Immigration

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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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Immigration And MS-13

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump will hold a roundtable discussion on Long Island on illegal immigration and gang violence that the White House is calling a “national call to action for legislative policy changes.” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley says the discussion with law enforcement and local leaders will focus on “immigration loopholes” that he said allows the violent …

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GOP Rep Wants To Crowdfund Trump’s Border Wall

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Diane Black, a Republican running for Tennessee governor, has introduced legislation that would let people and companies donate to the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Her bill would create an account at the Treasury Department to take donations that would be used to fund President Trump’s biggest campaign promise, after Congress failed to give …

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Texas Leads Red States Lawsuit To End DACA

Courthouse News reports: Texas has made good on its promise to target a program that protects some immigrants from deportation, leading a seven-state coalition that claims former President Barack Obama exceeded his authority when he started the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2012. Joined by the attorneys general of fellow Republican-controlled states Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina …

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Pence Hails “Rule Of Law Champion” Joe Arpaio [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Vice President Mike Pence praised Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of contempt of court, as a “tireless champion of…the rule of law” during an event in Arizona on Tuesday. Pence, speaking at a tax policy event in Phoenix, said he was “honored” by the former sheriff’s attendance, and called Arpaio a “great friend of this president and …

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Tucker Carlson: Nobody Wants To Live In London Or Sweden Because Immigrants Haven’t Assimilated

Tucker Carlson: “Look at Great Britain, look at France, look at Sweden, they have massive terror, crime, and disorder problems and cultural assimilation problems for one reason, they imported a bunch of people from a part of the world that doesn’t share their values. Why wouldn’t you – look – you wouldn’t want to live in Sweden now as a …

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Federal Court Rules Trump Must Continue DACA

The Washington Post reports: A D.C. federal judge has delivered the toughest blow yet to Trump administration efforts to end deportation protections for undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers,” ordering the government to continue the Obama-era program and — for the first time — to accept new applicants. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates called the government’s decision to end the …

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Trump Boasts: We’re Sealing The Southern Border

Politico reports: Trump today doubled down on his plan to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help with border security. On Friday, the first wave of troops left Arizona and Texas en route to their deployment. As he has in the past, Trump slammed Democrats for not being tougher on immigration, but his plan to send troops …

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Trump Hails Mexico For Stopping Migrant “Caravan”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday credited Mexico’s “strong immigration laws” with disbanding a so-called “caravan” of Central American migrants before it reached the U.S., saying that a “giant scene” at the southern border was prevented. The president’s tweet comes a day after the organizers of the caravan announced that they would end their journey in Mexico City, instead …

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Trump Proclamation Will Send National Guard To Border

The Washington Post reports: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said President Trump will sign a proclamation Wednesday that will direct her department and the Pentagon to work with states to deploy the National Guard. The National Guard will assist Border Patrol agents by acting in support roles such as with road development and intelligence gathering, according to a person familiar …

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Trump Vows “Strong Action Today” On Immigration

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration would “be taking strong action” on immigration later on Wednesday but gave no other details about any planned steps. Trump’s statement, made in an early morning post on Twitter, comes one day after the president said he would utilize the U.S. military to protect the nation’s southern border with Mexico. The …

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Mexico Government Formally Demands Clarity On Trump’s Plan To Secure Border With Military [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Mexico’s ambassador to the U.S. said Tuesday night that his country has formally asked the Trump administration to clarify the president’s announcement that he is planning to deploy troops along the U.S. southern border. “The Mexican government has formally asked for clarification of the president’s statements, both through the State Department and the Homeland Security Department,” Gerónimo …

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Trump Wants Military To Secure Mexico Border

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built. Speaking at a lunch with Baltic leaders, Trump said he’s been discussing the idea with his Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis. “We’re going to be doing things militarily. Until we can have a wall …

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DOJ Sets Deportation Quotas For Immigration Judges

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Justice Department has notified immigration judges that it will begin evaluating their job performance based on how quickly they close cases, aiming to speed deportation decisions and reduce a lengthy backlog. The new quotas for judges to meet—laid out in a memo sent Friday to immigration judges—follow other directives by the department to expedite …

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