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Trump Administration Implementing ‘Crisis Response Force’ At Southern Border In Wake Of Court Decision

Trump Administration Implementing ‘Crisis Response Force’ At Southern Border In Wake Of Court Decision

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   The Trump administration is implementing a “crisis response force” at the U.S.-Mexico border in preparation for the likelihood of a large influx of migrants. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Friday that roughly 160 active duty soldiers will be repositioned to two ports of entry along the southern border […]

Trump Administration to Shift 500 ICE Agents to Assist Sanctuary City Arrests

Trump Administration to Shift 500 ICE Agents to Assist Sanctuary City Arrests

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is intensifying its operations in 10 sanctuary cities, deploying approximately 500 special agents to increase surveillance around the homes and workplaces of undocumented immigrants. ICE has started its 24-hour-a-day surveillance operations as part of its enhanced arrest campaign. It has requested the transfer of hundreds of special […]

POLITICS | Trump Admin Can Withhold Funds From Sanctuary Cities, Appeals Court Finds

POLITICS | Trump Admin Can Withhold Funds From Sanctuary Cities, Appeals Court Finds

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the White House can withhold funds from sanctuary cities, delivering a victory for President Donald Trump’s fight with jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The Trump administration is legally allowed to withhold millions of dollars in federal […]

POLITICS | Trump Administration ends anti-religious liberty rules: Election 2020 (259 Days)

POLITICS | Trump Administration ends anti-religious liberty rules: Election 2020 (259 Days)

    By Michael Hernandez  WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Trump Administration is releasing today new rules and regulations impacting eight different federal agencies that end the Obama-era anti-religious liberty rules that in effect were discriminatory against individuals and faith-based organizations receiving federal funds. The eight federal agencies include:  the Department of Justice; Health and Human Services; Departments […]

Supreme Court Allows Trump To Enforce Rule Barring Green Cards For Migrants Using Social Services

Supreme Court Allows Trump To Enforce Rule Barring Green Cards For Migrants Using Social Services

KEVIN DALEY SUPREME COURT CORRESPONDENT   The Supreme Court Monday allowed the Trump administration to enforce a new rule that will deny green cards to foreign nationals who use taxpayer-funded social services, lifting lower court injunctions that blocked the change. The 5-4 vote followed familiar ideological lines, with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, […]

Judge Rules in Favor of Trump Administration on Separating Families at Border

Judge Rules in Favor of Trump Administration on Separating Families at Border

BY MIMI NGUYEN LY   A U.S. federal judge ruled that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when deciding to separate illegal immigrants who enter the country as family units at the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego, California, said in a 26-page decision (pdf) on Monday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) […]

Trump Administration Begins Deporting Mexicans Farther From Border, Making Reentry Harder

Trump Administration Begins Deporting Mexicans Farther From Border, Making Reentry Harder

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . ICE and the Mexican government announced a joint agreement to begin deporting Mexican nationals far into the interior of their country, making the journey north that much more difficult for those wishing to try again at illegal entry. As the number of illegal aliens from Central America declines, the […]

Trump Administration finalizes approval for Drilling and Fracking California Parks, Schools, Reservoirs and Nature Preserves

Trump Administration finalizes approval for Drilling and Fracking California Parks, Schools, Reservoirs and Nature Preserves

CENTRAL Calif. – Today, the Trump administration took the final step to re-open federal land to new oil drilling and fracking in California after a six-year moratorium. The final approval, a Record of Decision issued by the Bureau of Land Management, allows drilling and fracking leasing to resume on one-million acres across Central California, including […]

The Libertarian Enterprise | The United States Space Force

The Libertarian Enterprise | The United States Space Force

  By L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise Many thoughtful observers believe that the most significant thing that Donald Trump has accomplished so far is his appointment of dozens of federal judges who share his philosophy of governance and I, amateur historian that I am, am inclined to agree with them — with one exception, […]

Trump Administration OKs New Drilling/Fracking on 1 Million across Central California – Includes 28,000 Acres in Ventura County

Trump Administration OKs New Drilling/Fracking on 1 Million across Central California – Includes 28,000 Acres in Ventura County

The Trump administration finalized a study on the environmental and public health impacts of fracking, the last step in completing a Resource Management Plan that opens more than one million acres of lands throughout the coastal and interior regions of central California to new oil drilling and fracking. The action ends a 5-year moratorium on […]

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