Trump Administration Doubles Worksite Investigations To Combat Illegal Immigration : The Two-Way : NPR

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents gather before serving a employment audit notice at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Los Angeles in January. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption toggle caption Chris Carlson/AP U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents gather before serving a employment audit notice at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Los Angeles in January. Chris Carlson/AP The Trump administration announced Monday that it has dramatically increased the number of worksite investigations and audits to make sure that American businesses do not employ people who are in the U.S. illegally. Immigration…

When it comes to immigration, Kelly is united with Trump

White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly shocked many with his recent statements on immigration. Do Democrats have the right messaging to counter the Trump administration’s apparent stance on the undocumented? Joy Reid and her panel discuss. Watch TV shows, movies and more on Yahoo View. About AM Joy Up-to-date information about the people and events driving the day with Joy Reid’s distinctive analysis and insight. See More Check out more stuff on Yahoo View Source link

Bernie Sanders: Trump administration ‘heartless’ toward immigrants

“…Trump is moving in exactly the wrong direction and we see the cruelty of his immigration policies …,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said of President Donald Trump. | Getty Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday said President Donald Trump and his administration are “heartless” toward immigrants. “I think it is heartless. I think the entire Trump views on immigration is heartless,” Sanders said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Story Continued Below Last week, chief of staff John Kelly told NPR that “the laws are the laws”…

Trump administration ended TPS over embassy objections

CLOSE About 60,000 Hondurans could lose their Temporary Protected Status this month. Reporter Daniel Gonzalez shares the story of one woman who could be impacted. Alejandro Barahona, The Republic | azcentral.com Supporters of Temporary Protected Status immigrants chant at a rally in San Francisco on March 12, 2018, before a news conference announcing a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to end the program that lets immigrants live and work legally in the United States.(Photo: Jeff Chiu, AP) U.S. embassy officials in El Salvador, Honduras and Haiti spent…

All the Ways Trump Has Undone Obama’s Legacy After Iran Nuclear Deal Withdrawal

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday was just the latest example of his efforts to undo his predecessor Barack Obama’s legacy, as he promised on the campaign trail. Related: Trump Boasts His Approval Rating Is ‘Above Obama’ Based on Poll That Consistently Favors Him During his speech announcing the move, Trump called Obama’s signature foreign policy accomplishment aimed at keeping Iran’s nuclear development program at bay, “a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made,” adding, that “It didn’t bring calm, it didn’t…

Immigration Policy Under Trump, And Sean Astin On Mental Health (May 8, 2018) – Houston Public Media

Houston Matters begins at noon on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 713-440-8870, talk@houstonmatters.org or @HoustonMatters. On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We examine a new report on how immigration policy and enforcement have changed during the Trump administration. The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) conducted a year-long study in 15 jurisdictions, including Houston. Also this hour: Craig Cohen talks with actor Sean Astin about mental health and how the terminology we often use can harm those effected. The actor from films like Goonies, Rudy, and The Lord of the Rings trilogy — and more recently the Netflix series…

Donald Trump Is Waging War on Documented Immigrants

Joe Raedle The Trump administration is trying to deport as many people as possible, even if they’re here legally. Ever since he started running for president, Donald Trump has been pretty explicit: Immigrants are bad. He may follow that up with some soft backpedaling, saying that of course the good ones aren’t bad, but that’s the “some, I assume, are good people” that comes after the “they’re rapists.” It’s plausible deniability, giving him and his supporters wiggle room if anyone accuses them of being xenophobes or anti-immigration. But the Trump…

Trump suggests US ‘close up’ to stop immigrants

President Donald Trump with Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Ohio, left, speaks during a roundtable discussion on tax reform at Cleveland Public Auditorium and Conference Center in Cleveland, Ohio, Saturday, May 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) CLEVELAND (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized U.S. immigration policies Saturday during a business roundtable in Cleveland. Trump said people entering the U.S. illegally are taking advantage of “catch-and-release” policies and don’t show up for their immigration court dates. He said: “We may have to close up our country to get this straight.” Trump said…

Trump told to ‘take care’ with his language on immigrants

The letter was one of 45 delivered to the president by National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning, written by students at the Newcomer Center at Joel E. Ferris High School in Spokane, Wash. | AP Photo The national teacher of the year on Wednesday handed President Donald Trump a letter from a Rwandan immigrant student that urged Trump to “take care” with his language about immigrant and refugee communities. The letter was one of 45 delivered to the president by National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning, written by…

U.S. May Day marchers denounce Trump immigration policies

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Organized labor activists led May Day rallies in several U.S. cities on Tuesday, though in smaller numbers than last year, decrying President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown as an assault on vulnerable workers in some of America’s lowest-paying jobs. The biggest gathering was in Los Angeles, where a boisterous but peaceful crowd of several hundred marched through downtown, carrying pro-union and pro-immigration banners while chanting, “Union power” and “This is what democracy looks like.” In New York City, several hundred May Day activists marched up Broadway to…