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  1. immigration
    5,200 Migrants in ICE Detention Exposed to Mumps and Chicken PoxSince September, 297 cases of mumps have been confirmed among people in ICE custody.
  2. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Donald Trump and the Art of the LieHe is a con man of surpassing brilliance and conviction — and that is a profound danger to our democracy.
  3. migrant crisis
    Fall in Coffee Prices Is Fueling Guatemalan Migration to the U.S.: ReportCoffee prices have dropped about 60 percent since 2015, accelerating the migration of Guatemalan farmers to the U.S.
  4. the cut on tuesdays
    One Immigrant Mother’s Long Journey Back to her KidsA caravan, an icebox, and shackles on an airplane — on this week’s Cut podcast.
  5. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: What Democrats Can Learn From Steve BannonAround the world, liberal parties are winning by getting serious about immigration. When will Biden, Warren & Co. get the memo?
  6. talking books
    Novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn on Coming Out and Finding HomeThe Jamaican-born Brooklynite’s second novel, Patsy, reinvents the immigrant story.
  7. immigration
    Trump to Tap Anti-Immigrant Crusader Ken Cuccinelli for Homeland Security PostThe former Virginia attorney general is part of Trump pushing DHS in a “tougher direction.”
  8. immigration
    Kris Kobach to Trump: I Can’t Be an Effective Adviser Without 24/7 Jet AccessThe GOP’s “populist” anti-immigration guru told the White House he won’t serve his country unless he’s given an on-call plane, other perks.
  9. immigration
    Leave Change Behind at Airport Security? It Could Soon Fund Border SecurityA DHS proposal suggests sending $3 million of loose change down to the border.
  10. immigration
    Trump: E-Verify Would Make It Too Hard to Hire Undocumented WorkersTrump admits he’s fine with undocumented workers “taking” American jobs — he just wants those workers to have no rights and live in constant fear.
  11. jared kushner
    Jared Kushner Has Crafted a Lose-Lose Compromise on ImmigrationThe man who was supposed to unite the Israelis and Palestinians behind a peace plan can’t even unite Republicans on immigration.
  12. migrant children
    A 2-Year-Old Migrant Boy Has Died in Federal CustodyHe is the fourth migrant child to die in U.S. custody since December.
  13. immigration
    TSA Is Sending Hundreds of Employees, Including Air Marshals, to the BorderIn internal emails, DHS acknowledged that the move comes with “some risk.”
  14. immigration
    Democrats Are Developing a Clear Response to Trump on MigrantsWith seven Senate Democrats running for president on board with this alternative to Trump’s immigration policy, the bill could shape the 2020 debate.
  15. president trump
    The President’s ‘Jokes’ About Shooting Migrants Are No Laughing MatterTrump describes migrants as invaders, and suggests that shooting them would be “very effective.” But migrants have no power, so the GOP laughs it off.
  16. just asking questions
    Daniel Okrent on the Very Familiar Immigration Panic 100 Years AgoIn his new book The Guarded Gate, he looks at a 30-year campaign — aided by elite social scientists — to keep minorities out of America.
  17. xenophobia
    Watch President Trump Laugh Over a Comment About Shooting Migrants“How do you stop these people?” Trump asked. An audience member had an idea. “Shoot them,” he yelled, causing the president to laugh.
  18. immigration
    The Heartbreaking Story Behind a 16-Year-Old Boy Who Died in U.S. CustodyJuan de León Gutiérrez’s parents say he left Guatemala hoping to earn money to buy his family food.
  19. immigration
    Cotton Gets to the Right of the Trump Administration on ImmigrationThe administration is more generous about temporary guest-worker visas — like those used at some Trump properties — than about immigrants generally.
  20. immigration
    Trump Steps Up Petty Harassment of Asylum-Seeking MigrantsNew fees, deadlines, and work-permit prohibitions will make life harder for asylum seekers, without necessarily stemming the tide of migrants.
  21. immigration
    The Trump-Loving Town and Its Favorite Undocumented ImmigrantThe citizens of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, embraced Alex Garcia — and now they want him back from the church basement where he’s been hiding.
  22. kids these days
    What Is ‘Generation Z’ Like? Watch the Spelling Bee to Find OutBy studying spelling bee competitors, Northwestern professor Shalini Shankar has started to create a portrait of the coming generational cohort.
  23. border crisis
    FBI Arrests Far-Right Militia Leader Detaining Migrants at GunpointLarry Mitchell Hopkins was once arrested for impersonating an officer. His vigilante group, United Constitutional Patriots, appears to be at it again.
  24. xenophobia
    Report: Stephen Miller Intervened to Deport Individual MigrantsTrump’s most xenophobic senior aide has reportedly contacted mid-level DHS officials in a ploy to send individual asylum seekers across the border.
  25. war on immigrants
    USCIS: Immigrants Linked to Legal Weed May Be Morally Unfit for CitizenshipThe Trump administration’s latest barrier to citizenship rejects the views of a bipartisan majority of Americans.
  26. immigration
    Barr Decision May Keep Tens of Thousands of Asylum Seekers Locked UpThe AG’s ruling to deny bond to many asylum seekers is consistent with the president’s recent claim that the process is a “con job.”
  27. president trump
    Trump Wants America to Stop Enforcing Its Immigration LawsThe White House’s attempts to nullify asylum rights prove that its opposition to illegal immigration has nothing to do with respect for the law.
  28. immigration
    An 11-Year-Old Girl Could Be Deported Without Her FamilyThe child might be sent back to El Salvador all by herself due to a clerical error.
  29. president trump
    Trump’s Sanctuary-Cities Threat Is His Latest Bid to Govern by SabotagePromising to inflict harm on innocent Americans — until a coequal branch of government acts as his pawn — is Trump’s favorite negotiating tactic.
  30. immigration
    Could Trump’s Illegal Plan to Ship Migrants to Cities Make Everyone Happy?The president’s assumption that urban liberals hate and fear migrants as much as he and the MAGA folk do isn’t necessarily accurate.
  31. immigration
    Report: White House Wanted to Use Migrant Detainees to Target Political FoesThe White House reportedly considered releasing detained migrants in Nancy Pelosi’s San Fransisco district as a tactic to frustrate Democrats.
  32. immigration
    Conservatives Are Pushing to Put One of Their Own in Charge of Homeland SecurityHe’s very far to the right on immigration and everything else, but Cuccinelli may have yet to fully earn Trump’s trust.
  33. immigration
    Trump Wants to Be ‘Tougher’ on Immigration. Here’s What That Could Mean.The return of family separation, the end of birthright citizenship, and other policies the Trump administration is reportedly kicking around.
  34. white nationalism
    How Kirstjen Nielsen Gave Voice and Muscle to Trump’s White Nationalist AgendaThe soon to be ex–DHS secretary was never a foil to Trump, she just limited her cruelty to what was permitted by law.
  35. immigration
    Judge Issues Trump a Timely Reminder That the Rule of Law Applies at the BorderAs Trump reportedly issues illegal demands on immigration, a judge ruled that a program forcing asylum seekers to wait across the border must end.
  36. immigration
    Is Trump’s Homeland Security Purge a Political Mistake?An obsession with appearing tough on immigration may be practically and politically short-sighted.
  37. the national interest
    Trump Demands Homeland Security Secretary Who Will Break the LawKirstjen Nielsen was only willing to brutalize refugees legally.
  38. immigration
    Who Will Do Trump’s Bidding at DHS Now That Kirstjen Nielsen Is Gone?Trump wants immigration policy to be tougher. These people could make it so.
  39. immigration
    Trump Wants a ‘Tougher’ ICE Director. What Does That Mean?After a Homeland Security shakeup, it appears that Stephen Miller may be gaining even more influence over Trump’s immigration and border policies.
  40. border crisis
    The Long-Term Damage of Trump’s War on ImmigrantsIt could be two years before we know what happened to all the migrant kids taken from their families at the southern border.
  41. immigration
    Locking Immigrants in ‘Camps’ Is the New American NormalAnd it’s carrying on an old tradition.
  42. immigration
    This Is the Immigration Policy Liberals WantJulián Castro is the first 2020 candidate to offer a clear alternative to both Trump’s immigration agenda — and Barack Obama’s.
  43. u.s. mexico border
    White House Insists That Trump Really Is Dumb Enough to Close the BorderJust because Trump’s latest anti-migrant proposals would be self-defeating and economically devastating doesn’t mean he won’t go through with them.
  44. cages and camps
    The Trump Administration Is Caging Hundreds of Migrants Under a BridgeThe U.S. government is holding hundreds of people — including babies — in an underpass surrounded by wire fencing.
  45. politics
    10-Year-Old Boy Was Drugged and Sexually Assaulted in U.S. Custody, Lawsuit SaysThe Guatemalan child was forcibly separated from his father and detained for nearly a year.
  46. last night on late night
    Kindly Help Full Frontal Make This Segment Go ViralCorrespondent Allana Harkin meets some immigrants who served in the military but might get thanked for it with deportation.
  47. power
    9-Year-Old Girl Detained at Border for Giving ‘Inconsistent Information’Customs and Border Protection held Julia Isabel Amparo Medina for 32 hours by herself.
  48. scotus
    SCOTUS Eases Rules for Deporting Ex-Con ImmigrantsIt’s another ruling that makes it easier for the Trump administration to strike fear in the hearts of those it calls “criminal aliens.”
  49. family separation
    Kirstjen Nielsen’s Testimony About the Border Was an Utter EmbarrassmentShe claimed ignorance on many of the most damning questions.
  50. human rights
    ICE Releases 12 Infants From Detention After Outcry“Every mother I spoke to said that her child was sick in some way,” said an immigration rights advocate.
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