Trump’s Executive Order on Border Security

Trump’s Executive Order on Border Security

The main points of President Trump’s Executive Order 13767 are as follows:   Purpose: Border security is critically important to national security. “Aliens” who illegally enter without inspection or admission pose a threat to national security. The recent surge...
Trump’s Conflicting Messaging on Immigration

Trump’s Conflicting Messaging on Immigration

On the campaign trail in August 2016, Trump told a crowd during a campaign rally in Phoenix that he would direct law enforcement authorities to deport all convicted criminals illegally in the USA, a group he estimated to be about 2 million people. “We will begin...
More Republicans and Democrats Sign BRIDGE Act to Protect Dreamers

More Republicans and Democrats Sign BRIDGE Act to Protect Dreamers

The BRIDGE Act, initially introduced in the Senate in 2016 was reintroduced to the new Congress, and to the House for the first time just eight days prior to President-elect Trump having a chance to revoke the executive order that granted deportation protection to...
Senators Introduce Starkly Different Bills for DREAMERS

Senators Introduce Starkly Different Bills for DREAMERS

On December 9, 2016, Senator Grahams (Republican- South Carolina), Durbin (Democrat- Illinois), Murkowski (Republican- Arkansas) and Flake (Republican- Arizona) and Schumer (Democrat – New York) introduced the BRIDGE Act (Bar removal of Immigrants Who Dream and Grow...
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