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Border Crisis

  1. border wall
    Trump Gets Two Border-Wall WinsWhile he should be pleased with a budget deal and a favorable SCOTUS ruling, Trump could still provoke a fight over border-wall appropriations.
  2. immigration
    Trump Moves to Make It Easier to Deport Immigrants Without a Hearing“Send them back” isn’t just a slogan.
  3. have you seen this woman?
    Ivanka Is Officially Done Pretending to Care About Anyone But HerselfIvanka Trump’s silence is specific and self-preserving.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. migrant crisis
    With Trump’s Migrant Camps, the History We Should Fear Repeating Is Our OwnAOC’s invocation of Nazi concentration camps was legitimate. But the most apt precedents for the crisis at our border were born in the USA.
  7. migrant crisis
    Fall in Coffee Prices Is Fueling Guatemalan Migration to the U.S.: ReportCoffee prices have dropped about 60 percent since 2015, accelerating the migration of Guatemalan farmers to the U.S.
  8. tariffs
    Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico: Everything We KnowA 5 percent tariff on all Mexico imports is set to go into effect on Monday, and virtually everyone opposes it.
  9. tariffs
    Trump’s Plan to Seal the Border by Putting Tariffs on Mexico Will BackfireThe move threatens approval of Trump’s new NAFTA, jeopardizes the economic expansion, and could actually make Mexico less cooperative on immigration.
  10. the wall
    Trump Can’t Stop Talking About His Border Wall Designs: ReportTrump used to wake Kirstjen Nielsen up with calls about the wall, and has tons of ideas for the barrier that don’t always keep utility in mind.
  11. president trump
    The President’s ‘Jokes’ About Shooting Migrants Are No Laughing MatterTrump describes migrants as invaders, and suggests that shooting them would be “very effective.” But migrants have no power, so the GOP laughs it off.
  12. immigration
    Trump Steps Up Petty Harassment of Asylum-Seeking MigrantsNew fees, deadlines, and work-permit prohibitions will make life harder for asylum seekers, without necessarily stemming the tide of migrants.
  13. border crisis
    FBI Arrests Far-Right Militia Leader Detaining Migrants at GunpointLarry Mitchell Hopkins was once arrested for impersonating an officer. His vigilante group, United Constitutional Patriots, appears to be at it again.
  14. immigration
    Judge Issues Trump a Timely Reminder That the Rule of Law Applies at the BorderAs Trump reportedly issues illegal demands on immigration, a judge ruled that a program forcing asylum seekers to wait across the border must end.
  15. border crisis
    The Long-Term Damage of Trump’s War on ImmigrantsIt could be two years before we know what happened to all the migrant kids taken from their families at the southern border.
  16. national emergency declaration
    Trump Counting on Supreme Court to Vindicate His Emergency DeclarationTrump did the legal case for his emergency declaration no good in his rambling press appearance announcing it.
  17. state of the union address
    Trump to Democrats: Let’s Compromise — and Do It My Way!Another presidential address advertised as a bipartisan gesture turned out to be anything but that.
  18. government shutdown
    Trump Wastes an Oval Office Address on the Same Old Border Crisis RapWith nothing new to say, Trump just recited the familiar lies and misrepresentations.
  19. donald trump
    Trump Reaches for Gravitas in His First Prime-Time Oval Office SpeechPerhaps the venue, which Americans associate with big, consequential issues, can help convince a skeptical public that Trump needs his border wall.
  20. power
    Border Patrol Accused of Giving Children Rotten Food and Undrinkable WaterChildren also reported being kicked and forced to strip naked.