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Donald Trump Highlights DHS Study: Coronavirus Suffers in Heat or Sunlight

President Donald Trump highlighted a new study on Thursday showing that the coronavirus weakens in heat and sunlight. Acting Homeland Security Under Secretary for Science and Technology Bill Bryan appeared at the White House press briefing on Thursday to reveal the results of a study that showed that the life of the virus on surfaces…

Trump: ‘We’re Not Going to Have Farms’ Without H-2A Foreign Visa Workers

President Trump says he has committed to American farmers to continue admitting large numbers of H-2A foreign visa workers to take agricultural jobs, even as jobless claims are set to climb above 3.3 million in the midst of the Chinese coronavirus crisis. During a press briefing on Wednesday, Trump suggested United States farms would not…

Harvard/Harris Poll: 5-in-6 Americans Want to End Immigration from Mexico

In the midst of the Chinese coronavirus crisis, about five-in-six American adults said they want to see the United States end all immigration from Mexico. The latest Harvard/Harris Poll asks Americans whether they would support or oppose an immigration moratorium on Mexico during the coronavirus crisis. Overall, 83 percent — or five-in-six — said they…

State Department Accelerates Foreign Workers into U.S. Jobs Despite Mass Coronavirus Unemployment

Despite mass unemployment of Americans during the Chinese coronavirus crisis, federal agencies are accelerating the speed at which foreign workers will be imported to the United States to take blue-collar industry jobs. This week, the federal government announced that nearly 3.3 million Americans have filed for unemployment as businesses have been forced to close due…

Trump Activates Armed Forces Reserves To Battle Coronavirus Pandemic — Up To 1,000,000 Individual...

March 27, 2020 6:38 PM ET President Donald Trump announced at Friday’s coronavirus task force briefing that he has granted the Secretaries of Defense and Homeland Security the “authority to activate the ready reserve components of the Armed Forces” to help battle the pandemic. WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 27: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during…

‘Disregarding Fundamental Human Rights’: Democrats Criticize Border Closure Meant To Protect US From Coronavirus

March 27, 2020 6:30 PM ET Numerous House Democrats criticized the Trump administration Friday for closing the U.S.-Mexico border amid the coronavirus pandemic and demanded a number of answers regarding the order. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, which is comprised entirely of Democrats, sent the letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Centers for…

Laura Ingraham: Halt All Immigration to U.S. During Coronavirus Crisis

Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham says the United States should halt all immigration during the coronavirus crisis. On Wednesday, State Department officials confirmed to Breitbart News that the refugee resettlement program — which has resettled nearly 2,500 refugees in the last six weeks — would be suspended until at least April 7. Likewise, a State…

Andrew Cuomo Offers Concession Amid Heavy Backlash Over Sanctuary Law

February 21, 2020 5:40 PM ET Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he is willing to offer the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) all information from DMV databases, with the exception of social security numbers, as part of a compromise with DHS. Following immense backlash from the state’s law enforcement community, Cuomo on…

The Trump Admin Is Waiving Contracting Laws To Expedite Border Wall Construction

February 18, 2020 5:13 PM ET The Trump administration is waiving federal contracting laws to hasten the time it takes to build border walls between the U.S. and Mexico. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday that it is waiving 10 laws pertaining to procurement regulations, including requirements for open competition, the justification of…

Trump Administration Unveils Expansion Of Travel Ban

January 31, 2020 4:44 PM ET The Trump administration announced travel restrictions on six new countries Friday, adding to the list of countries that is already placed under a travel ban. During a conference call with reporters, officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the rollout of travel restrictions on Burma (Myanmar), Eritrea,…

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