House Speaker Paul Ryan (R, Wis.) laid out the goals of two proposed immigration reform bills, Kate’s Law and the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, in a video released Thursday featuring Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R.,Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday night that it intends to continue the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, which protects illegal immigrants who came to the United States as small children from deportation.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) introduced the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act on Tuesday, intending to cover the cost of the southern border wall by seizing more than $14 billion in drug proceeds from infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has doubled the number of arrests for undocumented immigrants without criminal records, and immigration arrests have risen by 32.6 percent under the Trump administration.
Liberal journalists on Twitter falsely accused Attorney General Jeff Sessions of calling illegal immigrants “filth” in a speech he delivered on the Mexican border Tuesday.
The California Senate passed Senate Bill 54 on Monday, barring state and local law enforcement agencies from using their resources to help federal immigration authorities.
The Department of Homeland Security added the entire states of California and Connecticut to its list of U.S. jurisdictions that hinder cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in detaining illegal immigrants.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly indicated on Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s immigration policies led to a five-year low in illegal, southern border crossings.