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  • Trump: Deport children of immigrants living illegally in US

    08/16/2015 12:42:58 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 194 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/16/2015 | Stephen Braun
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants more than a wall to keep out immigrants living in the country illegally. He also wants to end "birthright citizenship" for their children, he said Sunday. And he would rescind Obama administration executive orders on immigration and toughen deportation, allowing in only "the good ones." Trump described his expanded vision of how to secure American borders during a wide-ranging interview Sunday on NBC's "Meet The Press," saying that he would push to end the constitutionally protected right of any family living illegally inside the U.S. ...
  • Photos: Trump rocks it at the border wall in San Diego

    09/19/2019 7:25:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/19/2019 | Monica Showalter
    President Trump made a whirlwind tour through San Diego, exuding optimism, vim and vigor.He was in full command at his press conference at the border wall, and the local press coverage, at least as seen on television, was strikingly positive. I watched the live coverage on the local stations here in San Diego. They just let him talk - a fairly long version is here and a shortened shareable form is here: A local Fox News affiliate has a great second segment: ABC's KGTV local affiliate's television coverage, including the post-visit analysis, was even better, but it's not on the web, so...
  • Trump administration enters new phase for border wall, sets ambitious timetable after securing land

    09/13/2019 5:45:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 13, 2019 | Adam Shaw
    “Build the wall" became the unofficial rallying cry of then-candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Three years later, amid a series of legal and political setbacks that have raised questions about the project's future, the Trump administration is making a renewed effort to show voters the U.S.-Mexico border wall remains a top priority — touting recent construction and vowing to pick up the pace going into 2020. The purchase of critical strips of private land has cleared the way, they argue, for a new phase. The plan, officials told reporters at a briefing this week, is to construct upwards of 450-500...
  • Supreme Court Authorizes Trump to Deny Asylum to Central Americans

    09/11/2019 8:19:55 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 25 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Sept. 11, 2019
    The Trump administration can deny asylum to Central Americans who cross through to the U.S., the Supreme Court said Wednesday, giving new life to White House efforts to deter a flood of immigrants seeking refuge at the southern border. The policy, one of several measures the Trump administration has taken to deter immigration from Latin America, demands that refugees seek asylum in a safe country they enter before reaching the U.S. The rules effectively cut off most asylum claims by people coming from El Salvador, Guatemala or Honduras. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, filed a dissent.
  • Supreme Court allows nationwide enforcement of new Trump asylum rules

    09/11/2019 3:24:33 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 91 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 11, 2019 | Stephen Dinan and Alex Swoyer
    Just a banner so far.
  • ushner tells GOP it needs to unify behind his 600 page immigration plan

    09/11/2019 10:42:43 PM PDT · by robowombat · 49 replies
    TheHill.com ^ | 09/11/19 03:27 PM EDT 3,019 | ALEXANDER BOLTON
    Exclusive: Kushner tells GOP it needs to unify behind immigration plan BY ALEXANDER BOLTON - 09/11/19 03:27 PM EDT 3,019 Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner told Senate Republicans Wednesday that the party should unite behind a 600-page immigration plan he crafted ahead of the 2020 election so the party can provide a positive vision for reform. President Trump’s son-in-law received a warm reception from Senate Republicans who attended the lunchtime meeting in the Senate’s historic Mansfield Room. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), an adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Kushner’s bill would be good for the party...
  • Supreme Court allows Trump asylum restrictions to take effect, ending 9th Circuit injunctions

    09/11/2019 5:20:12 PM PDT · by Innovative · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept. 11, 2019 | Gregg Re, Bill Mears
    n a major win for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court issued an order late Wednesday ending all injunctions that had blocked the White House's ban on asylum for anyone trying to enter the U.S. by traveling through a third country, such as Mexico, without seeking protection there. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals – long a liberal bastion that has been aggressively reshaped into a more moderate court by the Trump administration – handed the White House a partial victory in the case on Monday by ending the nationwide injunction. But the 9th Circuit kept the injunction alive within...
  • Stephen Miller: Trump Exploring ‘All Legal Options’ to End ‘Crazy’ Anchor Baby Policy

    08/26/2019 7:57:54 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 25, 2019 | John Binder
    White House senior adviser Stephen Miller says President Trump is currently reviewing “all legal options” to end the country’s birthright citizenship policy which has allowed millions of illegal aliens to secure American citizenship for their U.S.-born children. Last week, Trump told the media is he “very seriously” looking at signing an executive order that will end birthright citizenship in the U.S., calling the policy “frankly ridiculous.” During an interview with Fox News’ John Roberts, Miller said the White House is, in fact, reviewing “all legal options” to end birthright citizenship where an average of about 300,000 U.S.-born children of illegal...
  • Judge Strikes Down Law That Penalizes ‘Inducing’ Illegal Immigration

    08/26/2019 6:14:31 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 42 replies
    THE EPOCH TIMES ^ | August 25, 2019 | Matthew Vadum
    A federal judge in Kansas who formerly worked for an open-borders group and whose sister currently heads one of the nation’s leading open-borders groups has struck down a federal law that prevents people from “encouraging” or “inducing” illegal immigration, finding that the measure unconstitutionally infringes First Amendment free speech protections.
  • Trump Challenges Birthright Citizenship

    08/23/2019 6:49:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/23/2019 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was what we call an “originalist” when it came to interpreting the U.S. Constitution. He believed the only way to read the Constitution was in the context of the times when its provisions were written which formed the intent of those who wrote and later amended it. We could only interpret what they meant by reading what they wrote through the filter of the events of their day, not our day. The issue of the 14th Amendment and whether it conveys birthright citizenship just from being born on American soil has resurfaced in...
  • How the Left Gets the Statue of Liberty Poem Wrong - Greenfield

    08/22/2019 5:33:50 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 19 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | August 22, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    How the Left Gets the Statue of Liberty Poem Wrong No, it’s not a mandate to wreck America. August 22, 2019 Daniel Greenfield 3 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. Being a writer means never knowing what you might be remembered for. Or how badly. That poem that Emma Lazarus became famous for was forgotten, remembered again, and has been misused, quoted out of context and transformed into a battle cry for open borders and a disastrous immigration policy. Its lines about...
  • Dems Falling Into Another Trump Trap on Birthright Citizenship

    08/21/2019 4:48:10 PM PDT · by ExpatCanuck · 50 replies
    Vanity | Expat Canuck
    The birthright citizenship comments by President Trump are being met with the expected outrage by the media and Democrats (same thing, I know). He continues to play them like a cheap fiddle. They’re outraged that he would dare to upend the 14 amendment of the constitution. How dare he!! Who does he think he is, a king??!!! After being on record defending the constitution, they are forced to show themselves for the hypocrites they are, yet once again, because of... the 2nd amendment.
  • Trump says administration looking 'seriously' at ending birthright citizenship

    08/21/2019 11:17:26 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/21/19 | Brett Samuels
    President Trump on Wednesday said his administration is once again seriously considering an executive order to end birthright citizenship months after several lawmakers cast doubt on his ability to take such action. "We're looking at that very seriously," Trump told reporters as he left the White House for Kentucky. "Birthright citizenship, where you have a baby on our land -- walk over the border, have a baby, congratulations, the baby's now a U.S. citizen." "We are looking at birthright citizenship very seriously," he added. "It’s, frankly, ridiculous." The president proposed ending the practice that grants citizenship to those born in...
  • President Trump decision to end DACA was lawful, Justice Department says

    08/20/2019 9:06:42 PM PDT · by Farcesensitive · 23 replies
    FOX ^ | August 20 | Danielle Wallace
    The Justice Department submitted a legal brief to the Supreme Court Monday that stated President Trump acted lawfully when he decided to end the Obama-era immigration program known as DACA in September of 2017, according to a new report. The Department of Homeland Security, “correctly, and at a minimum reasonably, concluded that DACA is unlawful,” Justice Department lawyers wrote in a brief submitted to the Supreme Court late Monday. The Supreme Court will begin to hear arguments in November. A ruling is expected in the presidential election year, putting the high court at the center of one of the most...
  • Trump moves to cancel illegal immigrant family loophole

    08/20/2019 5:06:43 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 20, 2019 | Dave Boyer, Stephen Dinan
    President Trump will move Wednesday to cancel the family “loophole” that’s allowed illegal immigrant parents and children to pour into the U.S., proposing new rules that would replace the 2015 Flores Settlement court order that created a de facto catch-and-release policy for the families. According to details provided by an administration official, migrant families could be held in detention together while their cases are heard by immigration judges. That would supersede the 20-day limit imposed by the federal judge in Flores. If the families can be held in detention, they can be deported, security experts say, and once people in...
  • Madeleine Albright on Cuccinelli: "Statue of Liberty is Weeping,"

    08/15/2019 8:02:08 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | 08/15/2019 | Ian Schwartz
    CNN: Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said acting Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli suggesting that only immigrants who can "stand on their own two feet" are welcome in the United States is "completely un-American." "I've been a refugee twice, once from the Nazis and we were in England, and then we came to the United States when the communists took over in Czechoslovakia. And I think that it is one of the most un-American things I've ever heard," Albright told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Wednesday night on 'Anderson Cooper 360.' "I think the Statue...
  • Immigration Chief Ken Cuccinelli: 'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor Who Can Stand On Their Own 2 Feet'

    08/13/2019 9:57:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    NPR ^ | 08/13/2019 | Sasha Ingber
    "Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and who will not become a public charge," Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said Tuesday, twisting Emma Lazarus' famous words on a bronze plaque at the Statue of Liberty. Cuccinelli was speaking to NPR's Rachel Martin about a new regulation he announced Monday that targets legal immigration. The rule denies green cards and visas to immigrants if they use — or are deemed likely to need — federal, state and local government benefits including food stamps, housing vouchers and...
  • Trump’s callous attack on immigrants who need public aid

    08/13/2019 6:13:46 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 56 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Aug. 13, 2019 | The Times Editorial Board
    The Trump administration is moving — again — to make it more difficult for even legal immigrants to get a foothold in the United States. Beginning in October, a new rule will make immigrants who use certain government safety-net programs ineligible for permanent residency, blocking their path to naturalized citizenship.
  • Trump Administration to Deny Green Cards to Legal Immigrants Who Draw From Social Programs

    08/12/2019 7:32:36 AM PDT · by oblomov · 79 replies
    WSJ ^ | 12 Aug 2019 | Louise Radnofsky and Andrew Restuccia
    WASHINGTON—Immigrants legally in the U.S. will be ineligible for green cards if they use any of an array of social programs, and prospective immigrants will be barred from entry if they can’t convince a consular officer that they will never use such programs, as part of a final rule published by the Trump administration. The rule, issued by the Department of Homeland Security, is one of the most ambitious and sweeping elements of the Trump administration’s immigration policy, according to administration officials as well as immigrant-rights advocates opposed to the change. The administration was all but guaranteeing fresh criticism from...
  • Cuccinelli says Trump didn't send wrong message releasing illegal immigrant employer

    08/12/2019 9:18:15 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Aug. 12, 2019
    Senior Trump administration official Ken Cuccinelli said Monday he doesn't think President Trump sent the wrong message by giving his first prison commutation to a man who was one of the nation's largest employers of illegal immigrants. The acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a hardliner on immigration policy, said the Trump administration's message is one of toughness, not leniency, after raids this month of seven food processing plants in Mississippi resulted in 680 arrests. "I don't think so," Cuccinelli said, regarding whether the 2017 release of Sholom Rubashkin sent the wrong message. The former Iowa meatpacking executive...