A trial judge from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. However, he delayed the effect of the ruling for 20 days to give the administration a chance to appeal.
"The administration is doing everything it can on all fronts to detain and deport as many people as possible, and to criminalize as many people as possible," says the executive director of Detention Watch Network.
A new poll just released by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research gives interesting insight into Americans' thoughts on current immigration issues. The poll was performed between Sept. 28 and Oct. 2 on a pool of participants designed to be statistically reflective of U.S. adults.
President Trump has signed a new executive order restricting travel from eight nations: Iran, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Libya, Chad, Venezuela and North Korea. The ban, announced on Sunday, is meant to be the permanent replacement of the temporary travel ban issued in January and revised in March. It goes into effect just as parts of the temporary ban expire.
In a cable sent to U.S. embassies worldwide, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that all visitors who require visas to come to the United States will have to follow through on the stated purpose of their trip for at least three months.
It's no secret that president-elect Donald Trump wants to take an aggressive stance on illegal immigration. For example, he has proposed building a wall on the southern border that he says would make it difficult for people to enter the country illegally.