U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to close border with Mexico due to immigration surge

President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to close the U.S. border with Mexico next week, potentially disrupting millions of legal border crossings and billions of dollars in trade if Mexico does not stop immigrants from reaching the United States. “We’ll keep it closed for a long time. I’m not playing games. Mexico has to stop… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to close border with Mexico due to immigration surge

U.S. President Donald Trump proposes citizenship plan for 1.8million immigrants

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has unveiled a sweeping new immigration plan to Congress that offers 1.8 million young unauthorized immigrants known as ‘Dreamers’ a path to citizenship over 10-12 years. In a comprehensive reform that will be formally presented next week, Trump also asked Congress on Thursday to eliminate the popular green card lottery… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump proposes citizenship plan for 1.8million immigrants

U.S. President Trump questions intake of Haitians and African immigrants, refer to them as ‘shithole countries’

President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as ‘shithole countries’, according to two sources familiar with the comments. Trump’s remarks, made in the White House, came as Democratic Senator Dick Durbin and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham briefed the president… Read More U.S. President Trump questions intake of Haitians and African immigrants, refer to them as ‘shithole countries’

New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu calls on President Trump to halt deportation of illegal Indonesian immigrants

​New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on Monday publicly called on U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, to halt an effort to deport 69 Indonesian Christians who fled violence in that country two decades ago and are living illegally in the state. The group had been living near the state’s coast under the terms of… Read More New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu calls on President Trump to halt deportation of illegal Indonesian immigrants

U.S. President Donald Trump signs revised version of travel ban order

President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order on Monday banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the United States but removing Iraq from the list, after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the courts. The new order, which the White House said Trump had signed, keeps a 90-day ban on travel… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump signs revised version of travel ban order

Illegal migrants in the U.S. make adoption plans for their children due to fear of deportation

Parents who immigrated illegally to the United States and now fear deportation under the Trump administration are inundating immigration advocates with requests for help in securing care for their children in the event they are expelled from the country. The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) advocacy group has been receiving about… Read More Illegal migrants in the U.S. make adoption plans for their children due to fear of deportation

Judge issues temporary halt on President Trump’s immigrant deportation order

A U.S. judge has issued a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports after President Donald Trump issued an order barring entry to them for 90 days. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a case in response to the order issued on Friday. It estimates that 100-200 people… Read More Judge issues temporary halt on President Trump’s immigrant deportation order