In an aggressive attempt to enforce immigration law, Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law banning sanctuary cities in the state. The law requires state agencies and law enforcement entities to support federal law enforcement when addressing illegal immigration in the state.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R., Utah) introduced a bill Wednesday that would make E-Verify permanent, and is a step toward making the program mandatory across the nation.
The Health and Human Services Department announced yesterday that it plans to use Fort Sill in Oklahoma as a shelter for unaccompanied migrant minors, a temporary measure prompted by a full-blown humanitarian crisis at the border. Most media outlets covered the news with the appropriate level of nuance, but a few, uh, didn’t. The real story, …
New figures released Wednesday from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) show that nearly 150,000 people were apprehended trying to illegally immigrate in May.
Republican leaders and immigration experts reacted with dismay Wednesday to House Democrats’ Tuesday-night passage of an amnesty for some 2.5 million people in the country illegally.
House Democrats are expected on Tuesday to bring to a vote a bill to grant protection from deportation and a path to permanent residency for millions of illegal immigrants.
Sanctuary policies pose a threat to public safety, Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Penn.) thinks; his new legislation would block them from receiving some federal funds to try to change their minds.