1291. Moved to block visas for immigrants that may use public assistance
1292. Vetoed the Congressional motion ending his “border emergency” in #1290
1293. Denounced for ignoring human rights monitors to the UN due to various abuses
1294. Opened millions of acres to drilling
1295. Pushed for an $86bn spy budget
1296. Refused to cooperate with human rights monitors at the US Mexican border
1297. With Trump's appointees providing the deciding votes the Supreme Court ruled that immigrants can be detained indefinitely
1298. Withheld report it used to justify auto tariffs
1299. Began implementing its policy to force asylum seekers to remain in Texas in El Paso
1300. Generally conducted it's legal strategy around bald partisan appeals
1301. Attempted to scapegoat unions for the loss of manufacturing jobs
1302. Acceded to Israel's occupation of the Golan Heights
Following immediately off the rejection of the “border emergency” by Congress last week, Trump issued the first veto of his presidency overturning the motion. But this wasn’t the only development in immigration this week. The administration began implementing its policy of forcing asylum seekers to remain in Mexico, while the supreme court ruled that immigrants can be detained indefinitely by authorities.
As always, I don’t expect to catch everything, so let me know if there’s anything you think I’ve missed. The full omnibus is being maintained here (a spreadsheet version can be found here). For an overall summary, click here.
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