immigration

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) outlined her plan for comprehensive immigration reform before an audience at a campaign stop on Tuesday and many might find it extreme. “So what will I do? I have a lot of ideas,” she told the audience in Davenport, Iowa, on Tuesday. “First, we need comprehensive immigration reform. If you are
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A new comic book educating young immigrant children on their legal rights will be available soon, thanks to the Sacramento Immigration Coalition. What are the details on this book? According to KTXL-TV, the comic book is launching to educate and protect families of illegal immigrants living in the United States who are concerned about being
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The Senate voted 59-41 to block President Donald Trump’s border-emergency declaration. A dozen Republicans joined all 47 Democrats to pass a resolution of disapproval of the declaration. The 12 GOP senators were: Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Roy Blunt (Mo.), Susan Collins (Maine), Mike Lee (Utah), Jerry Moran (Kan.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Rand Paul (Ky.), Rob Portman
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) called out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for her “craziness” on accusing the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of racism. Crenshaw was speaking to Martha MacCallum on Fox News about a tweet from Ocasio-Cortez criticizing Republicans over the reaction to statements from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). “Where was the concern last
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Democrats have taken the first steps in challenging the declaration of national emergency by President Donald Trump made Friday in order to circumvent Congress on the construction of the border wall. The Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee released a letter sent to the White House indicating that they have begun an investigation into the constitutionality of
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In a stunning announcement on Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that President Donald Trump would not only sign the controversial budget bill, but that he would declare a national emergency at the same time. The White House confirmed the comments from McConnell in a statement released by White House press secretary Sarah
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) issued a challenge to Beto O’Rourke about his opposition to the construction of a border wall, and the tweet went viral. Crenshaw tweeted the question on the night of a counter-rally that O’Rourke was headlining against the pro-enforcement rally headlined by President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas. “[Beto O’Rourke] should
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Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal (Wash.) said Friday that the United States government should pay reparations to be made to migrant kids who had been separated from their families at the border. Jayapal was speaking to Joy Reid on MSNBC about a contentious interaction she had with acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker over family separations at
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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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