Tag Archives: Dems

Trump’s order banning immigration puts Democrats in a bind

Passions over immigration will not subside if Trump loses. People who are afraid tend to turn inward and protectionist, two trends that would heighten rather than diminish those passions. Trump’s order thus ensures that ...

Democrats gear up to hit GOP senators on DACA

“On the one hand, we have Trump saying and implementing all of these anti-immigrant policies. On the other hand, he’s signing executive orders mandating that employees go to work, like in the meat packing industries,” he ...

Democrats call on Trump to halt border wall construction amid pandemic

Originally published by The Hill Dozens of congressional Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to halt all construction on President Trump's signature border wall amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a lette ...

The Open Borders Trap

By all means, Democrats should insist that immigrants get justice. But they should also spell out the many ways — prosaic and profound — the country needs them. ...

Democratic senators introduce bill to block Trump ‘public charge’ rule

Critics say the policy could dramatically limit the number of people using social safety net programs by creating a chilling effect that could discourage noncitizens and permanent residents from renewing or applying for ...

Pelosi, de Blasio press passage of immigration reform bill

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, evoking his Italian immigrant grandparents, urged Congress to pass a sweeping Democratic immigration reform measure. ...

The Democrats Have an Immigration Problem

In early June, the Washington office of Representative Pramila Jayapal began to hear rumors about the women. They had crossed into Texas, where Border Patrol officers promptly arrested them. But now the women were somewh ...

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