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He Defended Anti-Gay and Anti-Muslim Causes. Now He’s an Immigration Judge.

Originally Published in Mother Jones Noah Lanard - July 24, 2020 Brandon Bolling argued that Islam was incompatible with the First Amendment and homosexuality was not innate. During the 2014–2015 school year, Caleigh Wood started to learn about Islam as part of her 11th grade world history class. Upon discovering this, Caleigh’s dad, John, wrote ...

‘Whiplash’: Trump and his team face an internal struggle over Dreamers

Originally Published in Politico Anita Kumar - July 24, 2020 The president has weighed strategy after strategy on DACA — some to pacify his hard-line base, some to appeal to Latino voters — just ahead of the election.   Protesters demonstrate in support of DACA recipients. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump has been ...

He thought he had asylum. Now, he could face a death sentence.

Originally Published in Politico Betsy Woodruff Swan - July 24, 2020 Rashed Chowdhury was a bit player in a years-old coup. His home country wants him back. And now, his fate is in William Barr's hands. Late last month, Attorney General William Barr quietly reopened a sprawling case that spans four decades and two continents. ...

Why the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Is Suing the Trump Administration

Originally Published in The New York Times Thomas J. Donohue - July 23, 2020 The president’s immigration policies are bad for business. A rally in support of the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of the DACA program, in San Diego on Saturday.Credit...Sandy Huffaker/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Over the past few weeks, the Trump administration ...

A Rare Look Inside Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Draws Legal Threats

Originally Published in The New York Times Caitlin Dickerson - July 23, 2020 A still from the first episode of “Immigration Nation” shows people who were arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in New York, including someone who was not the intended target.Credit...Netflix In early 2017, as Immigration and Customs Enforcement prepared to carry out ...

The twists and turns in Trump’s executive order on immigrants and the census

Originally Published in The Washington Post Salvador Rizzo - July 24, 2020 “Although the Constitution requires the ‘persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed,’ to be enumerated in the census, that requirement has never been understood to include in the apportionment base every individual physically present within a State’s boundaries at the time of ...

How Trump’s coronavirus immigration orders affect visas and green cards

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Lila Seidman - July 23, 2020 Many types of work visas are impossible to get because U.S. embassies and consulates around the world are closed. (Adam Berry / Getty Images) President Trump tweeted in April that he would “temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!” leading to confusion ...

THE TRUMP CHILD ABUSE SCANDAL

Originally Published in The Intercept Mehdi Hasan - July 23, 2020 IT’S BEEN TWO years since the peak of public outcry over the Trump administration’s decision to begin separating the children of unauthorized migrant families from their parents at the Mexican border, yet the massive crisis that policy spawned remains arguably the darkest chapter in ...

IMMIGRANTS AT PRIVATELY RUN ICE DETENTION CENTER WERE THROWN OUT OF WHEELCHAIRS WHEN THEY ASKED FOR MEDICAL HELP

Originally Published in The Intercept Gaby Del Valle and Jose Olivares - July 23, 2020 ROBERTO BLANCO-GONZALEZ started feeling sick in early April. His skin was hot to the touch, he lost his sense of taste, and he vomited continually, unable to keep any food down. Blanco was terrified. He had been held at the ...
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