Illegal Alien Advocates File Legal Challenges Against Trump’s Plans to Phase Out DACA This month, illegal alien advocates have filed multiple lawsuits challenging the Trump administration’s decision to wind down President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Illinois Joins Ranks of Sanctuary States Governor Bruce Rauner (R-IL) signed Illinois’ sanctuary law the very last day before it would have become law without his signature. This legislation, the so-called “Trust Act,” significantly restricts immigration officials’ ability to detain and deport illegal aliens, even if convicted of a crime.
Oregon Expands Dangerous Sanctuary Law While California is the most well-known sanctuary state, Oregon was actually the first one in the country. It passed its sanctuary law over 30 years ago. Now that Governor Kate Brown has signed HB 3464, Oregon gets a new distinction, now being the most extreme sanctuary state.
RAISE Act Would Cut Legal Immigration By 50%, Implement Merit-Based System Five months after rolling out historic legislation that would drastically cut overall legal immigration by ending the chain migration policy, Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) unveiled a revised version of their bill that completely overhauls our immigration system to make it more merit-based.