Colma cemeteries buried in demand as shortage of land lies ahead –

If you’re planning on getting buried in Colma, you might want to do something about it — soon. That’s because an all-new Bay Area housing crisis is just around the corner. There are 1.5 million dead people in Colma already — and room for thousands more. But no one knows exactly how many thousands. “We’re […]

How Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are taking jobs from U.S. workers – The Washington Post

Jessica Lopez packages wire coil nails at the Mid Continent Nail Corp. in Poplar Bluff, Mo. (Brad Vest/For The Washington Post) POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — When a Mexican company bought Mid Continent Nail Corp. in 2012, workers at the factory here feared it was the beginning of the end. Their jobs, they suspected, would be […]

What Separating Migrant Families at the Border Actually Looks Like – VICE

Earlier this month, when Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced plans to prosecute “100 percent” of migrants illegally crossing the Mexican border, it became official US policy to routinely separate children from their parents. Already, hundreds of children have been ripped from their families: 658 kids in the first 13 days of the program alone, Customs […]

Donald Trump plans to cut Meals on Wheels to pay for Mexican border wall | The Independent

The president appears to be prioritising his promised wall along the US-Mexico border which will receive an immediate $1.5bn (£1.2bn) cash injection   END scald=5315461 The budget will be formally released on Thursday and is titled America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again Getty Community projects like Meals on Wheels and housing […]

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 […]

Federal agents conduct immigration enforcement raids in at least six states – The Washington Post

U.S. immigration authorities arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least a half-dozen states this week in a series of raids that marked the first large-scale enforcement of President Trump’s Jan. 25 order to crack down on the estimated 11 million immigrants living here illegally. Officials said the raids targeted known criminals, but they also […]

Tax Plan Sows Confusion as Tensions With Mexico Soar – The New York Times

President Trump in his office aboard Air Force One on Thursday. PHILADELPHIA — President Trump’s decision to build a wall along the length of the United States’ southern border with Mexico erupted into a diplomatic standoff on Thursday, leading to the cancellation of a White House visit by Mexico’s president and sharply rising tensions over […]

Mexico’s President Cancels Meeting With Trump Over Wall – The New York Times

MEXICO CITY — The president of Mexico said on Thursday that he was canceling his scheduled meeting with President Donald J. Trump in Washington next week, rejecting the visit after the new American leader ordered a border wall between the two nations. The move by Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, brings to a head the […]

Putin Led a Complex Cyberattack Scheme to Aid Trump, Report Finds – The New York Times

President-elect Donald J. Trump left One World Trade Center after a meeting on Friday. Credit Lucas Jackson/Reuters WASHINGTON — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia directed a vast cyberattack aimed at denying Hillary Clinton the presidency and installing Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office, the nation’s top intelligence agencies said in an extraordinary report […]