The US Supreme Court said the rule, which requires most immigrants who want asylum to first seek safe haven in a third country could go into effect as litigation challenging its legality continues.
By a vote of 237-187, the Democratic-controlled House approved the legislation to end the threat to “Dreamers” despite opposition from the White House, which said the move would “reward illegal immigration.”
Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.
President Donald Trump, citing an “invasion” of drugs and criminals, declared a national emergency at the US-Mexico border on Friday to fund construction of his long-sought wall, a move slammed by Democrats as an unlawful “power grab.”
President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to close the U.S. southern border if Congress does not agree to provide $5 billion in taxpayer funds for his promised wall along the border with Mexico.