Tag Archives: Policy

The Immigration Forces Beyond Trump’s Control

Last December, the Trump administration celebrated what it thought was a major accomplishment: a 24 percent drop in arrests at the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2017 fiscal year. The 310,531 arrests made, a 46-year low, mark ...

Trump: No Immigration Deal Unless ‘Real Wall,’ Good Security

Moderate House Republicans are pushing a deal that could lead to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally. But Trump told "Fox & Friends" in an interview that aired Thursday that unless a ...

The 4 dueling immigration bills the House could vote on

The mavericks would succeed if they collect 218 signatures — a majority of House members — on a petition, a seldom-used procedure. The proposal would allow votes on a liberal plan, a conservative one, a bipartisan compro ...

Renegade Republicans challenge Paul Ryan, file discharge petition to force immigration votes

A small group of Republicans has launched an effort to sidestep House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and put immigration legislation on the House floor this year in a bid to secure protections for young undocumented immigrants. ...

GOP immigration moderates say they’ll force House votes

The legislators want the House to vote on four bills including a bipartisan compromise, a conservative proposal and a liberal plan. Many of them face potentially competitive re-election races in November in congressional ...

Good Riddance To Paul Ryan And His Cowardice On Immigration

As Trump’s erratic presidency continues to spike the stress levels of a majority of Americans, Ryan has picked the path of least resistance and abandoned the sinking ship that is the House Republican caucus. ...

“There’s a deal to take care of them and get the border wall we desperately need, plus interior enforcement to make us safer,” the South Carolina Republican said on ABC’s “This Week.” “That deal can be done, and I'll mak ...

How Trump is quietly rewriting US immigration policy

While the administration continues to pressure Congress to grant it broad new authorities, just the past week illustrates how substantial a change is already underway, with each individual move adding up to an effort tha ...

Democrats reject immigration deal as budget deadline nears

Disputes remain over immigration enforcement and a smaller infusion of wall funding, as well as a major rail project that pits Trump against his most powerful Democratic adversary, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D ...

The Latest: GOP lawmaker pushes for vote on immigrant bill

Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado says his measure would give Congress more time to decide how help the so-called Dreamers. They are young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children who have only temporary protecti ...

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