Immigration

Trump Ends ‘Catch and Release’

President Trump signed a memorandum on Friday ordering agencies to “expeditiously end” the practice known as “catch and release” that allows immigrants caught in the U.S. without proper documents to be released from detention while their cases play out in court. The memo signed by Trump orders the Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with […]

April 8, 2018

Northampton County Passes Resolution Supporting HR3003 & HR3004

Northampton County Council passed a resolution on Sept 7th asking Senators Toomey & Casey to support H.R. 3003 & H.R. 3004 Federal immigration bills.  Pictured  from left to right are: Joan Rosenthal (LVTP Immigration Committee member) Dean Browning (LVTP Immigration Committee Chairman) Hayden Phillips (Northampton County Councilman) and Arlene Klocek (LVTP Immigration Committee member) .

September 9, 2017

Lehigh County Sanctuary Status, Request To Recind

The Lehigh Valley Tea Party has formally requested that Lehigh County rescind its Resolution 2014-36 which resulted in the county being classified a sanctuary county by the Center for Immigration Studies. Our letters to each commissioner are here….

March 14, 2017

Trump Immigration Principles and Policies

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 08, 2017 President Donald J. Trump’s Letter to House and Senate Leaders & Immigration Principles and Policies   President Donald J. Trump’s Letter to House and Senate Leaders: I am pleased to transmit to you my Administration’s principles for reforming our Nation’s immigration […]

October 12, 2017

Lehigh County Sanctuary Status Will Cost Taxpayers

Few Lehigh County residents know that the county is a sanctuary county.  Many, including some Commissioners, have argued that sanctuary status was untrue, just a rumor.  Well now, not only is the county listed by CIS, (Center for Immigration Studies) but it is also listed by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement). Other than the obvious […]

April 8, 2017