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By Michael Oleaga The Obama administration is determined to continue its deportation campaign, despite calls to halt raids and provide temporary protections. Operation Border Guardian In a statement from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency conducted additional “enforcement actions” […]

by Alex Nowrasteh In last night’s Republican presidential debate, Donald Trump argued that President Eisenhower’s immigration enforcement plan, called “Operation Wetback” (Trump didn’t use its horrendous name), drastically reduced unlawful immigration in the early 1950s. He said: Let me just tell you that Dwight Eisenhower. Good president. Great president. People liked […]

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court said Monday that President Obama could not move forward with his plans to overhaul immigration rules by providing up to five million people with work permits and protection from deportation. A three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, […]