Tag: Immigration

Pope To Meet With Homeless, Prisoners And Immigrants In US

Francis added the Cuba leg onto the start of his U.S. trip after helping contribute to the historic thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations.   In Cuba, he’ll celebrate Mass in Revolution Square in Havana – as both of his immediate predecessors did during their trips to the Caribbean island nation. He’ll travel to Holguin and pray […]

Most illegal immigrants from border surge skipped court date after release, records show

Tens of thousands of illegal immigrant women and children streamed across the U.S. border last year seeking asylum and protected status, claiming a “credible fear” of going home to the violence in Central America. President Obama addressed the crisis through increased border enforcement, more detention beds, more immigration judges and pressure on political leaders in […]

TPP Enters USA into a ‘New Trans-National Union’

Miller says that in effect the first trade deal would be fast-tracked under the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), of which both houses of congress are in favor.   “What this means,” explained Miller,  “is the house and the senate together would be authorizing the president to enter the United States into a new trans-national union.”   […]

Republicans clash over Obamatrade immigration

A story from Breitbart that appeared at the top of the Drudge Report on Thursday chronicled an exchange on Wednesday between House Rules Committee Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, who supports Obamatrade, and committee member Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, who does not.   Testifying was House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., who […]

The Secret Immigration Chapter in Obama’s Trade Agreement

The mainstream media covered the Wikileaks document dump extensively, but did not mention the immigration chapter contained within it, so Breitbart News took the documents to immigration experts to get their take on it. Nobody has figured how big a deal the documents uncovered by Wikileaks are until now. (See below)   The president’s Trade in […]

‘Never Has a Country Been Transformed Like This, Never in World History’

COULTER: Right. Not only that, there would be a change to the legal immigration. That was the point I was making with you on radio today. This is so much bigger than — other in the first chapter, my book is about legal immigration. The Somalis leaving to fight with ISIS, those are legal immigrants. […]

Immigration Overhaul May Be in Limbo Until Late in Obama’s Term

President Obama’s overhaul of the nation’s immigration system, which he announced in a prime-time speech to the nation last November, may remain under a cloud of legal uncertainty until months before he leaves office in 2017, legal experts and administration officials said Wednesday.   Officials from the Justice Department said in a statement that they […]

Arizona border town ‘like a war zone all the time,’ protesting residents say

“We stop everything here: drugs, smuggling,” Padilla said, adding that the protests were the result of a misunderstanding of the Border Patrol’s role in maintaining safety in the area.   Padilla said the agency has shown a willingness to listen the concerns of residents, many who raise cattle and horses.   When a speed strip […]

Federal Panel Lets Injunction Against Obama’s Immigration Actions Stand

A federal appeals court on Tuesday denied the Obama administration’s request to lift a hold on the president’s executive actions on immigration, which would have granted protection from deportation as well as work permits to millions of immigrants in the country illegally.   Two of three judges on a panel of the United States Court […]

Obama immigration overhaul and ‘Dreamers’ handed another legal setback

A split federal appeals court on Tuesday let stand a lower court’s ruling that has stymied Obama administration plans to shield up to 5 million people – including young immigrants known as “Dreamers” – from deportation.   At issue was President Obama’s proposed extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, created […]