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Immigration

  1. immigration
    ICE Is Targeting Immigrants Who Agree to Take In Migrant ChildrenThe Trump administration is working to maximize the number of child migrants in federal detention by threatening potential sponsors with deportation.
  2. europe
    Spanish Official: Trump Suggested Building a Wall Across the SaharaIf Trump can’t have his border wall, maybe Spain can.
  3. census
    Memo Contradicts Ross’s Rationale For Adding Citizenship Question to CensusWilbur Ross insisted that he didn’t add the question to deliberately under-count immigrants, but rather, to protect black Americans’ voting rights.
  4. immigration
    Last Year’s Refugee Cap Was the Lowest Ever. Trump Just Cut It By a Third.The U.S. let nearly eight times as many refugees come in during 1980 as it will in the next year.
  5. donald trump
    Stephen Miller May Be the Only Staffer Trump Trusts NowTrump’s paranoia may lead him to rely ever more closely on his young and trollish policy adviser.
  6. immigration
    Trump Wants U.S. to Pay Mexico for Deportations, Spend More on Border WallDespite talk of making Mexico pay, the administration told Congress it’s diverting $20 million in U.S. foreign aid to help Mexico fund deportations.
  7. detained children
    There Are Now Over 12,000 Children in Immigrant Detention CentersNew data shows the amount of children being detained has increased fivefold since May 2017.
  8. immigration
    The Trump Administration Is Trying to Detain Migrant Kids IndefinitelyThe courts currently allow migrant children to be detained for no more than 20 days. The government wants to change that.
  9. immigration
    Trump Has Scared Immigrants Into Forfeiting Their Kids’ Nutritional BenefitsAmerican babies are going without formula because the Trump administration threatened to deny green cards to immigrants who use welfare.
  10. daca
    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.
  11. immigration
    Trump Administration Revoking Passports and Deporting Hispanic CitizensIn another example of the administration’s animus towards Hispanics, officials are forcing U.S. citizens to prove the legitimacy of their births.
  12. detention centers
    Lawyers Allege That Detained Toddler Died From Insufficient Medical CareMariee Juarez was 18 months old when she died.
  13. family separation policy
    More Than 500 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Their FamiliesThe court-ordered deadline for family reunification passed in July.
  14. mollie tibbetts
    Trump Is Shamelessly Using Mollie Tibbetts’s Murder to Incite HateWhere many see a tragedy, Trump sees an opportunity.
  15. 2018 senate elections
    Democratic Drive to Win Senate Hitting Some Barriers in Florida and New JerseyMost Senate observers are focused on Democrats in deep-red states. But Nelson of Florida is in trouble, and Menendez of New Jersey could be, too.
  16. power
    Official Obsessed With Denying Migrant Teens Abortions Helped His Ex Pay for OneORR head Scott Lloyd also compared abortion to the Holocaust, and said women shouldn’t have sex unless they’re ready to be pregnant.
  17. american history
    The Riotous Pre-History of American JewsEight of the most critical and contentious turning points, from Steven Weisman’s The Chosen Wars.
  18. ice
    Trump Boasts That Latino Immigration Agent ‘Speaks Perfect English’He also repeatedly called Customs and Border Protection the wrong name during an event celebrating the organization.
  19. ice
    ICE Detained a Man Driving Pregnant Wife to HospitalShe had to drive herself to the hospital, where she gave birth to their child alone.
  20. 2018 elections
    Kansas Governor Concedes to Trump Favorite Kris Kobach in GOP PrimaryKobach’s win sets up an intense gubernatorial race in the fall, and possibly a Democratic win.
  21. immigration
    Strapping Kids to Chairs in Immigrant Detention Is Not Abuse, State Review FindsInvestigators confirmed that Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center does restrain kids, but that this practice is not abusive.
  22. detention centers
    Six Senators Ask DHS to Address Alleged ‘Coerced Labor’ in Detention CentersDetained immigrants are allegedly being forced to work for one dollar a day.
  23. immigration
    ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records TripleThrough targeted sweeps and “collateral arrests,” ICE is beginning to terrorize immigrant communities.
  24. hypocrites
    Stephen Miller Called Out As ‘Immigration Hypocrite’ by His UncleThe policies Miller supports would have kept his own family out of the U.S., his uncle says.
  25. sessions in conempt
    Federal Judge Orders Plane Carrying Deported Mom and Child to Be Turned AroundThe judge suggested that Jeff Sessions could be held in contempt of court for the deportation, which he called “unacceptable.”
  26. immigration
    Melania’s Parents Just Got U.S. Citizenship, Seem to Have Had an Easy Time of It“This is the most anti-immigration administration probably in history of the country, except when it comes to this family.”
  27. patriotism
    Ingraham Another Super-Patriot Who Doesn’t Actually Like AmericaIngraham is just the latest conservative opinion leader who waves flags constantly but seems to intensely dislike her actual country and its people.
  28. interior lives
    Long Live Chinatown, Especially When I’m GoneDid I create the myth of Chinatown, or did the myth create me?
  29. immigration
    Trump Admin Illegally Deporting Women Who Fled Unimaginable Violence, ACLU SaysThe ACLU is suing the government on behalf of asylum-seekers who were told they did not have “credible fear” of returning home.
  30. ACLU Sues Sessions Over Ending Asylum for Victims of Domestic and Gang ViolenceAfter a previous suit resulted in an order to reunite migrant families, the ACLU is taking aim at the Trump administration’s new limits on asylum.
  31. Poll: Support for Trump and His Immigration Policy Are Nearly IdenticalTo a remarkable extent, support for Trump tracks support for his handling of immigration across all sorts of demographic lines.
  32. Only Racism Can Explain America’s Counterterrorism PoliciesThe hypothetical threat of migrant terrorists justifies mass deportation. The actual threat of white nationalist militias requires no policy response.
  33. the national interest
    Trump Administration Attacking Legal Immigrants NextThere’s a new plan to harass immigrants who have used Obamacare or food stamps. So much for the excuse that it’s just about law enforcement.
  34. immigration
    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.
  35. immigration
    ICE Reportedly Detaining a 32-Week Pregnant Woman, Despite Her Worrying SymptomsAdvocates say she’s experiencing abdominal pain and serious vaginal bleeding.
  36. family separation policy
    Ivanka Trump Bravely Criticizes Family-Separation Policy 6 Weeks After It Ends“That was a low point for me as well.”
  37. Francis’s Anti–Death Penalty Statement Raises Questions for U.S. ConservativesThe Pontiff officially puts the church at odds with Donald Trump and his party, along with some traditionalist Catholics on the Supreme Court.
  38. immigration
    Detention-Center Worker Accused of Molesting a 14-Year-Old Migrant GirlSurveillance video shows the man entering the 14-year-old girl’s bedroom multiple times in a single night.
  39. Trumpists Seem Ready to Erase Jeff Sessions From Movement HistoryThe cold war between the president and the attorney general is now extending to denials that Session ever contributed anything.
  40. detention centers
    A Child Reportedly Died ‘Soon After’ Being Released From ICE CustodyBut ICE says they don’t have enough information to investigate the claim.
  41. Trump Mulls Slashing Refugee Admissions by 40 PercentAmid a global-migration crisis, the world’s wealthiest country is poised to cut refugee admissions to historic lows.
  42. immigration
    Hundreds of Detained Migrant Dads to Go on Hunger Strike Over Unjust Conditions“We are incarcerated in here and there’s not much we can do.”
  43. family separation policy
    ICE Official Has a Pretty Twisted Idea of What Summer Camp Is LikeHe said immigrant detention centers, where children sleep in cages, have basketball courts, exercise classes, and soccer fields.
  44. immigration
    After Weeks in Detention, Migrant Kids Play by Pretending to Handcuff Each OtherParents say that detention left such an impression on their children that they now play by pretending to be immigration officers.
  45. immigration
    Trump Admin Ordered to Stop Injecting Migrant Children With Psychotropic Drugs“Two staff members pinned down the girl … and a doctor gave her one or two injections,” one child testified.
  46. President Trump Is Threatening to Shut Down the Government Over ImmigrationPOTUS again rattling his saber over the border wall and legal immigration restrictions just after his allies assured us he’d be “patient.”
  47. Government Ordered to Follow Up on ‘Missing Parents’ of Migrant ChildrenHundreds of parents were deemed “ineligible” for a reunion by last week’s deadline. A judge said that’s not an acceptable conclusion.
  48. immigration
    Why Some Immigrant Parents Aren’t Eligible to Be Reunited With Their ChildrenThe administration claims to have met its court-appointed reunification deadline, but 711 immigrant children remain in government custody.
  49. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Portrait of the President As a Con ManMichael Cohen’s ongoing revelations show Trump for who he is: a world-weary operator in sleaze and outright deception. But the scam is fraying.
  50. immigration
    Surprise: Trump Didn’t Meet the Family Reunification DeadlineThe administration will reunite 1,442 of the 2,551 separated migrant children with their parents by the Thursday deadline.
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