Category: Politics

UCP Leader Lays out Strategy to Overhaul Immigration if Elected

UCP Leader Jason Kenney announced a new plan on Monday to reduce immigration backlog and attract entrepreneurial immigrants to smaller communities in Alberta. “As we work to get Alberta’s economy back on track, we need to use the power of…
Iowa Businesses Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

DES MOINES, Iowa — Advertisement Dozens of Iowa businesses are pushing for new comprehensive immigration reform. Business leaders gathered at the Statehouse this morning to announce the Iowa Compact on Immigration, recognizing the positive impact immigrants have on Iowa’s economy.…
Worker Visas in Doubt as Trump Immigration Crackdown Widens

NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants with specialized skills are being denied work visas or seeing applications get caught up in lengthy bureaucratic tangles under federal changes that some consider a contradiction to President Donald Trump’s promise of a continued pathway…
Politics Hampers Action on Immigration

SANTA FE, N.M. — Here we go again. Politics is more important than the American people. The real problem of protecting our borders, our citizens, the illegals that are in our county and the ones wanting to enter our country…
Is Trump Changing His Policy On High-Skilled Immigration?

During his State of the Union address, on February 5, 2019, Donald Trump declared, “I want people to come into our country in the largest numbers ever, but they have to come in legally.” The remarks and those that followed the…
Theodore Roosevelt Targets Japanese Immigration, Feb. 20, 1907

On this day in 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt reached a “gentlemen’s agreement” with representatives of the Empire of Japan aimed at reducing tensions between Washington and Tokyo by curbing Japanese immigration to the United States. Under the informal deal, Washington…
Immigration, Rail Funding and Lawsuits: Why California and Trump are at War

The Trump administration’s plans to pull millions in federal funding from California’s high-speed rail project is just the latest in the ongoing antagonism between the president and the state that stands on the opposite end of his party’s ideological spectrum. Governor Gavin…