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Trump: ‘I’d love to see a shutdown’ unless Dems Fix Immigration

(Washington Times)Ā  PresidentĀ TrumpĀ said Tuesday he would welcome another government shutdown unless Democrats agree to major changes to stop illegal immigration. ā€œIā€™d love to see a shutdown if we canā€™t get this stuff taken care of,ā€ the president said at a White House roundtable discussion on MS-13 gang violence and illegal immigration. Mr. TrumpĀ has laid out […]

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DHS asked prosecutors to charge sanctuary city leaders

  Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen confirmed Tuesday that her department has asked federal prosecutors to see if they can lodge criminal charges against sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal deportation efforts. ā€œThe Department of Justice is reviewing what avenues may be available,ā€ Ms. Nielsen told the Senate Judiciary Committee. Her confirmation came […]

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Donald Trump’s immigration plans rejected by Obama-appointed judges – Washington Times

(Washington Times) PresidentĀ TrumpĀ may have won a partial victory at theĀ Supreme CourtĀ this week, but other federal judges remain major stumbling blocks to his aggressive immigration plans, with courts from California to Michigan and Atlanta limiting his crackdown on sanctuary cities and stopping him from deporting illegal immigrants he has targeted for removal. The judges in those […]

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Sessions Puts 10 ‘Sanctuary Cities’ on Notice

(CitizensOutpost) In an interview on the Fox News Channel, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said he sent a letter to 10 cities that have been deemed “sanctuary cities”, which may be in violation of the law: Sessions warned a failure to respond to those letters could result in those cities losing their federal funding. ā€œLast […]

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Border Wall: Contracts are up for bids

(CitizensOutpost) The Trump administration posted contract notices to a government website that details the requirements for building a 30-foot high border wall: One of the CBP contract requests calls for a solid concrete wall, while the other asks for proposals for a see-through structure. Both require the wall to sunk at least six feet into […]

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Report: Trump Speeding up Deportations

(CitizensOutpost) President Trump is attempting to speed up the deportation process of illegal immigrants by relocating judges to detention centers. In a letter from the Department of Justice (DOJ) obtained by Reuters, the Trump Administration is moving 50 judges to detention facilities in areas like Adelanto and San Diego, California, as well as Chicago, Illinois. […]

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Survey: Starbucks CEO’s refugee comments sour customer views of chain, now he’s stepping down

(CitizensOutpost) When President Donald Trump’s first executive order was enacted, creating the widely disputed travel ban on predominately Muslim nations, Starbucks Corporation’s responseĀ to hire thousands of refugees became a point of contention between consumers. Schultz in a letter to employees said the promise of the American Dream was “being called into question” and that “the […]