User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Issues :: Illegal Immigrant
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Lawsuit Could Force For-Profit Detention Centers to Pay Detainees Minimum Wage 17.7.2019
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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The surprising thing about America's migrant past 17.7.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
What are the roots of the women Trump told to "go back" - and how many Americans are from somewhere else?
Trump's asylum ban would only worsen problems at the border 17.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's latest proposed asylum ban will make problems at the border worse and encourage people entering the country illegally to hide.

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Trump's asylum crackdown: Will the 'safe third country' plan work? 16.7.2019 BBC: World
The US president is bringing in new rules for asylum seekers but critics deem it illegal and dangerous.
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US migrant crisis: Trump seeks to curb Central America asylum claims 15.7.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The White House is seeking to limit Central American migrants' ability to claim asylum in the US.
Trump's tweets fuel outrage and a new immigration debate 15.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

With three posts to Twitter early Sunday morning, President Trump not only sparked controversy over his views on the changing face of America but also threatened to undercut his administration’s effort to distinguish between illegal — and legal — immigration.


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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Police: Man dies after attacking immigration jail in Washington state 14.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said.
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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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Advance notice of ICE raids may push immigrants toward unauthorized legal help 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump’s announcement of planned immigration raids in Los Angeles and other major U.S. cities beginning Sunday has heightened fears and anxiety in targeted communities, leaving many seeking legal help susceptible to scams, advocates say.

“Announcements such as these, including the latest...

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California doesn't get to decide who runs for president 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

After the deeply dismaying 2016 presidential election, the Democratic-controlled California Legislature dedicated itself to “the resistance,” with leaders saying they would stand up to the new president to protect the state’s values from his more onerous policies. Some of the resulting legislation,...

Draft Nancy Pelosi for president. She knows how to beat Trump 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Watching the Democratic candidates for president, I am brought back to the 1928 contest between Democrat Al Smith and Republican Herbert Hoover, the first presidential campaign I remember. As we all know, Smith, a big-city progressive, lost to Hoover, who went on the preside over...

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'Black vest' protesters storm Panthéon in Paris 13.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Hundreds of migrants occupy the city's Panthéon and demand the right to stay in France.
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
President Trump has finally given up his fight to ask people about their citizenship on the 2020 census.
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Trump called Oakland mayor a 'disgrace' for revealing ICE raids. Then he did the same thing. 12.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf tipped residents off last year that immigration agents would be conducting enforcement operations, President Trump called her actions a “disgrace.”

A Republican congressman from Iowa proposed criminal penalties for officials in so-called sanctuary cities who make...

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Facing deployment while fearing that family members will be deported 12.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A sailor hoped his military status would protect his mother from deportation. But a change in Trump administration policy may lead to more undocumented members of military families being deported.
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Trump retreats on census citizenship question 12.7.2019 BBC: World
The Trump administration abandons attempts to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 US census.
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Medi-Cal Enrollment Among Immigrant Kids Stalls, Then Falls. Is Fear to Blame? 11.7.2019
The decline is likely due to a shift in migration patterns and fear among families due to anti-immigrant rhetoric.
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Deported airman’s mother inspires bill to protect ‘patriot parents’ 11.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Every day, Caesar Flores, a senior airman in the Air Force, thinks about his mother.

She supported his decision to enlist at 19 and was there to cheer him on when he graduated from basic training in September 2016.

Now, as he goes about his day to day work as a medical technician, the 22-year old’s...

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