What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?
All three students were charged with misdemeanors. On Friday, motions to dismiss the charges were granted after the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups led a campaign on behalf of the students.
"Kids should not be in detention, period. And even considering putting them Guantánamo Bay is inhumane."
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Penn.) called it "a textbook example of abuse of power and reckless disregard for the rule of law – and it's no 'joking' matter."
"Let's not concede that having refugees in our cities is something to be threatened by."
"Nielsen presided over a [DHS] that showed a blatant disregard for our Constitution, civil rights, and human life. History will judge her."
If President Trump succeeds in his assault on citizenship as an inclusive, irremovable right, then Lady Liberty will find herself, like Ellis Island, a mere reminder of another world, of a lost America, a country that once was a beacon of hope for those fleeing oppression.
Over 80 local law enforcement agencies, from over a dozen states, have agreed to share license plate location information with ICE.
"We cannot continue to spend taxpayer dollars on the President’s manufactured crisis at the border, which is government-sanctioned child abuse."