Tag: Immigration

Trump’s New Executive Order Looks to Address US Agencies Use of Foreign Workers

President Trump signed an executive order on Monday that looks to limit the number of foreign workers used by United States agencies. According to The Hill: President Trump on Monday signed an executive order aimed at blocking U.S. agencies from outsourcing jobs to foreign workers, a move partly sparked by outrage among some conservatives over outsourcing plans from

Harvard and MIT File Suit Against the Trump Administration Over Visas

The Trump administration is being sued by top institutions Harvard and MIT over the administration’s decision to strip students of their visas if the institutions move entirely to online classes. According to The Hill: Harvard and MIT filed a lawsuit on Wednesday that seeks to prevent the Trump administration from stripping foreign students of visas

Supreme Court Upholds DACA

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision upheld DACA dealing a major blow to President Trump. According to The Hill: The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday to block the Trump administration from ending an Obama-era program that shields nearly 700,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation, upending a key feature of President Trump’s immigration agenda. In a

Trump Looks to Ban Green Cards for 60 Days

President Trump is looking to ban green cards for 60 days in an effort to protect the country from the virus and to protect American workers who are facing record unemployment. According to The Hill: President Trump is seizing on the coronavirus pandemic to engineer an immigration ban that he’s sought for years, framing it as

Trump Admin Includes Unaccompanied Minors in Border Closure

The Trump administration has included unaccompanied minors in the border closure order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This allows for the immediate deportation of unaccompanied minors who have unlawfully entered the U.S. According to The Daily Caller: Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed that underage minors who unlawfully enter the United States without any

Immigration Group Sue Trump Admin Over Refusal to Close Immigration Courts

Immigration groups have filed suit against the Trump administration over the administration’s decision to not close immigration courts during the pandemic response. According to The Hill: Immigration groups are suing the Trump administration over its refusal to close immigration courts during the coronavirus public health crisis. In a lawsuit filed on Monday, the groups said that the

Trump Announces Deployment of 160 Troops to Southern Border

President Trump will deploy over 150 troops to the Southern Border following a ruling invalidating the administrations “remain in Mexico” policy along with some other court rulings. According to The Hill: The Trump administration will deploy 160 active-duty soldiers to two cities adjacent to the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Friday said it would

Ninth Circuit Blocks Trump Admin’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Immigration Policy

A federal court has blocked a controversial asylum policy from the Trump administration. The administration had required all asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while their asylum claims were adjudicated. According to The Hill: A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration’s “remain in Mexico” plan for asylum-seekers to stay in the country

Trump Announces Admin Will Begin Withholding Funds From Sanctuary Cities

President Trump has announced that his administration will begin withholding funds from sanctuary cities following a court decision that ruled in favor of them doing so. According to The Hill: President Trump on Thursday said his administration will begin withholding funding from self-described sanctuary cities after a federal court ruled last week that it could do