Category Archives: Immigration

DREAMer Thanks Trump, Rips Pelosi & Schumer for ‘Using Us as Pawns’

A Mexican native whose mother brought him to America at age 1 said President Trump has shown “leadership and compassion” toward DACA recipients like himself, while Democrats have conversely used them as “pawns.”Hilario Yanez, who goes by Eli, said Trump showed courage to tackle the illegal immigration issue comprehensively during his first year in office.”Here’s a guy who wants to provide a pathway to citizenship for myself and really make a difference in my life,” he said, adding that if the president believes a border wall is necessary for national security, then he would support it.

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“I think it’s time for people who want to come to the United States to focus… on skills so [they] contribute to the American economy right way,” Yanez, who was born in Tampico, Tamaulipas said.

Yanez said top Democrats have “no clear message” on immigration policy, other than to “us[e] us as pawns.”

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“They never should have shut down the government over DACA,” he said, mentioning Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) by name. “There is plenty of time on the table to fix this. March 5 is the deadline.”

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Yanez said he gets “goosebumps” when he hears the “Star-Spangled Banner” and said he would never take a knee like some athletes have, and declared a willingness to serve in the armed forces if asked.

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NYPD ignored more than 1,500 federal requests to detain immigrants last year

Wednesday, a top NYPD official said New York City police ignored all 1,526 requests from federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain undocumented immigrants for up to 48 hours last year.

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NY Gov. Cuomo wants Dreamers to attend college for free

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to give another break to immigrant Dreamers by extending free public college tuition to students who were brought into the United States illegally as kids. But what about legal citizens? Shocked Continue reading →

Red State Dems Doug Jones, Joe Manchin Meet Trump on Immigration

Monday President Donald Trump met with two red-state Democratic senators to talk about moving forward on immigration legislation. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Sen. Doug Jones, R-Ala. — both considered centrists in the party — headed to the White House as the Senate voted to approve a stopgap spending bill to end a three-day government shutdown. Continue reading →

Wasserman Schultz: Lawmakers Can’t Trust McConnell

Wasserman-Schultz is a fine one to talk, with how corrupt the Demonrats are, has been exposed. Laughing Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., on Monday said lawmakers can’t trust Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to commit to a comprehensive immigration bill. Continue reading →

Immigration, military spending are key issues in bid to avert government shutdown

Democratic and Republican congressional leaders took turns finger pointing on Wednesday over who’s blocking a spending bill to avert a government shutdown in two days — with immigration and military spending emerging as key issues. Go ahead and shut it down. Continue reading →

DHS asked prosecutors to consider charging sanctuary city leadersDHS asked prosecutors to consider charging sanctuary city leaders

The DHS has asked federal prosecutors to examine the possibility of bringing criminal charges against leaders of so-called sanctuary cities, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told lawmakers Tuesday. Continue reading →

Schumer: Cotton’s Comments on Durbin’s Honesty ‘Disgraceful’

Maybe Durbin has a hearing problem….or he could have mistaken a comment directed at him. tongue A Republican senator’s suggestion that Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented President Donald Trump’s calling Haiti, El Salvador and African nations “s***hole countries” is “disgraceful,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tweeted Sunday. Continue reading →

Trump Doubles Down

Sunday President Trump doubled down on criticism of congressional Democrats over stalled negotiations to secure the future of an Obama-era program shielding immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children from deportation — while also denying claims from his opponents in Congress that he’s a racist. Continue reading →

Warren Hits Trump on Immigration: ‘Dreamers Aren’t Bargaining Chips’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., hit back at President Donald Trump over his demands for an immigration deal, saying recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), known as Dreamers, were not “bargaining chips,” The Hill reported Friday. Continue reading →