States not complying with federal requests concerning illegal immigrants held in local jails will now lose federal grant money, declared President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
The Army Corps of Engineers are now conducting tests in the Southwest to determine the best type of border wall to be built along the U.S.-Mexican border.
President Trump proposed having a border wall topped with solar panels to generate electricity, which could be sold to produce revenue, as well as see-through openings.
The Supreme Court has asked Hawaii to respond by July 18 to the Justice Department’s appeal of Hawaii District Court Judge Derrick Watson’s July 13 ruling on the ban.
A report from the treasury inspector general for tax administration (TIGTA) stated that IRS procedures are not sufficient to identify all employment identity theft victims.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly indicated that he would keep protecting 780,000 “Dreamers” from deportation and hoped Congress would grant them permanent status.
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled against President Trump’s March 6 executive order banning travelers from six countries with heavy terrorist activity.
A report issued by the GAO said the immigration courts’ backlog has more than doubled and the number of pending cases is 437,000, with some scheduled in February 2022.
President Trump’s efforts to crack down on illegal immigration have proven somewhat successful, and a new report by the Associated Press reveals that fewer illegal immigrants are applying for food stamps for fear they may be deported if their immigration status becomes known.