Category Archives: Immigration

Migrant Caravan

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CNN reports the migrant caravan could be weeks away.

Jeff Sessions Goes To Bat Against Gang Violence

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Trump snubbed Jeff Sessions in a speech about  MS-13 gang violence last week. Sessions was in El Salvador to actually do something about it.

Federal Funding Sanctuary Cities

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President Trump cracked down on sanctuary cities.  He ordered restrictions on federal funding to cities that refuse to turn over undocumented immigrants to the feds.  Federal District Court Judge William Orrick, blocked his order.

Last year President Obama threatened to pull federal funding from schools that don’t provide transgender restroom facilities. Trump revoked that rule in February.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had sued over the bathroom issue on the grounds that Obama had bypassed congressional authority. Judge Orick used the same reasoning to block Trump’s sanctuary order.

Sanctuary Cities Federal Funds

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Attorney General Sessions says sanctuary cities are violating the law. So he plans to punish them by withholding federal funds.

They say that’s against the law.

Trump Learns True Meaning of HIs Travel Ban

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A Hawaiian judge helped President Trump find the true meaning of his travel ban. Trump thought he was was using his legal authority as president to keep out perceived threats to the United States.

The president’s authority to declare such suspensions can been found in section 212(f) of the INA, the pertinent part of which reads as follows:

“(f) Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for such period as he shall deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants, or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions he may deem to be appropriate.”

In this case he said he needed time to vet refugees from jihad torn countries to make sure they aren’t jihadists.

U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson – a Harvard classmate appointed by President Obama – says otherwise. The judge ruled Trump’s real intent was to keep out Muslims. The judge knows this because Trump said so in campaign speeches.

Finally, a Democrat who doesn’t think Trump lies.