President Trump says his support among Latino voters is rising

Politics 06/20/19, 21:07

President Donald Trump asserted that his policies to stop illegal immigration are helping his standing with Latino voters, and taking credit for uniting families who were separated at the border. Trump made the statements in a sometimes combative interview airing Thursday on the Spanish-language network Telemundo. Trump said Hispanics want toughness at ...

White House cuts aid for Central American countries as promised

U.S. 06/18/19, 19:31

U.S. aid totaling $450 million, initially set aside for Central American countries, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala was officially cut off on June 17, as President Donald J. Trump had vowed to do. President Trump had told reporters back in March, “I’ve ended payments to Guatemala, to Honduras, and to El ...

New shelter for thousands of migrant children opens in Texas

U.S. 06/07/19, 16:48

The federal government has found a suitable short-term solution to house migrant children in Texas as more and more migrants flood the U.S. immigration system. A new emergency facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, has been built and will be opening soon to specifically house underage migrant youth. The complex once ...

ICE Director: Migrant families not exempt from deportation

U.S. 06/06/19, 10:00

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) new acting director has let it be known that migrant families are not off limits when it comes to being deported. ICE’s acting Director Mark Morgan, said the agency will continue to prioritize the deportation of criminals and those with criminal histories, but families are not ...

Seven Republicans voted for illegal immigration amnesty

Politics 06/05/19, 03:00

Seven Republicans on Tuesday, June 4, jumped from the party line and voted to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants with House Democrats. The Americans Dream and Promise Act of 2019, which would grant amnesty to more than 2 million illegal immigrants, passed on a near party line 237-187 vote, according to ...

Trump says Mexico tariffs ‘likely,’ Mexico predicts a deal

Politics 06/04/19, 09:50

President Donald Trump said he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a long-running dispute over illegal immigration, while Mexican officials predicted an agreement to avoid the penalties would be reached during upcoming negotiations. Trump said Tuesday that the parties would try to work something out, but continued ...

Update: Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect

Politics 06/04/19, 08:56

The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, center, departs a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, Tuesday, ...

2020 hopeful Jay Inslee calls for pathway to citizenship

2022 Campaign 05/31/19, 22:19

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is calling for a pathway to citizenship for people in the country illegally and raising refugee limits to historic levels. Those ideas are part of wide-ranging immigration proposals the Washington governor unveiled Friday. The plan involves dramatic reversals of President Donald Trump's hardline approach to legal ...

Update: Trump says Mexico taking advantage of US laws

Politics 05/31/19, 10:30

The Latest on President Trump's decision to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports (all times local): 10:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says Mexico has been taking advantage of the United States for decades because of ineffective U.S. immigration laws. FILE- In this April 9, 2019, file photo, trucks wait to cross the border ...

NM mayor gives private border wall cease-and-desist order

U.S. 05/30/19, 09:14

The mayor of a New Mexico city issued a cease-and-desist order to private contractors who have built a half-mile of border wall fencing between the U.S. state of New Mexico and Mexico. The mayor of Sunland Park, New Mexico said the company didn’t have the proper permits to build the wall ...

New temporary shelters for unprecedented numbers of illegal immigrants

U.S. 05/20/19, 18:04

The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency raised two temporary steel-framed shelters to take on the unprecedented number of illegal immigrant families and children arriving at the southwest U.S. border in El Paso, Texas. Temporary migrant shelters have been up since May 4 due to at least a 400 percent increase ...

Upsurge of Illegal immigrants opting for ‘self-deportation’ over jail

U.S. 05/13/19, 15:04

The number of illegal immigrants who have applied for voluntary departure, also known as self-deportation, has soared since the election of President Donald Trump, according to a report by The Marshall Project.   The Project’s data shows that self-deportations increased by 50 percent in 2017, and then doubled that number in ...

Guatemalan official says migrants seek jobs not asylum in US

U.S. 05/13/19, 11:45

Apprehensions at the southern U.S. border have officially already reached over 504,300 this year. Meanwhile, a Guatemalan official admits migrants are not fleeing to America for safety reasons. President Donald Trump and his administration have said various times over the last year that in large part, Mexican, Central, and South American ...

Keeping fake illegal immigrant families together

Opinion 05/09/19, 20:36

Who remembers the hysterical sound and fury of open borders leftists last summer over President Donald Trump’s detention and enforcement policies at our besieged southern border? Remember the #FamiliesBelongTogether, #WhereAreTheChildren, #AbolishICE, and #MeltICE hashtags? Remember the “Trump Child Abuse,” “Free the Children,” “Save the Children,” and “AMERICANS DON’T USE CHILDREN AS PAWNS” ...

Judge rules asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for immigration hearings

U.S. 05/08/19, 10:23

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on May 7 ruled that the Trump administration can make asylum-seekers wait temporarily in Mexico for immigration court hearings. The court reversed a decision by a San Francisco judge that would have prevented asylum-seekers from being returned to Mexico during the legal challenge phase ...

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