Tag Archives: immigration

Trump: Democrats Have Abandoned Dreamers

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday accused Democrats of abandoning young immigrants after the Senate rejected three separate immigration bills a day earlier. The president’s tweet came a day after senators rejected three proposals that would have resolved the fate of the “Dreamers” — young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Trump, however, refused to back any ...

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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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Trump Warns Of “Last Chance” To Fix DACA

Politico reports: President Donald Trump warned early Tuesday morning that the present round of immigration negotiations over the DACA program “will be our last chance” to reach an agreement on the issue and called for a bipartisan deal. Trump set off negotiations over DACA – an Obama-era program that shields undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Nancy Pelosi Has Been Speaking On DACA For Over 7 Hours, Longest House Speech Since 1909

The Washington Post reports: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took the rare step Wednesday of giving a marathon speech supporting Democrats’ attempts to legalize the status of young immigrant “dreamers,” in a bid to pressure Republicans to act. Pelosi (D-Calif.) began talking shortly after 10 a.m., using her right as minority leader to speak for as long as she wants. ...

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McConnell Unveils Deal To Avert Another Shutdown

The Washington Post reports: Senate leaders have reached an agreement on a two-year budget deal, adding billions of dollars in federal spending. The bipartisan accord would lift statutory budget limits by more than $200 billion, provide tens of billions of dollars in disaster relief funding. Senate leaders unveiled the deal Wednesday after months of negotiations — and after Senate Democrats ...

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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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Trump Junior: My Father Can’t Be Racist, Rappers Have Always Wanted Their Photo Taken With Him [VIDEO]

“You know, it’s amazing – all the rappers, all his African-American friends, from Jesse Jackson to Al Sharpton, have pictures with him their whole life. It was only till he got into politics that all of a sudden, ‘Oh he’s the most terrible human being.’ He wasn’t so terrible a couple years ago when you’re at his events. It wasn’t ...

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Trump: I’d Love To See Another Shutdown [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he supports a government shutdown if Democrats won’t agree to tighten immigration laws, undercutting ongoing bipartisan negotiations on Capitol Hill. The comment, which came during a White House meeting on the violent MS-13 gang, was not well received in the room. Rep. Barbara Comstock, a Virginia Republican who represents a district with ...

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WaPo Blasts Trump’s “Hollow And Divisive” SOTU

From the editorial board of the Washington Post: Have a president’s words ever rung more hollow? In his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Trump spoke of “what kind of nation we are going to be. All of us, together, as one team, one people and one American family.” Yet Mr. Trump could not avoid, even for ...

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Nazi Richard Spencer Hails SOTU Co-Author Stephen Miller For Making Trump More Extreme On Immigration

The SPLC reports: Richard Spencer — a figurehead for the white nationalist “alt-right” — praised Trump’s senior policy advisor Stephen Miller for pushing the president further to the right on immigration. Speaking on his “Alt-Right” podcast on January 24, Spencer stated, “Stephen Miller is singularly responsible for the fact that A: DACA isn’t just some heartwarming bill that he signs ...

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Far-Right GOP Rep. Paul Gosar Asks Capitol Police To Arrest Dreamers At SOTU, Paul Ryan Shoots Him Down

CNN reports: Rep. Paul Gosar said he requested that US Capitol Police arrest undocumented immigrants attending President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. The Arizona Republican, who is known as an immigration hardliner, tweeted his request that police “consider checking identification of all attending the State of the Union address and arresting any illegal aliens in attendance.” ...

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Todd Starnes: Trump Should Order An ICE Raid To Arrest All Dreamers That Democrats Bring To SOTU

Todd Starnes writes for Fox News: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and a number of other Democrats plan to fill the House gallery with illegal aliens when President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address on Tuesday. ABC News reports at least 24 House Democrats plan to bring illegals — the so-called “Dreamers” — to watch the Tuesday ...

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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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Slim Majority Say Trump Is Biased Against Blacks

The Washington Post reports: In November, The Washington Post and our polling partners at ABC News asked Americans if they believed that Trump was biased against black people. Did his words and actions outweigh his repeated assertions that he’s the “least racist person” you’ll ever meet? At that point, 50 percent of Americans said that Trump held a racial bias ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News provides likely topics: DACA deadline: Congress has its eyes set on finding a fix for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients. President Trump ended the program in September 2017 and has since wavered on what should be done about the status of DACA recipients; Andrew McCabe: Mr. Trump reportedly asked then-acting FBI director Andrew McCabe whom he ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Tries To Restart US Government

NBC News reports: The Senate headed toward an uncertain vote Monday as the government shutdown entered Day 3. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a vote for noon on a short-term funding extension that would allow for three more weeks of negotiations on key immigration issues. But the vote’s prospects for passage appeared dim as Democrats openly questioned whether McConnell’s ...

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Trump: Dems Are Powerless With Their Far-Left Base

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump blamed Democratic lawmakers on the third day of the government shutdown for placing noncitizens’ demands over the needs of Americans. The partial government shutdown started midnight Saturday following Republicans and Democrats’ inability to compromise on when they would vote on a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals bill. Democrats wanted DACA legislation included in a ...

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Senate To Hold Another Shutdown Vote At Noon

Reuters reports: Hundreds of thousands of federal workers woke up on Monday with the U.S. government still shut down and the Senate expected to try again to restore federal funding, if only temporarily, and work on resolving a dispute over immigration. Amid uncertainty about whether federal employees should report to work in the morning, senators were set to vote at ...

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