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  1. early and often
    Will Democrats Accept Border Concessions to Get Ukraine Aid?Republicans used to support deals that offered immigration reform for border-security measures. Now, Democrats are making all the concessions.
  2. early and often
    Trump Has a Plan for Massively Increasing InflationThe GOP candidate is benefiting from outrage over high prices, even though his policies would raise them further.
  3. early and often
    Trump’s Anti-Migrant ‘Blitz’ Is Too Chilling to IgnoreBiden may see immigration as a losing issue, but voters need to know about Trump’s radical mass-deportation plan.
  4. ideas
    Do Democrats Need to Get Less ‘Globalist?’A new book argues that Democrats must embrace economic nationalism to win back the working class.
  5. conservatism
    The Most Incoherent Conservative Take on Israel YetHamas’s attack proved conservatives are right about everything, a conservative explains.
  6. immigration
    A Wall Won’t Keep Biden’s Border Problem at BayDemocrats face a political challenge with no legislatively viable solution.
  7. right to shelter
    ‘We Can’t Sleep Because of the Worry’Overnight at the Roosevelt Hotel, where hundreds of migrants are still waiting for somewhere to go.
  8. early and often
    DeSantis Joins Trump’s Call to End Birthright CitizenshipThe two 2024 Republican front-runners are promising to deny citizenship to the children of undocumented immigrants.
  9. early and often
    Supreme Court Says Texas Can’t Boss Biden Around on Deportation PolicyIt’s a setback for Ken Paxton and other state-level Republicans who are constantly in court challenging administration policies.
  10. politics
    Adams and Hochul Plead With the Feds to Let Migrants WorkGovernor Hochul and Mayor Adams are calling on the federal government to ease policies to allow asylum seekers to look for work.
  11. early and often
    How to Make Mass Immigration WorkTo make an influx of people economically beneficial and politically viable, the U.S. must build more housing.
  12. eric adams
    Eric Adams Is Already Backtracking on His Plans for MigrantsThe mayor’s plan to use schools as housing quickly sparked protests from parents.
  13. early and often
    Immigration Is Still Fueling Trump’s Political FutureAnxiety over the southern border is transforming immigration from a MAGA base preoccupation to a potential wedge issue for Trump.
  14. what we know
    8 Dead After Motorist Drives SUV Into Group of Migrants in TexasThe driver, who was identified on Monday, has been arrested and charged with eight counts of manslaughter.
  15. the economy
    The U.S. Is Choosing Child Labor Over More ImmigrationWhy young migrant workers are illegally filling a void in the job market.
  16. lost in translation
    The Spy Who Wasn’tBaimadajie Angwang wanted a visa for his daughter. He got charged with being an “insider threat” instead.
  17. politics
    Adams Says New York ‘Cannot Take More’ Asylum SeekersDuring a recent trip to the southern border, Adams called on the federal government to provide more support to cities that have taken in migrants.
  18. social studies
    America’s Population Could Use a BoomFailing to reverse the country’s population decline may exact a heavy toll.
  19. 2022 midterms
    How the Border Went MAGAControl of Congress might depend on the Democrats’ ability adjust to reality.
  20. what we know
    Martha’s Vineyard Migrants Leave Island As Outrage at DeSantis GrowsThe dozens of migrants now have temporary shelter at a military base in Cape Cod.
  21. scientology
    How Scientology Exploits Foreign WorkersThe church has used an obscure visa to bring in thousands of laborers — and benefit from their toil.
  22. congress
    Senate Democrats Give Up, Go Home for the HolidaysDespite talk of passing Build Back Better and voting-rights legislation by the end of 2021, the session ends not with a bang but a whimper.
  23. title 42
    Why Is Biden Still Relying on an Idea From Stephen Miller?At the border, the administration continues to lean on Title 42 to expel migrants based on a public-health pretext that ex-CDC officials say is bogus.
  24. immigration
    U.S. Border Arrests Hit All-Time HighAbout 1.7 million migrants were detained while attempting to cross into the U.S. over the last 12 months.
  25. immigration
    Life Under ‘Extreme Hardship’Inside one family’s decade-long ordeal with America’s cruelly absurd immigration laws.
  26. politics
    Biden Is Becoming the Heir to Trump’s Border RacismBorder Patrol agents crack whips at Haitians with a helping hand from the president.
  27. immigration
    Special Envoy to Haiti Quits Over Treatment of MigrantsDaniel Foote cited “inhumane” U.S. deportation policy as a reason for his departure.
  28. immigration
    U.S. Releasing Some Haitian Migrants Within CountryDeportation flights began on Sunday, but not everyone is getting the same treatment.
  29. politics
    No Immigration Breakthrough in Reconciliation Bill, Says ParliamentarianUnder the Senate’s obscure Byrd Rule, the budget implications of immigration reforms benefiting eight million people are “incidental.”
  30. politics
    The Political Earthquake Coming to NYC: Noncitizen VotingA bill to let permanent residents and some visa holders vote locally could shake up the city and the nation’s politics.
  31. conservatism
    Afghan Refugee Crisis Will Test the Strength of GOP NativismWhile some Republicans slam Biden for betraying Afghans, Trumpists are already mulling anti-refugee primary campaigns in 2022.
  32. kamala harris
    Is Kamala Harris’s Popularity Level a Problem for Democrats?Much of the claim that Harris is deeply and increasingly unpopular doesn’t bear scrutiny, particularly coming from fans of less popular Republicans.
  33. immigration
    Unaccompanied Child Migrant Arrivals Decreased in AprilAs the Biden administration works to relocate kids out of CBP tents, the number of minors arriving without parents decreased by 9 percent last month.
  34. immigration
    Biden Administration Begins Migrant-Family ReunificationsFour parents separated from their children will be let into the U.S. this week as DHS takes its first steps to address fallout from the Trump policy.
  35. politics
    Biden Cancels Military-Funded Construction of Border WallThe DHS also says it will repair flood levees and soil erosion caused by Trump’s wall-construction efforts.
  36. poll roundup
    Biden Has Modest Approval From Americans Ahead of 100-Day MarkBut his pandemic response enjoys solid popularity, and the public appears to like the post-Trump return to presidential normalcy.
  37. politics
    The Fateful Question of How Latinos Vote Going ForwardTrump and his party over-performed with Latino voters in 2020. It’s important for both parties to figure whether that was a fluke or a trend.
  38. immigration
    Reconciliation May Not Solve Democrats’ Immigration WoesAs with the $15 minimum wage, a path to citizenship could succumb to a Senate parliamentarian’s ruling. And then there’s Joe Manchin.
  39. immigration
    Biden Keeps Trump’s Record-Low Refugee-Admissions Cap, Breaking PledgeFollowing backlash over the reversal, the White House later signaled it would still raise the cap this fiscal year, but not as high as it had pledged.
  40. republicans
    Trump and Rubio, Best of FrenemiesRubio seems as tormented as ever by the man who rolled over him five years ago.
  41. immigration
    Biden Admin Allows Photographers Into Tents Holding Child MigrantsFor the first time since Biden took office, CBP officials let reporters into a facility holding 3,400 unaccompanied minors. It was meant to hold 250.
  42. politics
    Key Moments From President Biden’s First News ConferenceBiden doubled his COVID vaccination goal and discussed his plans for addressing the filibuster, voting rights, and the migrant surge at the border.
  43. immigration
    Biden Puts Harris in Charge of Diplomatic Effort to Curtail MigrationThe vice-president will be in contact with leaders in Central America to address the “root causes” of migration to the U.S.
  44. politics
    What Will Be in the Next Big Democratic Bill?Deciding what can and can’t go into the next budget reconciliation bill will be a real and consequential puzzle for Democrats.
  45. immigration
    U.S. Expands Holding Facilities for Unaccompanied Migrant ChildrenChild migrants in U.S. custody are reportedly facing overcrowded conditions as hundreds more arrive at the border on a daily basis.
  46. politics
    Democrats Advance Citizenship for 3.5 Million ImmigrantsA path to citizenship for Dreamers and migrant farmworkers heads to the Senate again, but the GOP will stall it to rail at the “border crisis.”
  47. immigration
    Biden to Deploy FEMA at the Border Amid Child-Migrant SurgeFor the next 90 days, the agency will help house and care for around 8,500 unaccompanied minors currently in HHS custody.
  48. immigration
    Record Number of Children Held by U.S. Border Patrol: ReportA surge on the southern border has put more than 3,200 migrant children in custody.
  49. immigration
    Biden Takes Step to Roll Back Obama’s Migrant Detention PolicyHomeland Security is turning detention centers into screening facilities that would release families into the U.S. within 72 hours of their arrival.
  50. immigration
    Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas Says Trump ‘Gutted’ the Immigration SystemMayorkas also announced a Biden administration task force to connect families split up by Trump’s punitive child-separation policy.
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