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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. immigration
    Would Patrolling With the Border Patrol Change Your Mind About the Border?A ride-along with an agency at once empowered and besieged.
  10. 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?
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. immigration
    The Chilling Cruelty of the ‘Iceboxes’ at the BorderMigrant women and children are being held for days in freezing-cold cells.
  14. 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.
  15. immigration
    Migrant Baby Contracted Pneumonia After Five Days in a ‘Freezing’ Holding CellThe baby’s mother is blaming Border Patrol.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.”
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. what the right is reading
    Why Do Libertarians and the Left Have Such Similar Views on Immigration?Reihan Salam’s book Melting Pot or Civil War? seeks to answer this question — and offers a plan for a sustainable 21st-century immigration policy.
  21. immigration
    When You Can’t Go Forward and You Can’t Go BackThe Cut went to Tijuana and spoke to five women fleeing poverty, domestic abuse, and gang violence in Central America.
  22. the cut on tuesdays
    Listen to the Stories of Women Who Traveled With the Migrant CaravanThis week’s episode of The Cut on Tuesdays podcast.
  23. immigration
    Trump Is Still Ripping Kids From Their Families at the BorderMore than 80 migrant children have been separated from their parents since Trump’s family-separation policy ended.
  24. human rights
    What Happened to Roxana Hernández, the Trans Woman Who Died in ICE Custody?Senators are demanding that ICE release a report on the circumstances of her death.
  25. kris kobach
    Could Kris Kobach Be Trump’s Next DHS Secretary?Trump clearly wants to dump Kirstjen Nielsen. The fiery nativist from Kansas would test GOP loyalty, but would please the president.
  26. 2018 midterms
    Total GOP Control in Washington Is About to End. What Did They Get Out of It?For two years Republicans have theoretically had the power to remake the federal government. How did that work out for them? It was a mixed bag.
  27. the left
    Immigration Creates Problems for the Left. Tight Borders Can’t Be the Solution.Mass immigration poses genuine challenges for progressive politics. But restrictionism is incompatible with a just response to the climate crisis.
  28. 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.
  29. immigration
    As Trump Screamed About the Border in ‘16, Unauthorized Immigration Was DroppingFor all of the president’s demagoguery about Mexico, entries from that country declined steadily from 2007 to 2016, as did all border violations.
  30. migrant caravan
    Trump Falsely Claims That U.S. Agents Were Hurt in Border ClashesThe president also asserted that many of the migrant families involved were, in fact, kidnappers with stolen children.
  31. immigration
    What to Know About the Crisis at the U.S.–Mexico BorderOn Sunday, U.S. authorities closed off the busiest port of entry and sprayed tear gas at hundreds of asylum-seekers.
  32. immigration
    As Migrants Arrive En Masse, Tijuana Mayor Declares ‘Humanitarian Crisis’Nearly 5,000 migrants have arrived, overwhelming the Mexican border town.
  33. business
    7-Eleven’s Alleged Collaboration on ICE Raids Is a Cautionary TaleWhat happens when unchecked corporate power pairs with a federal agency that targets vulnerable people? 7-Eleven employees paint an ugly picture.
  34. foreign interests
    The Military Doesn’t Seem to Appreciate Trump’s Border StuntDeploying troops to combat a fake migrant caravan “invasion” may fire up Trump’s base, but service members don’t like being used as political pawns.
  35. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke Is Not Afraid of the BorderPresident Trump’s hysteria about the southern border could provide a boost to the would-be senator who was born there.
  36. migrant caravan
    Trump’s November Non-Surprise: Nativist PanicA Trumped-up “immigration crisis” based on an imaginary migrant invasion has led POTUS to ramp up his rhetoric to a dangerous level.
  37. immigration
    What’s Important to Know About the Migrant CaravanTrump has called the group of 7,000 migrants walking to the U.S.–Mexico border a national emergency. It’s not.
  38. immigration
    Trump Says He Will Stop Kids Born in the U.S. From Becoming CitizensHis latest attack on immigrant rights is a flagrant violation of the Constitution’s 14th amendment.
  39. interesting times
    Democrats Can’t Keep Dodging Immigration As a Real IssueTrump’s lies and fear-mongering about the migrant caravan only prove the point.
  40. immigration
    Trump’s Cynical Caravan GambitTrump treats the Central American migrant caravan like a military threat because he wants a war-panicked electorate.
  41. politics
    Someone Put a Bomb in George Soros’s MailboxThe explosive was detonated by police and no one was hurt.
  42. immigration
    What a 1970s Racist French Novel Tells Us About the Right’s ‘Caravan’ PanicThe Trump-fed panic over migrants heading toward the U.S.–Mexico border sure resembled the plotline of The Camp of the Saints
  43. immigration
    U.S.A. or Bust: Migrants Explain Why They’re Marching“There is no work back home. No future.”
  44. president trump
    Trump Threatens Military Response to (Fictional) Migrant ThreatAs Central American asylum seekers march in caravan toward the U.S., Trump threatens to “call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!”
  45. immigration
    After Trump Threat, Honduras and Guatemala Try to Stop Migrant CaravanThey’re not having much luck.
  46. immigration
    245 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Their FamiliesThe nightmare of Trump’s family-separation policy is far from over.
  47. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Danger of Trump’s Political AccomplishmentsThe Trump administration has been more successful on its own terms than many of us want to believe. But where is that headed?
  48. 2018 midterms
    Democrats Have a Latino Voting Problem. It’s Not New, But It’s Urgent.Latino turnout in midterms has been terrible, and Donald Trump alone may not change that.
  49. immigration
    Government Drops Deportation Case Against Pizza Deliveryman Pablo VillavicencioPablo Villavicencio will be allowed to stay in New York with his wife and two daughters.
  50. immigration
    Judge Halts Plan to End Immigrant Protections, Citing Trump’s RacismTrump was motived by his “animus against non-white, non-European aliens,” the judge wrote.
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