The Senate returned to square one on immigration Thursday afternoon, rejecting three proposed plans to resolve the plight of recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and address the future of America’s immigration system.
74 percent of those arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in FY2017 had past criminal convictions, according to a new analysis from the Pew Research Center.
Despite opposition from the Department of Justice and a number of Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans, the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (SRCA) passed a crucial committee vote 16 to five on Thursday, with only Republicans dissenting.
Five major opioid manufacturers paid a combined $9 million over five years to groups that deemphasized the dangerous risks of opioid prescription, according to a new report released Monday by the ranking minority member’s office of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday officially backed an immigration reform proposal put forward by a number of Senate immigration hawks, including Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), which is designed to mirror the immigration priorities the White House issued last month.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) told reporters Wednesday that he could see himself supporting President Donald Trump’s four-pillar immigration plan, which is slated to be considered in bill form on the Senate floor.
An increase in the number of policemen, driven by an Obama-era boost in federal funding, led to drops in violent and property crime, including a reduction of one murder per every 11 police officers, a new paper argues.
The opioid crisis has cost more than a trillion dollars since 2001, a new analysis finds, and may incur an additional 500 million dollars in costs over the next three years.
Seven Republican senators are set to introduce a bill Monday night that would implement the White House’s immigration plan, trading amnesty of 1.8 million illegal immigrants for border security, an end to the diversity visa lottery, and reforms to chain migration.
After declining precipitously since 2009, arrests made by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) rose 30 percent in the first full year of President Donald Trump’s administration, an analysis released Thursday by the Pew Research Center revealed.