Immigration

Trump Administration Backs Down on Deporting International College Students

These students can breathe a sigh of relief, now that the Trump administration backs off plans to expel them from the country.
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Trump Tweets He’ll "Suspend Immigration" Over COVID, But Offers No Details

President Trump said he will suspend immigration into the U.S. because of the coronavirus.
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Texas Border Patrol Is Turning Away Donations for Detained Migrant Kids

Texas Border Patrol officials say they cannot accept donations from the public for facilities where children are reportedly being held in substandard conditions. Theresa Brown, a former policy advisor for U.S. Customs and Border Protections, says the facilities cannot accept the goods under...
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U.S. Government Bars Gay Couple's 2-Year-Old Son From Obtaining Citizenship

A married gay couple is fighting back after the U.S. State Department is refusing to grant one of their twin boys citizenship. Andrew Dvash-Banks, who is a U.S. citizen, and his husband Elad, who's from Tel Aviv, each contributed sperm to conceive twins via surrogates. Their twins, Ethan and Aiden...
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President Trump Eases Up on Border Shutdown Threat

President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his threats to shut the U.S.-Mexico border this week as members of his administration explored half-measures that might satisfy the president’s urge for action. According to the AP , Trump did not back off on the idea completely, but said he was pleased...
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Trump Issues 1st Veto After Congressional Rebuke of His Emergency Border Declaration

Donald Trump issued the first-ever veto of his presidency on Friday, rejecting Congress' block of his emergency declaration to fund his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump's move came after the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted 59-41 last Tuesday to overturn his emergency...
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U.S. Senate Votes to Overturn Trump's Emergency Declaration at Mexican Border

On Tuesday, by a vote of 59-41, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted to overturn President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the country's southwestern border with Mexico. “I believe the use of emergency powers in this circumstance violates the Constitution,” said Senator Jerry...
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