The reports about President Trump shouting at Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen circulated a week after a caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the US had made headlines.

Around this time, the President was going from one rally to an NRA convention, to another rally, expressing his outrage about immigration, threatening to close down the country this year if Congress didn't fund his wall.

Over a year since Trump entered the Oval Office, Cabinet members, Congress, and the courts have stalled the process to the point that, very recently, Attorney General Jeff Sessions decided to take action.

Days after the caravan had arrived, Sessions announced that he would send immigration judges and prosecutors to the San Ysidro border where the caravan had arrived.

Days later, Sessions also announced a new policy that children would be taken away from parents and put into foster care.

Here is a clip of Session's statement.

In line with the White House on the same week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Hondurans living in America would be revoked.

Obsessed with immigration

Last year it was reported that the Trump administration had been planning to build a wall on federal land along the Texas border, since Trump's inauguration.

The administration expected that funding for the border wall would be available, by the first half of the year, through the omnibus spending bill passed by a Republican-led Congress.

But partisan bickering, even within the Republican Party, further delayed that bill as did the President's plans.

According to the New York Times, President Trump's anger at Kirstjen Nielsen had been building up for a while.

This is because, with regard to revoking TPS, Nielsen had resisted doing so especially because the White House, via Stephen Miller, had simply ordered her chief of staff to end the program, blatantly ignoring the laws that protect that status.

The expectation by the administration has, from the beginning, been that President Trump would simply order it and it would be done.

A sign of Nielsen's reluctance can be seen with her public statement before attending the meeting where she was yelled at, saying that asylum seekers (like those in the caravan) should approach a port of entry rather than enter the US illegally.

Midterm resistance against Trump immigration policy

While this is a small hint at resistance against Trump's aggressive immigration policy, VOX reported that progressive wins for two sheriffs in North Carolina vow to end cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials.

Winners of sheriff's races in Mecklenburg (Garry McFadden) and Durham County (Clarence Birkhead) have promised to make a 12-year-old agreement with federal immigration law titled 287(g) history.

Here is a video of North Carolina citizens protesting the agreement back in 2009.

This agreement is supposed to make cooperation with local sheriffs and ICE agents easier, such as detaining someone for ICE to pick up.

These new sheriffs promise that the administration will be clashing with those counties over Trump's immigration policy.

California is already being sued by the Justice Department for passing a law refusing to work with ICE officials.

Texas governor Greg Abbott was the first to sign a law last year that would criminalize elected officials that did not cooperate with ICE, where he would even have them arrested.

In comparison with North Carolina, which is under a Democratic governor Roy Cooper, it would appear that Trump's Justice Department will certainly have a real fight on their hands which could further stall the President's immigration agenda.