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The fact that U.S. government policy allows aliens from troubled nations to remain here for humanitarian reasons does not mean they are entitled to apply for green cards, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously this morning. The 11-page opinion (PDF below) in Sanchez v. Mayorkas,...
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich called on federal immigration officials to not go ahead with a plan to turn a hotel into a processing center for illegal immigrants and unaccompanied minors. In a letter (pdf-below) to the White House, Brnovich told the Department of Homeland Security...
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has deployed a mobile app for foreign nationals looking to arrive at the United States-Mexico border, to more quickly have them released into the U.S. interior. A report by the Los Angeles Times on Friday reveals...
The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities that The Associated Press has learned spans two dozen states and includes five shelters with more than 1,000 children packed...
The Biden administration is rolling back an immigration policy sought by former President Donald Trump that would have limited work permits for immigrants with final deportation orders. Trump on Nov. 19, 2020, proposed that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revise its...
WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden said on Monday he has resurrected a plan to raise refugee admissions this year to 62,500 after initially keeping the refugee cap at a historically low level. A Democrat, Biden formally reversed himself just two weeks after his administration...
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain said Sunday that President Joe Biden is not responsible for a surge in unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. “People who are sending their children here unaccompanied, children as young as 6, 7...
On April 26, 2021, the Secretary of State made a national interest determination regarding categories of travelers eligible for exceptions under Presidential Proclamations (PPs) 9984, 9992, and 10143 related to the spread of COVID-19.  As a result of this...
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on April 27 that Republicans would be unlikely to support a stand-alone bill addressing the issue of people living illegally in the United States after entering as children, nicknamed “Dreamers,” unless the...
Students, certain academics, and journalists from China, Iran, Brazil, and South Africa will be able to qualify for a National Interest Exception (NIE) and be allowed to enter the United States, the Biden administration determined on Monday. The NIE is...
As widespread abuse and criminality pour over the U.S.-Mexico border thanks to the Biden Administration’s manufactured crisis, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) led a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Department of Health and Human Services...
Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Vice President and Border Czar Kamala Harris encouraging the federal government to designate Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations. The Governor included a background document detailing...
In her virtual town hall last night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez demanded that migrant families separated at the border under former President Donald Trump’s administration be paid “reparations".
WASHINGTON – Lora Ries, Heritage senior research fellow for homeland security, and Mark Morgan, former Customs and Border Protection (CBP) acting director and Heritage Foundation visiting fellow, released a statement Friday following the release of illegal border crossing numbers for March. More than...