User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
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Trump’s immigration plan doesn’t have to be dead on arrival 24.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Last week, Donald Trump finally did something conventional. Following the path of other recent presidents, he proposed a comprehensive overhaul of the U.S. immigration system that is doomed to fail.

Similar attempts were made — in better faith — by President George W. Bush and President Obama in...

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Europeans Criminalized for Helping Migrants as Far Right Aims to Win Elections 21.5.2019
Elderly women, priests and firefighters are among those arrested, charged or harassed by police for supporting migrants.
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Stuck in detention: For immigrants without lawyers, justice is hard to find 20.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Having a lawyer is an important factor in getting released. A Dane County, Wis., program helps immigrants get out of jail and challenge efforts to deport them
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Immigrants — many highly educated — are changing California for the better 20.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Distracted by President Trump and his riled resisters, it’s easy to miss the big picture of foreign migration to California.

It’s the old story of not seeing the forest for the trees.

Portrayed in this forest grandeur is a new story in the long history of people uprooting and migrating to California...

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He voted for Trump. Now he and his wife raise their son from opposite sides of the border 19.5.2019 LA Times: Nation
He voted for Trump because of abortion. Now the president's immigration stance means he and his wife raise their son from opposite sides of the border.
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Deported after living in U.S. for 26 years, he navigates a new life in Mexico 19.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Sitting in his small apartment in Mexico, separated from his family, 29-year-old Gilberto Olivas-Bejarano is part of a generation of young people who are neither Mexican nor American, neither undocumented nor fully able to participate in the society around them.
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Trump tries another immigration reset ahead of 2020 17.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump deployed all the trappings of a Rose Garden ceremony to pitch an incomplete and almost certainly doomed immigration plan Thursday, pushing forward even as his efforts to make progress on his other big 2020 campaign issue — trade — faced new obstacles.

A military string band played,...

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Trump's weak immigration proposal should be a prompt for actual comprehensive reform 17.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The immigration reform plan put forward by the White House on Thursday is a woefully insufficient answer to a terribly difficult problem.

Under the plan President Trump outlined, the government would issue fewer family reunification visas and more merit-based visas weighted toward younger people...

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Trump's new immigration plan doesn't address undocumented immigrants 16.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
President Trump will announce the new immigration proposal on Thursday. It would keep legal immigration levels the same but dramatically change who would be let in.
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Trump will pitch immigration plan already facing stiff opposition in Congress 16.5.2019 LA Times: Nation

President Trump will announce a sweeping immigration plan Thursday to boost border security and foreign workers while reducing family reunification, but the White House proposal has little chance of advancing in Congress.

The unveiling of the long-awaited plan, which was prepared by Jared Kushner,...

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Trump to outline immigration plan that would overhaul who's allowed into the U.S. 16.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A key plank of the president's election was his hard-line stance on immigration. And now he's ready to rollout his legislative approach.
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Today: 'Credible Fear' and Loathing 13.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

As Homeland Security aims to make it harder for asylum seekers trying to establish “credible fear,” a new Jared Kushner immigration plan inspires all-around loathing.


‘Credible Fear’ and Loathing

Homeland Security officials are making it tougher for people seeking asylum to get over...

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Jared Kushner wades into the immigration debate, with little to show so far 13.5.2019 LA Times: Nation

Jared Kushner’s plan to reform the U.S. immigration system by increasing money for border security and giving more visas for certain foreign workers while reducing family reunification has a little something for everyone — to hate.

Even before Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor,...

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Border Patrol will screen asylum requests in new push to restrict claims, memos show 10.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Homeland Security officials are making it tougher for people seeking asylum to get over the first hurdle in the lengthy process of gaining U.S. protection, giving new power to Border Patrol agents and taking some discretion away from trained asylum officers, according to internal memos obtained...

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Political power should be decided in elections — not rigged census surveys 6.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Gov. Gavin Newsom and California Democrats are determined to beat President Trump next year — not only on the ballot, but also in the census count.

There’s widespread suspicion that Trump is gaming the decennial census in an effort to reduce California’s political clout and federal funding.


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Windrush scandal: MPs refer Home Office to equalities watchdog 1.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
A group of 87 MPs say the Home Office unlawfully discriminated against the Windrush generation.
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Spain election: Polls due to open for closely-fought contest 28.4.2019 BBC: World
The performance of a new far-right party will be closely watched in Spain's third election in four years.
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Real Housewives star Teresa Giudice asks Trump for deportation help 26.4.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The family of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice want the president to intervene.
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Migrant caravan: Mexico detains hundreds in raid 24.4.2019 BBC: World
The immigration raid targeted a group of 3,000 Central Americans who are trying to reach the US.
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What Happens If Trump Breaks All the Laws? 22.4.2019
Trump views the system of checks and balances as a personal affront, an obstacle to his ambitions.

The post What Happens If Trump Breaks All the Laws? appeared first on Truthout.

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