwhelmed,” Sessions told reporters at the Main DOJ building in Washington, DC. He added: People are
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President Donald Trump’s deputies are debating whether to protect U.S. research by limiting the hiring of Chinese technology graduates, according to leaked reports provided to the New York Times. Business and university groups are already mobilizing to oppose the pro-American policy, which is sought because government officials fear Chinese employees are stealing lucrative ideas and
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