Why President Trump Doesn’t Need to Change Laws to Rewrite Immigration Policy

The “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal immigration instituted by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in April and discontinued Wednesday via executive order by President Trump has resulted in the separation of children from their parents and placed a human face on one of the hallmarks of President Trump’s approach to immigration reform – using unyielding interpretation of existing… [Read More]

Not Just Dreamers – Here Are Three Real Immigration Problems Congress Should Address (And How to Fix Them)

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday announced two votes on immigration legislation in the United States House of Representatives, derailing efforts by bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives to secure the signatures necessary to vote on competing immigration reform bills using a discharge petition. The upcoming votes on two separate immigration bills – one proposed by… [Read More]

The Opportunity in Today’s Supreme Court Decision

The Supreme Court on Monday morning declined to hear the Trump Administration’s challenge to a lower court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, insisting the case must first go through the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The decision is a temporary reprieve for Dreamers – the undocumented immigrants brought to the United… [Read More]

Presidential Thoughts on Immigration

On Monday, the federal government will be closed in honor of President’s Day – a holiday originally commemorating George Washington’s birthday. It is an apt time to remember that American presidents throughout our history debated the merits of immigration. At our country’s inception, our forefathers recognized the United States as a nation of immigrants, even… [Read More]

Press: Portland Press Herald Publishes “Dreamers” Editorial

FordMurray strongly supports the Dreamers and encourages Congress and the President to set aside partisan bickering in order to solve this issue.  A permanent solution, including a path to U.S. citizenship, must be passed in order to protect this deserving group of immigrants.  Please read the Editorial written by Michael J. Murray, Founder and President… [Read More]