Illinois Senator Dick Durbin may be sabotaging a bipartisan immigration bill merely to hurt Republicans. The bill in the Senate would eliminate the cap on the number of immigrants who come from certain countries, which would incentivize high-skilled immigration.
President Trump’s new refugee caps are now in full effect. One America’s Emerald Robinson sat down with Ken Cuccinelli to discuss the new rules and has this report from Washington.
The Senate has voted to block the President Trump’s national emergency declaration over the nation’s southern border — yet again. In a 54-to-41 vote Wednesday, the Senate approved a resolution to terminate the declaration, which was used to shift $3.6 billion in Pentagon funds to build a border wall.
The Defense Department has finalized contracts to build new sections of the border wall in New Mexico, Arizona, and California.
Homeland Security just sent some 42,000 migrants back to Mexico as they set up dozens of tent courts near the border to work through the backlog of immigrants seeking asylum in America.
The White House has said progress has been made to limit illegal immigration, but more work still needs to be done. Vice President Mike Pence met with Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary Tuesday to discuss the progress Mexico has made to help the U.S. in reducing illegal immigration.
Customs and Border Protection officials recently released their total enforcement actions from the start of the 2019 fiscal year through August 31st.
Congress is poised to consider a slew of hot topic legislation as they return to the nation’s capitol, following a six week recess. Lawmakers will begin talks on an array of issues, including gun control, spending and trade.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirmed six of the seven people charged with the recent stabbing of a 21-year-old in Maryland are MS-13 members who have been living in the U.S. illegally.