Trump’s revised travel ban dealt first court setback

March 10 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Wisconsin dealt the first legal blow to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on Friday, barring enforcement of the policy to deny U.S. entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum in the United States. The temporary restraining order, granted by U.S.…

President Trump’s border wall reportedly facing hurdles

Mar 10th 2017 6:03PM President Trump’s promised border wall appears to be facing some significant challenges. Funding continues to be a major issue, with CNN reporting that estimates for the extended barrier range from around $15 billion to more than $21 billion. RELATED: Justice Department asks remaining 46 US attorneys hired by Obama asked to…

‘Immigration is an essential part of America’s strength’: Here’s the internal Fox memo on Trump’s executive action

21st Century Fox executives Lachlan and James Murdoch on Monday addressed employees about President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. In a memo to employees, which was obtained by Business Insider, the duo declared “immigration is an essential part of America’s strength” and said the company’s priority was to determine the effect of the order’s…

Airbnb lets users open their homes to refugees

Jan 30th 2017 12:33PM By Nathan Rousseau Smith, Buzz60 As outcry continues over President Donald Trump’s immigration ban on seven majority-Muslim countries, one tech company is reaching out to those in need. Home sharing service Airbnb has pledged that it will offer accommodations free of charge to those effected by the ban.   In a…

Trump’s ‘extreme vetting’ order may violate the Constitution

Critics of President Donald Trump’s executive order barring refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States say it may be unconstitutional. Trump’s order, a version of which he introduced during the presidential campaign, calls for the “extreme vetting” of migrants and refugees from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. “We want…

Michael Moore has bold reaction to Trump’s Muslim ban

Michael Moore has bold reaction to Trump’s Muslim ban By Keleigh Nealon, Buzz60 As crowds grew at JFK airport in New York City to protest Donald Trump’s ban on Muslim refugees entering the country, celebrities showed support to protesters from afar. Movie producer Judd Apatow tweeted, “He doesn’t understand that this will lead to people…

Iran says to ban US visitors in retaliation to Trump move

DUBAI, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Iran said on Saturday it would stop U.S. citizens entering the country in retaliation to Washington’s visa ban against Tehran and six other majority-Muslim countries announced by new U.S. President Donald Trump. “While respecting the American people and distinguishing between them and the hostile policies of the U.S. government, Iran…

Trump refugee ban causes chaos, panic, anger worldwide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries caused confusion and panic among travelers on Saturday, with some turned back from U.S.-bound flights. Immigration lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying numerous people have already been unlawfully detained.…

Texas showdown: Governor, sanctuary city clash over immigration

Texas Governor Greg Abbott vowed to cut funding to Austin’s new sheriff after she announced her county would scale back cooperation with federal immigration officials over deportations, marking a showdown over so-called sanctuary cities that may resonate beyond the Lone Star state. Abbott, a Republican, has threatened to withhold nearly $1.8 million in state law-enforcement…

Miami complies with President Trump’s executive order cracking down on ‘sanctuary cities’

Jan 26th 2017 8:51PM President Trump is making it much riskier to be an undocumented immigrant in Miami. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said the county will comply with Trump’s executive order forcing all so-called “sanctuary cities” to turn over undocumented immigrants who are arrested. Sanctuary cities or counties are areas where local officials decline…

Clinton chooses Kaine as running mate

Alex Wong/Getty Images Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s choice for vice president should the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee beat Republican Donald Trump in November. Kaine was one of a handful of prospects being considered by Clinton, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Labor Secretary…

Conclusive Evidence More Immigration Would Harm Americans

April produced another lousy Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report. Superficially—in other words, the way the White House wants Wall Street to perceive it, conditions are improving. The 288,000 new jobs were more than economists expected. Another bonus for the administration: the unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 to 6.3 percent.

Congress Turns Deaf Ear, Presses Ahead with Amnesty Bills

On Good Friday, seven influential mainstream media outlets published passionate comprehensive immigration reform pleas thinly disguised as news stories. The Wall Street Journal reported that House Speaker John Boehner told a Las Vegas fundraiser crowd that he’s “hell bent” on passing a mass amnesty this year. Earlier, Capitol Hill insiders’ rumored that Boehner would wait…

Non-Enforcement Name of the Immigration Game

Since the Department of Homeland Security first introduced the immigration policy known as prosecutorial discretion, enforcement has collapsed. Starting in June 2011, a series of internal memos written by former Immigration and Customs Enforcement director John Morton have gradually gutted enforcement. Rick McKee / Augusta Chronicle Unless aliens are convicted of a capital crime like…