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Exclusive–Ken Cuccinelli: 8-in-10 Border Crossers Deported in 2 Hours During Coronavirus

Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli says border crossers are being almost immediately returned to Mexico after crossing into the United States. In March, President Trump halted all non-essential travel at the northern and southern borders of the U.S. through a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statute allowing a suspension of…

Rocks, Tear Gas, And Riot Shields: Mexico Blocks Advancing Migrant Caravan

January 21, 2020 5:26 PM ET The Mexican government continues to fend off hundreds of Central American migrants who are trying to cross its border in order to reach the U.S., an indication of how much Mexico has stepped up its own immigration enforcement measures. For days, Mexico’s national guard troops have prevented members of…

DHS Deputy Says ‘About 60,000’ Migrants Have Been Sent Back Under Remain In Mexico...

November 24, 2019 12:21 PM ET Ken Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, lauded the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico program, which has sent tens of thousands of asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait. Cuccinelli appeared Sunday on “Fox & Friends” to discuss the White House’s efforts…

Nearly 80,000 Illegal Aliens Carried An Arrest Record Before Winning DACA Approval, Government Data...

November 17, 2019 2:49 PM ET Tens of thousands of people who successfully enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program carried prior arrest records, according to data the Trump administration released Saturday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services — the agency under the Department of Homeland Security that is tasked with managing the country’s…

The Trump Administration Wants To Charge Immigrants A Fee To Apply For Asylum

November 09, 2019 12:23 PM ET The Trump administration is proposing a charge for those who apply for asylum, and increase fees for a host of other immigration-related applications. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency that is mostly funded by immigrant applicants, announced Friday that it is proposing a change to its fee…

White House Deems Cuccinelli, Morgan Ineligible To Lead DHS

October 21, 2019 6:50 PM ET President Donald Trump was advised that USCIS acting Director Ken Cuccinelli and CBP acting Commissioner Mark Morgan are not eligible to become the next leader of the Department of Homeland Security.  Instead, Trump may now be more inclined to pick Transportation Security Administration chief David Pekoske and DHS assistant secretary…

Conservative Leaders Push Trump To Choose Ken Cuccinelli To Lead DHS

October 14, 2019 6:00 PM ET A group of prominent conservative leaders have signed on to a letter strongly endorsing Ken Cuccinelli to be the next leader of the Department of Homeland Security. “As acting head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Cuccinelli has proven himself exceptionally capable of executing the president’s agenda…

Trump Proclamation Bars Immigrants Who Cannot Afford Health Insurance

October 05, 2019 5:34 PM ET The Trump administration will require many future immigrant applicants to prove they can afford health insurance, marking the White House’s latest move to restrict immigration from those who could become a financial burden on the government. President Donald Trump, invoking his executive authority, issued a proclamation Friday evening that…

Immigration Chief Wants To Reveal Info Of Refugees Charged With Crimes

September 19, 2019 5:57 PM ET A top immigration chief wants the authority to disclose personal information about refugees and asylees who are under criminal prosecution for certain crimes. Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), recently sent a request to the head of the Department of Homeland Security,…

Trump Administration Proposes Changing Deadline On Work Permits For Asylum Seekers

September 06, 2019 7:16 PM ET Asylum seekers hoping to work in the U.S. may soon have to wait longer to find out the fate of their applications if a government proposal is successfully implemented. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a proposal Friday to reform the 30-day wait limit when determining whether…

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