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What just happened? 16.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
The UK prime minister's Brexit deal has been rejected by parliament. Let's break down what it means.
How Not to Build a ‘Great, Great Wall’ 16.1.2019
Trump’s promise of an insurmountable barrier between the U.S. and Mexico is an exercise in proven futility, writes Greg Grandin in this guided tour of fortification efforts over several decades.  By Greg Grandin TomDispatch The point was less to actually build…Read more →
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A federal judge just slapped down Trump's effort to add citizenship status to the 2020 Census 15.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The fight is far from over, but a federal court decision Tuesday morning barring the Trump administration from asking about citizenship status on the 2020 census is heartening for those who see the move as a blatant attempt to dampen participation within immigrant-heavy (and Democratic-leaning)...

Gilets jaunes: Will Macron's Grand Debate tackle French crisis? 15.1.2019 BBC: World
France's president launches a national consultation in response to the "gilets jaunes" protests.
Brexit: Theresa May faces 'meaningful vote' on her deal 15.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
Theresa May is expected to be defeated when MPs vote on the terms of the UK's withdrawal from the EU later.
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Matthew Whitaker Is Shaping Immigration Law Per Trump’s Agenda 14.1.2019
The acting attorney general is making himself the final authority on some questions of immigration law.

The post Matthew Whitaker Is Shaping Immigration Law Per Trump’s Agenda appeared first on Truthout.

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How Not to Build a “Great, Great Wall”: A Timeline of Border Fortification 14.1.2019
Trump’s phantasmagorical wall, whether it ever materializes or not, has become a central artifact in US politics.

The post How Not to Build a “Great, Great Wall”: A Timeline of Border Fortification appeared first on Truthout.

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Brexit: How would no deal affect UK citizens in the EU? 14.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
No deal would have a huge impact on Britons in other EU countries. What would it mean for them?
The Italians asked to apply to stay in post-Brexit UK 13.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
Elderly Italian women invited to work in the UK in the 1950s now have to apply to stay after Brexit.
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With Trump at the border, a look back at U.S. immigration policy 11.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Trump continues his quest to curb illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border. One expert says there have always been ebbs and flows to how welcoming the U.S. is to immigrants.
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Trump's speech gave the whole country a taste of conservative media. It didn't work 10.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: One of the most fascinating things about the White House communications strategy is seeing how the narratives that dominate conservative media (in this case, evildoers storming the border) play when presented to a national audience.

Refreshingly, the predominant reactions to President...

Fact check: Trump and the disputed border crisis 9.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Trump declared a border crisis that's in sharp dispute, wrongly accused Democrats of refusing to pay for border security and ignored the reality of how drugs come into the country as he pitched his wall as a solution to varied ills.
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News Daily: Trump's wall address and Brexit debate restarts 9.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
Your morning briefing for 9 January 2019.
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ICE Raids Make Families Afraid to Leave Their Homes 8.1.2019
Raids destabilize families and communities and make people feel unsafe even in their own homes.

The post ICE Raids Make Families Afraid to Leave Their Homes appeared first on Truthout.

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Protecting Undocumented Victims of Abuse: Does Hope Lie in Legislative History? 7.1.2019
With the shutdown, protected rights of victims have been turned into legislative statues rather than live bodies of law.

The post Protecting Undocumented Victims of Abuse: Does Hope Lie in Legislative History? appeared first on Truthout.

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Today: On Border Security, 'Let's Make a Deal?' 2.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Amid the government shutdown, congressional leaders have been invited to the White House for a “briefing” on border security, as President Trump looks to get money for a wall on the southern border.


On Border Security, ‘Let’s Make a Deal?’

After a flurry of President Trump’s tweets...

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Young immigrants who suffered abuse sue over changes to special protection program 2.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

When Alex thinks about her childhood in Guerrero, Mexico, she remembers the abuse.

There was the time her mother threatened to burn her hands on the stove because she had cried after being hit. And the time her mother didn’t get her medical treatment after she caught her finger in a steel gate....

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Corporations are finding their politically responsible side 1.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

From the Muslim travel ban to the rollback of transgender rights, President Trump’s policies and rhetoric have put proponents of tolerance and equality on the ropes for two years. But social justice warriors have also discovered a new, rich and powerful ally who can help them in the year ahead:...

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In the home of the Dream Act, young immigrants came out in force on a personal quest to flip control of the House 1.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Gabriela Cruz, who was brought to the U.S. illegally when she was 1, couldn’t vote, but in the final hours before the Nov. 6 election, she was making one last run to get people to the polls.

The sun was setting in Modesto when she found Ronald Silva, 41, smoking a cigarette on a tattered old couch...

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Immigration in 2018: Rising tensions and rising voices 29.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Nearly every morning, a pseudo-dystopian scene unfolds just steps away from America’s gates.

At the San Ysidro Port of Entry in Tijuana, someone reads aloud from a mysterious, unsanctioned notebook filled with the names of thousands of people from across the globe. Each of them — including the...

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