Articles in this category discuss federal policies concerning immigration, such as DACA, the U.S. Census, deportation procedures, and immigration eligibility, as well as federal programs designed to strengthen homeland security.
The GEO Group and U.S. Department of Justice have sued California over Assembly Bill 32, which would phase out contractor detention facilities. They argue that AB-32 violates the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, which makes federal law the supreme law of the land.
In his June 26, 1857 Speech at Springfield, Abraham Lincoln set out to justify the refusal of Northern opponents of slavery to accept the authoritativeness of the Supreme Court ruling on the case of Dred Scott v. Sandford.
Senator Edward J. Markey and ten colleagues, all from the Democratic Party, have sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan, protesting a proposal that DNA samples be collected from detained aliens.
This was written in response to accusations that the updating and strengthening of standards preventing the immigration of individuals likely to become "public charges" is somehow un-American. Immigration law dating from 1882 is brought as refutation
Oregon, the first sanctuary state, will receive federal criminal justice funding which the Trump administration tried to block, in an attempt to compel sanctuary jurisdictions to cooperate with federal immigration law enforcement agencies.
Effective July 2019, the Department of Homeland Security will apply expedited removal procedures of aliens in the United States illegally to the full limit of by the powers set forth in the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
The Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary says that Mexico has reduced illegal immigration to the U.S. by 36%. By implementing this policy, Mexico has avoided having to accept “safe third country” status for illegal migrants from Central America.
Why the Trump administration has abandoned its Supreme Court case to add to the 2020 Census a question on citizenship, despite the tremendous disappointment in this decision felt by Trump supporters.
A Supreme Court decision to hear Trump administration appeals of lower court rulings on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will likely result in a ruling on this highly controversial topic right in the midst of the 2020 presidential campaign.