Cornyn Says Democrats Hold Spending Bill Hostage on Immigration

GOP Senator John Cornyn of Texas accused Democrats of holding “hostage” any agreement on a spending bill to prevent a government shutdown until they get assurances that young undocumented immigrants will be shielded from deportation. Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican…
A Counterproductive Approach to a Broken Immigration System

The decision by the Department of Homeland Security not to renew Temporary Protected Status, for almost 200,000 migrants from El Salvador is President Trump’s latest attempt to restrict both legal and illegal immigration. This comes on the heels of the…
The Immigration Right Deal for the Dreamers — and The Nation

Here’s what immigration reformers are up against. Back in September, President Trump rescinded Barack Obama’s executive order creating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and very sensibly sent it back to Congress to come up with a more encompassing immigration…
What’s at Stake as Lawmakers Work out Immigration Deal

With seven working days until a government shutdown, immigration remains a key factor in negotiations over a spending deal. Enter President Donald Trump, who is taking a more-active-than-usual role in bringing Democrats and Republicans to the table to work out…
Because of Bhutan, Akron Immigration Centers Will Survive Trump

Through sound management and luck of the draw, Summit County’s two refugee resettlement agencies are likely to survive President Donald Trump’s crackdown on legal immigration, for now. Trump has declared that America will take no more than 45,000 refugees this…
US Democrats, Republicans Trade Barbs in Tense Immigration Talks

Washington: Months of bipartisan negotiations in the US Senate over the fate of young, undocumented immigrants known as ‘Dreamers’ turned angry on Friday, with the lead Democratic negotiator blasting the White House for making “hardline anti-immigrant” demands. President Donald Trump…

Spending on immigration lobbying held steady in the second quarter of 2017 and remained markedly up from the previous year, according to Bloomberg Government data. Lobbying data reveals that spending in the second quarter was $12 million, up from $10.1…