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Immigration

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. republicans
    Trump and Rubio, Best of FrenemiesRubio seems as tormented as ever by the man who rolled over him five years ago.
  9. aoc
    AOC Decries ‘Horrifying’ Conditions at the BorderShe took the Biden administration to task in a virtual town hall.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.”
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.”
  24. how i get it done
    The Prison Abolitionist Redefining What It Means to WinWhen not visiting clients in jail or advocating for them in court, Rhiannon Hamam also co-hosts a podcast about “how much the Supreme Court sucks.”
  25. the cut podcast
    The Border Patrol Agent I KnowAn immigration activist and reporter in conversation with an active-duty Border Patrol agent, on The Cut podcast.
  26. power
    Parents of 545 Children Separated at the Border Are Still MissingThe ACLU says it has been unable to locate hundreds of parents, whose children were forcibly taken from them at the border in 2017.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. politics
    What Are Kamala Harris’s Policies?Where she stands on health care, racial justice, policing, and more.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. immigration
    Trump’s Cruel Attack on International StudentsThe Trump administration said it was rescinding its order prohibiting international students from staying in the U.S. while taking classes online.
  34. soullessness
    Area Republican Fully Devoid of EmpathyPence spokesperson Katie Miller reportedly said she was sent to child detention centers at the border to learn compassion, but “it didn’t work.”
  35. q+a
    ‘I’m Sick of Seeing the Same Recipes by the Same People’Talking to Padma Lakshmi about the current state of food media, cultural appropriation, and her new show, Taste the Nation.
  36. 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.
  37. power
    ‘Home Is Here’: Supreme Court Blocks Trump From Ending DACAIt’s a huge victory for Dreamers, but the fight is far from over.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.”
  41. 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.
  42. immigration
    Biden and Bernie Pivoted on Deportations. America Must Go Even Further.Temporary moratoriums and only deporting “violent criminals” isn’t enough.
  43. 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.
  44. immigration
    ICE Allegedly Neglecting 5-Year-Old’s Traumatic Head InjuryThe boy was reportedly scheduled to see a neurologist before ICE detained his family during what they thought was a regular check-in.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. immigration
    Trump Administration Will Now Deny Visas to Pregnant WomenAmerican embassies have been told to turn away people they suspect are traveling to the U.S. to give birth.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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