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Minnesotans targeted by 'go back' taunts say the sting never leaves 18.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
When President Trump tweeted that four congresswomen of color should “go back” to other countries, we asked our readers and listeners if they had ever been told the same.
Lawsuit Could Force For-Profit Detention Centers to Pay Detainees Minimum Wage 17.7.2019 Truthout.com
People in CoreCivic's detention centers are paid $1 a day for their labor. CoreCivic is paid $95 a day to detain them.
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House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke 17.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Tuesday's vote was 240-187 and was solidly opposed by Republicans. It came after Trump and top congressional Republicans denied he is a racist and urged GOP lawmakers to oppose the Democratic measure.
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Brexit: Bosses seek cut to immigrant salary threshold 17.7.2019 BBC: Business
Business lobby groups say ministers must act to avoid "acute" skills shortages after Brexit.
Read: Here's the resolution condemning Trump's racist comments about congresswomen 17.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The House will vote Tuesday evening on a resolution "condemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress."
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Asylum officers receive last-minute guidance on implementing sweeping border policy change 16.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Just hours before a new rule was scheduled to take effect Tuesday that would essentially end asylum at the U.S. southern border, the Trump administration started giving officers guidance on how to carry out a radically changed U.S. immigration policy.

The Times late Monday obtained internal memos...

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Trump’s Asylum Ban 2.0 Is Broadest Attack Yet on the Asylum Process 15.7.2019 Truthout.com
Relying on the courts to block measures like today's asylum ban is not enough.
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The U.S. Holocaust Museum is wrong to deny that Trump’s racism resembles Nazism 15.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The leaders of the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington presumably thought they were standing up for truth and fairness when they issued a statement condemning attempts to draw analogies between the Holocaust and contemporary American politics — notably the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

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As Trump doubles down on racist comments, House to vote on condemning them 15.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

President Trump's racist taunt that four congresswomen of color "go back" to the "places from which they came" unified Democrats just as they were facing one of their most serious fractures since taking control of the House.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said on Monday the House would...

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Trump's hostility toward immigrants isn't just Twitter trolling 15.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

President Trump’s Twitter tantrum calling for four female Democratic members of Congress to “go back” to the “crime-infested places from which they came” was ugly and ill-founded. Only one of the four, Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, was born outside the United States, in Somalia.

As an editorial...

Trump digs in amid censure of racist tweets about lawmakers 15.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
President Trump refused to apologize and asked on Twitter when "the Radical Left Congresswomen" would "apologize to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the terrible things they have said."
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ICE raids keep some hiding inside, afraid to be out in public 15.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Edgar Barrera noticed that his Koreatown neighborhood was quieter than usual on Sunday.

Fewer people attended the morning church service, he didn’t spot many families walking the streets, and the nearby Guatemalan and Salvadoran bakeries were virtually empty, he said.

“It has been totally silent...

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Trump to Democratic congresswomen: ‘Go back’ where they came from 15.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Go back where you came from.

It’s a insulting remark sometimes flung at new arrivals to the United States, at foreign-born U.S. citizens - or at those who are native-born but belong to an ethnic minority. It’s usually considered a racist taunt.

On Sunday, President Trump denounced “ ‘progressive’...

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If a citizenship question is unacceptable, is there anything we can do about immigration? 14.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: Let me see if I have this right about objections to a citizenship question on the 2020 census, and President Trump’s decision to tally the non-citizen population by other means.

We effectively are not allowed to know how many illegal immigrants are in our country. We cannot deport...

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Bracing for the ICE crackdown: ‘I worry for my kids. I can try to protect them’ 14.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

President Trump’s announcement that new immigration raids will begin on Sunday has sparked debate and fear in communities across the nation.

The raids, which could roll out over an extended period, are expected to take place in at least 10 cities, including parts of California. While the operation...

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ICE raids spark fear, protests and questions about who will be swept up 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

With a new round of ICE raids set to begin Sunday, hundreds protested in Southern California and immigrants targeted by the Trump crackdown braced for the federal action.

Many elements of the raid still remain unclear, including exactly how many are being targeted and how much the new action will...

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AOC’s tough, but she’s no tea party 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning. I’m Paul Thornton, and it is Saturday, July 13, 2019. After reading this newsletter, click here for a depressing snapshot of how dirty our air is in Los Angeles compared to the rest of the country. Let’s take a look back at the week in Opinion.

Put aside, for a moment, the important...

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WATCH: Protesters at ICE facility in Aurora pull down American flag and raise Mexican flag 13.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Protesters upset with the federal immigration roundups that may occur this weekend in Denver gathered Friday night at the ICE facility in Aurora.
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Trump is right about one thing: Citizenship is a big deal 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In backing down from his plan to include a question about U.S. citizenship on next year’s census form, President Trump on Thursday gave credence to the claims of critics that his administration had an ulterior — and partisan — motive in pressing for inclusion of the question.

During rambling remarks...

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Trump Gives Up Citizenship Question But Doubles Down on Terrorizing Immigrants 12.7.2019 Truthout.com
President Trump has finally given up his fight to ask people about their citizenship on the 2020 census.
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