Tag Archives: immigration

Trump Warns Congress On DACA

The Hill reports: President Trump told Congress to “get ready to do your job” on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a tweet on Tuesday just before an expected announcement that he is eliminating DACA. The Justice Department said late Monday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will make an announcement on Tuesday about the Obama-era program, which temporarily ...

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Trump To End DACA With Six Month Delay

Politico reports: President Donald Trump has decided to end the Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children, according to two sources familiar with his thinking. Senior White House aides huddled Sunday afternoon to discuss the rollout of a decision likely to ignite a political firestorm — and fulfill one of the ...

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White House Press Secretary Contradicts Trump, Says Final DACA Decision Will Come On Tuesday [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday afternoon that President Donald Trump would announce his decision concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) on Tuesday, Sept. 5 — the deadline that 10 Republican attorneys general set for Trump before they promised to sue the government to end the program. Earlier Friday, Trump said he would announce ...

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US Senate Frontrunner Roy Moore: What Is DACA?

The Hill reports: The frontrunner in Alabama’s Republican Senate primary Roy Moore said he did not know what the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is, during a radio interview. Moore was asked by host Dale Jackson on WVNN about President Trump potentially ending the Obama-era program, in which nearly 800,000 people brought to the U.S. illegally as children ...

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Paul Ryan Bucks Trump On Scrapping DACA

CNN report: House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday gave a major boost to legislative efforts to preserve protections for young undocumented immigrants — and urged President Donald Trump to not tear up the program. Responding to a question about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, on his hometown radio station WCLO in Janesville, Wisconsin, Ryan said Congress was working ...

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Kris Kobach: Yes, I’m On Breitbart’s Payroll

The Kansas City Star reports: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is now a regular columnist on the far-right news site run by President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist. Kobach, a candidate for Kansas governor who is running on a platform of combating illegal immigration, published his first article for Breitbart.com in June — a piece that tied refugees to ...

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Trump To Announce End To Obama’s DACA Program

Fox News reports: The fate of DACA looms as the border wall debate heats up. President Trump is expected to announce plans to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which had halted the deportation of certain young illegal immigrants, a senior administration official told Fox News. The announcement could come as early as Friday. Trump promised to ...

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Trump’s Pardon Of Joe Arpaio Faces Legal Challenge

The Washington Post reports: Protect Democracy, an activist group seeking to thwart Trump’s violations of legal norms, and a group of lawyers have sent a letter to Raymond N. Hulser and John Dixon Keller of the Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division of the Justice Department, arguing that the pardon goes beyond constitutional limits. In their letter obtained by Right Turn, ...

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Joe Arpaio Would Really Like You To Stop Calling Him “Racist” Because That Characterization Is “Distressing”

According to tweet posted late this afternoon by the Arizona Republic – the state’s largest newspaper – Joe Arpaio’s legal team intends to put out a plea calling on the media to stop calling him a racist because “he’s been distressed by characterization.” Take it away, Daily Kos: “Distressed,” like getting shackled to a bed during childbirth “distressed”? “Distressed” like ...

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Trump Might Pardon Racist Birther Joe Arpaio

Well of course: President Trump told Fox News he is “seriously considering” a pardon for Joe Arpaio, the controversial former sheriff of Maricopa Country, Ariz. Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt last month after he was ordered to stop racially profiling Latinos in his Maricopa County office. “I am seriously considering a pardon for Sheriff Arpaio,” Trump told Fox ...

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“Nazi Ship” Breaks Down In Mediterranean On Mission To Thwart NGO Rescues Of Immigrants [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Volunteers on a German refugee rescue ship have been deployed to help a vessel chartered by far-right activists that became stranded in the Central Mediterranean. Sea-Eye said Italian officials told their crew that the C-Star, operated by an anti-immigration group calling itself Defend Europe, had suffered a mechanical failure and could not manoeuvre. A spokesperson for Sea-Eye, ...

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Dem House Rep. Judy Chu: Nevertheless She Persisted

PERFECT: The first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress clapped back at a top White House aide’s defense of legislation aimed at curbing legal immigration on Wednesday. Stephen Miller, a policy aide to President Trump, was responding to a CNN reporter quoting lines about “huddled masses yearning to breathe free” from the poem “The New Colossus,” which is found on the ...

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Stephen Miller: The Statue Of Liberty’s Welcome To Immigrants “Doesn’t Matter” As It Was “Added Later”

Heavy.com reports: During the White House press briefing this afternoon, White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller had a contentious exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta, calling one of his statements “outrageous,” “ignorant,” “insulting,” and “foolish.” Miller took the podium to discuss President Trump announcing his support for the Raise Act, which would reduce the rate of legal immigration in the United ...

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Ann Coulter Says “Hallelujah” After White Supremacist Leader Celebrates Trump’s Racist “Speak English” Bill

With an exultant “Hallelujah!” this afternoon Ann Coulter joined white supremacist leader Jared Taylor in celebrating Trump’s endorsement of the GOP’s “speak English” immigration bill. Some background on Taylor via his Wikipedia entry: Taylor is an American white nationalist and white supremacist. He is the founder and editor of American Renaissance, a magazine often described as a white supremacist publication. ...

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Trump Endorses “Speak English” Immigration Bill

Mic.com reports: On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced support for new legislation that would seek to curtail legal immigration to the United States by imposing a skills-based system that would prioritize immigrants based on current work-force needs. If passed, the plan would reduce the number of immigrants the U.S. will allow into the country. Trump said the legislation — known ...

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Nazi Leader: We’re “Actively Volunteering” For ICE

Portland’s Fox affiliate reports: The self-proclaimed unit leader of Oregon’s National Socialist Movement, a known white supremacist group, is speaking openly about the state of their movement in the Pacific Northwest. Kynan Dutton agreed to sit down with FOX 12 to discuss public perception of the NSM. He believes people should not be afraid of members in their group. “We ...

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Leads Ten-State Coalition With Lawsuit Threat Over Obama-Era Immigration Reform

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and officials from nine other states on Friday urged the Trump administration to end an Obama-era program that’s allowed hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants to live and work in the country without fear of being deported. In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Paxton urged the White House ...

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Trump Claims Victory In SCOTUS Travel Ban Ruling

Via White House press release: Today’s unanimous Supreme Court decision is a clear victory for our national security. It allows the travel suspension for the six terror-prone countries and the refugee suspension to become largely effective. As President, I cannot allow people into our country who want to do us harm. I want people who can love the United States ...

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INFIGHTING IS FUN: Ann Coulter Rages Against Trump In Border Wall Meltdown About His “Daily Melodrama”

The Week reports: Ann Coulter’s frustration with President Trump reached a breaking point Friday, following news that the Trump administration is keeping in place an Obama-era policy allowing immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, known as “DREAMers” (after the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act), to remain in the United States. “This daily Trump melodrama is ...

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Ninth Circuit Court Affirms Block On Travel Ban

The New York Times reports: A second federal appeals court on Monday ruled against President Trump’s revised travel ban. The decision, from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, was the latest in a string of court rulings rejecting the administration’s efforts to limit travel from several predominantly Muslim countries. The administration has already ...

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