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Congressman Sensenbrenner Introduces the BUILD WALL Act of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced the Build Up Illegal Line Defenses With Assets Lawfully Lifted (BUILD WALL) Act of 2017 in the House of Representatives.

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Federal agents conduct sweeping immigration enforcement raids in at least 6 states

U.S. immigration authorities launched a series of raids, traffic stops and checkpoints in at least half a dozen states across the country on Thursday and Friday, sweeping up an unknown number of undocumented immigrants, immigration lawyers and advocates said. Read more >

Immigration arrests in L.A. spark fear, outrage, but officials say they are routine

Arrests made by federal immigration officials in Southern California this week have heightened anxiety about a promised crackdown by President Trump on people in this country illegally. Read more >

Trump travel ban hits major setback after judges uphold temporary restraining order

Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban suffered a major setback on Thursday after a panel of three judges upheld an injunction against the president’s order banning arrivals from seven Muslim-majority countries. Read more >

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Department of Homeland Security halts enforcement of controversial travel ban

The Department of Homeland Security said Saturday that it had suspended "any and all actions" related to President Trump's travel ban on immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries, as well as its temporary halt on refugee resettlements. Read more >

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In letter to Congress, border officials voice concern over Trump policies

BROWNSVILLE, RGV – Border elected officials in Texas, Arizona and New Mexico have written to members of Congress to ask that they oppose President Trump’s “reckless policies” regarding the southwest border and Mexico. Read more >

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Judge Orders U.S. to Let In Immigrant Visa Holders

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has dealt another blow to President Trump’s executive order barring some foreigners from coming into the United States, in a ruling that added to the confusion over the legality of the immigration measure. Read more >

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Global backlash grows against Trump's immigration order

A global backlash against U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration curbs gathered strength on Sunday as several countries including long-standing American allies criticized the measures as discriminatory and divisive. Read more >

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Judge blocks deportation of detainees over Trump refugee order

A federal judge in New York has issued an emergency stay temporarily halting the removal of individuals detained after President Trump issued an order to ban immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Read more >

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Trump to sign executive orders enabling construction of proposed border wall and targeting sanctuary cities

President Trump plans to sign executive orders Wednesday enabling construction of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting cities where local leaders refuse to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation, according to White House officials familiar with the decisions. Read more >

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