FROM CARAVANS TO CAGES: WHY TRUMP BASHES MIGRANTS
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FROM CARAVANS TO CAGES: WHY TRUMP BASHES MIGRANTS

According to the latest official numbers from the Trump administration, which many believe to be a complete underestimate, there are still 66 children “separated” from their families and being held in detention centers. More than 12,000 children who arrived to the U.S. unaccompanied are also still detained. To discuss this story of theft, child abuse, and racism, Mehdi Hasan is joined by the legendary Mexican-American journalist Jorge Ramos. Continue reading

False accusations about immigration fly between opponents
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False accusations about immigration fly between opponents

The White House on Tuesday wrongly blamed Democrats for forcing Trump’s administration to separate children from parents. Liberal activists and others, including some from media outlets, tried to highlight the issue by tweeting photos of young people in steel cages that actually were taken during the Obama administration. Others seized on reports the government had “lost” more than 1,000 children, though that wasn’t quite the case. Continue reading