Tag Archives: immigration

Sen. Tim Kaine: This Is The “Real Trump Hotel”

Glorious Leader will be ever so pissed: Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) on Monday shared photos of a child detention facility in Texas that he called “the real Trump Hotel.” The photos shared by the former Democratic vice-presidential nominee show young undocumented immigrants in cages on Sunday at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in McAllen, Texas. Kaine’s tweet came ...

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Kamala Harris Demands Resignation Of DHS Secretary

Via press release from Sen. Kamala Harris: “The government should be in the business of keeping families together, not tearing them apart. And the government should have a commitment to transparency and accountability. Under Secretary Nielsen’s tenure, the Department of Homeland Security has a track record of neither. As a result, she must resign. “During her time as the manager ...

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Trump Blames Dems For Ineffective “Boarder” Security

CNN reports: President Trump has again weighed in on the mounting outrage over his administration’s practice of separating children from their families at the southern border, by tweeting about children being “used by some of the worst criminals on earth” to enter the US. Trump has falsely blamed Democrats for his administration’s actions, and said they could put a stop ...

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White House: We’re Not Separating Families [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: In a truly stunning show of outright lying Monday morning, White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley told Fox & Friends that the claim the Trump administration is separating children from their families at the border is “completely false.” “Do you think that the message from the media is correct, that your administration is separating parents, moms and ...

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Homeland Security Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen: We Don’t Have A Policy Of Separating Families At The Border

The New York Daily News reports: The nation’s homeland security chief insisted Sunday that immigrant children are not being separated from their parents at the border — despite the Trump administration defending its policy and eyewitness accounts of government-snatched boys and girls being held in cages at a private detention center in Texas. “We do not have a policy of ...

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Laura Bush Blasts Trump’s “Immoral” Migrant Policy

From Laura Bush’s op-ed from the Washington Post: I live in a border state. I appreciate the need to enforce and protect our international boundaries, but this zero-tolerance policy is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart. Our government should not be in the business of warehousing children in converted box stores or making plans to place them ...

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Melania’s Spox: The First Lady Hates Seeing Families Separated, But We Need To Be A Country Of Laws

The Hill reports: First lady Melania Trump appeared to express disapproval on Sunday with her husband’s administration’s policy of separating migrant families who cross the U.S.–Mexico border illegally. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform. She believes we need to be ...

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Breitbart: Migrant Children Have A Higher Standard Of Living In Custody Than Millions Of Poor US Children

Via Breitbart: Migrant children who cross into the United States either alone or with adults have a higher standard of living once they are put into federal care than the more than 13 million American children who are living in poverty across the country. In Fiscal Year 2017, the federal government referred nearly 41,000 unaccompanied minor border crossers to the ...

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Conway: As A Catholic Mother With A Conscience, I Can Say Nobody Likes Separating Migrant Families [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that “nobody likes” the separation of migrant children from their parents at the nation’s southern border but took issue with the idea that the Trump administration is using the children to force Democrats to the table on border security. “As a mother, as a Catholic, as somebody who has ...

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Bannon: Trump Doesn’t Need To Justify Separating Migrant Families, The Law Has Zero Tolerance [VIDEO]

“It’s zero tolerance. I don’t think you have to justify it. We have a crisis on the Southern border but the elites in the city want to manage situations to bad outcomes. And Donald Trump is not going to do that, he’s just not going to kick the can down the road. He went to a zero tolerance policy. It ...

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ICE Tells Bus Riders They Must Be US Citizens To Board

Raw Story reports: A bus driver for Concord Coach Lines was filmed falsely telling passengers lined up to board that they must be U.S. citizens to ride the bus. The ACLU of New Hampshire posted this video to Facebook of the driver in Concord, Maine, along with federal ICE agents intimidating passengers. In the video, passengers wisely refuse to answer ...

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COLUMBUS: Mike Pence Speech Repeatedly Disrupted By Immigration And LGBT Rights Activists [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Vice President Mike Pence came to Columbus Friday for a speech on the Republican tax reforms but was repeatedly heckled by protesters in the crowd. The event was part of a victory lap tour for the White House organized by America First Policies, a group created by allies of President Trump to promote his agenda. The speech ...

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Trump Lies Yet Again About Nonexistent Law

Buzzfeed reports: There is no law that determines children must be taken away from their parents when they cross the border. Crossing the border illegally is a federal misdemeanor, and recrossing illegally is a felony, but there is no law mandating the separation of families that cross the border illegally. Instead, the increase in family separation, which has seen hundreds ...

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TEXAS: HHS To Build Tent City For Migrant Children

NBC News reports: The Trump administration has selected Tornillo, Texas, for the construction of tents to house the overflow of immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new “zero tolerance” policy, according to three sources familiar with the decision. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will erect a “tent city,” full of ...

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New Joe Manchin Ad: I Wanted Mexico To Pay For The Wall But They’re Not, So I Voted With Trump [VIDEO]

“Pat Morrisey, Mitch McConnell, and the Washington establishment have started attacking me. It’s disappointing. It’s not true and that’s why Washington sucks. Hey, I wanted Mexico to pay for the wall. But they’re not. So we need to do it ourselves. We do need a wall. We’re gonna do what it takes to secure our country. I voted to fund ...

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White House Accuses Reporter Of Wanting “More TV Time” For Asking About Treatment Of Migrant Children

Mediaite reports: CNN contributor Brian Karem yelled at White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders during a briefing about the practice of separating immigrant children from their families as a deterrent. “Don’t you have any empathy? Come on, Sarah. You’re a parent. Don’t you have any empathy for what these people are going through?” he pressed, his voice raised. “They have ...

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Franklin Graham Slams Trump’s “Disgraceful” Policy Of “Ripping Apart” Migrant Families At The Border [VIDEO]

“First of all, I think it’s disgraceful. It’s terrible to see families ripped apart and I don’t support that one bit. And I blame the politicians for the last 20, 30 years that have allowed this to escalate to the point where it is today. We are a country of laws; laws need to be obeyed, no question about that. ...

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal Blasts Sessions For Ending Asylum: The Blood Of Refugees Is On Your Hands

“Once again, an administration that claims to be tough on crime is actually just tough on crime victims. Today’s shameful decision by the Attorney General slams the door in the face of women fleeing brutal violence, LGBT refugees fleeing persecution, and thousands of others seeking safety in the United States. America is better than this, but apparently Attorney General Jeff ...

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TEXAS: Ted Cruz Defends Separating Migrant Families

The Dallas News reports: Sen. Ted Cruz defended the Trump administration’s policy of separating parents from children when they’re caught crossing the border illegally, saying that while such cases can be tragic, it’s “inevitable” when people violate U.S. law. “There’s actually a court order that prevents keeping the kids with the parents when you put the parents in jail. So ...

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REPORT: Immigration Firm To Make Tens Of Millions After Referral From Trump Attorney Michael Cohen

Yet another tentacle in the Trump corruption syndicate: AT&T and drug giant Novartis got nothing but bad publicity when they asked Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen for help with business, but a Florida immigration firm that tapped him appears to have gotten nearly everything it wanted. When Nicholas Mastroianni II hooked up with Cohen last year, his business was ...

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