Immigration

2020 Dems Plan Deportation Freeze

'The result would basically be open borders,' expert says

Multiple 2020 Democrats have voiced interest in or support for a freeze on deportation of illegal immigrants, a move that immigration expert Jessica Vaughn said would effectively put an end to border enforcement.

Border Saw a ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ in 2019

CBP: Nearly one million apprehended in last fiscal year

The record number of illegal immigrants apprehended at the southern border represents a "humanitarian crisis" that is straining the resources of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, according to the agency.

Dem Rep Invited #AbolishICE Radical to Immigration Town Hall

Mucarsel-Powell said 'Abolishing ICE is not the answer' during her campaign

Debbie Mucarsel-PowellRep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D., Fla.) invited a panelist to an immigration town hall this July who is an #AbolishICE stalwart and is also an active member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) political party.

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Bill to End Nationwide Legal Injunctions

'This bill will restore respect for the system of government outlined in the Constitution'

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) and Rep. Mark Meadows (R., N.C.) introduced legislation to end nationwide injunctions after a California judge took action to stop a change in the Trump administration's asylum policy from going into effect.

Thousands Returned to Mexico Under Trump Immigration Policy

Records show 'Remain in Mexico' policy is cutting illegal immigration

Thousands of would-be illegal immigrants are being returned to await asylum hearings in Mexico as part of a program the Trump Administration has credited with curbing the recent wave of family migration at the southwestern border.