Category: Politics

Donald Trump’s Hardline Immigration Policies Face Court Challenges

DONALD TRUMP launched his presidential campaign four summers ago by raising fears of criminals, drug dealers and “rapists” entering America “from all over South and Latin America”. Since inauguration day, cracking down on immigration has been one of Mr Trump’s…
USCIS Chief Cuccinelli Blames Paul Ryan for Immigration Inaction

The Trump administration’s top official for legal immigration said Thursday that former Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is responsible for congressional inaction on immigration reform. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) acting Director Ken Cuccinelli blamed Ryan for not ensuring passage…
Kearns’ Immigrant Lawsuit Attracting National Interest

It’s no secret the nation is watching Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns’ legal fight against driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. Fox News. The New York Times. The Wall Street Journal. They all ran stories about Kearns’ federal lawsuit against…
North Carolina Governor Quickly Vetoes Immigration Bill

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday vetoed legislation requiring North Carolina sheriffs to recognize requests by federal immigration agents to hold jail inmates believed to be in the country illegally, calling the bill unconstitutional and politically motivated. The veto came…
The Immigration Pincer Squeezes Trump From The Left and The Right

Donald Trump has a problem heading toward his reelection campaign: immigration. He is being pressured on this issue from two sides. From the right, his signature campaign promise to build a wall between the United States and Mexico amounts to…
Hill Talks Homeless, Immigration

LANCASTER — With a rapid-fire but controlled cadence throughout, Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) engaged several hundred constituents gathered Sunday afternoon at Eastside High School’s auditorium to discuss a multitude of hot topics such as homeless, immigration raids and climate…
Rep. Ayanna Pressley On Gun Control, Immigration Reform

EAST BOSTON (CBS) — Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, D-7th, threw her support Friday behind Project Bread, a program aiming to end hunger among Boston’s youth. “They’re able to come here and get a free meal and it’s healthy,” the freshman congresswoman…