When President-elect Joe Biden comes into office, he will inherit the Trump administration's restrictionist immigration agenda, which cut access to asylum and has kept migrants in limbo in Mexico while they await humanitarian protection in the US.
In a late-night tweet last month, President Donald Trump teased a sweeping executive order that would suspend immigration to the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic, building up anticipation among allies who for years have urged Trump to reduce levels of immigration. But the text of the proclamation, released days later, fell far short of the President's promise.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) introduced a resolution Thursday condemning White House adviser Stephen Miller and calling for his resignation, citing his role in the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policies and emails showing he promoted stories from white nationalist publications.
White House adviser Stephen Miller sent emails that "promoted white nationalist literature and racist propaganda" to conservative news site Breitbart, the Southern Poverty Law Center said Tuesday after releasing excerpts.
In private emails in 2015 and 2016, President Donald Trump’s top immigration adviser touted a vilely racist novel that warns of a migrant invasion, promoted the ideas of white nationalist publications, and raged at retailers who stopped selling Confederate flags in the wake of the massacre of black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. On Tuesday, the Southern Poverty [...]
The White House has refused a request for President Donald Trump's top immigration aide to testify to Congress, its latest salvo against efforts by Democratic lawmakers to examine the policies of the Trump administration.