Category: Politics

Trump administration weighs allowing no refugees into US next year

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration floated the possibility of admitting zero refugees next year during a recent meeting with officials from the Department of Homeland Security, State Department, the Pentagon and other agencies, according to sources familiar with the meeting. A…
Trump says he’s eager to meet with Schumer on immigration

President Donald Trump on Sunday night said he “will set up a meeting ASAP“ with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on immigration. The president wrote in a two-part tweet that he was happy the New York Democrat had visited the…
Trump Administration Ends Asylum Protections For Most Migrants

The Trump administration announced a fundamental change to the United States’ immigration rules on Monday, ending asylum protections for virtually all immigrants seeking asylum at the U.S. southern border. Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, joined Boston…
Why Trump’s Immigration Bonds Proposal Won’t Work

The United States is — by far — one of the most heavily visited countries in the world. In 2018, nearly 80 million people visited the U.S., pumping over $1 trillion into its economy. Most business travelers and tourists are…
Trump Team Pitches New Immigration Plan Amid Furor Over Border

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner pitched President Donald Trump’s Cabinet members Tuesday on a 600-page immigration proposal that he and some congressional Republicans are urging their colleagues to consider before Congress leaves Washington for its monthlong August recess, according…
‘Squad’ rips Trump over ‘go back’ tweets, immigration and racism

The four freshman congresswomen targeted by President Trump in a series of tweets and comments saying they should leave the country if they don’t like it retaliated Monday by decrying the commander-in-chief’s hardline border policies and history of racial controversies.…