Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Sessions’ DACA Announcement Today

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a news briefing on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The scheduled briefing was announced late Monday amid mounting pressure over President Trump’s decision on whether to end the Obama-era program. The White House said that an announcement would be made Tuesday as Trump […]

Trump Administration Softens Up On Its Threat Against ‘Sanctuary Cities’

In the war against the ‘sanctuary’ cities and counties that have refused to comply with the Trump administration’s aggressive immigration enforcement tactics, the administration has settled on a very narrow interpretation of what it means to be a “sanctuary city.” In limiting the potential consequences for state and local governments, ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions will now lose […]

Sessions Steps Up Criminal Immigration Enforcement

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice called for prosecutors to crack down on undocumented immigrants who commit crimes, and step up overall “criminal immigration enforcement.” The Department of Justice is expected to add 50 immigration judges this year and 75 next year, Attorney General Sessions said during a speech to Customs and Border Protection in […]