The House passed a $4.1 trillion budget resolution on October 12, and Newsweek predicted ominous consequences stemming from the budget’s $150 billion cut from several “poverty” programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps.
The Justice Department posted a press release on October 12 noting that the DOJ has provided a “last chance” for “sanctuary cities” to comply with 8 U.S.C. 1373 — “Communication between government agencies and the Immigration and Naturalization Service.”
The Supreme Court dismissed one of two cases brought to it challenging President Donald Trump’s ban on visitors from countries where terrorists have a strong presence.
In a letter to team owners, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell wrote: “Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem.”
President Donald Trump’s letter to House and Senate leaders summarized his immigrations policies, but is also open to undefined “reforms” of the status of DACA recipients.
ICE Acting Director Tom Homan stated that Governor Brown’s signing of a bill to make California a sanctuary state will leave ICE with no choice but to make at-large arrests.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on October 5 that prohibits state and local agencies from working with federal immigration enforcement agencies.
The EPA will propose repealing the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan — which severely limits carbon emissions that power plants can release into the atmosphere.
Assistant DHS Secretary Michael Dougherty said at a Senate hearing that the Trump administration would support allowing “Dreamers” to gain lawful permanent status.
The State Department is ordering the departure of 15 officials from the Cuban embassy in Washington as a consequence of sonic attacks against U.S. diplomats in Havana.