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Court Challenge Ahead for Trump’s District Drawing Order

Originally Published in The New York Times The Associated Press - July 22, 2020 ORLANDO, Fla. — Civil rights groups on Wednesday gave notice in court of their intent to squelch an effort by President Donald Trump to bar people in the U.S. illegally from being included in the head count when congressional districts are ...

Trump’s New Immigration Fight: How to Redraw House Districts

Originally Published in The New York Times The Associated Press - July 21, 2020 WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Tuesday that seeks to bar people in the U.S. illegally from being included in the headcount as congressional districts are redrawn, a move that drew immediate criticism and promises of court challenges on ...

Migrant Kids Held In U.S. Hotels, Then Expelled

Originally Published in HuffPost Nomaan Merchant - July 22, 2020 Some of the immigrant children detained in hotels were as young as 1 HOUSTON (AP) — The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels, sometimes for weeks, before deporting them to their home countries under policies that have effectively shut ...

Trump signs order targeting undocumented immigrants in the US census

Originally Published in CNN Kevin Liptak, Maegan Vazquez, Ariane de Vogue and Catherine E. Shoichet - July 21, 2020 Washington (CNN)  President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Tuesday that would exclude undocumented immigrants from being counted in congressional districts when district lines are redrawn next year. The memorandum marks the Trump administration's latest effort ...

Diplomats demand Pompeo act on accusations of border mistreatment of minority officers

Originally Published in CNN Jennifer Hansler and Kylie Atwood - July 15, 2020 The US Department of State logo is displayed inside the media briefing room 01 November 2007 at the US Department of State in Washington, DC. (CNN) The American Academy of Diplomacy urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday to address "the deeply ...

Immigrant families in detention have until Friday to make a difficult decision

Originally Published in CNN Priscilla Alvarez and Geneva Sand - July 14, 2020 Children who have been incarcerated by Homeland Security are housed in tents in Homestead, Florida, U.S., June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (CNN)Hundreds of immigrant families in US Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody may have to decide by the end of this week ...

The COVID-19 Crisis Is Exploding Inside ICE Detention Centers

Originally Published in HuffPost Molly Redden - July 15, 2020 Thousands of guards and detainees are testing positive in facilities where safety and social distancing are impossible. JOE RAEDLE VIA GETTY IMAGES Physicians protested May 1 outside the Broward Transitional Center in Pompano Beach, Florida, to demand that Immigration and Customs Enforcement release people from ...

I’m the President of M.I.T. America Needs Foreign Students.

Originally Published in The New York Times L. Rafael Reif - July 14, 2020 Dr. Reif is president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology had sued over changes in visa rules for foreign students.Credit...Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Confronted with a deadly virus, many American colleges and universities are choosing to protect ...

Trump Says Planned Immigration Order Would Be ‘Merit-Based’

Originally Published in The New York Times Reuters - Jeff Mason, Makini Brice, Chris Reese - July 14, 2020 WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the immigration executive order his administration was planning would be "merit-based." "We're going to take care of DACA because I'm going to be doing, in the not ...
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