Daily Archives: October 10, 2018

Patient advocates decry Trump administration move to restrict immigrants’ access to healthcare

“This is not only bad for the health and well-being of the people most directly affected, it is bad for all of us,” said Dr. Georges Benjamin, head of the American Public Health Assn., one of scores of healthcare groups ...

The Democrats Have an Immigration Problem

In early June, the Washington office of Representative Pramila Jayapal began to hear rumors about the women. They had crossed into Texas, where Border Patrol officers promptly arrested them. But now the women were somewh ...

Supreme Court considering case on detention of immigrants

The issue in the case has to do with when federal law gives immigration authorities the ability to hold immigrants in custody and deny them a hearing to argue for their release while they try to avoid being deported. The ...

The care of immigrant children in U.S. detention

The Oct. 2 editorial “The ongoing misery of separated children” criticized the Department of Health and Human Services for providing care to unaccompanied alien children after they illegally crossed our border. Our offic ...

The Health 202: The clock is ticking on stricter ‘public charge’ rules for immigrants

In a strange reversal from the way new regulations are usually put forward, the Department of Homeland Security released a draft of the rule a few weeks ago but hadn’t yet posted it in the federal register. When that hap ...

How Muslims Became The Enemy

These days, our global political alliances seem to shift with remarkable rapidity, as if we were actually living in George Orwell’s 1984. Are we at war this month with Oceania? ...

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Is Blowing Holes In Agency Budgets

Two years in, President Donald Trump’s promised immigration crackdown is hardly on pace to deliver his stated goal of deporting up to 3 million people. But it has produced something else: gaping budget holes that the adm ...

The GOP’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda May Come Back To Haunt Them

Midterms fast approach, and Americans are once again being inundated with attack ads from candidates on both ends of the political spectrum. The GOP for its part has abandoned campaigning on the party’s one big legislati ...

Census citizenship-question case goes to Supreme Court

In papers filed with the court, Solicitor General Noel Francisco told the justices that a panel of judges on the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals was wrong to uphold a district court ruling that allows the deposition to p ...

ICE ending practice of coordinating plans for asylum-seeking families in Arizona

Prior to Sunday, the agency carried out reviews that included confirming bus routes, coordinating with NGOs, communicating with family members and ensuring that asylum seekers had a means to reach a final destination wit ...

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