Joe Biden To Sign Executive Orders Addressing Immigration, Including Reunification For Migrant Families

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden will sign three executive orders focused on the issue of immigration. These include reuniting families that were separated after crossing the U.S. border, addressing shortcomings in the current asylum process and conducting a review on changes made to the legal immigration system during the Trump administration, as reported by CNN. […]

Joe Biden Is Pushing ‘China First’ Policies, Kevin McCarthy Claims

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy argued Saturday evening that President Joe Biden showed during his first week in office that he will put America’s adversaries first. “Just look at the first week of this administration. It’s Russia, China, our adversaries who are benefiting, not the American people,” McCarthy told Fox News host Jeanine Pirro, stressing […]

Joe Biden Tells Mexican President He Will Reverse Trump Administration’s ‘Draconian’ Immigration Policies

President Joe Biden spoke on Friday with his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, promising to reverse the previous administration’s “draconian” immigration policies. Per Fox News, the White House told the press that Biden and Lopez Obrador held the discussion in order to “review bilateral cooperation on a range of bilateral and regional issues, particularly […]

Trump Campaign Head Says Parents Don’t Want Kids Separated At Border To Be Returned To Them

Over 500 of the children who have been separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border haven’t been able to reunite with their families, a topic that became a focus at the final presidential debate on Thursday. Now, President Donald Trump’s campaign is defending the situation, saying that many of the children have been abandoned […]

Chad Wolf, Ken Cuccinelli Ruled Ineligible To Serve In Homeland Security Roles By Government Watchdog

The top two officials at the Department of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli were both ruled ineligible to be serving in their current positions on Friday by the Government Accountability Office. John Haltiwanger of Business Insider wrote that both the acting secretary and acting deputy secretary, respectively, were “invalidly appointed” and are ineligible […]

White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller Added To Southern Poverty Law Center’s List Of ‘Extremists’

Stephen Miller has long been in the crosshairs of critics who have called out his hard-line immigration policies, and now the White House senior adviser has been included on the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) list of “extremists” in the United States. The non-profit organization, which identifies and tracks extremist groups in the United States, […]

Donald Trump Promises ‘Road To Citizenship’ For DACA Recipients

In an interview with Telemundo broadcast on Friday, President Donald Trump revealed that he is working on an executive order that will include a “road to citizenship” for those protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, The Hill reported. Speaking with anchor José Díaz-Balart, the president accused Democrats of walking away from […]

Mother And Daughter Claim They Were Assaulted For Speaking Spanish In Boston

A mother and a daughter say they were attacked by two other women for speaking Spanish in Boston, a city with a rising Latino population and a history of racial and ethnic tensions. As The New York Times reports, back on February 15, the mother, who asked to be identified only as “Vasquez,” and her […]

Donald Trump Illegally Installed Immigration Chief With Alleged White Nationalist Beliefs, Judge Rules

On Sunday, U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss ruled that Donald Trump illegally appointed Ken Cuccinelli as the Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Raw Story reported. In particular, Axios reported that Moss ruled that Cuccinelli’s placement as the acting Director of the USCIS violated the Federal Vacancies Reform Act. According to the […]

Donald Trump’s Chief Of Staff Admits U.S. Is ‘Desperate’ For More Immigrants In Newly Unearthed Tape

White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney was caught on tape saying that the U.S. is “desperate” for more immigrants. Mulvaney, whose comments are a contradiction of President Donald Trump’s policies and stated position, told a crowd at a private event that the country needs more legal immigrants in order to continue to grow economically. […]

The U.K.’s New, Post-Brexit Immigration Rules To Shut Out Low-Skilled Workers

In the aftermath of Brexit, the United Kingdom has announced a new immigration policy designed to stem the influx of low-skilled migrants. By introducing a points-based system much like the one used in Australia and Canada, the U.K. hopes to attract more young, highly educated workers to its shores by lifting the cap on visas […]

Ron Paul Stuns Fox News Anchor, Torches Donald Trump

Prominent right-wing libertarian and former Republican member of the United States Congress, Ron Paul, appeared Saturday on Fox News to discuss President Donald Trump‘s first term in office. According to Mediaite, Paul stunned anchor Jesse Watters by giving Trump barely-passing grades on issues ranging from immigration to economic policy. “Depends on what day of the […]

Reporter Grills Joe Biden Over Claim Immigrant Children Weren’t Locked In ‘Cages’ Under Barack Obama

With the 2020 Nevada Democratic caucuses only a week away, White House hopefuls are campaigning in the Silver State and making a final pitch to voters. This includes Latinos, who make up a large swath of the Democratic electorate, so immigration policy is one of the top issues being discussed. Former Vice President Joe Biden, […]

Joe Biden: Barack Obama Administration Deporting 3 Million Immigrants ‘Was A Big Mistake’

The 2020 Nevada Democratic caucuses are scheduled to take place on February 22, but candidates have already begun pitching themselves to voters, holding rallies and giving interviews. Latinos, who make up almost 30 percent of Nevada’s population, are an important voting bloc in the state, and immigration is one of the defining issues. In an […]

U.S. To Begin Denying Entry To Pregnant Women With New Visa Rules To Fight ‘Birth Tourism’

The Trump administration is planning on implementing new rules that would make it more difficult for pregnant women to visit the United States, as reported by PBS. The restrictions are aimed to hit back at “birth tourism,” a form of immigration in which foreign women give birth in the United States so that their children […]

Bernie Sanders Hires Immigrant Rights Activist Joe Biden Told To ‘Vote For Trump’

The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has hired Carlos E. Rojas, a former leader of the immigrant advocacy group Movimiento Cosecha, reports The Hill. Rojas will serve as will serve as Latinx Constituency Organizer for the Iowa arm of Sanders’ campaign. In a statement, the activist said that Sanders has the “most progressive […]

Controversial Nativity Scene Depicts Baby Jesus In A Cage, Separated From Parents

Every holiday season, there are news stories of controversial nativity scenes, and this year is no different. The nativity scene that is getting national attention at the moment is one that was created by Claremont United Methodist Church in California. The display shows Mary, Jesus, and Joseph in cages. The shocking scene is meant to […]

Donald Trump Uses ‘Bronx Colors’ Face Makeup From Switzerland For ‘Rust Color’ Look, ‘Washington Post’ Reports

Earlier this year, the White House offered an explanation for how Donald Trump maintains his deep, orange-hued facial appearance, even during winter. Amid rumors that Trump had secretly installed a tanning bed in the White House, a Trump spokesperson said that his tanned look was due to “good genes.” But on Wednesday, The Washington Post […]

250 People Arrested In Michigan This Year As A Result Of Fake University Run By Homeland Security

More than 250 individuals have been arrested in Michigan this year as a result of a sting operation that involved a fake university created several years ago by the Department of Homeland Security. According to a report from USA Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security created the University of Farmington in an attempt to […]

Joe Biden Dismisses Immigrant Rights Activist: ‘You Should Vote For Trump’

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden‘s Thursday town hall in South Carolina was interrupted by an immigrant rights activist, reports Mediaite. Identified as Carlos Rojas, the activist interrupted Biden’s event, criticizing his immigration record. Rojas pointed out that millions were deported and separated from their families during Barack Obama’s presidency when Biden served as vice president. […]

Donald Trump Is The ‘Last Gasp Of America As We Know It,’ Says Michael Savage

During an interview with Breitbart, conservative radio icon Michael Savage spoke about his views on the future of the United States. According to Savage, the path ahead of the country is not so bright, even if Donald Trump wins a second term of presidency. “I think Donald Trump, even if he wins a second term, […]

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Blames Donald Trump For Acid Attack On Peruvian Immigrant

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says that Donald Trump bears at least some of the blame for an acid attack on a Peruvian immigrant last weekend, HuffPost reports. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, last Friday night, Mahud Villalaz, 42, was attacked in what Barrett calls an “obvious hate crime.” Villalaz, who is a U.S. citizen […]

CVS Employee In Indiana Refused To Accept A Puerto Rican Man’s ID, Company Apologizes

A Puerto Rican man says that the clerk and manager of an Indiana CVS store refused to accept his Puerto Rico ID card when he tried to buy cold medicine, The Hill reports. The company has since issued an apology. Jose Guzman Payano is from the Caribbean island but is currently in Indiana while he […]

Milwaukee Acid Attack Targets Peruvian Immigrant, Police Treating It As A Hate Crime

A Milwaukee man who immigrated to the U.S. from Peru had acid thrown on his face by a man who accused him of invading the country, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. “This is, sadly and tragically, a textbook case of hate,” said a community Latino-rights advocate of this crime. Mahud Villalaz, 42, immigrated to the […]

Mark Sanford, Donald Trump Republican Challenger, Pledges To Build The Border Wall If Elected

Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and member of Congress who is one of a few Republicans challenging Donald Trump for the party’s nomination, said in an interview Wednesday that he would commit to completing President Trump’s long-promised border wall between the U.S. and Mexico were he elected president. Sanford made the comments Wednesday […]

1 Million Immigrants Apprehended By Border Patrol In 2019, Up 88 Percent From Last Year

The U.S. Department of Customs and Border Protection apprehended nearly 1 million immigrants attempting to unlawfully enter the United States in Fiscal Year 2019, a number about 88 percent higher than the amount apprehended the year prior. The claim was made Tuesday by Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner for Customs and Border Protection, to reporters […]

President Trump Moves To Block Immigrant Visas To Those Who Can’t Afford Medical Care

The White House on Friday issued a proclamation that, as of November 3, those applying for visas for the U.S. must be able to prove they have coverage by “approved health insurance” or have the financial means to pay for “reasonable foreseeable medical costs,” reports The New York Times. The new ruling is set to […]

ICE’s Deportation Efforts Aren’t Making Communities Safer, Study Says

A new study from the Institute of Labor Economics shines doubt on the effectiveness of Donald Trump’s push to deport immigrants to increase the safety of America. According to the study, deporting undocumented immigrants is not effective at reducing crime rates. Interestingly, the process can actually increase the incidence of certain crimes, Newsweek reports. The […]

Texas Teacher Who Asked Donald Trump To ‘Remove The Illegals’ From Her School Is Fired — For The Second Time

A Texas high school teacher who wrote to Donald Trump asking him to “remove the illegals” has now been fired — for a second time. Georgia Clark had been placed on administrative leave for months after her tweets to Donald Trump were made public, and this week the Carter-Riverside High School teacher officially lost her […]

Immigration Judge Reprimanded Over Public Support Of Hillary Clinton In 2016

An immigration judge has received disciplinary action following a decision from the U.S. Office of Special Counsel which found the judge in violation of the Hatch Act when he promoted former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s proposal for immigration reform during her ill-fated campaign for president. According to a report Thursday from CNN, Carmene DePaolo, who […]

Ilhan Omar Deletes Tweet That Raises Questions About Her Alleged Marriage To Her Brother

Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar deleted a years-old tweet this week that wished a happy birthday to the man she identifies as her father, a move that some observers think is further evidence that she secretly married her brother, The Blaze reports. Back in 2013, Omar wrote a message that, to anyone not familiar with the […]

Tomi Lahren Apologizes For Controversial Immigration Comments

As The Inquisitr previously reported, conservative firebrand Tomi Lahren used a recent interview with Stuart Varney to suggest that Americans need to be “armed and ready” for the influx of immigrants that will take place if Democrats increase immigration levels. “We are going to be armed and ready, because we have to have a means […]

Tomi Lahren Says Americans Need To Be ‘Armed And Ready’ For Immigrants

During a recent interview with Fox Business, Media Matters for America reports that conservative firebrand Tomi Lahren again stirred controversy with her comments on the necessity of the Second Amendment and her approach to dealing with increased immigration. Lahren highlighted that the government can’t protect every American all the time and suggests that the public […]

The Molise Region In Italy Will Pay You $765 Per Month To Live There, Under Certain Conditions

A region in Italy is offering generous sums of money to move to some its underpopulated towns, even going so far as to offer to kick in tens of thousands of dollars for moving costs. However, there are several strings attached, and international immigration is rarely easy, so don’t put your own house up for […]

Texas School Allegedly Threatens Hispanic Student With Deportation For Dress, Not Addressing Staffer As ‘Sir’

An employee of a Texas high school allegedly threatened an Hispanic teenager with deportation for failing to address a staffer as “sir,” CBS News reports. The incident seems to have begun over a dress-code violation, according to the teen’s mother. The 14-year-old student showed up for class without a belt at the Lancaster Independent School […]

ICE Shuts Down Immigrant Detention Hotline After It Was Featured In ‘Orange Is The New Black’

Fans of Orange Is the New Black watched as Maritza, played by Diane Guerrero, hid in a freezer and desperately dialed a hotline that would connect her with lawyers willing to work for free on behalf of immigration detainees. As she contemplated the call, her friend warned her that if “Big Brother” found out about […]

Jean Cramer, Marysville City Council Candidate, Wants To Keep Michigan Town ‘A White Community’

City council candidate Jean Cramer stunned an election forum on Thursday night after making a comment about hoping to keep her city “a white community as much as possible.” According to a CBS report, Cramer was asked about diversity in Marysville, Michigan, when she said that she didn’t want “foreign-born” people to settle in her […]

Donald Trump Calls Himself ‘The Chosen One’ As He Defends His Record On Guns And Israel

Donald Trump declared himself “the Chosen One” on Wednesday while speaking with reporters about his record on gun control, Israel, and the trade war with China. According to Fox News, the president defiantly defended himself against criticism over his recent policies. While speaking with the media on the White House lawn while boarding Marine One, […]

Trump Administration Moves To Allow Indefinite Detention Of Undocumented Migrant Children

The Trump administration moved on Wednesday to indefinitely detain children and their families attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. According to CNN, the government announced plans to replace a decades-old federal law that limits detention to 20 days. The Flores settlement, as the agreement is known, has reportedly been a thorn in the side of […]

ICE’s Liberal Use Of Solitary Confinement Might Be Harming The Mentally Ill, Says Report

The Intercept details that a report from the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) claims that — during the first 15 months of Donald Trump’s administration — approximately 40 percent of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees held in solitary confinement were mentally ill. The number is 15.2 percent more than the final 15 months of […]

Trump Official Says Statue Of Liberty Poem Only Applies To Europeans

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said that the poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants to the United States was meant to apply to Europeans. According to the Huffpost, the Trump official was asked by CNN’s Erin Burnett about Emma Lazarus’ 1883 poem, which reads: “Give me […]

‘How To Move Out Of America’ Google Searches Spike As Some Americans Consider Fleeing From Trump-Era Policies

The search phrase “how to move out of America” has spiked on Google in the past couple of weeks, as some Americans, fearful of mass shootings and Trump administration policies, are looking for a way out. As Yahoo News reports, the search phrase has had two peaks in the past few years. The first spike […]

ICE Reportedly Using Deception And Surveillance To Create ‘Fear,’ ‘Confusion’ As Immigrants Learn Their Rights

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appears to be having more trouble than it was prepared for as immigrants learn their rights and, as The Inquisitr reported, community members take steps to help immigrants avoid ICE raids. In response, The Intercept reports that ICE is turning to deception and surveillance. Laura Williamson, an organizer […]

Donald Trump Can Use Military Funds To Build Border Wall, Rules Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump can start using military funds to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, The Hill reports. The highest court in the federal judiciary approved the request to temporarily pause lower court rulings blocking the relocation of funds. As The Hill notes, civil liberties and […]

Wrongfully Detained U.S. Citizen Francisco Galicia Almost Deported Himself To Escape ‘Inhumane’ Conditions

Reason reports that Francisco Erwin Galicia, an American citizen born in Dallas, was wrongfully detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the conditions of the facility he was kept in were so bad that he almost signed deportation papers. According to Galicia, he lost 26 pounds during his 23-day stint in custody and […]

Does Immigration Actually Lower The Wages Of Native Workers?

Although members of the new nationalist right tend to argue against immigration by suggesting that it hurts working-class Americans by dragging down their wages, a new paper from the Journal of Development Economics and posted by Science Direct suggests that most immigration doesn’t lower wages. The idea that immigration harms Americans makes sense to many […]

Oklahoma City Teens Allegedly Chased A Family Of Undocumented Immigrants, Shot Them With BB Guns

A group of Oklahoma City teenagers allegedly chased a family of undocumented immigrants around their neighborhood, shooting them with BB guns, Oklahoma City’s KFOR-TV reports. A woman who asked to be identified only by her last name, Quintero, says that she and her daughters had been out and about on Monday and returned home, only […]

Tennessee Neighbors Lock Arms To Prevent ICE Agents From Arresting A Father And Son

Tennessee neighbors locked arms and formed a human chain around a father and son in order to block Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from arresting them, Newsweek reports. On Monday morning, agents attempted to serve what’s known as an administrative warrant on an unidentified family in Nashville. Such a warrant does not permit agents […]

ICE Officers Will Reportedly Soon Have The Powers Of Both A ‘Prosecutor’ And ‘Judge’ When Deporting Immigrants

Business Insider reports that the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is expanding its powers. According to a notice published to the Federal Register, the agency will be expanding its use of the “expedited removal” deportation program. The program currently allows ICE agents to fast-track the deportation of immigrants that entered the U.S. […]

New York Jewish Groups, Synagogues Plan To Offer Protection To Immigrants During ICE Raids

A number of Jewish groups and synagogues in and around New York City are offering protection to immigrants at risk of being deported in raids from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that Donald Trump announced would be starting this week. As Haaretz reported, New York’s Jewish community has mobilized to protect undocumented immigrants during […]