Tag Archives: Immigration

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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Dem. Leaders Reflect On Visit To Immigration Detention ‘Prisons’

“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.

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House Dems. To Visit Immigration Detention Centers

“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.

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Federal Court To Hear Arguments Over Obama’s Immigration Orders

The Obama administration is requesting an emergency stay on a ruling from a Texas judge who halted the president’s executive orders

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House Passes Clean DHS Funding Bill

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.

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Democratic Leaders Pelosi & Reid: We’re Not Going To Play Games With DHS Budget

“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.

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Sen. Manchin Prepared To Vote Against Immigration Actions

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

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WH: Immigration Actions Are Interest For National And Economic Security

“We believe that the economic impact of these executive actions are positive—job creation, economic growth, reducing the deficit, to even strengthening social security”

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Sec. Johnson Calls For Clean DHS Bill

“The clock is ticking,” Johnson said. “And as I stand here there is nothing from Congress to fund [the DHS] beyond that point.”

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WH: ‘Ironic’ That Congress Will Get Paid If DHS Shuts Down

John Earnest

“The question before the United States Congress is, are they going to continue to accept their paychecks and not do their jobs” while DHS employees face possible furloughs.

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Interview: Burning Of Black Churches May Be A Perfect Storm

TRNS spoke with Mark Potok, Senior Fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center over the recent rash of black churches being burned

SCOTUS Suspends Texas Abortion Clinic Rule

With no suspension put in place, Texas would have had a limited number of nine abortion centers left in the second largest state.

California Passes Bill Requiring Vaccinations

The California state assembly passed legislation will now move to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk, where he is expected to sign.

Pentagon: ISIL Is “Potent” But “Losing Strength”

ISIL was born one year ago today.

State To Release More Clinton Emails Tuesday

Presidential hopeful, Hillary Clinton used a personal email account during her tenure as head of State for government business, prompting House Speaker John Boehner to launch an investigation.

Ban Ki-moon: Current Climate Pledges ‘Insufficient’

Sectary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Xie Zhenhua, China’s Special Representative on Climate Change. June 29, 2015. Photo: Elizabeth Wilks Parry/TRNS

With only 10 negotiating days left ahead of a new global climate treaty, the UN Secretary-General called for ‘true leadership’ from world leaders on Monday.