Immigration News – Weekly List of Top News Stories – (8-25-17)

List of Top News Stories from the last week related to Immigration:


Politico ( – 8/23/17:

Shutdown threat grows as Trump digs in on wall

President Donald Trump’s stated Tuesday Night during a Political Campaign Rally in Phoenix, Arizona that he would shut down the federal government if he doesn’t get funding for the Mexican border wall.


NY Times ( – 8/23/17:

How Many Americans Would Pass an Immigration Test Endorsed by Trump?

Trump has introduced the Raise Act, which would sharply reduce the number of people admitted through family ties and create a skills-based system that scores immigration applicants on factors including age, education, income, job prospects and proficiency in English. Try taking the test and see if you could immigrate.


The Cornell Daily Sun ( – 8/22/17:

Ithaca-Based Firm Recruits Foreign Labor to Mar-a-Lago

An Ithaca-based recruitment firm Petrina Group International is working to hire foreign guest workers for President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. The club has ask the Labor Department for permission to 70 temporary workers for overseas.

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