User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Issues :: Deportation
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Banks to carry out immigration checks on customers 22.9.2017 BBC: Business
Financial institutions will be required from January to look for accounts of illegal migrants.
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A teen explains why ending DACA affects the country and those impacted by it. 21.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Seeking to Ban Mosques and Deport All Migrants, Right-Wing Party Is Set to Enter German Parliament 21.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
A poster from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) features the party's two main candidates Alexander Gauland (left) and Alice Weidel in Berlin on September 20, 2017, ahead of parliamentary elections on September 24th. (Photo: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP / Getty Images) Grassroots, not-for-profit news is rare -- and Truthout's very existence depends on donations from readers. Will you help us publish more stories like this one? Make a one-time or monthly donation by clicking here. In Germany's upcoming federal elections on September 24, the extremist Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) political party is expected to become  the first openly far-right  party to enter the German national parliament since the end of World War II. The AfD party  is polling in third  place at 11 percent of the prospective national vote behind the center-left Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) with 23 percent and Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling conservative Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) with 36 percent. In ...
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Morning links: Oklahoma City cops shoot, kill deaf man despite warnings 21.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Morning links: Oklahoma City cops shoot, kill deaf man despite warnings
He said deportation would kill him. His body was found in Mexico this week. 21.9.2017 Washington Post
He said deportation would kill him. His body was found in Mexico this week.
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Becoming an American citizen in the age of Trump 21.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

I felt my first real twinge of regret about not being a U.S. citizen in 2008, when Barack Obama was elected president.

Back in 1992, the American university where my father worked as a professor had helped secure green cards for my whole family. (I was 11 at the time.) I had renewed my green card...

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Four must-see art shows that speak to the anxiety triggered by Trump's DACA reversal 21.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
From paintings to sculpture, where to see art that connects to the issue of DACA around Los Angeles.
California again steps up to Trump, this time to stop the border wall 21.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Opening a new front in its broad legal battle against policies of President Trump, California filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that the administration has overstepped its powers in expediting construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra, who has filed...

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Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation 21.9.2017 NPR: All Things Considered
The Sanchezes, who are undocumented immigrants, were apprehended while taking their son to emergency surgery. Immigrant advocates fear this is the new normal under the Trump administration.
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Five key moments from Virginia’s first televised gubernatorial debate 21.9.2017 Washington Post
Five key moments from Virginia’s first televised gubernatorial debate
Two works of art acquire new significance in the wake of Trump's DACA phase-out 20.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
A pair of artworks - both conceived before Trump's DACA decision - take on new significance after the president's decision.
In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America 20.9.2017 AP Politics
President Donald Trump has issued a videotaped message that is being played for new American citizens at naturalization ceremonies in which he welcomes immigrants to "the American family."...
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Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear 20.9.2017 AP National
HOUSTON (AP) -- Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities like cleaning bleach....
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Sessions: Sanctuary cities undermine law's moral authority 20.9.2017 AP National
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that "undermine the moral authority of the law."...
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Continuing a fierce assault on 'sanctuary' policies, Sessions attacks California bill 20.9.2017 LA Times: Nation

In another shot in the ongoing battle over so-called sanctuary city policies, Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions on Tuesday attacked California’s new bill that affords some protections to undocumented immigrants across the state, calling it “unconscionable” and a threat to public safety.

Sessions, speaking...

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3 members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest 20.9.2017 AP Politics
NEW YORK (AP) -- Three Democratic members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower....
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Teamsters Resolve to Become "Sanctuary Union" to Fight Deportation of Members 19.9.2017
Immigrant and labor rights are tied together and you cannot have one without the other, says George Miranda, president of New York's Teamsters Joint Council 16. Following the expedited deportation of a union leader with a 26-year work history and no criminal record, Teamsters resolved to refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities and to proactively protect undocumented workers in the union. Teamsters rally outside Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to free Eber Garcia Vasquez. (Credit: Courtesy of Teamsters Joint Council 16) Since election night 2016, the streets of the US have rung with resistance. People all over the country have woken up with the conviction that they must do something to fight inequality in all its forms. But many are wondering what it is they can do. In this ongoing "Interviews for Resistance" series, experienced organizers, troublemakers and thinkers share their insights on what works, what doesn't, what has changed and what is still the same. Today's interview is the ...
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'My daughters are going to be OK.' Then Trump phased out DACA 19.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Behind closed doors, Bertha Martinez and her husband, Victor Soriano, often discussed how they would tell their oldest daughter that she was in the country illegally.

“We didn’t want to hurt her,” Soriano said.

Paying someone to sneak 7-year-old Brenda and 3-year-old Diana across the border in...

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Leaving America: With shaky job prospects and Trump promising crackdowns, immigrants return to Mexico with U.S.-born children 19.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Family returns to Mexico
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Haitians blocked at US border find ‘Mexican dream’ 19.9.2017 Washington Post: World
Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They’re never late, always hustle and come in on days off to learn new skills, traits that he says make them a model for their Mexican counterparts.
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