The Department of Justice said Tuesday that President Obama will asked the Supreme Court to weigh in on his controversial immigration executive actions that would allow as many as 5 million illegal immigrants to remained in the United States.
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that President Obama cannot move forward with his executive actions on immigration that would allow up to 5 million illegal immigrants to remain in the United States.
Immigration policy administered by the federal government will increase the population at seven times the normal rate, according to a chart from the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest.
Arrests of unaccompanied immigrant children and families made by the U.S. Border Patrol at the southern border with Mexico in August increased 52 percent over the same month in 2014, a fact that the White House labeled “concerning.”
Republicans get asked about immigration all the time, mostly to get their reactions to something Donald Trump said, but not always. Democrats hardly ever get asked about immigration, and when they do it’s always to get their reaction to something a Republican said (in response to an actual question about immigration).
Immigration is a controversial issue, and far more complex than the media coverage would have you believe. For example: “Should there be a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants?” is not the only question that requires an answer in the debate over immigration reform. If reporters really wanted to, they could force Democrats to weigh in on some of the more contentious (and severely under-covered) aspects of the immigration debate, by asking questions like…
A lawmaker in Huntington Park, California, has prompted outrage in the community after tapping two illegal immigrants to serve as commissioners on city advisory boards.
The Obama White House on Thursday threatened to veto legislation that would cut off federal funding from state and local governments providing sanctuary to illegal immigrants.
The Obama administration is moving forward with plans to expand a waiver program that will allow additional illegal aliens to remain in the country rather than apply for legal status from abroad.