Immigration

Rashida Tlaib Tells Supporters ‘Don’t Wait for This Congress To Act’ on ICE, ‘Shut ’em Down’

Rashida Tlaib Tells Supporters ‘Don’t Wait for This Congress To Act’ on ICE, ‘Shut ’em Down’

Politics WJ Wire Alex Wong / Getty ImagesMichigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, pictured in a file photo from February, used a speech over the weekend to call for action outside Congress to close Immigration and Customs ...
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AG Barr Just Dealt a Major Blow to ‘Catch and Release’ with New Interpretation of Immigration and Nationality Act

AG Barr Just Dealt a Major Blow to ‘Catch and Release’ with New Interpretation of Immigration and Nationality Act

The longstanding “catch-and-release” system for detaining and then releasing migrants who enter America illegally is being threatened after a new ruling issued by Attorney General William Barr. Currently, migrants who say they face persecution in ...
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Report: RNC To Spend Big Bucks Attacking Democrats on Immigration Proposals

Report: RNC To Spend Big Bucks Attacking Democrats on Immigration Proposals

The Republican National Committee will spend six figures on advertisement criticizing Democrats for their proposals on how to fix the immigration system, according to internal information obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. The advertisements ...
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Report: After Favorable Ruling, Trump Is Preparing To Return Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Report: After Favorable Ruling, Trump Is Preparing To Return Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Politics US News WJ Wire (John Moore / Getty Images)Police arresting illegal immigrants (John Moore / Getty Images) By Grace CarrPublished April 16, 2019 at 8:25amModified April 17, 2019 at 12:44pm The Trump administration is ...
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Trump and Cher Agree: If California Can’t Care for Its Own, They Shouldn’t Be Bringing in Migrants

Trump and Cher Agree: If California Can’t Care for Its Own, They Shouldn’t Be Bringing in Migrants

President Donald Trump celebrated that he “finally” agreed with Cher after the iconic singer argued that California should not be taking in more migrants, when it cannot care for its own citizens. “I Understand Helping ...
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2020 Hopeful Wants To ‘Attack Climate Change’ To Solve Immigration Crisis

2020 Hopeful Wants To ‘Attack Climate Change’ To Solve Immigration Crisis

Politics WJ Wire Charlie Neibergall / AP2020 Democratic presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee arrives at city hall to tour flood damage, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Hamburg, Iowa. (Charlie Neibergall / AP) By Michael ...
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Sarah Sanders Says Sending Migrants to Sanctuary Cities Is Not Trump’s ‘Top Choice’

Sarah Sanders Says Sending Migrants to Sanctuary Cities Is Not Trump’s ‘Top Choice’

WJ Wire Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesWhite House press secretary talks to reporters outside the White House on April 4. In an interview with ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, Sanders said the idea of sending ...
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Bernie Sanders Sneaks In Funding for Illegal Immigrants with Medicare for All Plan

Bernie Sanders Sneaks In Funding for Illegal Immigrants with Medicare for All Plan

After much talk, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders finally revealed his “Medicare for All” legislation Wednesday on Capitol Hill. Having introduced numerous unsuccessful single-payer healthcare bills in the past, Sanders took an even more ambitious angle ...
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ICE Acting Director To Step Down from Post by End of the Week

ICE Acting Director To Step Down from Post by End of the Week

Politics WJ Wire Steve Helber / APIn this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, acting ICE director Ron Vitiello gestures during an interview in Richmond, Va. The White House has pulled the nomination of longtime border official ...
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Grassley Attacks Trump Administration for White House Turnover

Grassley Attacks Trump Administration for White House Turnover

Politics WJ Wire Mark Wilson / Getty ImagesIowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is interviewed by the media after the Senate's March 14 vote against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration about illegal immigration on the southern ...
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Trump Reportedly Preparing New Executive Orders To Clamp Down on Illegal Immigration

Trump Reportedly Preparing New Executive Orders To Clamp Down on Illegal Immigration

US News WJ Wire Alex Wong / Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump speaks with the media Wednesday in the Oval Office during a visit by Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh Al-Sisi. Trump is reportedly considering new executive orders ...
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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Admin from Forcing Asylum Seekers To Await Court Date in Mexico

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Admin from Forcing Asylum Seekers To Await Court Date in Mexico

WJ Wire President Donald Trump walks after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Washington. Trump is returning from a trip to California and Nevada ...
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California Law Backfires, Illegal Immigrant Detention Camp Could Now Expand

California Law Backfires, Illegal Immigrant Detention Camp Could Now Expand

For nearly eight years, a desert community has joined with a private prison company and federal officials to run California’s largest immigration detention facility. Now, the city of Adelanto is backing out of its contract ...
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Guatemalan Migrant Recruiter Admits ‘It’s Never Been Easier’ To Get Illegals into United States

Guatemalan Migrant Recruiter Admits ‘It’s Never Been Easier’ To Get Illegals into United States

US News WJ Wire mikeledray / ShutterstockBorder Patrol agents confer in a November 2018 file photo in San Ysidro, California. Immigration officials are being overwhelmed by huge numbers of migrants from Central America who believe ...
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Mitt Romney Discusses ‘Dramatic Shift’ Fueling Immigration Crisis

Mitt Romney Discusses ‘Dramatic Shift’ Fueling Immigration Crisis

WJ Wire Rick Bowmer / APU.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks with reporters after visiting with local officials to discuss how the four-week partial government shutdown is impacting an area with several major federal employers, ...
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California Leads the Way as 20 States Make Their Move Against Trump’s Border Wall

California Leads the Way as 20 States Make Their Move Against Trump’s Border Wall

Politics Scott Olson / Getty ImagesA barrier with concertina wire at its base is pictured at the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico, California, in January. President Donald Trump visited Calexico on Friday for an update on ...
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Trump Goes to California To Give Big Update on Border Wall: ‘400 Miles Will Cover It’

Trump Goes to California To Give Big Update on Border Wall: ‘400 Miles Will Cover It’

President Donald Trump was upbeat Friday as he traveled to California to look at part of the wall being constructed along America’s border with Mexico. Trump participated in a roundtable discussion on border security at ...
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Democrats Continue Their Attack on Border Wall by Suing President Trump

Democrats Continue Their Attack on Border Wall by Suing President Trump

Democratic leaders voted to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration, a move they hope will block the billions in funding he’s accessed for border wall construction. “The President’s sham emergency declaration and ...
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ICE Arrests Hundreds in Biggest Workplace Immigration Raid in a Decade

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Biggest Workplace Immigration Raid in a Decade

Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent a strong message to employers who hire illegal immigrants with a Wednesday raid on a Texas company that netted more than 280 people working in the U.S. illegally. The raid ...
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Prominent Catholic Cardinal Blasts Those Using the Bible To Promote Mass Migration

Prominent Catholic Cardinal Blasts Those Using the Bible To Promote Mass Migration

Christians should not bow down to the false altar of mass migration, particularly when it comes to importing non-Christians into Christian nations, a top cardinal in the Catholic Church said last week. “It is a ...
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Shut ‘er Down, Mr. President

Shut ‘er Down, Mr. President

Unless the Mexican government takes substantive action to address the immigration crisis on the southern border, President Donald Trump should follow through on his national emergency declaration and suspension of direct aid to three Central ...
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California Sen. Kamala Harris in a file photo from March.

Kamala Harris Spearheads Bill To Let ‘Dreamers’ Work in Congress

Politics WJ Wire Ethan Miller / Getty ImagesCalifornia Sen. and Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris, pictured in a filed photo from early March, is preparing to introduce a bill that would allow illegal aliens to ...
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Border Patrol Van

Trump Administration To Expand Program That Sends Asylum Seekers Back to Mexico

Culture WJ Wire Paul Ratje / AFP / Getty ImagesA group of about 30 Brazilian migrants, who had just crossed the border, get into a US Border Patrol van, taking them off the property of ...
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President Donald Trump in the White House.

Trump Reportedly Mulls ‘Immigration Czar’ as Border Shutdown Looms

Politics US News WJ Wire Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump in the White House. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) By Jason HopkinsPublished April 1, 2019 at 3:52pmModified April 2, 2019 at 12:55pm The ...
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DHS Rolls Out All-Hands Approach, Redeploying Thousands of Officers to Border

DHS Rolls Out All-Hands Approach, Redeploying Thousands of Officers to Border

Hundreds and perhaps up to 2,000 Customs and Border Protection personnel are being ordered to the southern border to deal with the country’s unprecedented illegal immigration crisis, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced ...
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Avocados on a table.

Widespread Media Reports Say Avocado Shortage Imminent if Southern Border Is Shutdown

US News WJ Wire Natiliya Arzamasova / ShutterstockImports of avocados are one of the agricultural areas that could be drastically affected if President Donald Trump carries through on a threat to close the U.S.-Mexico border ...
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Kirstjen Nielsen

Kirstjen Nielsen Warns That Border Crisis Is Getting Worse Every Day

Politics WJ Wire Alex Edelman / AFP / Getty ImagesUS Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen listens as US President Donald Trump addresses a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House following ...
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President Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., on March 28, 2019.

Trump Admin. To Quadruple Number of Asylum Seekers Sent Back to Other Side Of Border

Politics US News WJ Wire Paul Sancya / APPresident Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., on March 28, 2019. (Paul Sancya / AP) By Jason HopkinsPublished March 31, 2019 at 9:28amModified ...
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Trump Follows Through on Warning, Cuts Off Aid to 3 Central American Countries

Trump Follows Through on Warning, Cuts Off Aid to 3 Central American Countries

The State Department announced on Saturday that it was cutting off aid to the Central American countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, home to the thousands of immigrants attempting to reach the U.S. illegally ...
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Person crosses the street near the border between the US and Mexico

Officials Aim To Quadruple Asylum Seekers Sent Back Over the Border

WJ Wire Gerald Herbert / APA person crosses the street at a U.S Mexico border crossing in El Paso, Texas, Friday, March 29, 2019. Threatening drastic action against Mexico, President Donald Trump declared on Friday ...
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Person crosses the street near the border between the US and Mexico

Officials Aim To Quadruple Asylum Seekers Sent Back Over the Border

WJ Wire Gerald Herbert / APA person crosses the street at a U.S Mexico border crossing in El Paso, Texas, Friday, March 29, 2019. Threatening drastic action against Mexico, President Donald Trump declared on Friday ...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, March 29, 2019.

Trump Abruptly Cuts Direct Aid to 3 Central American Countries

Politics US News WJ Wire Manuel Balce Ceneta / APPresident Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, March 29, 2019. (Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP) By ...
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