The Texas attorney general filed a lawsuit on Friday against San Antonio and other officials over the city’s sanctuary city policy, which violates state and federal immigration laws.
The founder and director of America’s Voice, a progressive group that advocates for illegal immigrants in the United States, said Thursday that the migrant caravan at the U.S.-Mexico border is a “political nightmare” for Democrats.
Despite concerns being raised about border patrol agents using pepper spray and tear gas on migrants illegally attempting to cross the border, the agency used the same methods at a higher rate under President Barack Obama than during President Donald Trump’s first two years in office, according to government data reported by the Washington Examiner.
Sen. Brian Schatz (D., Hawaii) responded to news that Border Patrol used tear gas on people attempting to cross the border illegally by wondering if the use was a violation of the Convention on Chemical Weapons.
President Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration is making a deal with Mexico to keep asylum seekers at America’s southern border in Mexico.