Keyword: Immigration reform

  • House passes short-term spending bill to avoid govt shutdown
    House passes short-term spending bill to avoid govt shutdown
    12/6

    United States House of Representatives approved on Thursday a two-week stopgap budget measure that will fund the government through December 21. The spending bill was approved in order to avoid a government shutdown scheduled for this Sa...

  • Trump to meet with Dem leaders next week over wall funding - report
    Trump to meet with Dem leaders next week over wall funding - report
    12/6

    United States President Donald Trump will have a meeting next Tuesday with the Democrat congressional leaders in an effort to find an agreement over border wall funding and avoid a government shutdown before December 21, Politico reporte...

  • Trump urges Dems to support border wall funding
    Trump urges Dems to support border wall funding
    12/3

    United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to urge the Democrats in Congress to provide their votes for the funding of the wall on the border with Mexico. The president also warned that he will stop the inflow of peop...

  • US to reduce number of troops at Mexico border to 4,000
    US to reduce number of troops at Mexico border to 4,000
    11/30

    The number of United States active-duty troops stationed at the border with Mexico will drop from present 5,600 to around 4,000, US officials confirmed on Friday. The deployment of troops will be extended through January, the officials a...

  • Trump: Willing to shut down gvt over wall
    Trump: Willing to shut down gvt over wall
    11/28

    United States President Donald Trump said he would "totally be willing" to shut down the government if Congress doesn't approve funding for his wall on the US-Mexico border. In an interview with Politico published on Wednes...

  • Sanders: Border agents acted appropriately
    Sanders: Border agents acted appropriately
    11/27

    White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended on Tuesday the use of tear gas against migrants at the US-Mexico border, stating that border agents "used appropriate, nonl...

  • Trump warns US could close Mexico border permanently
    Trump warns US could close Mexico border permanently
    11/26

    United States President Donald Trump warned on Monday that his administration will close the southern US border permanently unless Mexico manages to return immigrants on its territory back to their respective countries. Trump stressed th...

  • Trump calls for 'major' bipartisan border security legislation
    Trump calls for 'major' bipartisan border security legislation
    11/23

    United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday to urge Republicans and Democrats to come together and deliver a "major" border security legislation package, including the funding for a wall on the border with Me...

  • Trump ready to use 'lethal force' at Mexico border
    Trump ready to use 'lethal force' at Mexico border
    11/22

    United States President Donald Trump gave American troops permission to use lethal force at the border with Mexico if such action is necessary. In a memo obtained by the US media, Trump said the US border troops can "perform those m...

  • Trump hits back at SCOTUS chief: You do have 'Obama judges'
    Trump hits back at SCOTUS chief: You do have 'Obama judges'
    11/21

    United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to fire back at US Chief Justice John Roberts' recent criticism, saying once again that there are indeed &quo...

  • SCOTUS chief slams Trump over attack on judge
    SCOTUS chief slams Trump over attack on judge
    11/21

    The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), John Roberts criticized Donald Trump on Wednesday over the US president's attack on a judge that blocked ...

  • Court blocks Trump's plan to refuse asylum
    Court blocks Trump's plan to refuse asylum
    11/20

    A temporary restraining order was issued in San Francisco by Jon Tigar, United States district judge, overriding the asylum ban signed by President Donald Trump on November 9. The...

  • Trump hints at govt shutdown over border wall funding
    Trump hints at govt shutdown over border wall funding
    11/17

    United States President Donald Trump warned on Saturday that he is ready to trigger another shutdown of the federal government if the next spending bill doesn't include funding for a wall on the border with Mexico. “We’re...

  • Trump signs executive immigration order on asylum
    Trump signs executive immigration order on asylum
    11/9

    United States Donald Trump signed on Friday an executive immigration order on asylum, media reported. The president announced he will be issuing the executive actions to restrict ...

  • Trump tightens asylum policy at US-Mexico border
    Trump tightens asylum policy at US-Mexico border
    11/8

    The administration of United States President Donald Trump announced on Thursday executive actions to restrict asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border amid controversy surrounding the migrant caravan from Central America. The new rule bar...

  • Pentagon rejects building detention facilities for migrants - report
    Pentagon rejects building detention facilities for migrants - report
    11/5

    A preliminary request by the administration in Washington for building detention facilities for migrants has been rejected by the Pentagon, according to anonymous officials familiar with the decision.

    The United States military h...

  • Report: Trump troop deployment could cost $220M
    Report: Trump troop deployment could cost $220M
    11/5

    United States President Donald Trump's deployment of troops to the border with Mexico could cost up to $220 million, CNBC reported on Monday citing two anonymous defense offic...

  • Trump: Our immigration laws are not just old, they are bad
    Trump: Our immigration laws are not just old, they are bad
    11/1

    United States President Donald Trump stated on Thursday that the country's immigration laws "are not just old, they are bad" and went on to blame the Democrats for the ongoing immigration crisis in the US. Addressing the si...

  • Pelosi: Troop deployment to Mexico border political
    Pelosi: Troop deployment to Mexico border political
    10/31

    Democrat minority leader in the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump is deploying the military to the border with Mexico for political gain among his base of supporters, with...

  • Trump lashes out at Speaker Ryan over birthright citizenship
    Trump lashes out at Speaker Ryan over birthright citizenship
    10/31

    United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to lash out at the outgoing Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan after the latter said that the birt...