All posts tagged "immigration"

  • Sen. Dick Durbin Confirms: Trump ‘Said These Hateful Things Repeatedly’

    President Donald Trump this morning tweeted out a denial over reports that he called the Caribbean nation of Haiti and African nations in general “shithole countries,” saying that the comments were “made up by Dems.” Never said...

    • Posted January 12, 2018
  • Doubts Linger Over Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Denial

    UPDATE: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), who sat in on the meeting with Donald Trump where he allegedly called certain non-white nations “shithole” countries, confirms that the president did indeed use that term, contradicting Trump’s denial earlier on...

    • Posted January 12, 2018
  • In Meeting With Lawmakers, Trump Decries Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

    President Donald Trump’s racist attitudes toward immigrants from non-white countries was on full display for lawmakers in a closed-door meeting on Thursday. Trump, joining with members of Congress who were hoping to broker a bipartisan immigration deal,...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Is Bipartisan Immigration Deal Imminent?

    Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) says that a bipartisan Senate panel is close to a deal on framework for a bill that will protect young immigrants known as Dreamers from being deported. According to CNBC, however, other lawmakers...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Fox’s Tucker Carlson Wonders Why Trump Ever Ran For Office

    Straying from his typically unwavering support for the president, Fox’s Tucker Carlson is questioning why Donald Trump ever ran for office in the first place. On Tuesday Carlson took the POTUS to task for his recent promise...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
  • Motel 6 Sued For Giving Guest Lists To Immigration Officers

    Motel 6 is back in the news, and it isn’t for its l0w-cost rooms or quirky radio commercials. The budget hotel chain now finds itself on the business end of a lawsuit from the Washington State attorney...

    • Posted January 4, 2018
  • Cuomo Pushes Back Against Trump With 18 Immigrant Pardons

    It appears as though President Donald Trump isn’t the only one not afraid to use the pardon power to send a political message. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued pardons to 18 immigrants convicted of low-level offenses...

    • Posted December 28, 2017
  • 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