California State Senator Kevin de Léon said that “half his family” may be subject to deportation and that using a fake Social Security card should not mandate deportation.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott encouraged the state legislature to pass a bill that would deny state funding for cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration officials.
The city attorney from San Francisco has filed a suit in federal court to stop President Trump’s executive order to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities.
One of Donald Trump’s first actions as president was to issue an executive order that targets sanctuary cities by directing local and state agencies to enforce existing immigration laws or face losing federal funds. In response, San Francisco is suing the Trump administration, claiming that the orders violate states’ rights provisions. And in flagrant disregard of Trump’s order, the state of California is attempting to become the first-ever sanctuary state.
Scarcely two days after President Trump signed an executive order which would in part review immigration policy between the United States and select countries, Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham are already seeking to undermine the president and his executive order.
A new Rasmussen Reports survey finds that 56 percent of likely U.S. voters favor President Trump’s temporary ban on immigrants from seven Middle Eastern countries.
Trump did the right thing, twice. He asked Sally Yates (nominated by Obama) to take Loretta Lynch's place until Jeff Sessions is confirmed as AG. And then when she failed to fulfill her responsibilities, he fired her.
A judge has issued a stay temporarily halting the removal of individuals detained under President Trump’s order suspending immigration from seven “nations of concern.”
President Trump and Mexican President Peña Nieto had a nice long chat by phone on Friday. Following that call the White House said it would reschedule "in the near future" a face-to-face meeting between the two.
President Trump’s executive order suspending the controversial U.S. refugee program has been called a "Muslim ban" and condemned by the those who celebrated when Obama signed into law the bill on which Trump’s order rests.