Category: Politics

For Departing Ryan, a Legacy-Making Opportunity on Immigration

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) isn’t running for reelection. Before he goes gently into the good Wisconsin night, however, this year the speaker can make one more legacy-defining move – one consistent with his 20-year commitment to fostering economic growth…
Trump Says May Tie Mexican Immigration Control to NAFTA

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA trade deal on Monday, even as ministers from Canada, the United States and Mexico readied a fresh push to finalize…
Families Fear Future After Dozens Arrested in Immigration Raids

OMAHA, Neb. — Federal homeland security agents arrested 27 Mexican men suspected of being in the country illegally, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said. The operation happened Thursday in “multiple locations around Omaha,” ICE spokesperson Shawn Neudauer said in…
Successful Immigration Program to End April 30

By all accounts, the Legal Orientation Program (LOP) has been a smashing success for the federal government. The program — which provides rudimentary legal guidance to people facing deportation — saves taxpayer money, speeds the court process, and has been…
Trump’s Travel Ban Faces U.S. Supreme Court Showdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The first big showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court over President Donald Trump’s immigration policies is set for Wednesday when the justices hear a challenge to the lawfulness of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority…
A Pershing Square Art Project Takes on Immigration

DTLA – In 2018, it’s safe to say that no symbol better represents the ever-changing conversation over immigration in the United States than a wall. That’s why longtime Downtown artist Lilli Muller opted to utilize the symbol as the focal…
Daca Dreamers: Trump Vents Anger On Immigrant Programme

US President Donald Trump has reasserted his opposition to legalising the status of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. He declared on Twitter that Republicans should “go to Nuclear Option to pass tough…