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Trump Talks MS-13 and Proposes 4 Pillars to Reform Immigration at State of the Union Address

At the State of the Union Address President, <b>Donald Trump</b> spoke about MS-13 and proposed new legislation to reform immigration.<p>MORE: Trump Supports Pathway to Citizenship for 1.8 Million People But Only if He Gets His Border Wall<p>Since his political campaign, Trump has brought up MS-13 many time in …

Donald Trump or Bill Clinton? Sometimes It's Hard to Tell on Immigration

The president used his State of the Union address to warn Americans of the economic threat posed by illegal immigration and to call for a crackdown, …

Dems Plan to Bring 'Dreamers' to SOTU — A 180-Degree Change From What Obama and Clinton Said at Theirs

President Donald Trump's highly anticipated State of the Union address kicks off Tuesday night, and there won't be any lack of drama, as several …

Trump's Immigration Plan Receives a Chilly Reception

Republicans are banking on passing legislation on the issue to help them coast into November—and they’ll need Democratic votes to make it happen.<p>On Tuesday evening, in a State of the Union address billed as “optimistic, heartfelt, and bipartisan,” President Donald Trump revealed just how fractured …

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Donald Trump’s immigration plan would discriminate against minorities and Muslims

A study by a nonprofit think tank has found that Trump’s plan would preference white and non-Muslim immigrants<p>If implemented, the immigration plan pushed during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address would disproportionately bar people of African descent, Hispanics, Muslims and …

Third DACA recipient in a week arrested on human smuggling charges

A third person living in the United States under an Obama-era protection for illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors was arrested this week for allegedly trying to smuggle Mexican nationals into the U.S.<p>U.S. Border Patrol said agents in Arizona nabbed the 26-year-old man, who is a …

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What To Know About MS-13, The Gang Trump Is Using To Push His Immigration Plan

President Donald Trump opened the immigration portion of his first State of the Union address on Tuesday with an anecdote about two teenage girls who were killed two years ago by a gang called MS-13.<p>With their parents present, Trump spoke about the friends, ages 15 and 16, who were slain on New …

Trump Uses State of the Union to Launch Despicable Attacks on Immigrants

Donald Trump is hitting all of his favorite notes at his State of the Union speech—especially when it comes to launching disgusting attacks on …

How President Trump Made the DACA Debate More Divisive With One Phrase

In his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Donald Trump addressed his desire to tighten the border by emphasizing …

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Immigration Fight Shifts From Trump’s Wall to Family Green Cards

President Donald Trump’s wall is no longer the biggest divide between Democrats and Republicans on immigration. The potential deal-breaker may be the …

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Incoming New Jersey Governor Wants to Create an Entire Agency to Protect Illegal Immigrants

Newly inaugurated New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to establish the Garden State as a bastion of far-left policies, including a first-of-its-kind …

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Why Trump voters need the immigrants they want to turn away

<b>(CNN) —</b> The irony in President Donald Trump's hostility to immigration, expressed again in reports of his vulgar comments about Africa and Haiti last week, is that in appealing to the racial and cultural resentments of his political base he is directly threatening their economic interests.<p>The …

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Trump's Immigration Meeting Was Even More Racist Than We Originally Thought

<i>The Washington Post</i> published a report Monday night detailing exactly what happened in the now-infamous bipartisan immigration meeting where …

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Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Comments Are Bad. His Immigration Policies Are Worse.

Calling Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations ‘shithole countries’ makes explicit the racial undercurrent of Trump’s immigration platform.<p>In …

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Trump rejects senators' bipartisan 'Dreamer' immigration plan

(Note: Language that may offend some readers)<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facing strong condemnation at home and abroad, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied using the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries, but kept up criticism of a Senate immigration plan that he said would …

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DACA injunction: What a federal judge’s ruling means for ‘dreamers’

The Trump administration vowed Wednesday to fight a federal injunction that temporarily blocked its plans to rescind work permits for young undocumented immigrants, insisting that Congress must find a solution for those known as “dreamers.”<p>On Capitol Hill, lawmakers said a bipartisan proposal could …

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Trump attacks protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries in Oval Office meeting

President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they discussed protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to several people briefed on the meeting.<p>"Why are we having all these people from …

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