Home Tags Trump administration

Tag: Trump administration

A person holds an American flag as they participate in a ceremony to become an American citizen during a U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services naturalization ceremony at the Miami Field Office on August 17, 2018 in Miami, Florida.

A proposed ‘wealth test’ could favor immigrants who earn 250% above the poverty rate, and it could be one of the Trump administration̵...

The Trump administration has proposed a rule to weigh immigrants' income levels when determining if they will be a burden on American taxpayers, and if they should therefore be prevented from legally immigrating to the United States.

The Trump administration is reportedly considering a new family separation policy for immigrants

Instead of forcibly splitting up immigrant families at the border, as authorities did under the "zero tolerance" immigration policy, the parents may reportedly face a "binary choice" to be held as a family in detention or have their children released without them.

Trump is reportedly floating 5 different names to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who he expects to resign before the end of this year

President Donald Trump says he believes Attorney General Jeff Sessions will likely leave his Cabinet at the end of the year, and so far has five potential replacements who could take over at the Justice Department, tThe Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
The US Air Force wants more fighters, bombers, and basically everything.

A Chinese intelligence agent has been extradited to the US to face espionage charges

An alleged Chinese spy has been extradited to the US to face espionage charges. Yanjun Xu, who is said to be an operative for the Chinese Ministry of State Security, was arrested in Belgium in April. He is accused of trying to steal trade secrets from major US aviation and aerospace companies.
President Donald Trump rejected rumors he's unhappy with White House chief of staff in a freewheeling interview with New York Magazine.

Trump has reportedly tried to fire John Kelly, but fails because he usually uses Kelly to fire people

President Donald Trump has reportedly attempted to fire White House chief of staff John Kelly, but has apparently failed because he typically uses Kelly as a means of ousting people from his administration and didn't know who else to ask.
White House Communications Director Hope Hicks leaves the US Capitol after attending a closed door meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on February 27, 2018.

How 29-year-old Hope Hicks, Trump’s ‘real daughter,’ became the youngest White House communications director in history — and ...

Hope Hicks, age 29, was a former model and PR rep. with no prior political experience before she joined the Trump campaign for a wild ride. Her bio in photos.
The cable networks broadcast live shots outside the White House on Monday, September 24, 2018 amid reports that deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein was on his way there to resign. He didn't.

How Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein became one of the most-watched officials in Washington

Speculation swirled that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would soon be fired or resign. But the No. 2 Justice Department official is safe for now. Here's how the "poster child for the professional, competent, ethical, and fair-minded prosecutor" became one of the most-watched officials in DC.
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2017.

Trump now says he isn’t planning to fire Rod Rosenstein and that they have a ‘good relationship’

President Donald Trump told reporters Monday he didn't have any plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. "I get along very well with him," Trump said before boarding Air Force One with Rosenstein, whose future with the administration seemed uncertain in recent weeks.
Paint is seen on cars before members of the Teamsters Union participate in a tractor trailer caravan surrounding the LA Metro Detention Center in support of port truck drivers and others threatened by deportation if the courts or congress don't stop the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 3, 2018.

A federal judge blocked the Trump administration from ending protections for 300,000 immigrants, citing racial ‘animus’

A US federal judge in California barred the Trump administration on Wednesday from implementing a plan to end temporary protections for more than 300,000 immigrants in the United States from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan.

The Trump administration said it would admit up to 45,000 refugees this year, but ended up taking in fewer than half

The Trump administration announced last month it would slash the annual refugee cap to 30,000 for the 2019 fiscal year, but it accepted far fewer than that in the current year. The US has been steadily reducing the amount of refugees it accepts since President Trump took office.