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We Welcome Asylum Seekers and Defend Their Rights
An open letter from over one hundred artists, activists, scholars, and writers
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Trump's 'Illegal Return of Asylum Seekers Scheme' Has First Known Victim
"This is literally sentencing people to die."
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DACA protest at Trump Tower in NYC, September 5, 2017. (cc/Harrie van Veen) Views
The Empathetic Trump
Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. — Langston Hughes, Let America be America Again It all started in September 2017. That was when the Trump, acting through his attorney general, Jeff Sessions...
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The Faces Behind the Wall: My Experience at the US-Mexico Border
Nothing prepares you for Juarez, Mexico. The human grief, but also the resilience of the human spirit that I have witnessed at the US-Mexico border compels morally-guided solutions, certainly not walls. On December 15th of last year, I joined a local delegation from the Washington state area, as we...
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'Constitutionally Illegitimate': As Workers Miss Another Paycheck, Trump's Draft National Emergency Order Condemned
"Trump invented this emergency when Mexico and 70 percent of Americans said no deal," says Rep. Ilhan Omar
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Family members of a victim cry when recognizing the body after an explosion in a pipeline belonging to Mexican oil company PEMEX on January 19, 2019 in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico. News
At Least 66 Killed as Pipeline Explosion Rocks Central Mexico
Death toll from tragedy in state of Hidalgo may rise as scores were also wounded
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No Mere 'Stunt': Experts Warn Trump Emergency Declaration Would Spark 'Constitutional Crisis'
"The president is about to make unprecedented use of emergency powers given to the commander in chief for times of true national crisis in order to enact his political agenda."
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About Last Night...
Trump's Oval Office address was a sham and a disgrace
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'Cruel and Inhumane': Trump Border Patrol Hits Women, Children, and Journalists in Mexico With Tear Gas
"The Trump administration is defying international law and orchestrating a crisis by deliberately turning asylum-seekers away from ports of entry, endangering families who see no choice but to take desperate measures in their search for protection."
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Mexicans participate in an indigenous ritual at President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s inauguration. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
AMLO Goes Full Throttle Against Neoliberalism—But What About NAFTA?
Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.
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