A federal court ruled that President Trump’s proclamation of a national emergency did not justify tapping into Pentagon construction funds.
Miriam JordanA federal judge issued a nationwide injunction to stop border wall construction with $3.6 billion of Pentagon money, ruling that Trump's justification -- an emergency proclamation at the border - was illegal. Read about it here
President Trump has focused on blocking unauthorized crossings on the Southern border. But nearly half of those who are in the country unlawfully actually entered with permission.
Miriam JordanYou probably associate undocumented immigrants with people who cross the southern border without permission. But new figures shared w the Times confirm that many of them entered legally with visas to study, work, do business and attend conferences.
Tania Romero worked three jobs to raise her children. Now her son, a doctoral student at Yale, is determined to save her.
Miriam JordanNEW! A DACA student mobilizes against his mom’s deportation. “I grew up in this country. My mother is the single biggest reason I am at a school like Yale,” he said of the campaign he started to win his mother’s freedom. nytimes.com/2019/10/31/us/… via @NYTimes
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services said it was reviewing a scaled back “deferred action” program to allow some migrants facing medical crises to stay in the country.
Miriam JordanNEW! Trump administration reverses decision to force people with medical crises to leave the country or face deportation, after our reporting spotlighted Isabel Bueno, who would die if returned to Guatemala. Read about it here
Without notice, the Trump administration eliminated a program that had allowed immigrants to avoid deportation while undergoing lifesaving medical treatment.
Miriam JordanNEW: Immigrants receiving life-saving medical care could be deported under Trump policy shift. Meet Maria Isabel Bueso, 24, whose participation in a medical trial has extended the life of many Americans with her rare disease. She was just told to leave.
Miriam JordanIsabel Bueso, who I introduced to readers in August, heard Monday that she can stay in the U.S. for at least 2 more years to receive life-saving medical care. She had been threatened with deportation despite contributing to drug trials.