The Border Patrol’s recruiting crisis

When President Donald Trump visits the Texas border town of El Paso on Monday, he’ll celebrate the work done by a law enforcement agency whose employees venture to desolate landscapes, receive lackluster overtime pay and encounter dangerous situations every day. Want to...

Pentagon Sending 3,750 Extra U.S. Forces to Border With Mexico

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending 3,750 additional U.S. forces to the southwest border with Mexico for three months to support border agents, the Department of Defense said on Sunday. The deployment will raise the total number of active-duty forces supporting Customs and...

Undocumented Workers Lose Their Jobs at Yet Another Trump Property

President Trump’s family business has employed undocumented workers more broadly than it was previously believed, with multiple workers losing their jobs last month at a Trump golf club in southern New Jersey. The club in Pine Hill, N.J., known as the Trump National Golf Club...

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...

How Trump Is Stealthily Carrying Out His Muslim Ban

By FARHANA KHERA and JOHNATHAN J. SMITH  JULY 18, 2017 Lost amid the uproar over the Trump administration’s travel restrictions on citizens from Muslim-majority countries and the impending showdown at the Supreme Court are the insidious ways that the government has already begun...

Trump crafting plan to slash legal immigration

By Eliana Johnson and Josh Dawsey  07/12/2017 Donald Trump and his aides are quietly working with two conservative senators to dramatically scale back legal immigration — a move that would mark a fulfillment of one of the president’s biggest campaign promises. Trump plans...

Tensions rising in Silicon Valley over Trump’s immigration crackdown

Harriet Taylor | Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 Tension over immigration reform is rising in Silicon Valley. The Supreme Court agreed Monday to let President Donald Trump’s immigration travel ban go into effect for some travelers, reversing the actions of lower federal courts that...

Immigration and President Donald Trump – The First 100 Days

By Robert F. Loughran 29 April 2017 marked the 100th day of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, the period in US politics that sets the tone for the remainder of his four-year term. Although President Trump attempted to push through other measures, US immigration policy appeared...
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