Immigration

Trump: I Will “Sign Something” On Migrant Families

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled that he plans to sign an executive action designed to keep families together during detention on the U.S.-Mexico border. “I’ll be signing something in a little while that’s going to do that,” he told reporters during an event at the White House, after saying he wanted families to be kept together. “I’ll …

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REPORT: White House Considers “Executive Action” That Would Allow Migrant Children To Stay With Their Parents

Fox News reports: The White House is considering executive action to allow children to stay with parents caught crossing the border illegally, Fox News has learned — a step that could avoid the family separations that have triggered a national outcry and political crisis for Republicans. The action under consideration would allow children to stay in detention with parents for …

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Vanessa Trump: I’m Sending My Kids To Summer Camp

Marinara heiress Vanessa Trump, the estranged wife of Donald Trump Jr., just bragged on Twitter about sending her five children to “summer camp.” Her tweet is being bombarded with replies that call her “tone deaf” and accuse her of deliberating trolling liberals who are upset about her (for the moment) father-in-law’s policy of holding migrant children in cages. Several high-profile …

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Lewandowski Mocks Report Of Migrant Child With Down Syndrome Being Detained: “Womp, Womp” [VIDEO]

Human being impersonator and Trump ballwasher Corey Lewandowski tonight ridiculed the report of a 10-year old migrant girl with Down Syndrome who has been separated from her parents. As Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas related the story, Lewandowski rolled his eyes and interrupted with a mocking, “Womp, womp.” Petkanas, unsurprisingly, erupted in outrage and repeatedly shouted, “How dare you? How very …

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US House Hispanic Caucus Members Shout At Trump: Mr. President, Don’t You Have Any Kids? [VIDEO]

In his second in-person heckling of the day, Trump was just screamed at by members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus as he left a meeting with GOP House members. Shouted comments included, “Mr. President, don’t you have kids?” and “How is this in the bible?” Rep. Juan Vargas shouted, “We won’t go away! Quit separating the kids, they’re separating the …

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POLL: 67% Oppose Separating Migrant Families

ABC News reports: Sixty-seven percent of Americans call it unacceptable to separate children from parents who’ve been caught trying to enter the U.S. illegally. Much of this is driven by large percentages of Democrats (90 percent) and independents (66 percent) who find it unacceptable, while Republicans are more divided overall, with 39 percent calling it unacceptable, and one in five …

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Sessions: It’s An “Exaggeration” To Compare Us To Nazis, They Were Trying To Keep Jews From Leaving

The Huffington Post reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions rejected claims that the Justice Department’s new zero-tolerance immigration policy echoed Nazi Germany because concentration camps “were trying to keep Jews from leaving.” Sessions spoke with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Monday and defended his agency amid a growing outcry over family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border under the new DOJ policy. …

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Sobbing Children Mocked By Border Patrol Agent As They Cry For Their Parents At Texas Detention Facility

The New York Times reports: “Mami!” the children’s voices cry out, between sobs. “Papá!” A recording of immigrant children calling out desperately for their parents after being separated from them by United States immigration authorities was released on Monday by the investigative news site ProPublica. The recording, nearly eight minutes in length, added disturbing and intimate notes to the debate …

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Fox Analyst Andrew Napolitano: Trump Is Using Migrant Children As Bargaining Chips, This Is Child Abuse

“I think the administration is motivated by the president’s skills at negotiating. And I think he’s trying to use children to turn up the heat on the negotiations. In my opinion, it is child abuse to separate children from their parents unless it’s necessary to save a human life. That’s not the case here. There’s a federal statute that says …

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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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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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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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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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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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ACLU Sues Over 2020 Census Citizenship Question

The Associated Press reports: Civil rights lawyers sued the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday to try to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Manhattan federal court lawsuit on behalf of immigrants’ rights groups says racial animus was behind a recent announcement that the census will include a citizenship question for the first time since …

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Trump Blames Dems For Breakup Of Migrant Families, A Policy That Was Endorsed By His Own Attorney General

The Week reports: The president’s critique of the practice of breaking up migrant families at the border is a complete reversal of his administration’s previous stance. “If you are smuggling a child then we will prosecute you, and that child will be separated from you as required by law,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this month. “If you don’t …

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REPORT: Trump Made Stephen Miller And Jared Kushner Laugh With Made Up Names Of Hispanic Criminals

The Washington Post reports: The night before Trump delivered his first speech to Congress in February 2017, he huddled with Jared Kushner and [Stephen] Miller in the Oval Office to talk immigration. The president reluctantly agreed with suggestions he strike a gentler tone on immigration in the speech. Trump reminded them the crowds loved his rhetoric on immigrants along the …

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MANHATTAN: Aaron Schlossberg Demands Escort From Courthouse After Fellow Lawyers “Harass” Him

The New York Post reports: The Manhattan lawyer who was caught on video spewing racist remarks at Spanish-speaking workers threw a tantrum in the halls of justice Wednesday and accused other attorneys of “harassing” him. Aaron Schlossberg’s meltdown came in an eighth-floor hallway in Manhattan civil court, where he was singled out for his embarrassing tirade last Tuesday that’s since …

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