Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is urging his Democratic opponent, Katie McGinty, to side with the Obama administration on the issue of sanctuary cities.
State lawmakers in California are circulating legislation that would open the door for illegal immigrants to buy health insurance from Covered California, the state’s Obamacare exchange.
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau has been receiving more taxpayer funds even as it expels a few number of illegal immigrants overall, according to statistics published by the Department of Homeland Security showing that 43 percent fewer aliens have been removed from the U.S. from 2012 to 2015.
The number of children apprehended on the U.S. border attempting to immigrate illegally has surged more than 1,200 percent since 2011 and the number of these children crossing the border during 2016 could be another record, according to a newly released government report.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s plan to deport all undocumented immigrants would cost between $400 to $600 billion and take at least 20 years to implement, according to a report from the American Action Forum.
Arrests along the southern border of illegal immigrants rose in February as congressional leaders warn that the United States could face a record-breaking surge of illegal immigrants in 2016, according to statistics issued late Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security.