White House To Push Merit-Based Immigration In New Campaign The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure.
Homeland Secretary: Border Wall Would Help Ease 'National Crisis'The new head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says she hopes construction on a border wall will begin soon.
Following NYC Subway Bombing, Trump Slams 'Chain Migration'Hours after Monday's explosion in an underground passageway connecting two of Manhattan's busiest stations, Trump cited the background of the bomber in renewing his call for closer scrutiny of foreigners who come to the country and less immigration based on family ties.
Temporary OK For Travel Ban Puts Focus On Wednesday HearingThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing President Donald Trump's third travel ban to take effect has intensified the attention on a legal showdown before three judges in Seattle.
Democrat, Republican Lawmakers In Dallas Support Bills To Help DreamersTwo North Texas members of Congress from different parties agree that the U.S. should help Dreamers, the nearly 800,000 people nationwide who were brought here illegally by their parents when they were children.
Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities OrderA federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
Lawyers For Texas Cities Argue Against State Immigration LawAttorneys for numerous Texas local governments and immigrant advocates told a federal appeals court Tuesday that a Texas law aimed at cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities puts illegal and unconstitutional burdens on local authorities.
Tough Issues Could Bring About Government ShutdownEarly signs of disagreement and uncertainty among congressional lawmakers and the White House point to the possibility of a government shutdown in December.
Appeals Court Argument Set For Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments over a Texas law cracking down on sanctuary cities.
Trump Faults Schumer, 'Diversity' Immigration In NYC AttackPresident Donald Trump is calling for "Merit Based immigration" following the deadly truck attack in New York City that killed eight people and injured 11.
Central Americans Fear Trump May Eliminate Immigration Program Tens of thousands of immigrants are bracing for a White House decision about the fate of a little-known program that protects them from deportation.
Ex-Texas School Chief Gets 2 Years For Falsifying Immigration RecordsA former administrator with Garland ISD has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for falsifying immigration records.