Armed with hope for the first time in years that immigration legislation can pass through Congress, Democrats on Capitol Hill are moving forward this week on bills that could help create a pathway to citizenship for millions of individuals living in the USA without legal status.
The U.S. Census Bureau director and political appointees pressured staff to deliver data this week, regardless of accuracy concerns, according to a letter by the Commerce Department’s inspector general.
Another prime example of politics in the Trump era. The House and the Senate passed $4.5 billion packages to aid border officials. But Republicans and Democrats can't agree on what the money should be used for, and they almost went home or a Fourth of July break Friday at the height of the migrant crisis without doing anything about it
Feb.7, the new House Democratic majority will hold its first hearing on the inhumane Trump family separation policy in the Energy and Commerce Committee, an opportunity to finally hold the administration accountable for family separation and its lingering effects.
Lawmakers and administration officials on Sunday jostled over messaging on immigration on the ninth day of a partial government shutdown largely prompted by conflict over the issue.
Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown next Friday over President Donald Trump's border wall. But you wouldn't know it by the schedule, as lawmakers left town waiting for the White House's next move.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing with the commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Tuesday and the high cost of the proposed wall was a main topic discussed.
President Donald Trump says Congress should provide all the money he wants for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, and he calls illegal immigration a "threat to the well-being of every American community."
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday rejected the idea of paying for President Donald Trump's border wall in exchange for helping hundreds of thousands of young immigrants avoid deportation.
Three groups affiliated with billionaire mega-donor Charles Koch are calling on congressional leaders to strike a bipartisan deal that would provide a permanent solution for "Dreamers." The heads of Americans for Prosp
Immigration was a good issue for Senate Republicans in the midterm elections, but Democrats see it as a winner for them in 2020 and have little desire to negotiate on the issue in the lame-duck session or next year.
Republican candidates across the country aired a lot of campaign ads intended to stoke fears about illegal immigration. But the results were mixed, and some of the most outspoken hard-liners lost.
Health care, immigration and President Donald Trump were high on voters' minds as they cast ballots in the midterm elections, according to a wide-ranging survey of the electorate conducted by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of U.S. troops to stop an "invasion" of migrants. Tent cities for asylum seekers. An end for the Constitution's guarantee of birthright citizenship. With his eyes squarely on next Tuesday's elections, President Donald Trump is rushing out hardline immigration declarations, promises and actions as he tries to mobilize supporters to retain Republican control of Congress. His own campaign in 2016 concentrated on border fears, and that's his final-week focus in the midterm fight. "This has nothing to do with elections," the president insists. But his timing is striking.
The announced departure of House Speaker Paul Ryan and several other mostly Republican members of Congress probably won’t shift the power balance enough to loosen the immigration logjam that has persisted for years.