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Immigration

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.”
  7. family separation
    Kirstjen Nielsen’s Testimony About the Border Was an Utter EmbarrassmentShe claimed ignorance on many of the most damning questions.
  8. 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.
  9. human rights
    Nearly 30 Women Have Miscarried While Detained by ICE Since 2017A new report reveals that of the 1,655 pregnant women detained by the agency, 28 of them miscarried while in custody.
  10. politics
    Pelosi, AOC Warn Moderate Democrats to Stop Voting With the GOPThe spat over gun-vote defections shows Pelosi may have to choose between imposing party discipline on moderates, or moving fewer “messaging” bills.
  11. human rights
    24-Year-Old Woman Delivers Stillborn Baby in ICE CustodyDays after the 24-year-old went into premature labor, she was released from ICE detention.
  12. child abuse
    Thousands of Migrant Children Were Reportedly Sexually Abused in U.S. CustodyThis was over the course of just four years, per a government report.
  13. immigration
    Report: Families Are Being Separated at the Border Over False AllegationsA new report shows that one of the darkest chapters of the Trump administration is ongoing.
  14. authoritarianism
    Trump’s National Emergency Is Off to a Bad StartLawsuits, protests, horrible polls — and we’re only four days in.
  15. immigration
    21 Savage Says He Wasn’t Bothered by Grammys’ Near-Silence While Detained by ICE“I don’t care what nobody say — everybody in that building who’s connected to this culture, I was on their mind in some type of way.”
  16. immigration
    Unauthorized Nanny Grounds Nauert’s U.N. AmbassadorshipMaybe ICE should raid the White House.
  17. politics
    Donald Trump Seemed Bored While Declaring a National EmergencyThe president made a low-energy attempt at seizing authoritarian power in the Rose Garden on Friday.
  18. politics
    You Can’t Stop a Power Grab by Fact-Checking ItTrump’s national emergency stems from an ideological problem, and it won’t be fixed by fact-checking.
  19. investigations
    21 Savage Says ICE ‘Definitely Targeted’ Him in First Interview Since Arrest“They just said, ‘We got Savage.’”
  20. 2019 grammys
    The Grammys Opened With a Hidden Message About the Border Wall“Build Bridges Not Walls” was promptly placed in the opening performance.
  21. border wall
    Border Communities Are Rising Up Against Trump’s WallPeople closest to the border are among those most opposed to the wall.
  22. immigration
    CBP Apologizes for ‘Grilling’ BuzzFeed Employee About Trump CoverageBuzzFeed News’ David Mack tweeted about the exchange after being questioned at JFK airport.
  23. state of the union address
    Abrams Delivers in State of the Union ResponseIt was the best SOTU response in years, and showed why southern — and not just southern — Democrats are excited about her future.
  24. immigration
    21 Savage Confirms He Was Born in Britain But Disputes ICE’s Version of EventsSavage now says he immigrated to the U.S. when he was 7, not 12, and lost legal status “through no fault of his own.”
  25. immigration
    Trump Administration: Reuniting Separated Migrant Families Might Be Too HardHHS argues they should focus on kids still in custody, as tracking down those put in sponsor homes would be difficult and potentially traumatizing.
  26. immigration
    ICE Arrests 21 Savage, Alleging Rapper Is U.K. National Who Overstayed Visa“His whole public persona is false,” an immigration official told CNN.
  27. vision 2020
    2020 Democratic Candidates Will Need a Definitive Stance on ICE, and SoonReports of deceptive stings and ICE force-feeding detainees will only draw more scrutiny as the race heats up, and Democrats must offer solutions.
  28. border wall
    Dems Make Border Security Offer (With $0 for ‘the Wall’)Meanwhile, Trump says the border wall is already being built — and that his voters care less about it than people think.
  29. power
    Comedian Says CBP Agents Pulled Him Off a Bus, Called Him ‘Illegal’“I have never felt as terrible as I did today,” Mohanad Elshieky wrote on Twitter.
  30. undocumented immigration
    Trump and His Company Are No Aliens to Undocumented WorkersThe crackdown on undocumented workers at two of Trump’s clubs reveals the fake views at the heart of the president’s political career.
  31. immigration
    ‘Build the Wall and Crime Will Fall’: Trump’s New Rhyming Slogan Is Not TrueMaybe it’ll help him sell some shirts though.
  32. government shutdown
    The Government Shutdown (Probably) Isn’t Ending Any Time SoonTrump’s peace offering is full of poison pills. Democrats show few signs of caving — and the Supreme Court just gave them a reason to stand firm.
  33. immigration
    Former MS-13 Member Who Secretly Helped Police Is DeportedAn immigration judge said he had no choice but to deny asylum to the teen who cooperated with authorities only to be jailed with those he informed on.
  34. immigration
    Thousands More Migrant Kids May Have Been Torn From Their Families at the BorderThe Trump administration was quietly separating families for a year, according to a new government report.
  35. immigration
    Pentagon Extends Troop Border Deployment As Trump Warns of ‘Big New Caravan’Initially scheduled to come home December 15, 2018, the troops will now remain at the southern border through at least the end of September.
  36. the wall
    The People Who Tried to Crowdfund the Wall Are Now Trying to Build It ThemselvesBrian Kolfage says his group is going to try to raise the money to buy the land and build the wall themselves — without the federal government.
  37. the wall
    Trump Never Actually Believed in the WallIt seems unlikely that Trump actually thinks a wall is his best border security option. But now, he is stuck with it.
  38. government shutdown
    GOP Leaders Search for a Budget Deal as Trump Fumes, Stonewalls DemocratsRepublican senators are reportedly interested in trading wall funding for immigration reform, including protection of DACA and TPS.
  39. politics
    Trump Gives Hateful Speech Beside Photo of His Immigrant MomDuring his anti-immigration address about the border, the president failed to notice the irony.
  40. immigration
    Would Patrolling With the Border Patrol Change Your Mind About the Border?A ride-along with an agency at once empowered and besieged.
  41. government shutdown
    Elusive Wall-for-DACA Deal Could Be Key to Ending Government ShutdownTrading relief for Dreamers for wall funding has long been on (or near) the table in Trump’s talks with Dems. But will he finally agree to a deal?
  42. immigration
    Everything We Know About the 8-Year-Old Migrant Boy Who Died in U.S. CustodyAn autopsy revealed that Felipe Alonzo-Gomez died from the flu.
  43. the wall
    The Insurmountable Obstacle to Trump’s WallCongress can’t agree on what Trump’s wall is, because Trump can’t admit what it’s for.
  44. immigration
    The Chilling Cruelty of the ‘Iceboxes’ at the BorderMigrant women and children are being held for days in freezing-cold cells.
  45. government shutdown
    Partial Government Shutdown Will Go On Past ChristmasThe shutdown will now last until at least December 27 after negotiators failed to reach a compromise on Saturday.
  46. immigration
    Migrant Baby Contracted Pneumonia After Five Days in a ‘Freezing’ Holding CellThe baby’s mother is blaming Border Patrol.
  47. immigration
    Everything We Know About the 7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Who Died in U.S. CustodyJakelin Caal died after waiting over an hour-and-a-half for medical care.
  48. politics
    Government Blames Death of 7-Year-Old Migrant on Parents“Once again, we are begging parents to not put themselves or their children at risk attempting to enter illegally.”
  49. immigration
    A Migrant Child Died of Dehydration in U.S. Custody Hours After She Was DetainedShe appeared to have gone without food or water for days, CBP said.
  50. immigration
    A Migrant Child Died of Dehydration in U.S. Custody Hours After She Was DetainedShe appeared to have gone without food or water for days, CBP said.
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