According to administration officials, the State Department is moving to prohibit babies born to foreign tourists from gaining U.S. citizenship. The measure is aimed at stopping pregnant women from arriving in the U.S. to deliver a baby and, therefore, have enough of a legal tie to live in America.
According to acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, building an effective border wall has been a bipartisan issue for 20 years.
The Trump administration is set to divert billions of dollars to further construction of the president’s border wall. According to documents obtained by The Washington Post, the White House is planning to reappropriate $7.2 billion for wall construction. This includes $3.5 billion from anti-drug trafficking programs and $3.7 billion from military construction projects.
Governor Greg Abbott is saying the state of Texas will not accept any more refugees. On Friday, Abbott said Congress has left the ‘Lone Star State’ to deal with what he called “disproportionate migration issues” created by a broken immigration system.
From border wall construction to better cooperation with other countries on the issues of illegal immigration, President Trump has delivered big wins on his promise to secure the border. One America’s Eddie McCoven takes a look back at the year regarding border security.
The latest spending bill is set to give the military of Afghanistan three times more money than the construction of America’s southern border wall. One America’s Pearson Sharp explains how US tax dollars to Afghanistan are often wasted by corrupt officials as well.
California lawmakers recently announced funding to clean up pollution coming from the Tijuana River after securing millions of dollars for the project. One America’s Jacob Miller explains.