Trump Transgender and Immigration Policies Meet Legal Defeat

The Trump administration has suffered twin legal defeats on its immigration and transgender policies. A California judge permanently blocked a presidential order to cut funding from US cities that refuse to co-operate with immigration officials. And a Maryland judge blocked…
Trump Facing Tug-Of-War Over Daca And Immigration Fate Of Dreamers

Some 800,000 so-called “Dreamers” may be threatened by a decision to be made by President Trump on Tuesday when he determines whether to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. The program, which was introduced by the Obama…
How Democrats Gave Us Trump’s Immigration Nightmare

America’s anti-immigrant, enforcement-first framework has been decades in the making. Can Democrats undo it? If you were to choose just one issue that best captured the awfulness of Donald Trump, it would probably be immigration. In the summer of 2015,…
Trump-Endorsed Immigration Bill Would Save Taxpayers Trillions

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump endorsed the RAISE (Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment) Act introduced by Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and David Perdue, R-Ga., a bill to reform the merit-based immigration system and limit low-skill immigration. Low-skill immigration…
Job One at Homeland Security Under Trump: Immigration

WASHINGTON — When President Trump addressed employees of the Department of Homeland Security, just five days after being sworn in, he essentially had one issue on his mind: cracking down on illegal immigration. Absent from the speech was any mention…
Immigration Reform Means Different Things to Clinton, Trump

U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both said they will make changes to the country’s immigration system, but what they actually intend to do is not certain. Trump has pledged strict immigration enforcement, mass deportations, mandatory E-Verify…