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Trump on Twitter – Germany, illegal immigration, Congress

“They can’t win on their terrible policies, so they view them as potential voters! [0952 EDT] – We must always arrest people coming into our Country illegally” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. They don’t care about crime and want illegal immigrants, no matter how bad they may be, to pour into and infest our Country, like MS-13. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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New York to sue Trump administration over family separations at the border

“Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday his state will sue the Trump administration over its zero tolerance approach to immigration that has resulted in family separations at the border, claiming the federal government has violated the constitutional rights of illegal immigrant children and parents with the policy” reports washingtonexaminer.com. President Trump’s decision to introduce a zero tolerance policy toward illegal immigration has been widely condemned because it has resulted it many children being taken away from their parents or guardians as the Justice Department prosecutes illegal border crossings. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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How far is too far in crackdown on illegal immigration?

“But how far is too far in cracking down on illegal immigration?” writes Dan Sweeney for sun-sentinel.com. Under the Trump administration, immigrants who enter the country illegally are being charged with a crime and placed in jail.But under the Obama administration, simply crossing the border illegally didn’t necessarily mean criminal charges.What if keeping families together means allowing them entry into the country, where it’s much more difficult for immigration officials to track them?.  Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Audi to resume crisis talks after CEO arrest: sources

“MUNICH (Reuters) – Audi’s board of directors will resume talks on Tuesday to address a leadership crisis at Volkswagen’s most profitable brand, sources familiar with the matter said, following Audi chief Rupert Stadler’s arrest” reports businessinsider.com. The arrest of 55-year-old on Monday threw Volkswagen (VW) into turmoil as it struggles to draw a line under the scandal, which emerged after U.S. regulators blew the whistle in September 2015 on the use of illegal software. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Jeff Sessions suggests zero tolerance immigrant policy is meant to be a deterrent

“Minors who are split from their families as a result of the zero tolerance policy will be housed by the Health and Human Services Department” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested that the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy on illegal border crossings resulting in family separations is part of an effort to deter more illegal entries, breaking with a fellow Cabinet member who described such talk about the policy as being offensive.Before the Sessions interview, the administration appeared to be backing away from calling the hardline policy a deterrent.During…

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Compassion and the rule of law at the border

“In this debate, there are too many who set aside compassion or concern for the rule of law” reports washingtonexaminer.com. But, as the saying goes, hard cases lead to bad law.A legal system that encourages illegal immigrants to drag their children through dangerous networks of human smuggling is also bad.The process is more drawn out for illegal immigrants from countries other than Mexico, which are not contiguous to the U.S. But many illegal immigrants, after being caught, claim asylum, often on poor grounds.Current federal law leaves the nation choosing between…

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The US government could be holding 30,000 migrant kids in custody by August

“People who’ve been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the US sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas on June 17, 2018” writes Washington Examiner for businessinsider.com. But administration officials have also said they support a change to the federal law that requires prosecution and family separation, and have blamed Democrats for current law. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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White House: Democrats’ only solution for illegal immigrants is to ‘release them into the interior’

“Gidley added that Democrats continue to side with non-citizens, even as U.S. citizens are paying for the rising costs of illegal immigration, and are the victims of illegal immigrant crime” reports washingtonexaminer.com. White House spokesman Hogan Gidley accused Democrats on Monday of staking out a position on immigration that says the only acceptable policy for handling illegal immigrants is to let them in the country.Democrats have been demanding a change to President Trump’s push for a zero tolerance policy at the border, which has led to the separation of some…

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US could be holding 30,000 border kids by August: Officials

“The HHS official said as of Friday, HHS was already holding 11,500 children, which means the total could hit 30,000 by August” reports washingtonexaminer.com. But administration officials have also said they support a change to the federal law that requires prosecution and family separation, and have blamed Democrats for current law.Illegal immigration along the southwestern U.S. border has spiked in the last few months, even though administration officials have said they expect Trump’s zero-tolerance policy to eventually dissuade more from coming. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Michael Avenatti: Stephen Miller used ‘fascist zeal’ to sell immigration policy to Trump

“Miller, who himself is an immigration hardliner, signaled last week that the White House supports Republican efforts to pass two separate immigration bills next week” reports washingtonexaminer.com. They have espoused a narrow standpoint in expressing their opposition to the policy, arguing that tears children apart from their parents.Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last month that the Justice Department would no longer overlook first-time illegal entrants. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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