Mass Deportation Is a Lose-Lose Proposition – Bloomberg

In its zeal to deport unauthorized immigrants, the U.S. risks turning itself into a quasi-police state — all for little or no benefit to the native-born. First of all, net illegal immigration to the U.S. ended a decade ago: But there are still about 11 million to 12 million unauthorized immigrants remaining in the U.S. […]

Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportation – The Washington Post

U.S. troops are sworn in as naturalized citizens on Nov. 2, 2012, at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. (State Department) Frustrated by delayed promises from the U.S. military for citizenship, and in fear of the Islamic State if he were deported back to Iraq, Ranj Rafeeq has given up the American Dream for a Canadian one. Rafeeq […]

Supreme Court Reinstates Trump’s Muslim Ban as It Agrees to Rule on Its Legality

AP As the Supreme Court’s session draws to a close, the court on Monday reinstated most of President Donald Trump’s Muslim travel ban—allowing it to cover everyone except people who have a “bona fide relationship” to the United States—as it agreed to hear the constitutional merits of the ban in the fall. The court’s decision […]

Trump Administration Rescinds Order Aimed At Protecting Undocumented Parents From Deportation

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Thursday put an official end to an immigration order created under former President Obama that would have allowed undocumented parents of citizens and legal residents to remain in the country for three years. The plan was never implemented and was put in a permanent […]

This Stunningly Racist French Novel Is How Steve Bannon Explains The World | The Huffington Post

Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s chief strategist and the driving force behind the administration’s controversial ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, has a favorite metaphor he uses to describe the largest refugee crisis in human history. “It’s been almost a Camp of the Saints-type invasion into Central and then Western and Northern Europe,” he […]

Sen. Tom Cotton Got Dunked on By a 7-Year-Old at His Town Hall Meeting 

Image via AP Photo. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), who is wrong about most things, inevitably found himself in the tricky position of getting scolded by a small child at an Arkansas town hall meeting on Wednesday night. “Donald Trump makes Mexicans not important to people who are in Arkansas who like Mexicans, like me and […]

Homeland Security on AP’s National Guard: ‘Absolutely Incorrect’ – The Daily Beast

Alamy WHAT HAPPENED? Homeland Security on AP’s National Guard: ‘Absolutely Incorrect’ An explosive report that Secretary Kelly wanted to use troops to “round up” undocumented immigrants gets serious pushback. The Department of Homeland Security is roundly condemning an Associated Press story that broke Friday morning about considering the use of the National Guard to “round […]