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.
Customs and Border Protection officials recently released their total enforcement actions from the start of the 2019 fiscal year through August 31st.
The White House unveiled a groundbreaking new regulation that would update the Flores ruling. This week also marks developments in ending the U.S. birthright citizenship system. Chanel Rion has more from the White House.
Immigration continues to be one of the most important issues for Americans, and a recent poll confirms that most people want presidential candidates who support tighter immigration laws. One America’s Neil W. McCabe spoke to an immigration expert for more details.
As Congress continues its August recess, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is headed to Guatemala with the so-called “squad.” One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.