Greater resistance is anticipated in the Senate, where the GOP holds just 52 of the 100 seats, and 60 votes are needed to pass the corresponding budget bill.
Immigration is a major league policy challenge. But Congress, having recently passed a pair of bills that will accomplish nothing, is stuck playing in the minors.
A report released today by the Kino Border Initivative indicates that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is not making necessary follow-up on complaints from people seeking asylum at the border.
Immigration agents have received new instructions to take action against ALL undocumented immigrants they may find while on duty.
Rosenda Perez was freed on bail and will continue the legal process at home with her four Duarte children, who stayed home alone for over a month after their parents were detained by ICE agents in front of their house.
For human rights organization Amnesty International, Trump's proposed border wall - which even some members of the Border Patrol fail to see as an effective barrier - will only enrich criminal organizations involved in extorting money from immigrants on the Mexican side.
El pasado 23 de mayo, los padres de los hermanos Duarte, residentes en National City, CA, fueron detenidos por la Patrulla Fronteriza y desde entonces permanecen bajo custodia federal en espera de una audiencia ante un juez de inmigración.
The four Duarte siblings, residents in National City, California, denounced undercover federal immigration agents, in unmarked cars, showed up outside their home last Tuesday and arrested his parents, who are Mexican immigrants.
On May 14, Ariel Vences-Lopez was arrested by ICE after being questioned about his immigration status aboard a train in Minneapolis. His deportation was scheduled for May 23.
Department of Homeland Security spokesman says that the decline in migrant arrivals could be attributed to the new policy and the new message being put forth by the Donald Trump administration.