Tag: DACA

Plutocrats Unite: Big Tech, Business Lobby, Outsourcers Demand Amnesty

Executives from the country’s largest tech conglomerates, the big business lobby, and multinational corporations synonymous with outsourcing American jobs are demanding Congress pass the latest Democrat plan giving amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. A new plan by House Democrats known as the “Dream and Protection Act” gives amnesty to nearly three million illegal aliens […]

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Twelve Senate Republicans Voted for Ending Trump’s National Emergency

Twelve Senate Republicans voted in favor of a Democrat resolution to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. The Senate passed a resolution on Thursday to end the president’s national emergency resolution. The bill passed through the Senate as well as the House; however, both times the resolution did not receive enough votes to override a […]

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Bernie Sanders Campaign Hires Illegal Immigrant as Deputy Press Secretary

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has hired a self-declared “undocumented” immigrant to serve as his 2020 presidential campaign’s deputy press secretary. Belén Sisa, who previously worked on the Latino outreach side of Sanders’s 2016 campaign, announced her addition to the Vermont senator’s 2020 team in a Facebook post Wednesday. “This is really emotional for me. I can’t help […]

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Thirteen Republicans Voted for Ending Trump’s National Emergency to Build the Wall

Thirteen House Republicans joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democrats to pass a resolution that would terminate President Donald J. Trump’s national emergency to build a wall along the southern border. The House passed a resolution Tuesday to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency to build a wall along the southern border. The bill passed; […]

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Former ‘Never Trump’ Koch Exec Marc Short Rejoins White House After Failed Legislative Affairs Record

Former “Never Trump” Koch brothers executive Marc Short, once President Trump’s White House Legislative Affairs Director, is now rejoining the administration as Vice President Mike Pence’s Chief of Staff after a brief stint as a CNN commentator. On social media, Pence confirmed his intention to hire Short as his Chief of Staff: I am pleased […]

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Jessica Vaughan: Border Bill ‘Will Make the Border Crisis Worse’

Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies, said the proposed spending bill presented to President Donald Trump “will make the border crisis worse” if signed into law. Vaughan joined Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight for an interview with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. LISTEN:Mansour invited Vaughan’s assessment […]

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Rep. Gomez Keeps SOTU Tradition: Immigrants Coming Illegally to U.S. Get Invites

Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) is continuing his State of the Union tradition of inviting illegal immigrants to join him. Last year, Gomez invited Itayu Torres, a so-called “Dreamer” from his district who got temporary protection from deportation through former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order. This year, Gomez is more […]

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White House Aides Ask Business for Immigration Wish List

White House aides are asking business groups — including advocates for the Koch network — what they want to include in a wall-for-amnesty immigration deal, according to Axios. Axios reported: One of those officials said [top aide Jared] Kushner has almost exclusively been talking to Republicans to figure out what they want out of a reform package. […]

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Harris: ‘Inhumane’ to Maybe Protect DACA Kids But Not Parents – I Won’t Vote for a Wall ‘Under Any Circumstances’

During a town hall on CNN on Monday, Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-CA) vowed that she won’t vote for a border wall and criticized the Trump administration for offering to possibly protect DACA children, but not their parents as “inhumane and contrary to who we are and the values we hold as […]

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Trump Downplays Chance of Amnesty-for-Wall Deal

President Donald Trump used an interview with the Wall Street Journal to downplay expectations that the 17-member bipartisan panel on border security will propose an amnesty-for-wall deal. The newspaper asked Trump on Sunday if the panel might propose an amnesty for DACA migrants. He responded: “I doubt it,” he said, when asked if he would […]

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GOP Senators on Border Wall Panel Keep McConnell, Trump in Charge of Migration Debate

The four GOP Senators picked for the border security conference committee are not leaders in the high-risk immigration issue, ensuring that Senate Majority Leader and the president will decide the next stage of the immigraiton and border wall controversy. The GOP Senators on the border security panel are Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby, West Virginia’s Shelley […]

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Report: Kushner, GOP Senators Suggest Giving Green Cards to DACA Illegals

White House adviser Jared Kushner and a handful of Republican senators are suggesting President Trump offer Democrats a deal to give amnesty in the form of green cards to more than half-a-million illegal aliens to secure funding for a border wall. Sources tell Axios‘ Jonathan Swan that Kushner and Republican Senators like Sen. James Lankford […]

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Grassroots Immigration Group: Amnesty Is Worse than No Wall

President Donald Trump should not offer a combined “DACA-Dreamer” amnesty to win “one-tenth of a border fence,” says William Gheen, founder of the grassroots Americans for Legal Immigration PAC group. “Every single amnesty bill we’ve seen for 15 years has been filled with all sorts of restrictions and enforcement promises designed to garner votes in […]

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Pence: Trump’s Immigration Proposal to Reopen Government ‘Is Not Amnesty’

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Vice President Mike Pence said President Donald Trump’s offer to Democrats to end the shutdown was not amnesty. Saturday, Trump proposed a deal that includes $5 billion to partially fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and a three-year extension of protections for Deferred Action for Childhood […]

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Lindsey Graham on Trump Shutdown Compromise: ‘Fantastic Proposal’ — ‘Let’s Get it Done!’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Saturday lauded President Donald Trump’s compromise proposal to end the partial government shutdown and expressed enthusiasm about turning the plan into law. President Trump offered Democrat leaders a three-year extension on the temporary legal status of 700,000 “Dreamers” — immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally by their parents — […]

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Trump Officials Say ‘Rank-and-File’ Democrats Give Hope for President’s Deal

Vice President Mike Pence and administration officials expressed great hope in “rank and file” Democrats late Saturday to pass the immigration, border security, and government reopening package President Donald Trump unveiled moments before. Pence said the deal president Trump offered Saturday was the culmination of many meetings with both Democrats and Republicans on the issue […]

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CNN’s Symone Sanders: ‘Democrats Aren’t Going to Fund Donald Trump’s Little Racist Wall’

CNN personality Symone Sanders mocked President Trump’s attempt to end the government shutdown Saturday, saying that Democrats won’t fund his “little racist wall.” “It is not good for anyone, that currently, the Department of Homeland Security is not funded, that folks are going to work for free, like, this is not safe for Americans. But, […]

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Kevin Cramer: Trump ‘Captured Moral High Ground’ with Border Wall Proposal

Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) said in a statement on Saturday that President Donald Trump “captured the moral high ground” in his speech proposing a compromise between Republicans and Democrats on the border wall fight. During a speech on Saturday, President Trump proposed a border security solution that provides $5.7 billion in funding for his proposed […]

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Democrats Dismiss Trump’s Political Concession, Demand More

Democrats immediately rejected President Donald Trump’s offer of a work-permit amnesty for one million registered migrants in exchange for 230 miles of new border wall. The rejection came even though Trump’s offer angered his base by trading a DACA temporary amnesty for a wall. Also, Trump did not ask for the reform of the many […]

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Donald Trump Offers Democrats Temporary DACA Amnesty for 230 Miles of Wall

President Donald Trump proposed a compromise plan to reopen the government and get funding for his promised border wall on Saturday. The president offered to give Democrats a three-year extension of work permits for 700,000 DACA recipients and temporary protected status immigrants together with $805 million in new funding for technology to stop drug smuggling, […]

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Trump: I’m Proposing $5.7 Billion for Wall in Exchange for DACA, TPS Protections and Other Reforms

During a statement on Saturday, President Trump proposed funding for humanitarian assistance and drug detection technology, increases in Border Patrol agents and immigration judges, changes to the asylum application process for minors, promotion of family reunification, $5.7 billion in border wall funding, and protections for DACA recipients and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders. Trump said, “Our […]

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