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Immigration

  1. politics
    Democrats Launch Biden-Backed Push for Immigration ReformThe bill features a pathway to citizenship and other broad reforms, but Democrats are already signaling that they may take more piecemeal approach.
  2. politics
    What Happens to Trump’s Wall Now?Biden temporarily halted border wall funding and construction, but wrapping up Trump’s pet project promises to be a messy and expensive task.
  3. immigration
    DHS Official Reportedly Cut Deal to Keep Trump’s ICE Policies Going Under BidenA whistleblower alleges that a top Homeland Security official signed a deal with the ICE union designed to frustrate immigration reform under Biden.
  4. immigration
    Judge Blocks Biden From Implementing 100-Day Deportation BanA Trump-appointed U.S. district judge paused the ban on most deportations, stating Biden “failed to provide any concrete, reasonable justification.”
  5. ice detention
    Women in ICE Custody Are Being Coerced Into Hysterectomies, Whistleblower ClaimsA former nurse says a doctor is performing the surgery without patients’ full consent.
  6. vision 2020
    The Big Liar Ends the RNC With Big Lies About Himself and BidenTrump ended the convention as it began — with efforts to salvage his record, make out Biden as a radical, frighten suburbanites, and ignore COVID-19.
  7. democratic national convention
    At the DNC, Democrats Put Social Liberalism Above Political CautionThe Electoral College overrepresents culturally conservative whites. Democrats used their convention to defend the rights of the marginalized anyway.
  8. 2020 elections
    Kris Kobach Loses Kansas Senate PrimaryThe abrasive nativist and vote suppressor — and Trump’s close ally — was defeated by Roger Marshall, a better prospect for holding an open GOP seat.
  9. 2020 census
    Trump Tries Last-Ditch Order to Keep Undocumented Immigrants Off CensusTrump’s plan to subtract undocumented immigrants from the total Census population probably won’t work, as it appears to violate the 14th Amendment.
  10. supreme court
    Supreme Court Thwarts Trump’s Effort to Kill DACAThe Court rebuked Trump for the second time this week, blocking him from ending the program that protects Dreamers from deportation, for now.
  11. coronavirus
    Stephen Miller Has Long Wanted a Public-Health Excuse to Cut Immigration: ReportThe White House adviser has reportedly looked for a reason to restrict immigration based on public health since the beginning of the administration.
  12. coronavirus
    Trump Claims He Will Suspend All Immigration to U.S. Because of the CoronavirusThe president who has been desperate to reopen the U.S. economy now also wants to “temporarily” bar immigration to the country.
  13. conservatism
    Coronavirus Is Forcing the GOP to Admit Its Ideology Is DelusionalTrump’s DHS declares undocumented workers “essential,” while Steve Mnuchin scrambles to reconstruct the “administrative state.”
  14. immigration
    ICE Was a Danger to Immigrants. The Coronavirus Makes It a Danger to Everyone.The spread of the pandemic has made the agency’s reign of terror untenable.
  15. immigration
    Biden and Bernie Pivoted on Deportations. America Must Go Even Further.Temporary moratoriums and only deporting “violent criminals” isn’t enough.
  16. white house
    John Kelly Criticizes Trump 14 Months After Leaving White HouseThe president’s former chief of staff claims he could have prevented some recent bad behavior.
  17. border wall
    Trump’s Border Wall Gates Need to Be Open for Months to Handle Flash FloodingTrump’s wall is “virtually impenetrable,” except for several points of entry, for several months of the year.
  18. immigration
    SCOTUS Green-Lights Expansion of Trump’s Self-Sufficiency Test for ImmigrantsThe administration could ultimately lose this case, but more likely it will get tougher to get a green card if you receive any public benefits.
  19. immigration
    New Migrant Caravan Too Far From U.S. Election to Be an EmergencyIt’s like the caravan of Fall 2018, but without the same immediate electoral stakes for Republicans.
  20. border wall
    Trump Is Rushing to Make His Border Wall Look Like a Success Before NovemberHe’s been siphoning off billions of dollars from the military to make good on his racist mnemonic device turned campaign promise.
  21. border wall
    Trump to Take Another $7.2 Billion From the Pentagon for Border WallAll told, more than $18 billion in government funds has been allocated to the wall.
  22. border security
    When the ‘Americanness’ of Iranian-Americans Is ConditionalReports that Iranian-Americans have been singled out for suspicion and extra questioning at a U.S.-Canada border crossing reveal a larger truth.
  23. immigration
    U.S. Population Grows at Slowest Rate Since World War ITrump has succeeded in discouraging immigration — and thus, weakening the U.S. economically and geopolitically.
  24. fox news
    Tucker Carlson Guest Suggests Immigrants Make New York DirtyThe host did not reject writer Seth Barron’s argument: Last December, Carlson claimed that immigrants were making America “poorer and dirtier.”
  25. immigration
    ICE Didn’t Need McKinsey’s Help to Abuse DetaineesThe consulting firm provided ICE with inhuman cost-cutting recommendations. But the moral rot is coming from inside the agency.
  26. ice
    ICE Deports ‘Crucial Witness’ in New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel CollapseDelmer Joel Ramirez Palma raised basic safety concerns related to construction flaws that may have led to the accident, which killed three.
  27. wealth tax
    If You Can’t Have Wealth Taxes, You Don’t Have a CountryThe law-and-order-loving nationalist’s case for Elizabeth Warren’s tax policies.
  28. border wall
    Kushner’s Latest Task Is to Build the WallDesperate to keep a campaign promise, Trump has reportedly put his son-in-law in charge of the wall.
  29. immigration
    The Hostage Democratic VoteBiden wants to keep deporting people. Trump gives many voters no choice but to support the former vice-president.
  30. immigration
    California’s Prop 187: A Perpetual Warning to Immigrant-BashersA quarter century ago, California Republicans won a smashing victory in part by demonizing immigrants. It was a bad idea in the long run.
  31. supreme court
    Trump Won’t Own His DACA Decision. But the Supreme Court Might Choose to.The president has hidden behind spurious legalese in trying to remove protections for 700,000 Dreamers. Will John Roberts allow him to prevail anyway?
  32. border wall
    Jared Kushner Wants a 24/7 Livestream of the Border-Wall Construction: ReportTo boost support of Trump’s base, Kushner reportedly wants to livestream the wall construction rather than speed up the building of the wall itself.
  33. politics
    Stephen Miller Sure Seems Like a White NationalistLeaked emails show that Miller is immersed in the alt-right.
  34. migrant crisis
    ACLU: 1,556 More Migrant Families Separated Under Trump Than Previously KnownThe known number of migrant families separated under the Trump administration now totals at least 4,300 separated families.
  35. the law
    Trump Had a Bad Day in the CourtsIn three cases, one involving a congressional subpoena of his financial records and two involving immigration, the administration had legal setbacks.
  36. president trump
    The President Is a Corrupt, Bloodthirsty Tyrant, Reports SuggestDonald Trump’s latest high crimes and misdemeanors are too blatant to be believed.
  37. immigration
    Trump Admin to Obtain Detained Migrants’ DNA for Use in Criminal DatabaseThe White House’s most blatant effort to criminalize migrants to date.
  38. immigration
    Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Working (to Make America Poorer)In 2018, the U.S. immigrant population grew at its slowest rate since the Great Recession. Meanwhile, our nation’s birth rate fell to a 32-year low.
  39. vision 2020
    Trump Relies on Maduro-Bashing to Win Florida Next YearTrump’s attacks on Maduro are key to winning Florida’s Latino immigrants and boosting his advantage among Cuban-Americans despite his other policies.
  40. democratic debates
    Debate Protesters Cut Off Biden: ‘We Are DACA Recipients, Our Lives Are at Risk’Before Biden told a devastating story of the death of his wife and daughter, protesters yelled for candidates to protect migrants and defend DACA.
  41. immigration
    Trump Demands Right to Detain Migrant Children IndefinitelyIt’s mostly symbolic, since the judge who set the 20-day limit on detention of children is unlikely to approve it, but the new policy sounds tough.
  42. immigration
    Truck Rams Crowd of ICE Protesters Outside Rhode Island PrisonThe incident, which sent five people to the hospital, was caught on video.
  43. racism
    Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses*Ken Cuccinelli has a vision for immigration that privileges people who’ll enrich America. But for him and Trump, that has always meant white people.
  44. immigration
    Ken Cuccinelli Suggests MAGA-Friendly Edits to Statue of Liberty Inscription“Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet.”
  45. immigration
    Trump Moves Ahead With Ban on Public Assistance for Legal ImmigrantsIt’s part of a broader assault on immigration and on the social safety net by Team Trump.
  46. orange county
    Republicans Are Now Outnumbered in Conservative Bastion of Orange CountyRonald Reagan once called Orange County, California, “where all good Republicans go to die.” Now demographics and Trump are turning it blue.
  47. mass shootings
    Trump’s Plan for Stopping Anti-Hispanic Terrorism: Fewer HispanicsBefore abandoning mention of gun control altogether, Trump suggested he’d consider it — as long as Democrats supported the GOP’s immigration agenda.
  48. steve king
    Iowa Democrat Aims to Knock Off Steve King, If Republicans Don’t Do It FirstJ.D. Scholten nearly beat King in the 2018 midterms. If the old demagogue survives his primary, Scholten will be waiting.
  49. family separation
    The Trump Administration Hasn’t Stopped Separating Migrant FamiliesThe U.S. has taken 911 child migrants from their parents or guardians since last June. Officials insist they are protecting the minors from abuse.
  50. vision 2020
    Trump’s Hate Offensive Could Turn Off White Working-Class WomenThere’s fresh evidence that the women in Trump’s key demographic don’t care for racism and divisiveness, even if they agree with his policies.
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