Tag Archives: immigration

Pat Buchanan: The West Is Being Invaded And Colonized By People From Their Own Former Colonies

Notorious racist Pat Buchanan appeared yesterday on Breitbart’s SiriusXM channel to scream about, what else, brown people. Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: “The West itself is being colonized and invaded by folks from its former colonies who are changing the character of Western civilization and frankly who disregard many of the traditions and things that we have built,” ...

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Trump Melts Down Over Sanctuary Cities Ruling

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter after a judge blocked his executive order withholding funds from sanctuary cities if they failed to comply with his immigration demands. A federal judge in San Francisco made the ruling on Tuesday after San Francisco and Santa Clara County asked the courts to intervene, arguing that more than $1 billion ...

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SO MUCH WINNING: Court Blocks Enforcement Of Trump Order To Withhold Funds From Sanctuary Cities

Bloomberg reports: A San Francisco judge barred enforcement of President Donald Trump’s executive order withholding funds from so-called sanctuary cities that fail to comply with federal immigration demands by shielding undocumented immigrants. San Francisco and its Silicon Valley neighbor, Santa Clara County, on Tuesday both won preliminary injunctions blocking the Jan. 25 edict by Trump who declared sanctuary jurisdictions cause ...

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Trump Backs Off Border Wall Funding [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump indicated an openness on Monday to delaying his push to secure funds for his promised border wall with Mexico, potentially eliminating a sticking point as lawmakers worked to avoid a looming shutdown of the federal government. Trump, in a private meeting with conservative media outlets, said he may wait until Republicans begin drafting the ...

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SURE JAN: Trump Vows That Mexico Will Eventually Pay For The Border Wall In Some Form At A Later Date

The Huffington Post reports: Senior White House officials on Sunday urged Democrats not to shut the government down over partial funding for President Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Lost in their appeals, however, was the president’s oft-repeated promise that Mexico would pay for it. Trump vowed that Mexico would pay for a “big, beautiful ...

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AG Jeff Sessions On Trump’s Border Wall: We’re Going To Get It Paid For One Way Or The Other [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Sunday expressed confidence that President Trump’s proposed wall along the country’s southern border would be funded. “We’re going to get it paid for one way or the other,” Sessions said on ABC’s “This Week” when asked if there is any evidence Mexico will pay for the wall. He said he doesn’t expect ...

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Trump Claims DREAMers Should “Rest Easy”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says young immigrants shielded from deportation — often referred to as “dreamers” — should “rest easy” about his immigration policies. In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump says he is “not after the dreamers, we are after the criminals.” He says “that is our policy.” President Barack Obama changed enforcement priorities to ...

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Jeff Sessions Is Amazed That A Judge “Sitting On An Island In The Pacific” Can Block Trump’s Travel Ban

CNN reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions said this week he was amazed that a judge in Hawaii could block President Donald Trump’s executive order halting immigration from several majority Muslim countries. Sessions made the comments in an interview with “The Mark Levin Show” Tuesday evening that was put online Wednesday. “We’ve got cases moving in the very, very liberal Ninth ...

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KARMA: “Mexican” Judge To Hear DREAMer Case

NBC News reports: A federal lawsuit brought by a so-called “Dreamer” deported to Mexico has been assigned to District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel — the jurist famously attacked by then-candidate Donald Trump over his “Mexican heritage” in a separate case involving Trump University. Juan Manuel Montes, 23, filed a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District ...

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Douchebag GOP Rep. Steve King Literally Toasts Border Patrol Over Deportation Of A 23 Year-Old DREAMer

From the Des Moines CBS affiliate: A tweet posted by Rep. Steve King toasting border patrol for a deportation is causing a stir on the internet. The tweet in question says, “First non-valedictorian DREAMer deported. Border Patrol, this one’s for you,” and includes a photograph of a mug full of beer. The tweet refers to the deportation of 23-year-old Juan ...

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TEXAS: 61% Oppose Trump’s Proposed Border Wall

The Hill reports: Sixty-one percent of adult citizens living in Texas oppose President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a poll the nonprofit, nonpartisan Texas Lyceum released Tuesday. Thirty-five percent of Texas citizens in the survey favor constructing Trump’s long-promised barrier, which he says will reduce illegal immigration into the U.S. Pollsters found 50 percent believe Trump ...

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TEXAS: Private Prison Corporation Celebrates $110M ICE Contract After Huge Donation To Pro-Trump PAC

Last year the Justice Department declared that it would no longer contract with private for-profit prisons after widespread reports of corruption and mistreatment of prisoners by the global private prison company GEO Group. Back in February that decision was reversed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the GEO Group donated six figures to a pro-Trump super PAC. Which brings us ...

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ICE Deports Husband Of Vocal Trump Fan [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Helen Beristain voted for Donald Trump even though she is married to an undocumented immigrant. In November, she thought Trump would deport only people with criminal records — people he called “bad hombres” — and that he would leave families intact. “I don’t think ICE is out there to detain anyone and break families, no,” Beristain told CNN ...

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ARIZONA: Phoenix Pride Parade Spirals Into Ugliness After Immigration Activists Block Route [VIDEO]

The Phoenix New Times reports: For a few brief moments this Sunday, activists from Trans Queer Pueblo shut down the Phoenix Pride Parade, unfurling a giant banner that read, “No Justice, No Pride.” As Trans Queer Pueblo explained to New Times on Friday, their message was a simple one: They want Pride to be inclusive and stand up for the ...

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Irish Prime Minister Lectures Trump On Immigration: The Irish Were Once Your “Wretched Refuse” [VIDEO]

This didn’t get enough attention yesterday, mostly thanks to Sean Spicer’s daily meltdown. The Independent reports: Taoiseach Enda Kenny told Mr Trump that he holds the “future of America, and indeed the world, in your hands”. After handing over the traditional bowl of shamrock, he said the US President was taking up a job that “is exceptionally demanding and difficult”. ...

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Three States Sue To Block Latest Muslim Travel Ban

The Hill reports: Democratic attorneys general in three states announced Thursday that they will try to block the Trump administration’s new executive order on travel in court, pushing for the temporary restraining order that halted the first order to remain intact. In early February, U.S. District Court Judge James Robart issued an order blocking the first version of the administration’s ...

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Ben Carson Doubles-Down On “Immigrant” Slaves

The Hill reports: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson doubled-down Monday on his description of slaves as immigrants, arguing that the label fits anyone who comes into a country from the outside – even “involuntary immigrants.” “I think people need to actually look up the word immigrant,” Carson said. “Whether you’re voluntary or involuntary, if you come from the ...

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Gold Star Dad Khizr Khan Cancels Toronto Speech After Being Told His Travel Rights Are Under Review

The Week reports: Gold Star father Khizr Khan has canceled an upcoming speech in Toronto after being told that his “travel privileges are being reviewed,” CTV’s Rosa Hwang reports. Khan and his wife were born in Pakistan, but Khizr has been an American citizen for more than 30 years. The Khans famously accused President Trump of having “sacrificed nothing and ...

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Trump Signs Revised Muslim Travel Ban

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order on Monday banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the United States but removing Iraq from the list, after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the courts. The new order, which the White House said Trump had signed, keeps a 90-day ban on travel to the United ...

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Trump To Sign new Muslim Travel Ban Tomorrow

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is expected to sign on Monday a new executive order on his controversial travel ban at the Department of Homeland Security, according to senior government officials familiar with the matter. It is unclear how significant the changes to the current order will be or whether the White House will continue a court fight over its ...

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