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Return of the Blood Libel

if we look across America there is a correlation between violent crime and the prevalence of undocumented immigrants — a negative correlation. That is, places with a lot of immigrants, legal and undocumented, tend to have exceptionally low crime rates. The poster child for this tale of un-carnage is the biggest city of them all: […]

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This Alternative To Detaining Immigrant Families Works. Trump Just Won’t Use It.

The Family Case Management Program, which President Donald Trump ended several months after taking office, was meant to keep track of immigrant parents and kids in removal proceedings without having to keep them locked up. It was relatively small ― about 950 families in five locations. But it was hugely successful: More than 99 percent […]

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Trump: We must ‘immediately’ return undocumented immigrants ‘with no judges or court cases’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP lawmakers preparing to vote on bill allowing migrant children to be detained longer than 20 days: report Wasserman Schultz: Infants separated from their parents are in Florida immigrant shelters Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics via Trump: We must ‘immediately’ return undocumented immigrants ‘with no judges or court […]

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Navy plans to build ‘temporary and austere’ migrant tent cities: report

The U.S. Navy is planning to build massive tent cities to house thousands of immigrants in several states, according to a document obtained by TIME. via Navy plans to build ‘temporary and austere’ migrant tent cities: report I’m calling them “Trump Resorts”

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The border crisis is a reminder that Trump has no idea what he’s doing So you get instead what he’s delivered over the past two weeks — aggressive hostage-taking, lying, trolling, chaos, dissembling, and cruelty — none of which is going to advance Trump’s legislative goals or address the underlying issue of the northward flow […]

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ICE Director: ICE Can’t Be Compared To Nazis Since We’re Just Following Orders – The Intellectualist

Asked what he thinks of people comparing ICE to Nazis, acting director Thomas Homan replied with the Nuremberg defense. ICE Director: ICE Can’t Be Compared To Nazis Since We’re Just Following Orders – The Intellectualist Just following orders!

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Trump reverses course, signs order to keep families together

Trump reverses course, signs order to keep families together Arsonist puts out fire he started, demands praise for doing right thing.

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In America, Naturalized Citizens No Longer Have an Assumption of Permanence

Last week, it emerged that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (U.S.C.I.S.) had formed a task force in order to identify people who lied on their citizenship applications and to denaturalize them. via In America, Naturalized Citizens No Longer Have an Assumption of Permanence The administration is already getting the next scandal ready.

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Trump’s executive order only protects against family separation for 20 days Though President Trump declared that the executive order he signed Wednesday would “solve” the problem of family separation while parents are prosecuted for illegal border crossing, the order is really only good for 20 days, CBS News’ Paula Reid reports, citing a source familiar […]

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Trump aide Stephen Miller, meet your great-grandfather, who flunked his naturalization test Eshman went on to pose, and then refute, what has become the most familiar objection to these stories, writing: “But it’s different now, you say. Miller’s forebears came here legally…” It is an argument that Megan Smolenyak, a former chief family historian and […]