President Trump Offers Protections for DREAMERs, Other Immigrants in Exchange for Border Wall

President Donald Trump put forth a new proposal in an effort to end a government shutdown that entered its fifth week yesterday. At the heart of the stalemate is the President’s demand for funding for a wall along the southern border, which he says will impede migrants’ crossing into the U.S. illegally. Democrats have blocked […]

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President Trump Addresses the Nation, Calls Situation at the Border Humanitarian Crisis

President Trump, in a live address to the nation, portrayed the impasse that has shut down the government as a humanitarian crisis. “In the last two years, [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] officers made 266,000 arrests of aliens with criminal records including those charged or convicted of 100,000 assaults, 30,000 sex crimes, and 4,000 violent killings,” […]

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Little Progress in Negotiations as Shutdown Enters Third Week

A meeting yesterday between White House senior officials and congressional staff “did not make much progress,” according to the White House, as the impasse that has caused parts of the federal government to shut down enters its third week. “We didn’t make much progress at the meeting, which was surprising to me,” said White House […]

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