Tag: Immigration

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Key Trump Immigration Cases

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two key immigration cases involving President Trump’s policies. One involved the asylum policy of “remain in Mexico” and the other involved funding for the border wall. According to Fox News: One case involves the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” asylum policy, and the other deals with funding for

Trump Admin to Tackle New Immigration Reforms

The Trump administration is working to impose new reforms on immigration. According to The Hill: The Trump administration is set to publish additional immigration reforms on Tuesday aimed at making it more difficult for skilled foreign workers to acquire visas. The changes are the latest effort by the Trump administration in recent months to crack

Trump Proposes Capping Refugee Admissions at Historic Low

President Trump has proposed reducing refugee admissions for 2021 by 3,000 which would move the total to 15,000, a historic low. According to The Hill: President Trump is proposing that only 15,000 refugees be allowed to resettle in the U.S. in the next fiscal year, marking an historic low of admission for some of the world’s

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