Tag Archives: Immigration

'Not leadership': Pence in 2014 criticized using presidential powers on immigration reform

Vice President Mike Pence, speaking on a Republican Governors Association panel in 2014, attacked the idea of using presidential powers to go around Congress, something President Trump is considering.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Federal judge blocks Trump's new asylum rules: 'He may not rewrite the immigration laws'

A federal judge blocked new rules implemented by President Donald Trump to limit asylum applications, opening the door for more members of the migrant caravan to request asylum in the U.S.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Donald Trump launches campaign tour by pounding immigration debate

Immigration is important to Trump's base of most ardent supporters, analysts say – it may also motivate Democratic voters.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Judge orders minors transferred out of immigration detention facility

A federal judge found that undocumented minors housed at a Texas facility have been abused, overly-medicated and denied basic privacy rights, and ordered the Trump administration to transfer children out until the facility is improved.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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What you need to know before Saturday's immigration protests

Thousands of people are expected to rally across the country Saturday to protest the Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy. The main rally will be held in Washington, D.C., with hundreds of sister rallies across the country.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council puts funding in doubt, Glimmers of hope for refugees, UN’s resolution on Palestinians was mostly a win, European left walks an immigration tightrope, Mohamed Salah is changing perceptions about Muslims

“On … June 18, the UNHRC opened its 38th session in Geneva,” writes Ken Makabenta. “Before the day was over, the body was facing questions about its future…. In a series of developments [recently], the rug has literally been pulled from under the feet of the UNHRC and its army of special rapporteurs…. [Among those developments], the United States formally ...

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Hundreds of thousands expected at immigration rallies against Trump, activists say

The protests will take place in all 50 states. California is hosting the most protests, with over 80 events planned for Saturday. The rallies are in response to national debate over the Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy on immigration.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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DOJ: Trump's immigration crackdown 'diverting' resources from drug cases

Federal prosecutors in California have taken steps to make it harder to prosecute people smuggling drugs so it can bring more cases against immigrants           GANNETT Syndication Service

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