Immigration Fast Five: 3.7.17
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson sparked controversy by referring to slaves as immigrants.
Trump’s new replacement for Obamacare seems to benefit young and wealthy Americans while costing older and sicker Obamacare enrollees more money.
The American Health Care Act would defund planned parenthood, shut down private health insurance coverage for abortion, eliminate the individual and employer mandates, repeal essential health benefits, replace income-based premium subsidies by age-based ones, cancel the Medicaid expansion and repeal Obamacare taxes.
The Trump administration wants to fund the increased crackdown on illegal immigration by making cuts to the Coast Guard, as well as airport and rail security.
Yemeni, Libyan and Sudanese immigrants affected by the revised Muslim Ban share their stories at the New York Immigration Coalition press conference.