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Immigration

  1. business
    7-Eleven’s Alleged Collaboration on ICE Raids Is a Cautionary TaleWhat happens when unchecked corporate power pairs with a federal agency that targets vulnerable people? 7-Eleven employees paint an ugly picture.
  2. foreign interests
    The Military Doesn’t Seem to Appreciate Trump’s Border StuntDeploying troops to combat a fake migrant caravan “invasion” may fire up Trump’s base, but service members don’t like being used as political pawns.
  3. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke Is Not Afraid of the BorderPresident Trump’s hysteria about the southern border could provide a boost to the would-be senator who was born there.
  4. migrant caravan
    Trump’s November Non-Surprise: Nativist PanicA Trumped-up “immigration crisis” based on an imaginary migrant invasion has led POTUS to ramp up his rhetoric to a dangerous level.
  5. immigration
    What’s Important to Know About the Migrant CaravanTrump has called the group of 7,000 migrants walking to the U.S.–Mexico border a national emergency. It’s not.
  6. immigration
    Trump Says He Will Stop Kids Born in the U.S. From Becoming CitizensHis latest attack on immigrant rights is a flagrant violation of the Constitution’s 14th amendment.
  7. interesting times
    Democrats Can’t Keep Dodging Immigration As a Real IssueTrump’s lies and fear-mongering about the migrant caravan only prove the point.
  8. immigration
    Trump’s Cynical Caravan GambitTrump treats the Central American migrant caravan like a military threat because he wants a war-panicked electorate.
  9. politics
    Someone Put a Bomb in George Soros’s MailboxThe explosive was detonated by police and no one was hurt.
  10. immigration
    What a 1970s Racist French Novel Tells Us About the Right’s ‘Caravan’ PanicThe Trump-fed panic over migrants heading toward the U.S.–Mexico border sure resembled the plotline of The Camp of the Saints
  11. immigration
    U.S.A. or Bust: Migrants Explain Why They’re Marching“There is no work back home. No future.”
  12. president trump
    Trump Threatens Military Response to (Fictional) Migrant ThreatAs Central American asylum seekers march in caravan toward the U.S., Trump threatens to “call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!”
  13. immigration
    After Trump Threat, Honduras and Guatemala Try to Stop Migrant CaravanThey’re not having much luck.
  14. immigration
    245 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Their FamiliesThe nightmare of Trump’s family-separation policy is far from over.
  15. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Danger of Trump’s Political AccomplishmentsThe Trump administration has been more successful on its own terms than many of us want to believe. But where is that headed?
  16. 2018 midterms
    Democrats Have a Latino Voting Problem. It’s Not New, But It’s Urgent.Latino turnout in midterms has been terrible, and Donald Trump alone may not change that.
  17. immigration
    Government Drops Deportation Case Against Pizza Deliveryman Pablo VillavicencioPablo Villavicencio will be allowed to stay in New York with his wife and two daughters.
  18. immigration
    Judge Halts Plan to End Immigrant Protections, Citing Trump’s RacismTrump was motived by his “animus against non-white, non-European aliens,” the judge wrote.
  19. family separation
    Inspector General: Family Separation Policy Was a Disaster From Its InceptionOne child was kept in a chain-link holding pen for 25 days, far surpassing the 72-hour legal limit.
  20. detained children
    The Government Moved Migrant Children to Tent Camps in the Middle of the NightA new report shows that migrant children are being moved in the middle of the night to a tent camp in Texas.
  21. crime
    Crime Down Again in 2017. Will Trump Deny It, Ignore It, or Take Credit?The “massive crime wave” Trump talked about in 2016 was never real, and a quarter-century-long downward trend in crime has resumed.
  22. immigration
    ICE Is Targeting Immigrants Who Agree to Take In Migrant ChildrenThe Trump administration is working to maximize the number of child migrants in federal detention by threatening potential sponsors with deportation.
  23. europe
    Spanish Official: Trump Suggested Building a Wall Across the SaharaIf Trump can’t have his border wall, maybe Spain can.
  24. census
    Memo Contradicts Ross’s Rationale For Adding Citizenship Question to CensusWilbur Ross insisted that he didn’t add the question to deliberately under-count immigrants, but rather, to protect black Americans’ voting rights.
  25. immigration
    Last Year’s Refugee Cap Was the Lowest Ever. Trump Just Cut It By a Third.The U.S. let nearly eight times as many refugees come in during 1980 as it will in the next year.
  26. donald trump
    Stephen Miller May Be the Only Staffer Trump Trusts NowTrump’s paranoia may lead him to rely ever more closely on his young and trollish policy adviser.
  27. immigration
    Trump Wants U.S. to Pay Mexico for Deportations, Spend More on Border WallDespite talk of making Mexico pay, the administration told Congress it’s diverting $20 million in U.S. foreign aid to help Mexico fund deportations.
  28. detained children
    There Are Now Over 12,000 Children in Immigrant Detention CentersNew data shows the amount of children being detained has increased fivefold since May 2017.
  29. immigration
    The Trump Administration Is Trying to Detain Migrant Kids IndefinitelyThe courts currently allow migrant children to be detained for no more than 20 days. The government wants to change that.
  30. immigration
    Trump Has Scared Immigrants Into Forfeiting Their Kids’ Nutritional BenefitsAmerican babies are going without formula because the Trump administration threatened to deny green cards to immigrants who use welfare.
  31. DACA Gets Big Win in Court From Judge Who Thinks It’s IllegalThe never-ending legal drama around the program took a surprising twist on Friday.
  32. Trump Administration Revoking Passports and Deporting Hispanic CitizensIn another example of the administration’s animus towards Hispanics, officials are forcing U.S. citizens to prove the legitimacy of their births.
  33. detention centers
    Lawyers Allege That Detained Toddler Died From Insufficient Medical CareMariee Juarez was 18 months old when she died.
  34. family separation policy
    More Than 500 Migrant Children Are Still Separated From Their FamiliesThe court-ordered deadline for family reunification passed in July.
  35. mollie tibbetts
    Trump Is Shamelessly Using Mollie Tibbetts’s Murder to Incite HateWhere many see a tragedy, Trump sees an opportunity.
  36. Democratic Drive to Win Senate Hitting Some Barriers in Florida and New JerseyMost Senate observers are focused on Democrats in deep-red states. But Nelson of Florida is in trouble, and Menendez of New Jersey could be, too.
  37. power
    Official Obsessed With Denying Migrant Teens Abortions Helped His Ex Pay for OneORR head Scott Lloyd also compared abortion to the Holocaust, and said women shouldn’t have sex unless they’re ready to be pregnant.
  38. american history
    The Riotous Pre-History of American JewsEight of the most critical and contentious turning points, from Steven Weisman’s The Chosen Wars.
  39. Trump Boasts That Latino Immigration Agent ‘Speaks Perfect English’He also repeatedly called Customs and Border Protection the wrong name during an event celebrating the organization.
  40. ice
    ICE Detained a Man Driving Pregnant Wife to HospitalShe had to drive herself to the hospital, where she gave birth to their child alone.
  41. 2018 elections
    Kansas Governor Concedes to Trump Favorite Kris Kobach in GOP PrimaryKobach’s win sets up an intense gubernatorial race in the fall, and possibly a Democratic win.
  42. immigration
    Strapping Kids to Chairs in Immigrant Detention Is Not Abuse, State Review FindsInvestigators confirmed that Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center does restrain kids, but that this practice is not abusive.
  43. detention centers
    Six Senators Ask DHS to Address Alleged ‘Coerced Labor’ in Detention CentersDetained immigrants are allegedly being forced to work for one dollar a day.
  44. ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records TripleThrough targeted sweeps and “collateral arrests,” ICE is beginning to terrorize immigrant communities.
  45. hypocrites
    Stephen Miller Called Out As ‘Immigration Hypocrite’ by His UncleThe policies Miller supports would have kept his own family out of the U.S., his uncle says.
  46. sessions in conempt
    Federal Judge Orders Plane Carrying Deported Mom and Child to Be Turned AroundThe judge suggested that Jeff Sessions could be held in contempt of court for the deportation, which he called “unacceptable.”
  47. immigration
    Melania’s Parents Just Got U.S. Citizenship, Seem to Have Had an Easy Time of It“This is the most anti-immigration administration probably in history of the country, except when it comes to this family.”
  48. Ingraham Another Super-Patriot Who Doesn’t Actually Like AmericaIngraham is just the latest conservative opinion leader who waves flags constantly but seems to intensely dislike her actual country and its people.
  49. immigration
    Long Live Chinatown, Especially When I’m GoneDid I create the myth of Chinatown, or did the myth create me?
  50. immigration
    Trump Admin Illegally Deporting Women Who Fled Unimaginable Violence, ACLU SaysThe ACLU is suing the government on behalf of asylum-seekers who were told they did not have “credible fear” of returning home.
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