Funding Bill Includes New Limits on Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

Funding Bill Includes New Limits on Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

Ted Hesson, Politico (February 14, 2019)

The bipartisan homeland security spending bill signed by President Trump pushes back on aspects of Trump’s immigration crackdown — even while providing $1.4 billion for border barriers and nearly 5,000 additional beds to detain undocumented immigrants. One measure within the bill prohibits DHS from detaining or deporting a sponsor, potential sponsor, or household member of an unaccompanied minor based on information shared with HHS.

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