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.”

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.

Trump Fires Acting Attorney General

President Trump fired his acting attorney general on Monday after she defiantly refused to defend his immigration executive order, accusing the Democratic holdover of trying to obstruct his agenda for political reasons. The acting attorney general, Sally Q. Yates, on Monday ordered government lawyers not to defend President Trump’s executive order on immigration in court. The president appointed Dana J. Boente, United States attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to serve as acting attorney general until Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama is confirmed.

Trump Supporters Applaud Immigration Order as a ‘Welcome Change’

While President Trump’s order banning immigration from several Muslim countries led to protests at several American airports, the news was often met with satisfaction and approval in those precincts that Mr. Trump carried in the November election. They say they feel safer and view the airport protests and objections as misguided.