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. […]

Trump’s New Travel Ban Blocks Migrants From Six Nations, Sparing Iraq – The New York Times

President Trump during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House last week. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an executive order on Monday blocking citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, the most significant hardening of immigration policy in generations, even with changes […]

Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump, chant ‘Death to America’: TV | Reuters

ANKARA Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied on Friday to swear allegiance to their clerical leaders and reject U.S. President Donald Trump’s warning that he had put the Islamic Republic “on notice”, state TV reported.   On the anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled the U.S.-backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, marchers including hundreds […]

Donald Trump press secretary Sean Spicer falsely accuses Iran of going to war with US | The Independent

  Donald Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer falsely accused Iran of attacking a United States naval vessel, an incident which – if it had really happened – could constitute an act of war. Mr Spicer made the remarks during a press briefing called to explain a White House announcement that Iran had been officially “put on […]

Thanks to Trump, the Doomsday Clock Advances Toward Midnight – The New York Times

Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times It is now two and one-half minutes to midnight. Our organization, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, is marking the 70th anniversary of its Doomsday Clock on Thursday by moving it 30 seconds closer to midnight. In 2016, the global security landscape darkened as the international community failed to […]