Category: Politics

Trump Revs Up the Battle Over Immigration

The heart of the proposal is a turnaround on who the United States accepts as legal immigrants, putting a greater emphasis on merit-based immigration. Democrats are proposing open-borders, lower wages, and frankly, lawless chaos. We are proposing an immigration plan…
Ann Coulter Slams Trump’s Immigration Plan

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter, who is known for her hard-line immigration stances, slammed President Trump’s new immigration proposal in a series of tweets on Thursday.  “NO WALL. KEEPS SAME MASSIVE LEVELS OF LEGAL IMMIGRATION. And this is the rube-bait campaign document, not even a…
Trump Unveils New (likely doomed) Immigration Plan

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump announced a broad plan to reform border security and legal immigration during a speech on Thursday afternoon, calling for changes that would favor young, educated immigrants instead of those with family ties to the US.Yet even as Trump…
Stephen Miller Planned Mass Arrests of Immigrant Parents and Kids

The ouster of former Department of Homeland Security head Kirstjen Nielsen, who was reportedly considered a “soft-on-the-border Bushy” by Donald Trump’s more hardline advisers, was essentially a power grab by Stephen Miller, who now has free rein to shape the department in his image. And on Tuesday, The Washington…
Does Kushner’s Immigration Plan Stand a Chance?

Washington (CNN)Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. Kushner’s immigration plan Jared Kushner helped push a criminal justice reform bill through Congress…
The Unlawful Ambitions of Donald Trump’s Immigration Policy

In February of 2018, Francis Cissna, the director of Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.C.I.S.), announced that he was changing the agency’s mission statement. It would no longer make reference to “America’s promise as a nation of immigrants,” Cissna said. Instead,…