The administration says the bill fails to remove the most dangerous convicted criminals and impedes on U.S. citizens civil rights.
King’s tweet was a response to HUD Secretary Castro’s comment on MSNBC that the GOP is losing the Latino vote.
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.
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.
“This is a prison for women and children” Rep. Jackson-Lee (TX) claimed, with several of the inmates have attempted suicide and are currently suffering from severe medical illnesses and diseases.
“Detaining children puts them at risk for medical and developmental problems…young children are being held in prison like conditions” House Democrat Minority Whit Steny Hoyer said.
The Obama administration is requesting an emergency stay on a ruling from a Texas judge who halted the president’s executive orders
The House passed a “clean” DHS funding bill, Tuesday afternoon, funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year and ending the dispute over previously attached immigration amendments.
“If they send over a bill with all the riders in it, they’ve shut down the government,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told reporters Thursday.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is willing to vote against President Obama’s executive actions over immigration if a clean bill to fund DHS is passed