By Dustin Volz
President Trump is threatening to impose tough new economic sanctions on countries which refuse to accept deportees or crack down on drug smugglers. The President made the remarks at a meeting with top DHS officials Friday, at a Customs and Border Protection Round table in Sterling, Virginia. There, he was briefed by authorities as to which countries are the worst offenders, when it comes to handling removal cases. Officials signaled out several African and Asian nations, including China.
U.S. officials say young immigrants who illegally cross over into the country are being relocated to their destination of choice by commercial flights paid for by taxpayers. Officials with the Department of Homeland Security told Judicial Watch last week that young migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are given taxpayer-funded escorts to their desired location.
The Homeland Security secretary rejected accusations that President Trump used derogatory language during last week’s immigration policy meeting.
The House passes a cyber security bill aimed to increase oversight on the Department of Homeland Security.
El Salvador is protesting the possible deportation of 200,000 Salvadoran migrants living in the U.S.
Homeland Security is set to terminate of the Temporary Protected Status for Salvadoran migrants. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen ruled out short-term TPS extensions for roughly 200,000 Salvadorans.
Kaspersky Lab is suing the U.S. government for banning its products on federal agencies computers. The Russian-based software company is alleging the Department of Homeland Security hurt their reputation while basing its ban on news reports rather than evidenc
A report released by the Department of Homeland Security finds up to 70 percent of immigrants enter the U.S. through chain migration. One America’s Kristian Rouz has more on the controversial policy.