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‘Not A Democratic Or Republican Problem’: Cornyn, Sinema Introduce Bipartisan Immigration Bill To Combat Border Surge

‘Not A Democratic Or Republican Problem’: Cornyn, Sinema Introduce Bipartisan Immigration Bill To Combat Border Surge

ANDREW TRUNSKY CONTRIBUTOR Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn and Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema introduced legislation Thursday afternoon seeking to improve the government’s response to the influx of migrants on the southern border. Included in the bipartisan immigration bill, titled the Bipartisan Border Solutions Act, are provisions aimed at increasing capacity in migrant shelters and resolving asylum claims […]

Timeline: Border Surge Began a Few Months After Obama’s First Executive Action on Immigration

Timeline: Border Surge Began a Few Months After Obama’s First Executive Action on Immigration

by John Sexton President Obama’s executive actions on immigration did not begin with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in mid-2012. It began in 2011 with his announcement of “prosecutorial discretion” on deportations. A few months later the border patrol noted the first uptick in unaccompanied children at the border. There has been an ongoing […]