Tag: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

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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Hispanic Caucus: DACA Not Enough, Need Amnesty for All

Illegal migrants, recipients in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and those who have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) joined the House Hispanic Caucus at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on Wednesday for another push to codify amnesty for millions of people through “immigration reform” legislation. House Democrats have introduced legislation that would provide […]

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Jared Kushner, a Confident Negotiator, Finds Immigration Deal to Be Elusive

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, was confident in his ability as a good-faith negotiator who could find a compromise to end the government shutdown. His pitch to Democratic lawmakers was simple: He told them he was the person who could “land this plane.” Buoyed by his success in […]

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With Deadline Looming, Border Security Talks Face Hurdles in Congress

WASHINGTON — The reopening of the federal government signals the start of three weeks of intense negotiations over border security in an ideologically divided Congress that threaten to leave Republican and Democratic leaders right where they began: at risk of a government shutdown. The stopgap spending bill President Trump signed […]

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Senate Sets Test Votes to End Government Shutdown as Pressure Mounts

WASHINGTON — The Senate is poised to hold test votes Thursday on two competing proposals to reopen the government nearly six weeks into the shutdown, and their expected failure has underscored the urgency of finding a bipartisan way out of the stalemate over President Trump’s demands for a border wall. […]

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House Democrats Increase Border Offer to $5.7 Billion, if Government Opens

WASHINGTON — House Democratic leaders said on Wednesday that they were prepared to offer President Trump a substantial sum of money for border security — perhaps even the $5.7 billion he has requested — but not for a wall and not until he agreed to reopen the government. “We are […]

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Supreme Court Doesn’t Act on Trump’s Appeal in ‘Dreamers’ Case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court took no action on Tuesday on the Trump administration’s plans to shut down a program that shields some 700,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation. The court’s inaction almost certainly means it will not hear the administration’s challenge in its current term, which ends in June. […]

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Trump’s Deal Meets With Skepticism Among Immigrants in Texas

SAN ANTONIO — Donald J. Trump got Brenda Hernandez’s hopes up in 2016 when he indicated that he had a heart for young undocumented immigrants like her, who were brought into the country by their parents. But her hopes were dashed when Mr. Trump became president and ordered an end […]

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Trump Defends Plan to End Shutdown Even as Pence Appears to Hedge

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Sunday defended his proposal to end the partial government shutdown, using his Twitter account to attack Speaker Nancy Pelosi for turning down the offer, even as Vice President Mike Pence appeared to open the door to negotiations over the plan. In an appearance on “Fox […]

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At the Border and in Washington, White House Digs in on Wall

McALLEN, Tex. — President Trump traveled to the border on Thursday to escalate his demands for a wall with warnings of crime and chaos on the frontier, as the partial government shutdown neared a milestone Day 21 and Senate Republican efforts to break the impasse collapsed in Washington. On Friday, […]

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‘No Wall, No Deal,’ Pence Says as Shutdown Drags On

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence flatly declared on Thursday that there could be no agreement to reopen the government without funding for President Trump’s border wall, laying out terms that Democrats had already rejected even as he called on them to negotiate an end to a partial shutdown that […]

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Supreme Court Votes Friday on Whether to Fast-Track DACA Appeal

WASHINGTON, DC — The Supreme Court could announce as early as Friday that it will hear arguments on whether President Donald Trump has the legal authority to end DACA. President Barack Obama created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) amnesty program for illegal aliens in 2012. In 2014, Obama expanded DACA into DAPA (Deferred […]

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News Analysis: The Border Wall: How a Potent Symbol Is Now Boxing Trump In

WASHINGTON — Before it became the chief sticking point in a government shutdown drama that threatens to consume his presidency at a critical moment, President Trump’s promise to build a wall on the southwestern border was a memory trick for an undisciplined candidate. As Mr. Trump began exploring a presidential […]

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Billionaire Kochs Plot DACA Amnesty, Vow Not to Support Trump in 2020

The pro-mass immigration Koch brothers’ network of billionaire, donor class organizations will push an expansive amnesty for illegal aliens this year while vowing not to financially support President Trump’s 2020 re-election bid. In a leaked email obtained by Time Magazine, the Koch brothers’ network of organizations — which includes Americans for Prosperity, the LIBRE Initiative, […]

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In Newly Divided Government, Who Will Control the Political Agenda?

WASHINGTON — America will get its first taste of divided government under President Trump this week when a Democratic House tries to wrest control of the political agenda from Mr. Trump, who appears determined to keep the focus on border security, immigration and his “big, beautiful” wall. After the midterm […]

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The Number of Illegal Immigrants in the U.S. Has Dropped, a Study Says. Here Are 5 Takeaways.

Shortly after then-candidate Donald Trump announced his presidential campaign, he suggested that the number of undocumented immigrants living in the United States could exceed 30 million. But a new study puts the number far lower and shows a significant decline over more than a decade. The study, published by the […]

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Why Big Law Is Taking on Trump Over Immigration

[What you need to know to start your day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Corporate lawyers at Paul Weiss, a prestigious Manhattan law firm, often spend their days scouring the fine print of client documents and government regulations. But for the past few months, they have been on […]

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Koch Brothers: Congress Must ‘Seize’ Lame-Duck Session, Pass DACA Amnesty

The GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers are asking the Republican-controlled Congress to “seize” upon the lame-duck session to pass amnesty for more than a million illegal aliens enrolled and eligible for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Koch brothers’ network of libertarian organizations — including the LIBRE Initiative, Freedom Partners, and […]

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Plutocrat Koch Brothers Look to Ram Through DACA Amnesty Before New Year

The pro-mass immigration GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers will “work aggressively” before the year’s end to obtain amnesty for the 3.5 million illegal aliens who are enrolled and eligible for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Koch brothers’ network of organizations — which campaigned for Democrats’ open borders policies in the midterm elections […]

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Who Owns the Supreme Court?

The Trump administration’s treatment of the Supreme Court as a wholly owned subsidiary is one of the most compelling dramas now unfolding in Washington. Whether this drama plays out as comedy or tragedy is up to the court. “Comedy” may be an odd word in this context, but I have […]

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