Democratic presidential candidates have been reluctant to address law and order challenges at the border, leading some party strategists to fear they will be vulnerable to President Trump.
The Marine Corps commandant warned the Pentagon in an internal memo that he's been forced to cancel exercises and delay emergency repairs because of the unexpected deployment on the southwest border, among other demands.
An Orange County Superior Court judge determined Thursday that California’s “sanctuary state” protections for undocumented immigrants infringe on Huntington Beach's local control as a charter city, making Huntington the first city to successfully challenge the controversial law.
The Supreme Court weighs two unusually aggressive appeals from Trump's lawyers, who urge the justices to leapfrog the lower courts and rule quickly on the fate of the Dreamers and on an abortion dispute involving young migrants.
President Trump has repeatedly cited terror threats as a reason to end both a visa lottery for immigrants and a program that allows citizens to sponsor close relatives to migrate to the U.S. But his administration has struggled to make a link, and he repeatedly falsely describes both programs.
The Department of Homeland Security said Saturday that it had suspended “any and all actions” related to President Trump ’s travel ban on immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries and his halt on refugees coming into the U.S.
An undetermined number of longtime U.S. residents have been stranded overseas as a result of President Trump's executive order temporarily blocking visas from seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa. All visa holders from those seven countries are now barred entry to the U.S., including lawful permanent residents, also known as green card holders, people with U.S. work visas and other types of visas, according to a senior U.S. immigration official. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.
Without a guarantee that people brought to the country illegally as children won't be deported, California Sen. Kamala Harris said Thursday that she will not support John Kelly, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Homeland Security Department.