With a vote of 193 to 231, the House of Representatives rejected the conservative Goodlatte-McCaul immigration bill. The House decided to postpone a more moderate compromise immigration bill until the next week. This clip includes a portion of a floor speech by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and a press conference of House Minority Leader (D-CA) Nancy Pelosi.
President Trump signed an executive order ending the policy of separating families of migrants as they enter the United States along the U.S.-Mexico border.
This lesson explores the process in which people apply for asylum, the standard for obtaining asylum, and the bureaucratic issues with processing asylum applications. PROCEDURES