House GOP’s Immigration Framework Recreates Trump’s Border Wish List

House GOP’s Immigration Framework Recreates Trump’s Border Wish List

By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact As midterm election season heats up, House Republicans on the “American Security Task Force” have produced a new framework for what they say is a plan to “secure the border.” Despite the claim of new ideas to tackle the situation at the border, the framework is almost identical to prior legislative and […]

Asylum Is In Danger After Court Upholds Rushed Screening Process at the Border

Asylum Is In Danger After Court Upholds Rushed Screening Process at the Border

A Customs and Border Protection agent along the U.S.-Mexico border. 0398 – Yuma Sector, Ariz. / US – July 26, 2016 (Shutterstock) By American Immigration Council Staff, Immigration Impact The Trump administration secretly implemented one of its most horrific attacks on America’s long tradition of asylum—holding asylum seekers in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) […]