Daily Archives: August 6, 2019

El Paso attack fails to deter border-bound migrants: ‘The U.S. still offers me stability’

For Central American migrants and asylum seekers on their way north, recent weeks have brought policies narrowing their legal avenues to life in the United States. ...

When a rallygoer suggested shooting immigrants in May, Trump made a joke

Three months before one of the deadliest public mass shootings in U.S. history, allegedly driven in part by white nationalism, President Trump asked a Florida audience how to stop migrants from crossing into the United S ...

Meet the Extreme Nativists Guiding Our Immigration Policy

These two groups pushed have pushed the country much further to the right. ...

Is the US accomplishing enough with its refugee and asylum programs?

The global population of people who have been displaced by persecution, conflict, violence, and human rights violations has gotten so large that it is not possible to resettle more than a relatively small fraction of the ...

Donald Trump and Fox News Warned of a Migrant “Invasion” Before El Paso Gunman Struck

“White supremacy is not a mental illness,” Warren wrote on Twitter. “We need to call it what it is: Domestic terrorism. And we need to call out Donald Trump for amplifying these deadly ideologies.” ...

Trump won’t get a citizenship question on the census, but Latino kids may still be undercounted

“To most people the Census Bureau is not any different from ICE,” said Deborah Griffin, a retired Census Bureau researcher, referring to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which conducts deportations. ...

‘We were safe until he started talking’: El Paso residents respond to President Trump

“We were safe until he started talking,” John Smith-Davis, 47, a retired Army veteran, said as he mourned with his friends at a memorial near the Walmart where a gunman opened fire Saturday. “He made us a target with his ...

H-1B visa policies favor large companies, study says

U.S. visa policies make it harder for startups to hire foreign tech workers, according to a study by Cornell University and UC San Diego researchers. ...

Trump condemns Cuba but closes the door to many trying to flee

The hotel charged by the hour, but the two young Cubans — dirty, hungry and dazed after being released from detention in the United States and pushed back into Mexico — had nowhere else to go. ...

Facing Trump’s asylum limits, refugees from as far as Africa languish in a Mexican camp

A group of roughly 100 Haitians, Africans and South Americans cross the Rio Grande, just shallow enough for adults to wade despite an overnight storm. ...

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