Border Security

The government could shut down because Donald Trump doesn’t know what he’s doing

Welcome to 2018.<p>Back in November 2016, the Electoral College, in its wisdom, selected a man to be president who 61 percent of voters felt was unqualified and 63 percent felt lacked the right temperament to be president. The voters were, of course, correct about Donald Trump, and the looming …

Donald Trump

Leaked Memo Shows White House Doesn’t Really Want a Dreamer Deal

Donald Trump has repeatedly suggested that he believes undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children — and who went on to obey …

Immigration

Wife of Michigan father deported after 30 years is coming to Trump’s State of the Union

Cindy Garcia has had a long, exhausting and life-changing week. And by all appearances, the whirlwind is going to continue.<p>On Monday morning, she watched immigration agents escort Jorge Garcia, her husband of 15 years, through the security gates at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, deporting him to …

Immigration

Tucker Carlson invited “an actual thinker” to explain that Hispanic schoolchildren aren’t American

“The border has moved north.”<p>On Thursday’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” the political commentator focused on one of the issues threatening to shut down the government: immigration. One of his guests ended up arguing children of Hispanic heritage born in the United States are not American.<p>Author, …

Politics

APNewsBreak: Border wall models thwart US commandos in tests

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicate their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment told The Associated Press.<p>Military special forces …

U.S. Politics

Jeff Flake’s radically simple idea to get a deal on DACA

Flake: Stop waiting for Trump and pass an immigration bill.<p>Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) has an idea to keep the government open and strike a deal on immigration: Stop focusing on President Donald Trump’s constantly fluctuating opinion.<p>Republican leaders promised Flake a vote on a bipartisan immigration …

Politics

If The Government Shuts Down, Here’s How It Might Affect You

Once again, a government shutdown is looming. The GOP is hoping to pass another continuing resolution on the budget, which will move the deadline to February 16th, to give the government time to hash out several complex issues and pass a long-term budget. Although this bill passed the House on …

Jeff Flake

California AG: 'We will prosecute' employers who violate sanctuary laws

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned employers Thursday of legal repercussions if they assist federal immigration officials in an impending crackdown in the sanctuary state, The Sacramento Bee reported.<p>Under a new state law – the Immigration Worker Protection Act – employers and …

Immigration

Border agents may have violated court orders enforcing Trump travel ban

Customs and Border Protection agents were "caught by surprise" by President Trump's original travel ban against mostly Muslim nations and may have violated two separate court orders while implementing it, a government report released Friday concluded.<p>A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) …

News

Tucker Carlson Had a Blatantly White Supremacist Segment on His Show Last Night

According to his Ted Cruz-penned Twitter bio, Mark Steyn is an “International bestselling author, Top Five jazz recording artist, & a leading …

Liberal View

Is DACA amnesty worth risking a gov’t shutdown? A new poll has bad news for Democrats

A new poll from CNN shows that most people do not believe it’s worth a government shutdown in order to achieve a deal that would give a form of amnesty to DACA “Dreamers.”<p>Just over a third of Americans believe it’s important to have a DACA amnesty extension and risk a government shutdown (34 …

Conservative View

For some immigrants, a wrenching dilemma: Stay or leave?

When the Trump administration decided to end protected status for people from El Salvador, Hector Soriano faced a wrenching decision and a big gamble.<p>In the 17 years since he gained protection from deportation — giving him the right to work legally in the U.S. — Soriano established a successful …

Immigration

Inside the Oval Office immigration meeting that left a senator stunned

WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - As they departed the now famous Oval Office meeting where President Donald Trump used vulgar language to disparage the …

David Perdue

This shutdown crisis was (at least) 17 years in the making. Here’s how we got here.

The federal government is set to shut down at the end of Friday unless congressional negotiators can strike a last-minute deal to fund the government. But it’s not really the fight over government funding that has driven Congress to impasse: It is, at least in large part, a disagreement over …

Immigration

Everyone wants DACA. No one wants a government shutdown. Yet here we are

If the US Senate doesn’t approve a short-term funding bill by 12am eastern time on Saturday, the US government will shut down. Federal agencies across the country will be closed and hundreds of thousands of government employees will stop being paid—mostly due to disagreement over a policy fix the …

Immigration

Tucker Carlson Melts Down on Air, Hurls Obscenity at Guest

Cardenas replied and said he meets all his obligations to all the residents of his area, and that he meets with many different types of people in …

Liberal View

Lawyer: ICE unjustly holding award-winning Mexican reporter

HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for an award-winning Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the U.S. are accusing immigration officials of unjustly detaining him based on a disputed 1999 incident.<p>An attorney for Emilio Gutierrez Soto says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials want to discredit …

Immigration

Jeff Sessions and California: The Inevitable Collision

A rumored crackdown on undocumented immigrants is the most recent in a series of escalating battles between the U.S. attorney general and the Golden State.<p>U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has the California grizzly in his sights.<p>In May, the <i>Sacramento Bee</i> wrote about how a showdown between …

Immigration

'We Have to Stand Our Ground.' Activists Push Democrats to Fight for DACA Recipients in Shutdown

As a government shutdown loomed, protesters in all corners of the U.S. Capitol pressured lawmakers not relent on their promise to reject any spending …

U.S. Politics

Democrats were wrong to go public with Trump’s language

Win McNamee, Getty ImagesSens. Patrick Leahy (left) and Richard Durbin question Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during a hearing held by …

Donald Trump

Businessman may get estimated 6-month delay in deportation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An Ohio businessman who faces deportation to his native Jordan may be able to stay in the United States about six months while his case is reviewed.<p>A U.S. House subcommittee vote Thursday requested the Department of Homeland Security review Amer Othman's case and report back. …

Immigration

Supreme Court agrees to rule on Trump’s travel ban

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Donald …

Judiciary

Here's a Window into the Pro-Trump Propaganda Machine

Tucker Carlson's Thursday night segment on immigration should be studied.<p>The rise of Donald Trump, American president, has encouraged people of a certain persuasion to say the quiet parts out loud. No need to really pretend anymore that you believe America is a nation of immigrants, open to anyone …

Immigration

Aunt of Cop Killed by Illegal Immigrant Rips Into His Courtroom Bragging: 'My Blood Is Boiling'

<i>Note: This article contains coarse language that may offend some readers.</i><p>A video of illegal immigrant Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamontes bragging that …

Conservative View

Immigration agents keep working during a shutdown. Most EPA researchers don’t.

The government’s most conservative functions stay open during shutdown.<p>If Congress can’t reach an agreement to pass a funding bill by midnight Friday, the federal government will shut down.<p>But not all of it.<p>For one thing, there are the parts of the federal government that aren’t funded through the …

Politics

Illegal alien advocates protest at Capitol building for DACA amnesty…

A bunch of illegal alien advocates are protesting at the Capitol for DACA amnesty, and it was caught on video.<p>Watch below:<p>Protesters gather in a US …

Conservative View

Your Questions Answered on a Government Shutdown

Will the U.S. government shut down for lack of money, and if so, what doors actually close? How did we get here, and which party might be blamed? …

Business

Let Dreamers stay 'in the only country we’ve ever known'

My mom brought me to the United States when I was 9. She brought me here for a better future, with more opportunities to earn a living.<p>But until …

Immigration

Most Americans want DREAMers to receive permanent legal status

A new Pew Research survey reveals that 74% of Americans favor granting legal status to those who immigrated to America illegally as children, and 60% …

Immigration

Poll: GOP will bear most of the blame for shutdown

<b>By Scott Clement | Washington Post</b><p>By a 20-point margin, more Americans blame President Trump and Republicans rather than Democrats for a potential …

Immigration