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Appeals Court Says Arpaio Can’t Sue WH Over Immigration Policy

The court ruled that Arpaio, who represents Maricopa County, was unable to prove that he had standing in the case.

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Boehner, Pelosi Clash Over Sanctuary Cities Bill

House leaders disagree over whether the sanctuary cities immigration bill is a proper response to a woman who was reportedly shot and killed by an undocumented felon earlier this month.

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Obama Threatens Veto Over GOP Immigration Bill

The administration says the bill fails to remove the most dangerous convicted criminals and impedes on U.S. citizens civil rights.

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Kathryn Steinle’s Father To Testify Before Senate Committee

Kathryn Steinle was allegedly shot by an undocumented immigrant on July 1, setting off a national debate on so-called “sanctuary cities.”

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GOP Rep. King: ‘I’m as Hispanic and Latino as’ Julian Castro

Flickr photo courtesy of Rep. Steve King

King’s tweet was a response to HUD Secretary Castro’s comment on MSNBC that the GOP is losing the Latino vote.

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Obama Administration Faces Legal Battles Over Immigration Reforms

Conservative Circuit judges will decide the fate of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform

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Interview: Trans-Awareness Group Blocks Traffic In Front Of White House

Trangender flag

“The president does not need to use the dysfunctional and costly and definitely unnecessary detention of LGBT people who we know cannot be protect by DHS,” Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez told TRNS.

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Undocumented Trans Women Can Now Be Held In Women’s Detention Centers

According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, one in 500 immigrant detainees are transgender, yet one in five of sexual assaults in U.S. immigration detention centers happens to trans people.

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Kerry Appoints Former WH Council To Guantanamo Closure Task

After a six-month vacancy of the State position, Lee Wolosky will continue the engagement and process of closing the Guantanamo detention facility.

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Univision Cuts Ties With Miss USA After Trump’s Comments On Immigration

Univision will not air the Miss USA pageant on July 12 nor will the broadcasting company ever work with the Trump Organization again after Donald Trump made recent negative remarks about Mexican immigrants.

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Wednesday, September 2

● Is your heart older than you are?

● Predatory home lending suit wins reprieve

● Fewer calories on the plate add up to longer lives

● DEA Operation Cyber Juice slams steroids

● Non-profits ask court for donor secrecy

Coons Backs Iran Deal As Obama Inches Closer To Victory

Photo/Office of Sen. Chris Coons

“We are better off trying diplomacy first,” Coons said to The Washington Post.

The World in 2:00 – September 1, 2015

The World in 2:00

President Obama talks climate change in Alaska and Bolivia announces a major anti-capitalist climate summit to be held next month.

Sen. Casey Endorses Iran Deal

Bob Casey

“This agreement will substantially constrain the Iranian nuclear program for its duration, and compared with all realistic alternatives, it is the best option available to us at this time,” Casey said.

McConnell: We Don’t Have The Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaking to reporters.

Conservatives have rallied around the cause after controversial videos of officials purportedly discussing the price for fetal tissue in undercover videos came to light.

Poll: 61% Of Trump Supporters Are Birthers

Just 21 percent correctly identify that President Barack Obama was born in the U.S.