Category: Immigration

Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around A Commemorative Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids

Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around A Commemorative Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids

The coin declares “KEEP THE CARAVANS COMING” under an image of a parade of migrants crossing the border.

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Border Patrol Condemns Secret Facebook Group, but Reveals Few Specifics

Border Patrol Condemns Secret Facebook Group, but Reveals Few Specifics

The agency won’t say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.

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Border Patrol Official Circulates Article That Deems Our Reporting on Secret Facebook Group a Threat

Border Patrol Official Circulates Article That Deems Our Reporting on Secret Facebook Group a Threat

A senior Border Patrol official, who directs a key intelligence-gathering center, on Thursday circulated an inflammatory opinion article that blasted ProPublica’s reporting on a secret Facebook group for current and former agents and described the news organization as a threat to the agency and its members.

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Pelosi on ICE Raids: Trump’s ‘Terrorizing’ Families as ‘They Prepare To Go to Church’

Pelosi on ICE Raids: Trump’s ‘Terrorizing’ Families as ‘They Prepare To Go to Church’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Trump administration officials of timing upcoming raids of immigrant communities to fall as they will be preparing for Sunday church.

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Appeals Court Blocks Trump’s Border Wall in Emergency Declaration Challenge

Appeals Court Blocks Trump’s Border Wall in Emergency Declaration Challenge

A federal appeals court last week denied the government’s attempt to begin construction of President Trump’s border wall using funds unauthorized by Congress.

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If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.

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Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes

Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes

An investigation found a private Facebook group for federal border agents, filled with racist and obscene content.

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Evidence Demonstrates GOP Motivated by Race, Not Immigration Numbers

Evidence Demonstrates GOP Motivated by Race, Not Immigration Numbers

Conservatives might care about the seriousness of illegally crossing the border, but look at the racial composition of those overstaying their visas.

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‘How Dare You Torture Children To Try To Get a Compromise out of Dems’

‘How Dare You Torture Children To Try To Get a Compromise out of Dems’

Trump has met with widespread condemnation for the conditions thousands of kids are being held in.

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Opinions

Why I Switched From Bernie to Yang

By Isiason Brown

This isn't a switch I made lightly. I've been a strong Bernie supporter since 2016 and have been rooting for him until now, in 2019.

Yes, Donald Trump Is Rooting for Break-up of the EU

By Alex Denethorn

Of course Donald Trump is hoping for a dissolution of the European Union, and it's not a secret.

Why Minorities May be Socially Conservative But Vote Democratic

By Dallas Mitchell

The Republican brand of social conservatism is for other people.

Why the Sanders Candidacy is No Longer Viable

By Tony Panaccio

Before the first presidential debate between Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon, the talk on the street was that Nixon was going to mop the floor with JFK.

July CNN Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2

By Allison Hellman

The second Democratic debate is over, and I have to say that last night was a huge surprise, but also a huge disappointment.

July CNN Democratic Debate Night 1

By Allison Hellman

We’re staying up late again to watch the next round of Democratic debates, and give all the candidates the grades they deserve.

Let’s Talk About The 7th Maryland Congressional District

By Chris O'Leary

Let’s talk about Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, the subject of Trump’s latest weird tweetstorm, and aside from reminding Donald Trump that he actually is the president of Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, let’s look at it just from a “facts” standpoint first.

Maybe The Fault Lies With Us, Not Mueller

By Alex Denethorn

You can tell that we're not holding presidents to the same standards as we used to.

The Death Penalty’s Fatal Flaw is Finding a Way to Do It Right

By Tony Panaccio

As the federal government is gearing up to start executing death row inmates, I found myself remembering my first, and incredibly surreal, experience with capital punishment.

Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

By Chris O'Leary

The bias you see when you look at your Google search results is your own.