Category: Politics

Upstate Reps Say Immigration Reform Must Consider Agriculture Industry

Congressional leaders are once again considering immigration reform, and some upstate representatives want to make sure they take farmers into consideration. President Donald Trump and Democratic lawmakers have alluded to a potential deal that would boost border security and provide…
Why More Germans are Anti-Trump Than Anti-Immigration

BERLIN — After Donald Trump was elected U.S. president largely because of his anti-immigration message, Germany’s ruling party feared a similar backlash here following its admission of 1 million migrants fleeing war and poverty since 2015. It turns out there…
DACA Immigrants With Health Insurance Worry About What’s Next

BOSTON, Mass. — Young immigrants with DACA status who have been able to get health insurance are worried about what happens next if the program is indeed eliminated, as the Trump administration announced. For those with serious or chronic conditions,…
How to End the Immigration Wars

THE decision by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and to defer instead to Congress for a solution to the problem threw a wild card onto a congressional agenda that was already packed. But…
Ex-President Carter: Give Trump Credit on Forcing Immigration Debate

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday expressed optimism that President Donald Trump might break a legislative logjam with his six-month deadline for Congress to address the immigration status of 800,000-plus U.S. residents who were brought to the country illegally as…
Immigration’s Sudden Re-Emergence Scrambles Republican Agenda

WASHINGTON — Republican leaders had muscled through their failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, punted on the perennial brinkmanship over the debt ceiling and finally reached the one issue that all of the party’s factions wanted to be on,…
Trump’s Immigration Talks With Democrats Attract Cautious Support

President Trump’s effort to strike an immigration deal with Democrats attracted cautious support from lawmakers of both parties Thursday even as it prompted a swift backlash from scattered conservatives and an attempt by irritated Republican leaders to reassert their authority.…