President Trump announced late Monday he will soon sign an executive order "to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States" in an escalation of his efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic and boost the economy.
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ push to decrease illegal immigration is slowly expanding the footprint of federal immigration authorities in parts of Florida’s criminal justice system, in ways that should be an example to other states.
One of the nation’s most influential sheriffs on illegal immigration warned Monday that illegal aliens freed by judges concerned about the coronavirus spreading in jails will disappear after the crisis is over.
Corporate immigration lawyers are asking a federal judge to take control of the immigration system from President Donald Trump and then suspend routine visa deadlines for foreign workers until after the coronavirus epidemic has passed.
Even though the Supreme Court was empty due to COVID-19, justices are still making decisions virtually. Among those coming up is the future of the program, which so-called “Dreamers” and advocates hope will be delayed.
President Trump committed on Wednesday to admitting large numbers of foreign workers to work agricultural jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, even as jobless claims have climbed past 6.6 million in recent weeks.
“Immigration offenses increased by more than 5,000 cases from the previous year and accounted for the largest single group of federal crime — a position held by drug offenses in FY17,” said the commission.