The attorney general has stepped up the hiring of immigration judges, ordered them to hear more cases, and shown a preference for those who’ve previously been prosecutors.
Which might be the point.
Even with a Democratic House majority, the most plausible immigration deal might only help the “Dreamers” and those with temporary protected status.
They could be the start of a redefined party that’s more closely associated with national security.
They fueled the victories of Democratic challengers such as Colin Allred in Texas and Lucy McBath in Georgia.
In an address Thursday, the president criticized U.S. asylum policy and threatened to detain those who credibly claim the protections.
Four types of American counties could play an outsize role in whether Democrats regain power in the lower chamber.
The president said he intends to remove the right through executive order—a move that would reignite a long-standing debate over the Fourteenth Amendment.
Just days after a group of Hondurans began their trek to the U.S.-Mexico border, a second caravan began to gather. It could signal a trend toward more people traveling in groups.
The president tried prosecuting migrants and separating families but so far hasn’t been able to deter the latest migrant caravan from heading north.
The Justice Department has warned that if the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals doesn’t rule on the program, it’ll take it up to the new conservative Supreme Court majority.
Attempts to discourage migrants from journeying to the U.S.-Mexico border often don’t take into account the conditions they’re fleeing from.
A federal judge in California blocked the administration from terminating temporary protected status for four countries, citing racial “animus.”
During a tense hearing on sexual-misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor, delivered an emotional testimony detailing the night she says she was sexually assaulted by the Supreme Court nominee.
By dramatically reducing the admission cap for the upcoming fiscal year, the administration seems to be abandoning the country’s long-standing commitment to helping those fleeing war and persecution.
For years, America has led the world in admissions, but under the Trump administration, it’s relinquishing that role.
National resettlement agencies are closing offices and laying off staff in response to the decline in arrivals, leaving the future of the program in the balance.
During a memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral, the former president delivered a tribute to the late Arizona senator, whose bid for the presidency he blocked in 2000.
A DACA ruling from a federal district judge in Texas could conflict with previous orders that have allowed the program to proceed, and, as a result, bring the issue to the Court.
In the past year, there’s been a sudden drop in arrivals under the special-immigrant-visa program for Afghan and Iraqi citizens, many of whom served alongside U.S. soldiers as battlefield translators.
President Trump is ordering an end to the separation of families at the border, but the fate of thousands of children already in government custody is uncertain.