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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.”
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. power
    ‘Home Is Here’: Supreme Court Blocks Trump From Ending DACAIt’s a huge victory for Dreamers, but the fight is far from over.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.”
  11. 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.
  12. immigration
    Biden and Bernie Pivoted on Deportations. America Must Go Even Further.Temporary moratoriums and only deporting “violent criminals” isn’t enough.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. immigration
    Children Keep Dying of the Flu in Immigration CustodyNow border officials are reportedly depriving children of flu shots.
  24. 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.”
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. immigration
    The Hostage Democratic VoteBiden wants to keep deporting people. Trump gives many voters no choice but to support the former vice-president.
  30. immigration
    4 Undocumented Women on What the End of DACA Would Mean“Without DACA, I could lose both of my jobs. I would lose the support I give to my family … I would also lose faith that I have in this government.”
  31. 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.
  32. 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?
  33. 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.
  34. politics
    Stephen Miller Sure Seems Like a White NationalistLeaked emails show that Miller is immersed in the alt-right.
  35. immigration
    Immigration, Asylum, and the Restaurant That Hangs in the BalanceTalking with activist Marco Saavedra at his family’s Bronx restaurant.
  36. 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.
  37. power
    Kirstjen Nielsen Wants the World to Think She ‘Spoke Truth to Power’The woman behind Trump’s family-separation policy is now trying to position herself as someone with morals.
  38. 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.
  39. power
    Julian Castro Escorts LGBTQ Asylum Seekers Across Mexico-U.S. BorderBut hours after the group was told their cases were reviewed, they were returned to Mexico.
  40. president trump
    The President Is a Corrupt, Bloodthirsty Tyrant, Reports SuggestDonald Trump’s latest high crimes and misdemeanors are too blatant to be believed.
  41. immigration
    Trump Admin to Obtain Detained Migrants’ DNA for Use in Criminal DatabaseThe White House’s most blatant effort to criminalize migrants to date.
  42. docuseries
    The Heartbreaking Immigration Stories Behind Living UndocumentedHow Netflix’s new docuseries filmed the lives of undocumented immigrants with unprecedented intimacy.
  43. politics
    Trump Denies Demanding a ‘Moot Stuffed with Alligators’The ridiculousness of Trump’s border patrol ideas belies the cruelty of his whims, and the complicity of his staff who leaked them.
  44. power
    Trump’s Border Solutions Included Snake Moats, Shooting Migrants’ Legs: ReportMore evidence of the president’s internal conflict between stupidity and evil.
  45. behind the scenes
    How Superstore Pulled Off a Sitcom Plot About ICE Detention CentersAfter a shocking ICE raid cliffhanger, Superstore had to answer a big question: What’s next for Mateo?
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. power
    Incoming Harvard Freshman Deported Over His Friends’ Social-Media PostsIsmail B. Ajjawi, 17, was stopped at Boston’s Logan Airport, held for eight hours, and then told his visa had been revoked.
  50. 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.
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