Immigration

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Up to 500 Palestinians, Syrians, Egyptians and Sudanese refugees and migrant workers died last week when their boat sank off the coast of Malta in what appears to be a deliberate ramming by human traffickers amounting to "mass murder," a United Nations official announced Friday. Survivors of the tragedy—who reportedly paid $4,000 apiece— told the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In what observers are calling a classic example of "bait and switch," after...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In advance of President Obama's expected announcement of big changes to the...

Further

The humanitarian crisis that is the influx of thousands of unaccompanied kids from Central America stranded at our border has been met with the usual right-wing compassion, aka hysterical protests about an "invasion" of "illegals forced upon us." So when news spread of the expected arrival of 40 (short) invaders in an Arizona town, Tea Party congressional candidate Adam Kwasman turned up to speechify about "the abrogation of the rule of law" and later tell a reporter he'd seen the children on...