Daily Archives: August 1, 2019

Study backs up Andrew Yang’s claim about immigrants

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang said that “immigrants are being scapegoated” for reasons that have “nothing to do with our economy” during the second night of the Democratic debates on Wednesday night. ...

Conservatives Are Wrong About What’s Driving Immigration

It’s jobs and social networks that bring immigrants to America—not government benefits. ...

Doctors urge probe of child migrant deaths: ‘Poor conditions’ at border increase risk of spreading flu

A group of doctors from Harvard and Johns Hopkins has urged Congress to investigate the deaths of six migrant children who were held in government custody after crossing the southern border in the past year, warning that ...

IF THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT PREVAILS IN A FLORIDA COURTROOM, MORE AMERICANS MAY SEE THEMSELVES STRIPPED OF CITIZENSHIP

AS THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT made its closing argument on Tuesday afternoon that a federal court should strip a 62-year-old truck driver of his U.S. citizenship, one question appeared to weigh on U.S. Magistrate Judge Patri ...

On the Border Wall, the Supreme Court Caves to Trump

Increasingly, the court risks becoming identified as the president’s lap dog. ...

Graham moves controversial asylum bill through panel; Democrats charge he’s broken the rules

The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill to overhaul U.S. asylum laws on Thursday, waiving committee rules to force the legislation through over objections from Democrats. The Judiciary Committee voted 12-10 to se ...

HACKED EMAILS SHOW GOP DEMANDS ON BORDER SECURITY WERE CRAFTED BY INDUSTRY LOBBYISTS

REP. CHUCK FLEISCHMANN often strikes a Trumpian tone on border security, stoking fears during television appearances and on social media about a caravan of Central American migrants, and repeating the president’s pledge ...

Editorial: The Trump administration is using any excuse it can find to separate migrant families

The federal government has continued to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border despite a court order that sought to severely curtail the practice. Over the course of a year , 911 more chil ...

Migration is a human condition — for the people of the Americas, movement is propelled by survival

Since 2014, I have visited Oaxaca de Juárez twice a year: once in the summer, usually July, my birthday month, and once in the winter, just before or after Christmas. I visit Oaxaca because it has everything I crave of m ...

Judge allows lawsuit over U.S. ‘metering’ of asylum seekers to move forward

The case continues to proceed in the discovery phase and will likely see filings for class certification later in the fall. ...

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