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Mexico Releases The Details Of Its Immigration Deal With Trump

Mexico Releases The Details Of Its Immigration Deal With Trump

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The Mexican government released the details of the side agreement it made with the Trump administration, pledging to take on additional measures to stop the flow of illegal immigrants reaching the U.S. border. Details of the side agreement come after the White House and Mexico City reached […]

Supreme Court Turns Down Trump Administration Bid To Accelerate DACA Appeal

Supreme Court Turns Down Trump Administration Bid To Accelerate DACA Appeal

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The Supreme Court rejected a request Monday to expedite its consideration of the Trump administration’s bid to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA is an Obama-era amnesty initiative that extends temporary legal status to 700,000 non-citizens who arrived in the U.S. as children. […]

Protests Across California Come as Trump Administration Weakens Safety Protections for Offshore Drilling

Protests Across California Come as Trump Administration Weakens Safety Protections for Offshore Drilling

Concerned citizens, elected officials, local business owners, conservationists and others are gathering today to voice opposition to dirty and dangerous offshore drilling and exploration and the Trump administration’s rollback of drilling safety standards that were adopted in response to the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster. The synchronized protests kick off with the annual Hands Across the Sand […]

Thousands Booted Out Of US Under Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy

Thousands Booted Out Of US Under Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   Thousands of Central American migrants have been sent back to Mexico after lodging an asylum claim, a result of President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” directive. More than 5,000 asylum seekers from Central America’s Northern Triangle region — El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala — have been sent back to […]

Trump’s Census Citizenship Question Faces Supreme Court Scrutiny

Trump’s Census Citizenship Question Faces Supreme Court Scrutiny

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over the Trump administration’s bid to append a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire. Democratic states and city governments are challenging the citizenship question, fearing that diminished noncitizen participation will deprive them of federal funding and seats in Congress. […]

9th Circuit Deals Trump An Immigration Win. Yes, You Read That Right

9th Circuit Deals Trump An Immigration Win. Yes, You Read That Right

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily lifted an order suspending the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), a Trump administration policy that requires Central American asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico before their appearance in immigration court. Though the Friday evening stay is not indicative of the government’s […]

Who Is Kevin McAleenan, The Upcoming Leader Of Homeland Security?

Who Is Kevin McAleenan, The Upcoming Leader Of Homeland Security?

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator Kirstjen Nielsen will officially vacate her position atop the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday, leaving Kevin McAleenan as the acting head. President Donald Trump, frustrated over the growing immigration crisis on the U.S. southern border, accepted Nielsen’s resignation after meeting with her at the White House on Sunday. The […]

Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as DHS Secretary in Midst of Border Surge

Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as DHS Secretary in Midst of Border Surge

  BY JOHN BINDER  has resigned as Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary in the midst of soaring illegal immigration levels and an expanded Catch and Release policy under her direction. On Sunday, President Trump wrote online that Nielsen would be leaving her position as head of DHS. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be […]

Supreme Court Backs Trump Power To Detain Migrants Who Commit Crimes

Supreme Court Backs Trump Power To Detain Migrants Who Commit Crimes

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . A deeply divided Supreme Court ruled that immigration authorities can detain noncitizens for possible deportation long after they serve prison sentences for criminal convictions. The ACLU had argued that federal law imposes a strict time limit on when government officials can detain aliens for deportation after they […]

SCOOP: Trump Will Officially End Negotiations With California On Fuel Economy Rollbacks

SCOOP: Trump Will Officially End Negotiations With California On Fuel Economy Rollbacks

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . The Trump administration will announce it’s ending fuel economy negotiations with California. EPA and DOT officials tried to hash out a compromise with California, but talks broke down. Federal officials will move ahead with plans to roll back Obama-era climate regulations on cars. The Trump administration will soon […]

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