Children likely to be separated from parents under new border enforcement policy

By Joseph Tanfani, Los Angeles Times All immigrants who cross the border illegally will be charged with a crime under a new “zero-tolerance” border enforcement policy, Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions said Monday, in a crackdown that could overwhelm already-clogged detention...

Immigration May Be on Hold in Congress, but the Trump Administration Continues to Restrict Legal Immigration

By Charles C. Foster, Texas Lawyer Over a year ago, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated and set out to make good on campaign promises that would deport illegal immigrants and seek funds to construct a wall on the southern border. Now, after a year of presidential action on...

Keep On Keepin’ On: Meeting Today’s Immigration Challenges Head-on

By Delisa Bressler, Partner With all the controversial attention on immigration lately – on things like the border wall, court decisions on travel bans and sanctuary cities, and Congress’s failure to act on a solution for Dreamers – it is sometimes easy to get caught up in the...

U.S. Senate rejects immigration proposals, continuing limbo for “Dreamers”

By Jilian Aguilar, The Texas Tribune The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to advance any of the four immigration proposals that lawmakers offered up this week, meaning legislation to protect young undocumented immigrants and bolster border security is again at a standstill. Sixty...

Every immigration proposal in one chart

By Lisa Desjardins, PBS A range of immigration proposals under debate in the Senate this week could change the lives of hundreds of thousands of young, undocumented immigrants who are now protected from deportation by DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The...

Immigration proposal contains bitter pills for both sides

By Maria Sacchetti, Washington Post President Trump’s latest immigration proposal contains bitter pills for people on both sides of the debate to swallow. At once expansive and restrictive, it offers a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants...

Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy To Advance Immigration Agenda

By Michael D. Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Late to his own meeting and waving a sheet of numbers, President Trump stormed into the Oval Office one day in June, plainly enraged. Five months before, Mr. Trump had dispatched federal officers to...

Government Shutdown Odds Grow With GOP Border Wall Funding Bill

House Republicans this week are increasing the possibility of a government shutdown in October by moving forward with a $788 billion spending bill that complies with President Donald Trump’s demands to boost the military, reduce clean-energy programs and fund a wall on the...

GOP ready to fund border wall, setting up shutdown fight

By Rachael Bade and Seung Min Kim 07/11/2017 House Republicans are ready to provide a down payment on President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico, reigniting a fight that could lead to a government shutdown this fall. In a nod to Trump’s signature campaign promise, the House...

Homeland Security Secretary Doesn’t See Building a Wall Along U.S.-Mexico Border

By Dan Frosch and Laura Meckler Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told members of Congress Wednesday that he doesn’t envision a wall stretching the entire length of the U.S. border with Mexico, and would instead focus on building additional fencing where it was most...
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