ICE said California’s law doesn’t supersede federal law and “will not govern the conduct of federal officers acting pursuant to duly-enacted laws passed by Congress that provide the authority to make administrative arrests of removable aliens inside the United States.”
Nine Senate Judiciary Committee members charge that the Trump administration’s “gross mismanagement of these courts,” threatens to do “lasting damage to public confidence in the immigration court system.”
The sharp drop between October 2018 and October 2019 was recorded even as the number of undocumented individuals apprehended at the border increased, suggesting a shift in DOJ priorities since the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.
As he rallies support for reelection, President Donald Trump is making significant progress on making the U.S. a nation with taller walls, tighter immigration laws and fewer foreigners entering. The president has hardened the immigration system into an obstacle course of physical and bureaucratic barriers.
The federal suits target New Jersey’s law limiting information the state’s law enforcement agents share with ICE officials on unauthorized immigrants living there, and a King County order barring its airport from being used for deportation flights.
The Trump administration has bought access to a commercial database that maps the movements of millions of cellphones and is using it for immigration and border enforcement, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Department of Homeland Security is suspending enrollment in Global Entry and other trusted-traveler programs for New York residents in response to the state’s sanctuary policies to safeguard immigrants from deportation.
The $18 billion steel barrier President Donald Trump is building along the Mexico border is one of the largest federal infrastructure projects in U.S. history. As soon as it is in place, forces both natural and man-made will begin working to wear it down.