Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) applauded President Donald Trump’s proclamation concerning asylum for migrants who illegally cross the Mexican border into the United States.
In 2014, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif) encouraged President Barack Obama to use his “broad power” to limit the “crisis” of unaccompanied minors at the border due to “sufficient flexibility in the current law,” the same law President Donald Trump has cited in forming his administration’s policies on asylum seekers.
Planned Parenthood on Tuesday castigated President Donald Trump’s intention to issue an executive order that would end automatic citizenship for the children of non-citizens who are born on U.S. soil, calling the plan “despicable” and “unconstitutional.”
President Donald Trump intends to issue an executive order ending automatic citizenship for the American-born children of at least some non-citizens, a move likely to spark legal challenges which could end up in front of the Supreme Court.
Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez flew from an immigration rally in Texas to a ritzy $100,000-per-head fundraiser in Los Angeles on the private jet of a donor accused of discriminating against Latinos in a high-profile court battle involving the eviction of undocumented immigrants.
Attempted illegal crossings at the southwestern border rose in September, ending the fiscal year with a massive increase in migration tied to a new wave of Central-American children and families seeking entry to the country.
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.
Thousands of Central American migrants stormed the northern Guatemalan border on Friday, successfully forcing their way into Mexican territory as part of a larger effort to reach the United States.
The total number of arrests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has risen under President Donald Trump, new data reveal, but the numbers have now plateaued, reaching levels below or in line with much of the Obama administration.