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Monthly Archives: September 2018
As children wait in the United States, lawyers and human rights workers trek across the countryside and up and down the mountains of Central America, looking for the parents who have been deported. The ACLU’s Lee Gelernt explains: “To find … Continue reading
Despite a total lack of evidence, the Trump/Sessions regime continues to insist that voter fraud is rampant and that non-citizens vote by the millions. Their latest target is North Carolina, where courts have repeatedly confirmed Republican election violations through gerrymandering. … Continue reading
In the flood of news from Washington, important stories sometimes get overlooked. Here are three: immigration in rural America, security on the southern border, and deciphering polling questions.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) have proposed new rules for the treatment of children in immigration detention. Their proposal would end the Flores Settlement that has protected children since 1997. “The proposed regulations … Continue reading
First, the children who were ripped from their parents at the border earlier this year. Only 14 were reunited last week, leaving 497 still in government custody, including 22 children under the age of 5. Hundreds of parents were deported … Continue reading