Trump Administration Effectively Ends TPS Immigration Program

With the decision earlier this month to end TPS for 50,000 Hondurans living in the U.S., the Trump administration has basically terminated the TPS program. The Temporary Protected Status Program allows individuals to remain in the U.S. and grants them work authorization, whether they entered legally or not. TPS is granted to citizens from countries […]

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Federal Judge Strikes Down DACA Program End

A federal judge has ruled President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program illegal and ordered the program reinstated. He also ruled the administration must continue to accept new applicants, taking the defense of the program a step further than previous judges who had ruled in favor of the program. Judge […]

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Trump Tells DHS to Block Migrant Caravans from Entering US

President Trump has ordered the Department of Homeland Security to disband immigrant caravans who are traveling from Central America through Mexico to the United States in the hopes of seeking asylum. “Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland […]

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Judge President Trump Once Decried as “Mexican” Rules in Favor of Administration in Building of Border Wall

A U.S. District Court Judge has ruled in favor of the Trump administration, allowing them to begin construction of a wall along the southern border of the U.S., bypassing environmental statues for its construction.  The lawsuit had been brought by the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Coastal Commission, and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. […]

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Democratic Leaders in Congress Demand Extra $300 Million to Guard Against Potential Interference in 2018 Elections

Democratic congressional leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi have demanded an extra $300 million in funding to protect the U.S. from potential Russian meddling in the 2018 midterm elections.  The funding request was made in a letter to Republican leaders, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Congress is currently […]

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Jeff Flake Isn’t Giving Up on Immigration Reform, Says Will Force a Vote on His Proposal as Soon as Senate Returns from Recess

Senator Jeff Flake isn’t giving up on immigration reform.  The junior Senator from Arizona said that he plans to force a vote on a proposal as soon as the Senate returns from its winter recess after next week.  Flake proposed a fallback option for immigration reform last week when it looked like larger plans being […]

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Immigration Reform Dies Again

Republicans made a last-ditch effort to pass a DACA solution this week only to have it thwarted by Democrats.  Are we seeing the beginning of a midterm election strategy by Democrats?  We discuss DACA and the failure of Congress to once again get an immigration bill passed in today’s episode.   http://media.blubrry.com/itn/p/content.blubrry.com/itn/Immigration_Reform_Dies_Again.mp3Podcast: Play in new […]

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Arrests of Both Criminal and Noncriminal Immigrants Up After First Year of Trump Administration

Arrests of noncriminal immigrants more than doubled last year under the Trump administration according to a new analysis by The Washington Post.  According to the report 37,734 noncriminal immigrants were detailed in 2017. Arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials of undocumented immigrants have increased by 40% in President Trump’s first year in office. The […]

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The Top Priority for Security Officials at the Winter Games May Be Cyber

The Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, are drawing an element from all over the world besides athletes: Cyber attackers.  Experts believe the biggest security threat to the Games may be virtual. Cyber criminals have long targeted Olympic Games.  At the Beijing, London and Brazil events, officials recorked millions of attempted attacks a day – […]

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