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Immigration

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.”
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. immigration
    The Hostage Democratic VoteBiden wants to keep deporting people. Trump gives many voters no choice but to support the former vice-president.
  12. 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.
  13. 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?
  14. 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.
  15. politics
    Stephen Miller Sure Seems Like a White NationalistLeaked emails show that Miller is immersed in the alt-right.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. president trump
    The President Is a Corrupt, Bloodthirsty Tyrant, Reports SuggestDonald Trump’s latest high crimes and misdemeanors are too blatant to be believed.
  19. immigration
    Trump Admin to Obtain Detained Migrants’ DNA for Use in Criminal DatabaseThe White House’s most blatant effort to criminalize migrants to date.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. immigration
    Truck Rams Crowd of ICE Protesters Outside Rhode Island PrisonThe incident, which sent five people to the hospital, was caught on video.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.”
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. the national interest
    Democratic Progressives and Centrists Are Both Committing Strategic SuicideActivists think the insiders are pathetic. Insiders think the activists are crazy. They’re both right.
  34. immigration
    An 18-Year-Old U.S. Citizen Has Been in Immigration Custody for Nearly a MonthThe 18-year-old has a birth certificate and social security number, but that hasn’t been enough to secure his release.
  35. immigration
    Trump Moves to Make It Easier to Deport Immigrants Without a Hearing“Send them back” isn’t just a slogan.
  36. intelligencer chats
    When You’ve Lost Tom Friedman, Have You Lost America?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether Democrats are moving too far to the left on immigration.
  37. polls
    Polls: Voters Are Cool With Trump’s Deportation Raids, But Not His Racist TweetsNew survey data suggests overt racism is a loser for the president, but rounding up and deporting thousands of immigrants might not be.
  38. foreign interests
    Trump’s Unlawful Asylum Policy Is a Jab at MexicoTrump needs our southern neighbors’ help to fix the migrant crisis – so he’s forcing them into illegal agreements that come with unmanageable burdens.
  39. migrant crisis
    The Flaw in Trump’s Intimidation-Based Immigration StrategyThreatening painful and controversial actions, like ICE raids, may work in the short term, but eventually he’ll have to deliver — or admit defeat.
  40. immigration
    New Trump Rule Would Virtually End Asylum for Central AmericansThe rule, which is sure to face legal challenges, would not allow anyone who has passed through another country to claim asylum in the U.S.
  41. migrant crisis
    Lindsey Graham: ‘I Don’t Care’ if Migrants Stay in Detention for ‘400 Days’After visiting two migrant detention centers in Texas, the South Carolina senator was not filled with sympathy.
  42. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Unveils a Sane, Humane Immigration PlanIt has a roughly zero-percent chance of getting through our nation’s paranoid, cruel Congress any time soon.
  43. racism
    Tucker Carlson’s Latest Attack on Ilhan Omar Is a Pack of Racist LiesThe Fox News host is living proof that right-wing political correctness has become dangerous for this country.
  44. give me shelter
    Trump’s Rape of America, and Other Greek TragediesSearching the classics to make sense of asylum, hubris, and democracy itself.
  45. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Democratic Candidates Are in a Bubble on ImmigrationThe debates proved that they are fundamentally out of touch with the difficult realities of the issue.
  46. so you want to be president
    Julián Castro Is an Underrated CandidateAt the first Democratic primary debates, the former mayor of San Antonio proved that he deserves more attention than he’s getting.
  47. border crisis
    House, Senate, Trump Locked in Three-Way Battle Over Border Spending BillTrump’s threatening vetoes, Senate Republicans are issuing ultimatums, and time’s running out as migrant children suffer.
  48. vision 2020
    The Tyranny of the Unwoke White Swing VoterThe fate of our republic lies with the 10 percent of white working-class voters who still haven’t decided which team they’re on.
  49. immigration
    The Story Behind the Viral Photo of a Drowned Migrant Father and ToddlerThe photo has been compared to a 2015 image of a drowned Syrian boy that drew attention to the refugee crisis.
  50. migrant crisis
    The Trump Administration’s Erratic Reaction to the Migrant Child CrisisIt’s hard to keep up with Team Trump’s actions denying or evading the responsibility to give kids decent treatment.
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