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Cuccinelli email to asylum officers sparks anger, push back

New acting Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli has sent an email to asylum officers that is being met with consternation and criticism.In the email, according to a source who received it, Cuccinelli appeared to press officers interviewing asylum seekers to be skeptical of claims of credible fear of returning home, saying that legally USCIS must conduct interviews but noting that many of the claims are “frivolous.”Cuccinelli called the US immigration system “abused,” Continue reading

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Why mass deportations haven’t happened under Trump

Originally published by CNN It’s an alarm immigrant rights groups have been sounding since the day President Trump took office.Mass deportations were coming, advocates warned, vowing to fight any efforts the administration made to step up enforcement.Trump himself suggested well before his January 2017 inauguration that he planned to deportmillions of people, telling “60 Minutes” … Continue reading

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Trump’s pathetic tweet on deporting millions of immigrants should fool no one

On Monday night, President Donald Trump fired off another tweet, just one day before he is set to kick off his re-election campaign before his faithful base in Florida. It was reckless.Cueing up his signature issue, he tweeted, “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States. They will be removed as fast as they come in.” Continue reading