All the ways President Trump is cutting legal immigration

WVNTR – (USAToday) – During a 2016 campaign stop in Illinois, then-candidate Donald Trump invited to the stage a man wearing a shirt that read: “Legal Immigrant For Trump.” Asked to say a few words to the crowd, the man chastised the media for missing a fundamental aspect of Trump’s candidacy: that he was opposed […]

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Trump: No more DACA deal

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives with first lady Melania Trump for the Easter service at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida, Apr. 1, 2018. WVN – According to the VOA: The U.S. President Donald Trump called for tougher immigration laws Sunday, vowing that there would be no deal for DACA recipients. […]

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At Immigration Talks, Trump Rails Against Sanctuary Cities

From back center clockwise; Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, President Donald Trump, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Deputy Director Thomas Homan, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., listen to law enforcement officers speak during talks on sanctuary cities hosted by Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, March 20, 2018. WVN […]

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Key facts about U.S. immigration policies and proposed changes

WVN – Nearly 34 million lawful immigrants live in the United States. Many live and work in the country after receiving lawful permanent residence (also known as a green card), while others receive temporary visas available to students and workers. In addition, roughly 1 million unauthorized immigrants have temporary permission to live and work in […]

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US Lawmakers Renew Calls to Protect Young Undocumented Immigrants

WVN – CAPITOL HILL — U.S. lawmakers said Congress still must act to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation, despite an apparent reprieve by the Supreme Court, which on Monday declined to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a lower-court injunction that keeps protections for so-called “Dreamers” in place. Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine said […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Trump Over ‘Dreamers’ Immigrants

FILE – The U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, April 4, 2017. WVN – (VOA) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to President Donald Trump, requiring his administration to maintain protections he has sought to end for hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally into the United States as […]

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Video – US Senate Rejects Immigration Reform Proposals

WVN – The U.S. Senate rejected four immigration reform proposals Thursday, after lawmakers spent a week weighing competing plans addressing the protection of young undocumented immigrants, increased funding for border security and changing the rules for family-based immigration. VOA

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