User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Issues :: Illegal Immigrant
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Horse racing: Immigrant workers at Churchill Downs fear deportation 1.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Louisville, Ky. • The backside of Churchill Downs hums with activity as workers clean stalls, bathe horses and lead the muscular animals on strolls to cool them down after workouts. The quiet is broken when they speak to each other and the horses — in Spanish. Though they do their work a world away from the grandstand and Millionaire’s Row, where fans will sip mint juleps, don fancy hats and cheer for their Kentucky Derby favorites on the first Saturday in May, immigrants have become indispensab...
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Oakland labor, immigration groups plan shutdown, strikes and marches for May Day 1.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Organized labor and immigration groups are aiming traditional May Day demonstrations in the Bay Area at the Trump administration.

Dockworkers Monday plan to shut down Oakland’s waterfront, while demonstrations and marches are set outside federal immigration offices, in front of the Oakland jail...

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Amid immigration setbacks, one Trump strategy seems to be working: Fear 1.5.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Experts on both sides agree that the administration’s rhetoric has affected the flow of migrants.
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Immigrant workers at Churchill Downs fear deportation 30.4.2017 AP National
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The backside of Churchill Downs hums with activity as workers clean stalls, bathe horses and lead the muscular animals on strolls to cool them down after workouts. The quiet is broken when they speak to each other and the horses - in Spanish....
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A Virginia gubernatorial hopeful can’t seem to resist all things Confederate 30.4.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
GOP candidate Corey Stewart wraps himself in symbols many see as racist.
In my first 100 days, I kept my promise to Americans 30.4.2017 Washington Post
In my first 100 days, I kept my promise to Americans
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After a tumultuous start, Trump hopes for a smoother agenda on jobs, taxes 30.4.2017 Washington Post
But the next few months will not get any easier for the president. While Republicans have control of Congress and set the agenda, they have few opportunities to pass partisan priorities before turning to a series of complicated subjects that require bipartisan action.
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People Are Reporting Criminal (Space) Aliens To New ICE Hotline 29.4.2017 NPR News
Immigration authorities launched a hotline for victims of crimes "committed by illegal aliens." Trump critics are calling with reports of Martians instead.
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The Sanctuary Movement and Women's Rights: Sister Struggles 29.4.2017 Truthout.com
The sharing of strategies is a first step in recognizing that in fact, these two movements -- both reinvigorated by Trump's election -- should be explicitly joined: The push for women's rights must also be a push for sanctuary. These two political struggles are inextricable. If we do not think about them together, we risk not adequately addressing important forms of discrimination and exclusion. People gather in Washington Square Park in Manhattan on International Women's Day, March 8, 2017. (Todd Heisler / The New York Times) On May 1, International Workers Day, immigrants will join many from the labor movement by striking, marking a "day without immigrants." While this is a strategy that has been used every May Day since 2006, this year, it is also part of a larger struggle for sanctuary, countering Trump's explicitly racist and restrictive immigration policies. On March 8, women borrowed this tactic to mark International Women's Day. They called for "a day without women" to protest Trump's sexist and ...
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‘100-Day Action Plan’ Scorecard 29.4.2017 FactCheck

As a candidate, Donald Trump issued a “100-day action plan to Make America Great Again.” He has kept some of those promises, broken a few, and many are still a work in progress.

The post ‘100-Day Action Plan’ Scorecard appeared first on FactCheck.org.

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Trump needs a better approach to immigration because bullying isn't cutting it 29.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump’s immigration enforcement initiatives, such as they are, have had a rough run in the federal courts. First came a series of injunctions against both the original and the revised moratoriums he’d declared on refugees and visitors from a number of predominantly Muslim countries —...

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Trump's First 100 Days: What has President Trump done so far? 29.4.2017 Washington Post: Politics
And what his actions tell us about what kind of president he is.
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Immigrant rights marches, work stoppages planned Monday 29.4.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Events in Washington and nationwide could block streets, close businesses.
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Judges take Trump at his word — and that’s not been good for the president 29.4.2017 Washington Post
In both the "sanctuary cities" and travel ban cases, federal judges used the president’s own comments against him.
The fight over sanctuary cities is a good fight to have 28.4.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The fight over sanctuary cities is a good fight to have
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A noncriminal mother of four was deported. Now in Mexico, she fears for her safety. 28.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
On the other end of the phone, Maribel Trujillo Diaz kept her details sparse, her voice soft. She worried about saying too much, or revealing her exact location, in case drug cartels had tapped the line. In the days since she was deported to her native Mexico, the 42-year-old Ohio mother said she has already received threats. She hardly eats, and has trouble sleeping, she told The Washington Post. The risks are all too real for her family in Mexico’s gang-ridden west coast state of Michoacán — b... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Trump governs as he campaigned: Impulsive, unpredictable and loud 28.4.2017 Washington Post
ANALYSIS | The presidency is an office that historically demands prudence and patience, two attributes not often used to describe the 45th president. Extravagant campaign vows have run up against predictable obstacles. The president and his advisers have been on a steep learning curve, and it has shown.
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A noncriminal mother of four was deported. Now in Mexico, she fears for her safety. 28.4.2017 Washington Post
A noncriminal mother of four was deported. Now in Mexico, she fears for her safety.
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The education of President Trump (and us) 28.4.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Trump may be a master flip-flopper, but Americans are also to blame for Washington’s dysfunction.
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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped In 28.4.2017 NPR News
People often remember tensions between African-Americans, white police officers and Korean business owners. That story gets more complicated when you step into a predominantly Latino neighborhood.
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