Home | Top News | World | US News | Politics | Economy | Sports | Technology | Science | Lifestyle | People | Recalls

Courts slap down the Trump administration’s immigration policies


THE Trump administration’s position on immigration is simply summarised: it would like to have less immigrants, whether legal or illegal. But that aim, shared by both President Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general, has collided with pesky obstacles like laws, courts and public outrage. It has also provoked chaos on the southern border. A new “zero-tolerance” policy, announced in May, referred adults caught illegally crossing the border to criminal prosecution and required that accompanying children be separated and held in specialised facilities. That resulted in the spectacle of small, terrified children in cages, shocking the world. On June 20th the administration reversed its policy, instead opting to hold families together in detention. Now two legal losses for the administration make this compromise untenable. The first, decided by a federal judge in San Diego on June 26th, criticised the administration’s “reactive governance responses to address a chaotic circumstance of the government’s own...Continue reading (The Economist - United States) More More

Similar stories

Kamala Harris backs Green New Deal blasts Trump's wall and warns about Russian interference in 2020 - Daily Mail

Kamala Harris backs Green New Deal blasts Trump's wall and warns about Russian interference in 2020  Daily Mail

Senator Kamala Harris warned Monday, as she campaigned in New Hampshire, that that Russia is likely to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.

Posted on 18 February 2019 | 6:40 pm | Google News

Neoliberalism or Death: The U.S. Economic War Against Venezuela - The Intercept

Neoliberalism or Death: The U.S. Economic War Against Venezuela  The Intercept

Venezuela's Vice Foreign Minister Carlos Ron, former U.N. rapporteur Alfred de Zayas, and journalist Sam Husseini are this week's guests.

Posted on 13 February 2019 | 6:01 am | Google News

How Trump has already changed immigration policy - PBS NewsHour

How Trump has already changed immigration policy  PBS NewsHour

When he announced his presidential bid, Donald Trump promised to “build a great wall,” paid for by Mexico. That promise became a fixture on the campaign trail ...

Posted on 6 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News

BLOG: Updates from State of the Union 2019 address - WRCB-TV

BLOG: Updates from State of the Union 2019 address  WRCB-TV

President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address Tuesday, while former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams attacked the ...

Posted on 5 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News

These Companies Make Money From the Homestead, Miami Migrant Camp - Miami New Times

These Companies Make Money From the Homestead, Miami Migrant Camp  Miami New Times

One of the less reported aspects of the United States deportation system is its profitability. Private, for-profit companies and contractors are paid billions of dollars ...

Posted on 27 January 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News

Why is it so difficult for Gov. Doug Ducey to support dreamers? Everyone else does - AZCentral

Why is it so difficult for Gov. Doug Ducey to support dreamers? Everyone else does  AZCentral

Touting economic ties between Mexico and Arizona is great, but Ducey should also embrace immigrants in Arizona – many of whom are from Mexico.

Posted on 25 January 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News

Copyright © 2019 LastMinuteStuff.com
Contact info