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  1. border wall
    Trump: The Dreamers Are My Hostages – But the Wall Is Not My RansomTrump says he won’t negotiate over DACA because he thinks he’ll get a higher ransom once the Supreme Court makes Dreamers vulnerable to deportation.
  2. DACA Gets Big Win in Court From Judge Who Thinks It’s IllegalThe never-ending legal drama around the program took a surprising twist on Friday.
  3. ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records TripleThrough targeted sweeps and “collateral arrests,” ICE is beginning to terrorize immigrant communities.
  4. Federal Judge Orders Trump Administration to Restart DACA in FullThe administration may be forced to resume accepting new DACA applications by the end of the month.
  5. immigration
    500,000 Undocumented New Yorkers Are Living in a City of Fear20,000 of the city’s immigrants have been identified for deportation since Trump took office. The rest worry they’ll be next.
  6. House Democrats Refuse to Take Bait on ‘Abolish ICE’ Vote Arranged by GOPRepublicans want to distract attention from their own immigration disagreements and burn a straw man, but House Democrats aren’t cooperating.
  7. Why the GOP Might Face More Humiliation on ImmigrationRepublican attempts to pass a bill were huge failures. But there’s always room to fail again.
  8. At the End of the GOP’s Immigration Battle Stands Stephen Miller With a Veto PenThe already long odds against passage of an immigration bill face the additional problem of a White House that may prefer outrage to accomplishment.
  9. Trump Blames Democrats for His Most Horrifying Immigration PolicyAs furor grows over separating parents from the children at the border, Trump ducks responsibility for the crisis he created.
  10. Trump’s Pick to Run Refugee Program Is a Fellow at Anti-Immigrant GroupAn outspoken critic of undocumented immigrants, Ronald Mortensen may soon be in charge of protecting refugees.
  11. Trump Evinces Interest in a ‘DACA for Wall’ DealAs moderates try to push protections for Dreamers through the House, the president suggests he could support a bill if it “includes a wall.”
  12. Paul Ryan Scrambles to Block Vote on DREAM ActGOP moderates are five signatures away from forcing a House vote on legal status for Dreamers. The Speaker is trying to stop them.
  13. Why the U.S. House May Finally Pass an Immigration BillEndangered House Republicans from Latino-heavy districts are playing chicken with Paul Ryan — and indirectly the president — and may force a vote.
  14. Report: Kelly Calls Trump ‘Idiot,’ May Be on Way Out of White HouseOh, and he convinced the president not to pull all troops out of South Korea.
  15. Third Federal Judge Agrees: Trump Administration Must Keep DACAA district court judge in D.C. said if they can’t provide a better justification, they must start accepting new applications, too.
  16. President Trump Apparently Doesn’t Know What DACA IsAn anti-immigrant tweet reveals that his policy ignorance knows no bounds.
  17. Yes, Romney the Presidential Candidate Was Right Wing on ImmigrationMitt Romney may be trying to pander to conservatives by talking tough on immigration. But that’s something he’s been doing for a long time.
  18. Alexander and Murray’s Bipartisan Obamacare Alliance DisintegratesWhen Obamacare stabilization measures reached their moment of truth, bipartisanship ceased and the GOP agenda took over.
  19. Lou Dobbs Clip Inspires Trump to Undermine His Own Legal Position on ImmigrationImagine the chagrin of Justice Department lawyers who woke up to find that a tweet from POTUS had sabotaged their legal fight with California.
  20. Trump Floats ‘DACA Extension for Wall Money’ DealThe president just realized he’s about to lose his last, best chance to build a border wall. But it’s probably too late to make a deal.
  21. GOP Congressional Leaders Ready to Wrap Up 2018 Very SoonCongress will soon find reasons not to act on much of what was supposed to represent its 2018 agenda — other than campaigning for reelection.
  22. SCOTUS Hands Trump Temporary Setback on DACA CancellationThe March 5 deadline set for DACA’s demise is now a dead letter as the Ninth Circuit and then perhaps SCOTUS will review Trump’s action.
  23. Trump’s Position on Dreamers Is Indefensible — and He Knows ItThe president’s whole plan is to hold the Dreamers hostage and lie about what he’s doing. The media can’t let him get away with it.
  24. Senate Votes Down Every Immigration ProposalTrump’s own proposal and a bipartisan compromise that he angrily opposed both went down in the Senate.
  25. Team Trump Fighting Immigration CompromiseEven as a bipartisan bill emerges that might get 60 Senate votes, the administration is opposing it stridently.
  26. A Dreamers-for-Wall Deal Could Pass the Senate — If Trump Lets ItA bipartisan group of senators just struck such a deal. But Trump is (reportedly) unwilling to compromise on cuts to legal immigration.
  27. Will Trump Make or Break an Immigration Deal?The odds of any legislation making it through the abattoir of both houses of Congress is limited at best — unless Trump gives Republicans cover.
  28. In Defense of the ‘Dumbest Shutdown’The spending deal that Rand Paul held up for a few hours was pretty dumb, too.
  29. backwards and in heels
    Nancy Pelosi Defended Dreamers for 8 Hours in 4-Inch HeelsIn a record-setting speech on the House floor.
  30. Pelosi’s ‘DACA-buster’ Speech Likely a Record-Setter for the HousePelosi can’t stop a spending deal that excludes DACA. But she can talk about it.
  31. The Supreme Court Would Be Crazy to Jump Into the DACA DisputeThe Supreme Court has an opportunity to weigh in on the future of DACA, but the justices should let Trump fix the mess he created.
  32. Trump Picks Up Shutdown Threat Over Immigration After Democrats Drop ItLook who’s threatening to shut down the government now.
  33. Trump Endorses Government Shutdown Just As Bipartisan Deal Seems ImminentThe man seems addicted to making everyone’s lives more difficult.
  34. Trump Has Lost the Upper Hand in the Immigration FightThe president took hostages that he’s unwilling to shoot. Now, the Dreamers’ allies have no reason to pay his ransom.
  35. state of the union
    All the Lawmakers Skipping the State of the Union AddressRBG will not be in attendance on Tuesday night.
  36. How Trump’s Immigration Proposal Could Be Trouble for DemocratsTurns out Americans are much more open to restrictions on legal immigration than they are to deporting Dreamers.
  37. Trump’s Surprise Immigration ProposalThe White House presented the outline of a deal — amnesty for Dreamers, but big asks — that might just make everyone mad.
  38. Marco Rubio’s Endless Drift to the Right on Immigration Policy ContinuesEver since he was wrong-footed by conservative opposition to the Gang of Eight bill, Rubio has fought to look “strong” on immigration.
  39. Democrats Officially Lost the Shutdown FightBy starting a shutdown he couldn’t sustain, Schumer showed his (losing) hand. Now, he’s preparing to back a budget that does nothing for Dreamers.
  40. 5 Reasons an Immigration Deal Will Be Crazy Hard to AchieveWhat might be America’s thorniest domestic policy issue just keeps getting more complicated.
  41. Trump Open to Giving Dreamers Pathway to Citizenship, for the MomentThis was hailed as a potential breakthrough, though days earlier lawmakers were complaining about Trump’s constantly shifting positions.
  42. First Post-Shutdown Poll: Trump, Democrats Share the BlameImpressions of the shutdown will change and fade, but for now it doesn’t look like the Democrats fared that badly.
  43. Schumer Takes Border-Wall Offer Off the TableA day after Democrats caved, the Minority Leader is trying to snatch back some negotiating power.
  44. The Democrats Threw the Shutdown Fight — and That’s FineExtending the shutdown probably wouldn’t have helped Dreamers — and definitely would have hurt low-income kids in need of health care.
  45. Trump Got Us Into This Shutdown, GOP Doesn’t Want His Help Getting Out of ItWhite House aides and congressional leaders are reportedly encouraging him to stay on the sidelines, since he’s already caused enough chaos.
  46. Leaked Memo Shows White House Doesn’t Really Want a Dreamer DealStaffers at the Justice Department and Homeland Security blasted last week’s bipartisan proposal as a plan to “cripple border security.”
  47. House GOP Passes Spending Bill Aimed at Shifting Shutdown Blame to DemocratsSince real negotiations have failed, the government is probably shutting down on Friday — and now it’s all about the blame game.
  48. Ryan Hopes to Avert Shutdown by Funding CHIP and Cutting TaxesThe Speaker hopes to woo Democrats with new funding for children’s health care — and conservatives, with cuts to Obamacare taxes.
  49. Why the Trump Administration’s DACA Policy Is IndefensibleTrump does not want to deport the Dreamers — he only wants to torture them until Congress agrees to pass legislation it otherwise wouldn’t.
  50. The GOP’s Not-So-Cunning Plan to Blame a Shutdown on DemocratsIt involves insisting they’re at the mercy of the Democratic minority, and Trump is, as he put it, “the least racist person.”
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