A new Justice Department policy announced last week bars sanctuary cities such as Democratic National Convention host city Philadelphia from receiving millions of dollars worth of federal law enforcement grants, putting further pressure on Pennsylvania Democrats to abandon the policy that critics say impedes federal immigration officials.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt President Barack Obama a harsh defeat, splitting 4-4 over his plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation and give them work permits, leaving intact a lower-court ruling blocking the plan.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is hoping that residents of the city who fear Donald Trump’s rhetoric and policy proposals will flock to the polls this November and support giving voting rights to illegal immigrants.
The White House is turning to Hollywood to broadcast its immigration platform, distributing a social media script for A-list stars to publicize among their followers
The Obama administration is failing to adequately screen and track nearly 10 million foreign immigrants who were let into the country on visas last year, according to a congressional member of the House Judiciary Committee, who disclosed to the Washington Free Beacon that there is “tremendous pressure” on federal authorities to green light these visas despite the inability to fully vet foreigners.
A dark money group that blends environmentalism, population control advocacy, and anti-immigrant sentiment is running attack ads against House Speaker Paul Ryan in the Wisconsin Republican’s district.