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Immigration

  1. politics
    Biden Is Becoming the Heir to Trump’s Border RacismBorder Patrol agents crack whips at Haitians with a helping hand from the president.
  2. immigration
    Special Envoy to Haiti Quits Over Treatment of MigrantsDaniel Foote cited “inhumane” U.S. deportation policy as a reason for his departure.
  3. immigration
    U.S. Releasing Some Haitian Migrants Within CountryDeportation flights began on Sunday, but not everyone is getting the same treatment.
  4. 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.”
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. republicans
    Trump and Rubio, Best of FrenemiesRubio seems as tormented as ever by the man who rolled over him five years ago.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.”
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.”
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.”
  39. 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.
  40. immigration
    Biden and Bernie Pivoted on Deportations. America Must Go Even Further.Temporary moratoriums and only deporting “violent criminals” isn’t enough.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.”
  50. 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.
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