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Rashida Tlaib Calls for Hunger Strikes to ‘Shut Down ICE’

VIDEO: 'There are people that are using hunger strike...and I plan to'

Rashida TlaibRep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) urged her supporters to join her in a hunger strike to push for action to "shut down" U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), arguing the radical push to abolish ICE can't be achieved by Congress.

As Trump Threatens to Close Border, CBP Surges Agents

Nielsen orders accelerated deployment of 750 new officers

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen responded Monday to the surging immigration crisis at the southwestern border, ordering a stepped-up deployment of hundreds of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers.

Trump Just Declared a National Emergency. What Does That Mean?

National emergencies have a long history, but Trump's raises new questions

Speaking in the White House Rose Garden Friday morning, President Donald Trump announced that he would declare a national emergency in order to construct a barrier on the southwestern border. "We're talking about an invasion of our country, with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs," Trump said. "I'll sign the final papers as soon as I get into the Oval Office, and we'll have a national emergency."