Category: Immigration

Trump to sign NEW travel ban after judges blocked first attempt

President Donald Trump is expected to sign the new immigration and refugee executive order this week, according to a senior administration official. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official confirmed the new ban could come into place on Wednesday. It comes after the White House pushed back the release of the new executive order to address legal concerns. The order will replace the White House directive suspending travel to the US by citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries. President Trump has said the new order will tackle legal issues raised in Washington state, San Francisco and elsewhere about the...

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DHS Announces It Will Award Contracts For Border Wall By Mid-April

President Trump’s promise to build a “great wall” on the border between the United States and Mexico is happening – whether liberals like it or not. The Department of Homeland Security is kicking off bid solicitations, according to FedBizOpps.gov: The Dept. of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) intends on issuing a solicitation in electronic format on or about March 6, 2017 for the design and build of several prototype wall structures in the vicinity of the United States border with Mexico. The procurement will be conducted in two phases, the first requiring vendors to submit a concept paper of...

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Schools Country-Wide Ordered to Stop Immigration Agents from Entering Schools Without Warrant

Schools around the country have decided to take a stand against President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration. The Chicago Public School District have told principals in the state to stop immigration agents from entering schools without a criminal warrant, the Daily Mail reported. Chicago Public Schools, the third-largest school district in the nation, took one of the boldest stances against Trump’s immigration policies out of the school districts in the country that have announced measures to protect students who are living in the United States illegally. “To be very clear, CPS does not provide assistance to U.S. Immigration and Customs...

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Activists Hang ‘Refugees Welcome’ Sign From The Statue of Liberty (PHOTOS)

According to CBS News: The National Park Service is trying to figure out who unfurled a giant banner at the Statue of Liberty saying “Refugees Welcome.” Park Service spokesman Jerry Willis says the 3-by-20-foot banner was hung from the public observation deck at the top of the statue’s pedestal Tuesday afternoon. Park rangers determined it could be removed without damaging the statute and began the process of taking it down, CBS New York reports. The banner was taken down more than an hour later. “Affixing a banner to the national monument is strictly prohibited, and an investigation is underway...

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Poll: Majority Want Fewer Refugees, Support Donald Trump’s Migration Cuts

Another poll shows a majority of voters support President Donald Trump’s executive order curbing travelers from seven terror-exporting countries, and shows that a majority want fewer refugees imported into American communities overall. Pollsters found that 51 percent of respondents want the U.S. to accept fewer refugees than the 100,000 per year President Barack Obama wanted to import. Trump’s new White House plan trims that number to 50,000 per year. Fifty-three percent of respondents also support the Trump’s Executive Order banning all refugee resettlement from Syria and freezing refugee resettlement for 120 days, according to the poll, which was conducted for the Harvard...

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