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DHS Announces New Immigration Enforcement Policy

Posted on 6/22/2012 by Chris Heiss in Immigration

On Friday, June 15, the Department of Homeland Security announced that, effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the country.

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DeMint Amendment Defeated

Posted on 6/22/2012 by Chris Heiss in Checkoff

Another closely watched vote was on the amendment offered by Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC). The amendment would have prohibited mandatory promotion and research orders, or checkoff programs.

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