Trump criticizes Democrats in tweet calling for stricter immigration rules

Los Angeles Times

As he rejected a bipartisan compromise to resolve the standoff over so-called Dreamers, President Trump asked participants in an Oval Office meeting Thursday why the United States should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” in…

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Mar 9

President Trump's immigrant invader hordes don't exist | Opinion


The summer I turned 11, I accompanied my mother to Sri Lanka, where she was born. For her, this was no pleasure trip. It had a specific purpose, to get my father’s mother a visa so that she could join us in the United States. The process…

Jan 17

Trump to ask Supreme Court for ruling on 'Dreamers' as Congress works for a deal

The Trump administration said Tuesday it would ask the Supreme Court to decide the fate of so-called Dreamers, but leave the immigration program in place until then — a move that should provide more time for Congress and the White House to…

Jan 9

Political agenda keeps Trump and Congress apart on a fix for immigrant 'Dreamers'

Los Angeles Times

President Trump will convene a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday to discuss immigration at the White House, but leaders remain far apart on a resolution to protect nearly 800,000 young people from deportation.

Sep 14

DACA participants skeptical of Trump deal to provide legal status for 'Dreamers'

Los Angeles Times

Justino Mora doesn’t consider the surprise Wednesday night negotiations between President Trump and Democratic leaders on a plan to save DACA a victory.

Sep 11

President Trump on 9/11: 'America does not bend'

Los Angeles Times

Donald Trump marked his first 9/11 anniversary as president Monday, celebrating the flag and the values it stands for while warning would-be terrorists of the nation's resolve."America does not bend. We do not waver and we will never ever…

Feb 28

Democrats inviting Muslims, LGBT leaders, immigrant Dreamers as guests to Trump's speech in display of resistance


Trump will pitch his agenda to lawmakers in major speech tonight Feb. 28, 2017, 12:06 p.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump will demand that Congress boost defense spending The real goal of Trump…

Jan 21

On immigrant Dreamers, Trump tells top senator: 'We don't want to hurt those kids'

Los Angeles Times

Updates on the inauguration of President Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 4:54 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will…

Dec 15

Trump once welcomed a visit from immigrant 'Dreamers.' Now, they anxiously await his next move

Los Angeles Times

Gaby Pacheco strode into Trump Tower’s gilded lobby on a mission to convince the businessman to back immigration reform and help young people like her who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Nov 18

In Donald Trump's America, is California the new Texas?

Los Angeles Times

Donald Trump fights reports of turmoil on his transition team Nov. 17, 2016, 4:37 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening in Washington right now…

Nov 11

Yes, Trump can boost deportations and gut the 'Dreamer' program for young immigrants

As president, Donald Trump can move swiftly to gut President Obama’s signature immigration policies by ramping up deportations and ending a program that has given temporary work permits to immigrants brought to the country illegally as…

Aug 16

Donald Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' and an ideological test for would-be immigrants

Los Angeles Times

Since Donald Trump called for temporarily banning Muslims from entering the U.S., he has tried to expand, narrow or otherwise redefine the polarizing proposal that helped win him the Republican primary but has posed a greater challenge in…

May 27

Meet the Chinese American immigrants who are supporting Donald Trump

Donald Trump vows to back out of global climate change agreement May 27, 2016, 6:32 a.m. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are campaigning in California. Donald Trump clinches the GOP nomination and says he'll back out of major global…

Jan 4

Donald Trump shows immigrants at border near Morocco, not Mexico

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Dec 14

Donald Trump's proposed ban on Muslim immigrants could be legal, scholars say

Los Angeles Times

Donald Trump's attention-getting proposal for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” struck many as blatantly unconstitutional because it discriminates against a class of people based on religion and punishes…

Aug 6

Immigrant groups ready the Donald Trump piñatas ahead of GOP debate

Thursday's Republican presidential debate hasn't started yet, but immigrant advocates are already fighting back.

Jul 24

At Texas-Mexico border, Donald Trump cites 'great danger' from immigrants

Despite what Donald Trump's campaign called "great danger," the Republican presidential hopeful took his 757 on Thursday to the spot that has made his campaign among the most reviled, admired and remarked upon in recent memory: the U.S.…

Jul 6

Republican field divided on Donald Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants

More than two weeks after Donald Trump's disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants, he continues to dominate the Republican presidential campaign debate and to divide his rivals for the nomination.

Jun 30

NBC dumps Donald Trump for making derogatory comments about immigrants

NBCUniversal delivered a message to Donald Trump over his recent remarks regarding immigrants: You're fired.

May 15

Republicans block young immigrant 'dreamers' from military


After the 2012 presidential election, when the Republican Party lost Latino and minority voters by wide margins, the GOP decided it needed to do a better job attracting those groups.