GOP Lawmakers Introduce Republican Alternative to DACA

By: Zack Duvall   On Monday, a trio of GOP Senators have introduced the first version of the party’s plan to provide a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s roughly 800,000 illegal immigrants impacted by the DACA legislation, also known as the ‘Dreamers ACT’. Throm Tillis (R-NC), James Lankford (R-OK) and Orrin G. Hatch (R-UT) introduced the proposal during an extensive news conference held to … Continue reading GOP Lawmakers Introduce Republican Alternative to DACA

New Travel Order Expected to be Announced

By: Zack Duvall   According to several sources with direct knowledge on the subject, the Trump administration is planning to roll-out a new and modified version of its travel restriction implemented earlier in the year. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report the news on Friday morning and cited several White House sources who said the the new order was set to be … Continue reading New Travel Order Expected to be Announced

California Sues for “Sanctuary State” Status, Vows to Fight Trump Administration

By: Zack Duvall   In yet another defiant, and undeniably dangerous move, state lawmakers in California have filed legal documents challenging the Trump administration’s latest executive action on illegal immigration in federal court while at the same time passing “sanctuary state” legislation through the state house this past week. The legislation passed by California lawmakers, on Saturday, is an effort by officials in California to … Continue reading California Sues for “Sanctuary State” Status, Vows to Fight Trump Administration

Chicago Mayor Sues Trump Administration Over Federal Funds

By: Zack Duvall   The mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, along with other high- ranking city officials filed a federal lawsuit in a Illinois U.S. District Court that looks to stop the White House from implementing new guidelines aimed at withholding federal funds from municipalities that fail to enforce federal immigration laws. Chicago, a city where elected officials have long claimed to be a “sanctuary” … Continue reading Chicago Mayor Sues Trump Administration Over Federal Funds

Illegal Border Crossings Drop Dramatically in Trump’s First Month

By: Zack Duvall New figures released today by various security agencies, including Customs and Border Patrol, show that illegal crossings on America’s southern border have dropped 40% during the Trump administration’s first full month. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Thursday that the number of illegal crossings had dropped from 31,578 to 18,762 during a time, January-February, when crossings usually see a 10-20% increase. “The … Continue reading Illegal Border Crossings Drop Dramatically in Trump’s First Month