Immigration

Trump Tries Another Immigration Reset Ahead of 2020 Immigration
Trump Tries Another Immigration Reset Ahead of 2020

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump deployed all the trappings of a Rose Garden ceremony to pitch an incomplete and almost certainly doomed immigration plan Thursday, pushing forward even as his efforts to make progress on his other big 2020 campaign... Read More

Jared Kushner Wades Into the Immigration Debate, With Little to Show So Far Immigration
Jared Kushner Wades Into the Immigration Debate, With Little to Show So Far

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner’s plan to reform the U.S. immigration system by increasing money for border security and giving more visas for certain foreign workers while reducing family reunification has a little something for everyone — to hate. Even before... Read More

Border Patrol Will Screen Asylum Requests in New Push to Restrict Claims, Memos Show Immigration
Border Patrol Will Screen Asylum Requests in New Push to Restrict Claims, Memos Show

WASHINGTON — Homeland Security officials are making it tougher for people seeking asylum to get over the first hurdle in the lengthy process of gaining U.S. protection, giving new power to Border Patrol agents and taking some discretion away from... Read More

Trump Taps Mark Morgan, Former Obama Border Patrol Chief, to Head ICE Immigration
Trump Taps Mark Morgan, Former Obama Border Patrol Chief, to Head ICE

WASHINGTON — It’s not the kind of first meeting you want to have with your new boss: Just after Mark Morgan, then head of the Border Patrol, met Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly for the first time in January... Read More

Trump Restricts Asylum Further but Faces Legal and Financial Limits Immigration
Trump Restricts Asylum Further but Faces Legal and Financial Limits

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has issued new rules to further restrict the asylum claims overwhelming the nation’s immigration system, even as the White House prepares a request to seek more money from Congress for stiffer enforcement and faster processing... Read More

Judges Appear Skeptical of Trump’s Plan to Force Asylum-Seekers to Wait in Mexico Immigration
Judges Appear Skeptical of Trump’s Plan to Force Asylum-Seekers to Wait in Mexico

A federal appeals court appeared skeptical Wednesday of the legality of a new Trump administration policy that requires some asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while the U.S. considers their applications. During an hourlong hearing, a three-judge panel of the 9th... Read More

Trump Says He’s Sending ‘Armed Soldiers’ to Border Following Incident Immigration
Trump Says He’s Sending ‘Armed Soldiers’ to Border Following Incident

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he plans to send “armed soldiers” to the southern U.S. border, once again blasting Mexico for “not doing nearly enough” to apprehend migrants. “Mexico’s Soldiers recently pulled guns on our National Guard Soldiers, probably... Read More

In a Shift, Trump Targets Foreign Travelers Who Overstay Their US Visas Immigration
In a Shift, Trump Targets Foreign Travelers Who Overstay Their US Visas

WASHINGTON — The White House says it plans to crack down on the hundreds of thousands of foreign visitors who overstay their U.S. visas, a vast challenge that has largely escaped notice as the Trump administration has focused chiefly on... Read More

Trump Says Mexico Is Cracking Down on Migrants. There, It’s a Different Picture Immigration
Trump Says Mexico Is Cracking Down on Migrants. There, It’s a Different Picture

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico — If the Mexican government is cracking down on Central American migrants — as President Donald Trump recently asserted — there was no evidence of it here in this remote town in southern Mexico. Roughly 3,000 migrants, mostly... Read More

US Appeals Court Upholds Most of California’s ‘Sanctuary’ Laws Immigration
US Appeals Court Upholds Most of California’s ‘Sanctuary’ Laws

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court decided unanimously Thursday that most of California’s so-called sanctuary laws can continue to be enforced, rejecting the bulk of a lawsuit brought by the Trump administration. The decision, authored by a Republican appointee... Read More

California Hits Back as Trump Threatens to ‘Dump’ Immigrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Immigration
California Hits Back as Trump Threatens to ‘Dump’ Immigrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’

LOS ANGELES — California Democrats this week stepped up their attacks on President Donald Trump over his threat to send immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities, even as experts suggested the president’s plan could backfire and lure more migrants to the... Read More

Internal Memos Say Administration Officials to Resume Forcing Asylum-Seekers to Wait in Mexico Immigration
Internal Memos Say Administration Officials to Resume Forcing Asylum-Seekers to Wait in Mexico

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved Monday to restart a controversial policy that forces Central American asylum-seekers to return to Mexico to await adjudication of their claims, an approach dubbed “Remain in Mexico.” The move came after a federal appeals... Read More

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