All posts tagged "immigration"

  • Acting DHS Chief Elaine Duke consoles victims of Hurricane Harvey.
    Acting DHS Chief To Quit, Cites WH Pressure

    According to a report from the Washington Post, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke has informed the Trump administration that she plans to resign once the President nominates someone to take over her post. Kelly was named acting...

    • Posted November 10, 2017
  • Why It’s Unsettling That Trump Is Blaming Chuck Schumer For Terrorism

    President Donald Trump wasted no time in blaming a Democratic senator for the tragedy in New York yesterday. A terrorist citizen who originally immigrated from Uzbekistan used a rental truck to kill eight people on a New...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
  • ICE agents think this little girl is a threat.
    ICE Detains 10 Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy After Surgery

    Just when you think this administration can’t sink any lower, stories like this one about ICE hit the news waves. The New York Times reports that customs agents detained 10-year-old Rosamaria Hernandez on Wednesday shortly after she underwent...

    • Posted October 26, 2017
  • Poll: US Partisan Political Divide Grows

    A new Pew Research Center poll finds America more divided into blue and red camps than ever before over the last 23 years. And the divergence between Democrats and Republicans (including those who lean towards one party...

    • Posted October 7, 2017
  • Stephen Miller
    Will Trump Let Miller Write Immigration Policy?

    According to a new report from Politico, it appears President Trump may be handing top aide Stephen Miller the keys to the administration’s new immigration policy, which is sure to be bad news for anyone who thought...

    • Posted October 7, 2017
  • WH Plans to Scale Back Refugees
    White House Announces New Cap for Refugees

    The White House says it is slashing the annual cap of refugee admissions to 45,000, the lowest number since the United States began the refugee admissions program 42 years ago. That number is down from 50,000 last...

    • Posted September 30, 2017
  • California will try to stop the wall.
    California Sues to Stop Border Wall Construction

    California state officials say they are filing a lawsuit to prevent Donald Trump from implementing his plan to build an expansive border wall between the United States and Mexico. The state’s Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, made the...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • Dreamers will help the American economy.
    Dreamers are Good for the Economy, Says Study

    The radical right is falling all over itself to kick Dreamers out of the country, but research from the Center for American Progress shows that passing a clean DREAM Act to let them stay would have a...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • Motel 6
    Reps Want Answers from ICE on Motel 6 Arrangement

    Reps. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) sent a letter to Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan on Friday asking for an explanation as to why ICE against were working with two Motel...

    • Posted September 17, 2017
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan forming DACA group.
    Ryan Forming DACA Committee — Without Dems

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is reportedly working on putting together a “working group” of House members to begin crafting a legislative fix for Dreamers whose work permits will expire in a little less than six months....

    • Posted September 16, 2017