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Monthly Archives: December 2018
Trump tweeted this morning (12/28/18) that he would shut down the border with Mexico if Democrats don’t fund his border wall. He can’t do that. The shutdown will delay many immigration hearings, and some, but not all, of the appeals … Continue reading
When the government puts people in jail, the government is responsible for their medical care. The U.S. government is responsible for the deaths of 7-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin on December 8 and of 8-year-old Felipe Alonzo-Gomez on Christmas Day. The … Continue reading
“Look to the helpers,” Mr. Rogers reminded us over and over again. So today: three stories of helpers, and ways you can help, too.
I wanted to tell good news stories on Christmas. And there are some, but the brutal realities of life and death on the border persist. The worst news today came with the report that another Guatemalan child died today in … Continue reading
Keeping up with the rapidly changing news developments is tough. Here’s a brief summary of the last two days, with an emphasis on asylum, the wall, and the Trump government shutdown.
Three big defeats for the Trump administration this week—and it’s only Wednesday.