Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: immigration

Data defies Trump’s claims that refugees and asylees burden taxpayers

What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?

Charges dropped for U. of Arizona students who called border patrol...

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.

‘Should send chills down the spine of anyone with a conscience:’...

"Kids should not be in detention, period. And even considering putting them Guantánamo Bay is inhumane."

‘Egregious abuse of power:’ Report says Trump offered pardon to CBP...

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."

Trump threatens sanctuary cities with more undocumented immigrants; politicians welcome his...

"Let's not concede that having refugees in our cities is something to be threatened by."

‘History will judge her:’ DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns after months...

"Nielsen presided over a [DHS] that showed a blatant disregard for our Constitution, civil rights, and human life. History will judge her."

How to make a difficult situation awful

Or why Donald Trump’s Great Wall Is Viagra for him, but a border disaster.

Citizenship in the age of Trump

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.

Documents reveal ICE using driver location data from local police for...

Over 80 local law enforcement agencies, from over a dozen states, have agreed to share license plate location information with ICE.

Trump administration allocates millions of dollars from health programs to increase...

"We cannot continue to spend taxpayer dollars on the President’s manufactured crisis at the border, which is government-sanctioned child abuse."

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

Why is Barack Obama the best?

Looking back at the flaws of past presidents, one can understand why Obama is the best. Because by comparison, he looks sterling.

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

China’s forced organ harvesting at a massive scale makes it the go-to country for...

There is a “systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience” taking place in China.

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