Tag Archives: Immigration

ICE’s Overflowing Detention Centers; A New Brand of Immigration Emergency



During the recent shutdown debate there was an argument as to how many beds to provide ICE for detaining undocumented Immigrants. Well the problem has only gotten worse since then as an influx of immigrants has strained our detention centers to breaking point.


The Debt Ceiling Looms Over New Congressional Negotiations



As of March 1st we need to raise our debt ceiling again, This somewhat regular tradition of cruising to the edge of the fiscal cliff has been used to negotiate in American politics for quite some time. Now it’s back, and under Trump’s guidance, we might take it too far.


Reversing DACA? The Supreme Court Won’t Hear of It



In 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he wasn’t going to continue the DACA program. That decision immediately got overturned in a district court, and the government’s appeal was ignored by the Supreme Court. With the question over whether the executive branch can reverse DACA stalled in the courts, the immigration debate that’s keeping the government shutdown just got thrown a curveball.