US midterm elections: America's racial divide on vivid display as Donald Trump amplifies hardline political strategy
After Tuesday's election, it's likely that 87 percent of Republicans in the House will be white men, compared to just 37 percent for Democrats, said David Wasserman, who analyzes races for the Cook Political Report.
'Unconstitutional': Lawyers weigh in on bizarre scenarios of Donald Trump’s relentless threats to end birthright citizenship
The morning after US president Donald Trump threatened an executive order to end birthright citizenship for US-born children of non-citizens, the full blast of the bizarre consequences that may result from what is being widely understood as a blatant election stunt is top of the rundown across the news spectrum in America.
Donald Trump threatens to end birthright citizenship for babies born in US to non-citizens: All you need to know
Donald Trump the flamethrower launched a fresh attack on what he calls America’s “ridiculous” immigration system saying he plans to follow through on one of his campaign promises by ending via executive order birthright citizenship to children of non citizens - a Constitutional law that grants US citizenship to anybody born on US soil.
Donald Trump intensifies hardline immigration rhetoric ahead of US midterms, seeks end to birthright citizenship
US President Donald Trump is intensifying his hardline immigration rhetoric heading into the midterm elections, declaring that he wants to order an end to the constitutional right to citizenship for babies born in the United States to non-citizens.
Mail bombs versus migrant caravan: Donald Trump goes all in on 2 powerful optics dominating US politics before 6 November midterm elections
Out with the bombs and back to the migrant caravan. Donald Trump is mighty relived that Page One headlines will be cleared of the mail bomb story for the next 10 days before midterm elections 2018 which will decide political control over US Congress.
Donald Trump has sent US news networks on a wild chase; they’re beaming the precise footage Trump wants voters to see and fear ahead of midterm elections
America’s news networks are running out of things to hash over and are instead warming up leftovers that Donald Trump serves up on his Twitter handle and via his army of White House loyalists. With less than 15 days to go before the 2018 midterms which will decide control over the twin houses of US Congress, Donald Trump continues to drive the agenda as his ratings soar and he frames the race once again in terms of race, immigration and jobs - his winning themes in 2016.
H1B and H4 visa feature in Donald Trump admin's Fall 2018 regulatory agenda as US midterm elections loom: All you need to know
Reports today of the Donald Trump administration planning to “revise the definition of specialty occupations under H1B visas” is better understood a notice of intent to put an official stamp on what is already par for the course in the H1B ecosystem in the United States.
Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018
ICE arrests of noncriminals increased 66 percent in the first nine months of the 2018 fiscal year over the same period a year earlier. Arrests of convicts, meantime, rose nearly 2 percent. More noncriminals have also been deported. Among those expelled from the U.S. interior in fiscal 2017, there was a 174 percent increase from the previous year of those with no criminal convictions. Deportations of those with convictions rose nearly 13 percent over the same period.
US jobs, pay growing at fastest pace in 9 years, unemployment at 18-year low despite Donald Trump Govt's ongoing trade conflicts
The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years — evidence that employers remain confident despite the Donald Trump administration's ongoing conflicts with its trading partners.
Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
Behind the present day backlash on H-1B visas are cold, hard numbers that say the H-1B cost advantage has vanished, especially if you add the cost of nuisance value which comes bundled with the H-1B process
New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'
Facing widespread outrage, The New Yorker has dropped plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month. The former Donald Trump aide and ex-chairman of Breitbart News was supposed to be a featured guest during a prestigious gathering that over the years has drawn some of the world's most prominent artists and public figures
Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'
The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.
Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midterms
The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants, who say the Ivy League college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The DOJ also said last year it would investigate a May 2015 complaint filed against Harvard by a coalition of Asian-American groups.
Donald Trump seizes on college student Mollie Tibbetts' murder by illegal alien to rally base in midterm season; calls US immigration laws a 'disgrace'
The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America's heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run. But the stunning news that a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and murdering her thrust the case into the middle of the contentious immigration debate and midterm elections.
H4 EAD: Donald Trump Govt, in court filing, confirms plan to revoke H1B spouses' work permit is in 'final clearance review' stage
In a court filing dated 20 August, the US Department of Homeland Security has confirmed that the proposed rule to revoke H4 work permits - popularly called H4 EAD - is currently in "final clearance and review" process and senior most DHS folks are working out the fine print of the terms of approval.
US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority
America’s best known data cruncher on elections Nate Silver is bullish on Democrats winning the House at the midterm elections 2018. FiveThirtyEight is giving Democrats a 3 in 4 chance of winning enough seats for a majority and it comes with a big caveat: “Relatively small shifts could allow Republicans to keep control of the House, or could turn a blue wave into a tsunami.”
US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'
US president Donald Trump sharply accused congressional Democrats of allowing open borders and crime to fester, using a White House event on Monday to stoke a fall campaign fight over immigration and the U.S. southern border.
US midterm election 2018: Donald Trump acolyte Steve Bannon warns Republicans they will 'get smoked' if they lean on traditional playbook
During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to Trump said he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the election were held today, thereby ceding their majority to Democrats he's convinced will pursue impeachment.
Donald Trump embraces racially tinged rhetoric in midterm election season, hoping for strong conservative turnout
Democrats are pinning their hopes of flipping control of Congress on mobilizing liberals and minorities, particularly black voters. And Republicans' best chance of holding off a Democratic wave is strong turnout among the conservative white voters who helped sweep Trump into office and often cheer his willingness to dive into hot-button issues with racial overtones.
In US midterm election season, Donald Trump economic fiction on 'record' GDP and jobs cites figures that don't exist
US President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment. He cites the highest-ever gross domestic product for the US that's not there and predicts a spectacular 5 percent annual growth rate in the current quarter that hardly any economist sees.