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Trump says he’ll ‘suspend immigration’ because of coronavirus, offers no details

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday that he will sign an executive order “to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States” because of the coronavirus.

“In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!” Trump tweeted.He offered no details as to what immigration programs might be affected by the order. The White House did not immediately elaborate on Trump’s tweeted announcement.Trump has taken credit for his … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 21st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Donald Trump, Immigration | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Trump says he’ll ‘suspend immigration’ because of coronavirus, offers no details

Sheriff Golden signed 10 year deal with ICE

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden quietly extended the County’s 287 (g) agreement with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency on March 8, 2019, apparently in defiance of the Murphy Administration’s Sanctuary State Policies as implemented by State Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal’s Immigration Trust Directive.

Golden’s agreement with ICE, and that of Cape May County Sheriff Robert A. Nolan, were reported last night by NJ.com.

287 (g) agreements empower local law enforcement officers to enforce federal immigration laws and to cooperate with ICE officers. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 9th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Immigration, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , , | 9 Comments »

Anna Little is sworn in as a federal Immigration Judge

Anna C. Little of Highlands, was sworn in as a federal Immigration Judge on Friday, March 15, 2019, during an investiture ceremony in the Great Hall of Main Justice in Washington, DC.  Principal Deputy Chief Immigration Judge Christopher Santoro administered the Oath of Office.

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Posted: March 16th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Anna Little, Immigration, Justice Department, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , | 5 Comments »

McConnell: Trump will keep government open, declare national emergency to build the wall

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that President Donald Trump will sign legislation to fund the government that includes much less funding for a wall for the southern border than he wants and simultaneously declare a national emergency to empower him to secure the border without funding authorized by congress, according to a report at The Hill.

 

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Posted: February 14th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Donald Trump, Immigration | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on McConnell: Trump will keep government open, declare national emergency to build the wall

Trump says he’s considering closing the government because Dems blocked Dreamer protections and border wall

President Donald Trump tweeted that he is considering veto of the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that will keep the government funded because Democrats blocked his proposal to protect the country’s 800,000 dreamers—illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children.

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Posted: March 23rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Donald Trump, Frank Pallone, Immigration, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments »

N.J. immigration sweep by ICE leads to 101 arrests across the state

Dozens of people–many from Mexico and Central America–were arrested in New Jersey by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement last week, in a five-day operation that officials on Tuesday said was targeted at “criminal aliens” and those charged with immigration violations. ICE said most of those arrested, who ranged in age 20 to 71 years old, had… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 12th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Immigration, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on N.J. immigration sweep by ICE leads to 101 arrests across the state

N.J.’s chief justice asks ICE to stop arresting immigrants at courthouses

TRENTON — The chief justice of New Jersey’s Supreme Court is calling on federal immigration officials to stop arresting unauthorized immigrants at state courthouses, warning the practice could undermine New Jersey’s justice system. In a letter to federal Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner raised concerns over two recent arrests by Immigration Customs… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 20th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Immigration, New Jersey, NJ Courts | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

Head of ICE in N.J.: Rules of engagement have changed

NEWARK–As the Trump administration expands its aggressive enforcement efforts against those who may have entered this country illegally, John Tsoukaris is responsible for implementing the president’s new policies in New Jersey. Tsoukaris, the Newark Field Office Director for Enforcement and Removal Operations at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, said the administration’s executive order that… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 17th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Immigration, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Head of ICE in N.J.: Rules of engagement have changed

President Trump creates name-and-shame list to embarrass sanctuary cities

President Trump on Wednesday ordered the Homeland Security Department to begin releasing a name-and-shame list of sanctuary cities, listing the specific crimes such as murder or robbery committed by those who have been released back into their communities under the sanctuary policies. That was one of a number of less-noticed but potentially far-reaching moves tucked inside… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 26th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Donald Trump, Immigration, News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on President Trump creates name-and-shame list to embarrass sanctuary cities

Overcrowding crisis: Should N.J overrule voters, approve $33M school expansion?

FREEHOLD — The sign that hangs above the door says “library.” But students at Park Avenue Elementary School don’t come here to check out books. The room has been overtaken, repurposed into seven miniature and makeshift classrooms partitioned only by thin, 6-foot temporary dividers. Students learning English as their second language sit between those dividers, meeting… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 5th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Education, Freehold, Immigration, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »