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Under Trump, U.S. no longer leads world on refugee protections

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Associated Press - October 26, 2020 Sophonie Bizimana, center, a permanent U.S. resident who is a refugee from Congo, on Oct. 14 at his home in Kirkland, Wash., alo ...

Immigration fact check: ‘Who built the cages?’

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Cindy Carcamo - October 27, 2020 Women and children sit in a holding cell at a Border Patrol processing center after being detained by agents near the U.S.-Mexico b ...

An Explosive Government Report Exposed Family Separations and Other Immigration Horrors—in 1931

Originally Published in Mother Jones Noah Lanard - October 27, 2020 Lessons about “dark age cruelty” and the limits of reformism from 90 years ago. Chinese immigrants arrested In New Jers ...

Column: Trump inspired them to become U.S. citizens and to vote. Against him

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Gustavo Arellano - October 25, 2020 Juan Serrano, center, and his family, who have vowed to always support Democrats. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times) ...

Author Roberto Lovato talks immigration and family secrets

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Dorady Pineda - October 23, 2020 Roberto Lovato, author of “Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas,” discusses his work ...

Immigration issues the candidates haven’t addressed

Originally Published in The Hill Opinion by Nolan Rappaport - October 26, 2020 According to the PEW Research Center, 52 percent of the voters think that immigration is very important, but the presidential debates o ...

America’s Immigration System Was Already Broken. Trump Made a Weapon Out of Its Shards.

Originally Published in Mother Jones Ian Jones, Fernando Echavarri and Noah Lanard - October 26, 2020 He didn’t invent the cruelty. He just cherished it. Mother Jones illustration During Thursday night’s ...

Asylum Is Dead. The Myth of American Decency Died With It.

Originally Published in Mother Jones Ian Gordon with Photos by Ada Trujillo - October/November Donald Trump took a broken system and turned it into a machine of unchecked cruelty. You need a story. ...

Inside the Refugee Camp on America’s Doorstep

Originally Published in The New York Times Caitlin Dickerson - October 23, 2020 A squalid tent camp on the border is the result of President Trump's unprecedented limits on asylum. Some people have waited in filthy c ...

Trump Tried to Blur Responsibility for His Family Separation Policy in Final Debate

Originally Published in The New York Times Zolan Kanno-Youngs - October 23, 2020 President Trump repeatedly hurled the phrase “They built the cages” at his debate opponent Thursday, but separating children from par ...

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