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Court Denies Trump’s Bid To Block Immigrants Who Can’t Afford Health Care

An appeals court has blocked the Trump administration’s request to allow for a ban on immigrants who don’t have health care or otherwise cannot afford health care expenses. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday rejected the White House’s motion for a stay pending appeal of a court order that prevents the administration from enforcing its proclamation on immigrants ...

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Trump’s Economic Adviser Won’t Rule Out Blocking Coronavirus Relief To Sanctuary Cities

Larry Kudlow

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow would not definitively rule out the possibility of local immigration policy being a condition for a federal bailout package for state governments.  Kudlow’s comments come after President Donald Trump suggested he may withhold coronavirus relief for states that have sanctuary cities, saying those policies must be adjusted.  The president has long sought to ...

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ICE Detainees Refuse Coronavirus Tests, Rush Officers And Trash Detention Center Instead

A situation turned violent when about 10 inmates at an immigration detention center in Massachusetts were asked to be transferred to a medical wing and tested for coronavirus.  The inmates refused the tests, barricaded themselves inside a wing of the building, destroyed property inside the building and violently clashed with law enforcement officers. The inmates were eventually subdued, and the ...

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IRS Glitch Leads To Thousands Of Foreign Workers Getting Stimulus Checks: Report

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A glitch within the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reportedly led to as many as thousands of foreign nationals receiving coronavirus stimulus checks intended for U.S. residents. Many of the $1,200 stimulus checks sent last month to Americans coping with the economic downturn also went to foreign workers, many of whom are living overseas, according to a report from Politico. ...

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Matt Gaetz Introduces Bill To Deport All Illegal Aliens During Pandemic

Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz has introduced legislation that, if signed into law, would require all illegal aliens under U.S. custody to be deported when the government declares a national emergency due to a communicable disease. “It is unconscionable that at a time when we should be working together as Americans, Democrats are working to socially engineer our country and ...

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Senate Democrats Demand Coronavirus Aid Be Given To DACA Students

A group of nearly 30 Senate Democrats is calling on the U.S. Department of Education to allow college students who entered the country unlawfully obtain coronavirus aid provided by the federal government. In a letter addressed to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, 28 Democratic senators on Monday demanded the Trump administration “reverse” a decision to bar college students enrolled in the ...

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Trump Considers Testing Arriving International Travelers For Coronavirus

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that his administration has been in touch with airline companies about testing international travelers arriving in the United States. Speaking at the Oval Office with GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, the president said he may soon mandate COVID-19 testing of people entering the country via international flights, according to a report from Bloomberg, adding ...

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Border Patrol Arrests Illegal Alien Who Tested Positive For Coronavirus

An Indian national apprehended by a Border Patrol agent on Thursday was soon discovered to be the first individual in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody to carry the novel coronavirus. A Border Patrol agent apprehended four migrants — three Mexican nationals and one Indian national — attempting to enter the U.S. illegally on Thursday along the U.S-Mexico border near ...

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WINNING: Supreme Court Sides With Trump Admin, Rules Criminal Immigrant Can Be Deported

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The Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration on Thursday, finding that the government can deport criminal immigrants from the U.S. even if they have been living legally in the country for a long time. In a split 5-4 decision, the court’s conservative bloc agreed with the administration that Andre Martello Baron, a non-citizen from Jamaica, is eligible for deportation ...

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‘She’s Welcome To Lose’: DHS Deputy Chief Responds To NY Attorney General’s Threat To Sue Over Immigration Ban

The acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, while speaking about the Trump administration’s plan to limit immigration into the U.S, welcomed a challenge to the order. Acting DHS Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss an executive order to curb the number of foreign nationals who can obtain a green card, a decree ...

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‘It Failed’: Immigration Hawks Unhappy With Details Inside Trump’s Immigration ‘Ban’

Donald Trump signs tax reform into law 12-22-17

President Donald Trump will soon sign an immigration “ban” that will largely limit the number of foreign nationals allowed into the U.S. for the next 60 days. The details of the order came after the president teased an immigration ban on Twitter, saying action needed to be taken while millions of Americans are left out of work from the coronavirus pandemic.  ...

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The White House Just Released The Immigration Ban. Here’s What’s Inside

The Trump administration on Wednesday night released its order limiting immigration into the United States, a move meant to help American workers amid record levels on unemployment caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The executive order, which goes into effect right before midnight on Thursday, will temporarily prohibit green card applicants abroad from entering the country. The order will be effective ...

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Democrat Who Endorsed Trump Says He’s Stepping Down After Being ‘Harassed’ By Democratic Party

Georgia State Rep. Vernon Jones announced that he is stepping down from office, citing attacks and harassment from his party following his endorsement of President Donald Trump for re-election. Jones shocked the Georgia political establishment when he became the first state-elected Democrat to endorse Trump earlier this month. While the move drew quick recognition and applause from the White House, ...

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Trump Administration Extends Travel Ban On Mexico Border For Another Month

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the ban on all non-essential travel along the Mexican and Canadian borders will be extended for an additional 30 days. Acting DHS secretary Chad wolf on Monday said that the governments of Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. have mutually agreed to keep their borders closed off to non-essential traffic for another month ...

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US And Canada Agree To Keep Border Closed For Another Month

The United States and Canada have agreed to extend a ban on all non-essential travel on their shared border for another month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced. While addressing the public on Saturday, Trudeau said his government and the Trump administration have opted to extend a ban on all non-essential travel between the U.S.-Canada border for an additional 30 days, ...

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