House defeats broad Republican immigration bill, paving way for debate of narrow legislation allowing indefinite detention of immigrant children

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21 July 2018
House defeats broad Republican immigration bill, paving way for debate of narrow legislation allowing indefinite detention of immigrant children
President Donald Trump is pushing a House immigration bill days after telling congressional Republicans to abandon that effort until after the midterms
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[email protected]: 80% of Mexico's Exports come to the United States. They totally rely on us, which is fine with me. They do have, though, very strong Immigration Laws. The U.S. has pathetically weak and ineffective Immigration Laws that the Democrats refuse to help us fix. Will speak to Mexico.
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Filmed from drone at the US-Mexico border in Tornillo, a view of children being trooped around the tent camp in which they're being detained (after having been separated from their parents by US immigration officials).4 week ago
Filmed from drone at the US-Mexico border in Tornillo, a view of children being trooped around the tent camp in which they're being detained (after having been separated from their parents by US immigration officials).
4 week ago
[email protected]: "Mexico is doing nothing for us except taking our money and sending us drugs."
First lady Melania Trump visits U.S.-Mexico border amid crisis over migrant children separated from parents
Trump says he is directing agencies to reunite separated immigrant families
[email protected] on immigrant families separated at the border: "We obviously want to see families reunited."
@SecNielsen also advocating, again, for building a "border wall system as a first line of defense", says it will help with immigration, sorting out those who really need help from those who are criminal/militants
"I want to be very clear on this. Congress has the authority and responsibility to make the law of the land and to fix the immigration system" says @SecNielsen "We have done everything we can do in the executive branch"
@DHSgov @SecNielsen praises @POTUS exec order on immigration "What the president did yesterday is try to make clear that what we don't need to do as Americans is pit the enforcement of law against our humanitarian ideals"
Immigrant families illegally crossing into US will be detained together under @POTUS exec order, reports @Reuters
Parents with children will be given precedence in immigration proceedings, according to @WhiteHouse official
AP Sources: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen heads to the White House to discuss an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention
Executive action on immigration and child separation being considered by @POTUS, reports @FoxNews.
@POTUS "asked us to pass this legislation which stops this policy for good," adds @SpeakerRyan. "You've got to change the law to make sure custody stays with DHS."
It's a "false choice" between securing border and separating families, adds @SpeakerRyan
"We don't think families should be separated. Period," says @SpeakerRyan. "It's about custody."
US House of Representatives to vote tomorrow on immigration legislation, announces @SpeakerRyan
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