GOP Plan to Slash Legal Immigration Wins Trump's SupportPresident Donald Trump has embraced legislation that would dramatically reduce legal immigration and shift the nation toward a system that prioritizes merit and skills over family ties.
Trump Backs GOP Plan to Push Legal Immigration ChangesPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday embraced legislation from two Republican senators that would place new limits on legal immigration and seek to create an system based more on merit and skills than family ties.
Visa Applicants Subjected To Tougher Vetting, Including Social MediaThe United States Government has passed a tougher vetting process for Visa applicants, including a social media check.
What Are The Ten Most Irish Cities In America?On this St. Patrick's day, which city in America has the most claimed Irish ancestry?
White House Defends Immigration Order in Face of ProtestsThe White House on Sunday vigorously defended President Donald Trump's immigration restrictions, as protests against the order spread throughout the country. Some Republicans in Congress publicly opposed the changes amid legal challenges to the order banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, though top congressional Republicans remain largely behind the new president.
Trump's Pick for Justice Dept Could Influence ImmigrationAs a senator, Jeff Sessions became Congress' leading advocate not only for a cracking down on illegal immigration, but also for slowing all immigration, increasing mass deportations and scrutinizing more strictly those entering the U.S. As attorney general, he'd be well positioned to turn those ideas into reality.
Is Trump Shifting His Immigration Rhetoric?As he turns his attention to the general election, Donald Trump is signaling that he is ready to tone down his fiery rhetoric on illegal immigration — at least behind closed doors.
Bill Would Let Governor Use Military Force Against RefugeesNo government employee or person receiving state assistance could help resettle immigrants or refugees if they're from a country where "invaders" live or train under a bill approved by a House committee.