Immigration

Trump Boasts: We’re Sealing The Southern Border

Politico reports: Trump today doubled down on his plan to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help with border security. On Friday, the first wave of troops left Arizona and Texas en route to their deployment. As he has in the past, Trump slammed Democrats for not being tougher on immigration, but his plan to send troops ...

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Trump Hails Mexico For Stopping Migrant “Caravan”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday credited Mexico’s “strong immigration laws” with disbanding a so-called “caravan” of Central American migrants before it reached the U.S., saying that a “giant scene” at the southern border was prevented. The president’s tweet comes a day after the organizers of the caravan announced that they would end their journey in Mexico City, instead ...

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Trump Proclamation Will Send National Guard To Border

The Washington Post reports: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said President Trump will sign a proclamation Wednesday that will direct her department and the Pentagon to work with states to deploy the National Guard. The National Guard will assist Border Patrol agents by acting in support roles such as with road development and intelligence gathering, according to a person familiar ...

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Trump Vows “Strong Action Today” On Immigration

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration would “be taking strong action” on immigration later on Wednesday but gave no other details about any planned steps. Trump’s statement, made in an early morning post on Twitter, comes one day after the president said he would utilize the U.S. military to protect the nation’s southern border with Mexico. The ...

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Mexico Government Formally Demands Clarity On Trump’s Plan To Secure Border With Military [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Mexico’s ambassador to the U.S. said Tuesday night that his country has formally asked the Trump administration to clarify the president’s announcement that he is planning to deploy troops along the U.S. southern border. “The Mexican government has formally asked for clarification of the president’s statements, both through the State Department and the Homeland Security Department,” Gerónimo ...

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Trump Wants Military To Secure Mexico Border

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built. Speaking at a lunch with Baltic leaders, Trump said he’s been discussing the idea with his Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis. “We’re going to be doing things militarily. Until we can have a wall ...

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DOJ Sets Deportation Quotas For Immigration Judges

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Justice Department has notified immigration judges that it will begin evaluating their job performance based on how quickly they close cases, aiming to speed deportation decisions and reduce a lengthy backlog. The new quotas for judges to meet—laid out in a memo sent Friday to immigration judges—follow other directives by the department to expedite ...

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Trump: DACA Is Dead Because Of The Democrats

The Hill reports: President Trump early Monday once again called on Congress to pass legislation to protect the U.S.-Mexico border and pressed Mexico to stop “caravans” of individuals trying to enter the United States. The latest tweets from the president come one day after Trump also referenced “caravans” of people entering the United States. The Sunday tweet followed a segment ...

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FLORIDA: Man Rants About Immigrants On Way To Celebrate Jesus With Immigrant Wife He Cheated On

The Palm Beach Post reports: People gathered outside Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach just before service started. Many showed up to attend the 11 a.m. service in hopes to see Donald Trump. The first lady wore a sleeveless, red print dress. Tiffany wore a light rise color shift. Th.e president wore his customary suit, white shirt and red tie. The altar ...

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Trump: Mexico Is Laughing At Our Immigration Laws

CNN reports: President Donald Trump again called for an end to the filibuster and said there will be no deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA. This isn’t the first time Trump has called for a change to Senate rules by invoking the “nuclear option,” which would permit a simple majority to move ...

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Romney Boasts That He’s To The Right Of Trump On Immigration, Says Dreamers Don’t Deserve Citizenship

The Huffington Post reports: Utah Senate candidate Mitt Romney said Monday that he’s more of a hardliner on immigration than President Donald Trump, citing his opposition to citizenship for Dreamers, the undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. “I’m also more of a hawk on immigration than even the president,” he told a crowd of supporters during ...

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California Sues Feds Over Census Citizenship Question

The Washington Post reports: The state of California sued the Trump administration Monday night, arguing that the decision to add a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census violates the U.S. Constitution. The state’s attorney general acted just after the Commerce Department announced the change in a late-night release. The suit is just the start of what is likely to ...

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SCOTUS Swats Down Arizona’s DACA Challenge

Reuters reports:  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday required Arizona to continue to provide driver’s licenses to the so-called Dreamers immigrants and refused to hear the state’s challenge to an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of young adults brought into the country illegally as children. The case centered on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created ...

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DETROIT: Fake Irish Pub Turns Away Irish Customers In St. Patrick’s Day Lesson On Immigration [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: The bouncer who called Irish people “lazy” and “lower-class citizens” last weekend at the door of a pub on the bustling parade route of Detroit’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade ignited more than a few tempers. But he wasn’t trying to spark a fight — just make people think. It was all part of an experiment to raise ...

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SCOTUS Snubs Trump, Leaves DACA In Place For Now

USA Today reports: The Supreme Court refused Monday to review a federal judge’s order that the Trump administration continue a program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. The denial leaves in place the popular DACA program, which has protected some 690,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation and enabled them to get work permits. The program had faced ...

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White House Vows To Veto Senate DACA Plan

Reuters reports: The White House rejected on Thursday a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young “Dreamer” immigrants and tighten border security, saying it would weaken enforcement of current law and produce a flood of illegal immigration. Ahead of expected Senate votes, the White House said advisers would recommend that President Donald Trump veto the plan to protect from deportation ...

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CHAIN MIGRATION: White House Refuses To Clarify Immigration Status Of Melania Trump’s Parents

The Hill reports: The White House is refusing to say the immigration status of first lady Melania Trump’s parents. “I don’t comment on her parents, as they live private lives and are not part of the administration,” said Stephanie Grisham, spokeswoman for the first lady. The Post listed a number of options, including that the first lady’s parents are in ...

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Second Court Blocks Trump From Ending DACA

Reuters reports: A second U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children from deportation. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, cannot end in March as planned, a victory for state attorneys general ...

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Ken Cuccinelli To Ana Navarro During DACA Debate: I’m Sick Of Hearing Your Shrill Voice In My Ears [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) told Republican strategist Ana Navarro that he was tired of hearing her “shrill voice” during a contentious panel segment regarding immigration policy on “CNN Tonight” late Tuesday. “We’ve defamed General Kelly here in this segment. He started off by saying ‘Maybe some people might have been afraid to sign up ...

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Breitbart: Amnesty Plan Will Bring Self-Impeachment

This week Breitbart began labeling Trump as “Amnesty Don” over his administration’s latest immigration proposals. This afternoon they go further: The open-ended amnesty offer by Donald Trump’s top deputies to the Democrats combines political incompetence, malpractice, greed, betrayal, and self-mutilation, say Trump’s friends and supporters. “It electrifies the Democratic base and dispirits your own Republican base, and that is the ...

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