Tag: Immigration

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

Cuomo to Offer Trump a Deal for Access to Global Entry

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is willing to deal with President Trump after his administration denied the state of New York access to the Global Entry program because the state gives drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. According to The Hill: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) will meet with President Trump on Thursday and reportedly offer federal

Trump Admin Releases New Rule to Restrict ‘Birth Tourism’

The Trump administration has released a new rule aimed at restricting what is known as “birth tourism.” According to The Hill: The Trump administration on Thursday formally issued a rule allowing customs officials to deny entry to travelers whom they suspect are headed to the U.S. for the sole purpose of giving birth on American

Trump CONFIRMS his Plan to Expand Travel Ban

President Trump has confirmed reports of his intent to expand the number of countries on the travel ban list. According to The Hill: President Trump on Tuesday confirmed he plans to expand his controversial travel ban that bars citizens of certain countries from entering the United States. Trump told The Wall Street Journal in an interview on the