Trump administration to continue deporting Venezuelans despite crisis

US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected status but senators accuse Trump of having it both ways over Maduro The Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected status to Venezuelans, meaning it will continue to deport people back to a country it says is being destroyed by a tyrant. The news comes amid a humanitarian crisis that could forcibly displace as many as killing thousands of its own citizens. In a Venezuela is now the leading country of origin for asylum336 Venezuelan citizens. At the same time the government is saying it needs to monitor the situation more, administration officials are calling the government of Maduro a thugocracy, and decrying the humanitarian situation …

‘We see you!’: Democratic 2020 hopefuls visit migrant detention center

Candidates participating in the debates including ORourke, Sanders and Warren stopped by the Homestead facility in Florida For all the unprecedented scale and diversity of the massive number of candidates vying for presidential nomination of the Democratic party, they can be sheeplike in their herd behavior. No fewer than 12 of the 20 candidates who are appearing at the NBC News debates in Miami this week are making their way to the same spot that has become the current must-do photo op for the presidential hopefuls. The setting is an immigration detention center for far from humane. And it is here that the Democratic presidential candidates have been landing like bees to the hive. On Monday it was Eric Swalwell, …

All I have done, no credit! Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal

President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutiny The Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, bringing the highest number of monthly apprehensions made by US authorities in the past 13 years. In the deal announced with in the joint declaration during secretive negotiations over the past six months. On Sunday, the president fired off a series of enraged tweets as he headed for a second day of golf at his course in Sterling, Virginia. Lamenting what he called another false report in the Failing New York Times, he wrote: If President Obama made the deals that I have made, both at the Border and …