ICE union endorses Trump

The union representing the nation’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers and staff is throwing its support behind GOP  nominee Donald Trump. It’s the first time ever that the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council has endorsed a candidate for president, according to a statement posted on Trump’s campaign web site Monday. 

Tensions Deepen Between Donald Trump and R.N.C.

The fiery tone of Mr. Trump’s speech on immigration tore a painful new wound in his relationship with the Republican National Committee. The RNC was ready to praise Donald Trump after the speech expecting a compassionate approach to immigration, but after the speech decided not to say anything.

A Conflicted Donald Trump Tries a New Tactic: Sticking to the Script

Donald Trump is trying to deliver scripted messages attacking Hillary Clinton and her integrity and shying away from attacking republicans. He has also changed his stance on immigration and is focusing on deporting only those with criminal records and recent immigrants.

Immigrants Don’t Steal Jobs or Wages. Billionaires Do

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine appointed an interdisciplinary task force  to look at that question. It found that, on the contrary, “immigration has an overall positive impact on long-run economic growth in the United States.” Immigration, the report says, has “little to no negative  effects on overall wages and employment of native-born workers in the longer term.” Native-born teenagers who have not finished high school may work fewer hours, at least in the short term. (They won’t lose jobs.)

Defiant LAPD chief says department will refuse to help Donald Trump’s deportation efforts

Donald Trump has pledged to begin deporting millions of undocumented immigrants as soon as he takes office next year. For now, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has no plans to help him do it. “We’re going to maintain the same posture we always have,” Beck told KNX 1070 Monday. “We don’t make detentions or arrests based solely on status, whether that’s immigration status or any other status.”

Uber CEO quits Trump advisory group after backlash

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick, facing criticism from immigration advocates for serving on President Donald Trump's business advisory group, quit the group on Thursday, the company said.

Homeland Security Inspector General Opens Investigation of Muslim Ban, Orders Document Preservation

In an agency-wide directive sent to DHS staff early Wednesday afternoon, the IG’s office wrote, “All agency personnel must preserve any document  that contains information that is potentially relevant to OIG’s  investigation, or that might reasonably lead to the discovery of relevant information relating to the implementation of this Executive Order. For the duration of this hold, any relevant information that is within your possession or control must be preserved in the exact form as it currently exists.”

U.S.-Australia Rift Is Possible After Trump Ends Call With Prime Minister

A phone call between President Trump and the Australian prime minister is threatening to develop into a diplomatic rift between two stalwart allies after the two men exchanged harsh words over refugee policy, and Mr. Trump abruptly ended the call. The call turned contentious after the Australian leader pressed Mr. Trump to accept 1,250 refugees.