Trump Administration Issues Congressional Notice of Intention to Renegotiate NAFTA

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the Trump Administration issued official notice to Congress of its intention to begin renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on behalf of the United States with the other member countries of Canada and Mexico.  This ninety (90)...

Here’s what could be next for Trump’s sanctuary cities order

By Sudhin Thanawala and Eric Tucker SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump is lashing out at a judge’s ruling blocking his attempt to strip funds from “sanctuary cities” that don’t cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, calling it “ridiculous” and vowing to go to the U.S....

On immigration, Trump has plenty to show in 100 days

Washington (CNN)Immigration was the centerpiece of his campaign, and 100 days into his presidency, enforcing immigration laws is one area where President Donald Trump already can claim some victories. While Trump still has yet to achieve a single major legislative accomplishment,...

Number of U.S. Visas to Citizens of Trump Travel Ban Nations Drops

WASHINGTON — The United States issued about 40 percent fewer temporary visas in March to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump’s temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a Reuters analysis of preliminary...

Trump agrees to renegotiate NAFTA with Canada, Mexico – for now

President Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Canada agreed Wednesday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the White House said – though Trump warned Thursday he’d be willing to “terminate” the pact if they can’t strike a “fair deal.” “It is my...

Donald Trump to sign executive order withdrawing US from Nafta

Donald Trump’s team is readying an executive order to take the US out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), it has been reported. Withdrawing from the trade agreement between Canada, Mexico, and the US was one of Mr Trump’s key promises on the campaign...

Deported After 20 Years in the U.S., Roberto Beristain Struggles to Adjust to Unfamiliar Homeland

MEXICO CITY—After 20 years building what he and his family describe as a classic small-town American life, Roberto Beristain is back in the working-class neighborhood of the Mexican capital where he grew up, a stranger in a land that is no longer his own. The open fields he knew...

Trump tells ‘dreamers’ to rest easy, targets criminals

WASHINGTON — Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can “rest easy,” President Donald Trump says, telling the “dreamers” they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies. Trump, in an interview Friday with The...

Trump increases deportations of formerly protected DREAMers

Alan Gomez, USA TODAY The Trump administration has stepped up the deportation of undocumented immigrants who had come to the United States as children and lost their protected status, which had allowed them to stay, federal data provided to USA TODAY shows. Both the Obama and...

“Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order Calls for Change in H-1B Lottery System and Rigorous Immigration Enforcement

On Tuesday, April 18th, President Donald J. Trump signed the Buy American and Hire American Executive Order, which sets forth his Administration’s policy to “maximize . . . the use of goods, products, and materials produced in the United States” and to “rigorously enforce and...
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