Freshman Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D., Mass.) called for decreasing funds for the “rogue” Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) during an interview on Boston Public Radio on Friday.
Progressive members of Congress are pressuring their colleagues to cut funding for the Department of Homeland Security, threatening another government shutdown.
The Trump administration announced a new illegal immigration policy on Thursday, where migrants seeking asylum in the United States must return to Mexico while their claims are processed.
Thousands of Central American migrants have continued to push forward in their attempts to reach the United States, despite efforts by Mexico to halt their advance.
Most but not all of the children over age five separated from their parents by U.S. immigration officials have been reunified as of Thursday night.
Advocates for a group of nearly 90 Christian and other religious-minority refugees from Iran are praising a ruling by a federal judge in California earlier this week that forces the Trump administration to reconsider their asylum requests after issuing a blanket denial of all of them earlier this year.
The head researcher at David Brock’s multimillion-dollar opposition research shop is convinced by the Twitter-born conspiracy that Nazis at the Trump administration’s Department of Homeland Security use numerical code to transmit white supremacist messages through its press releases.