The horror and human rights violations at the border continue.
"We will not stand for the vile smears, the hateful attacks and the vicious assaults on the courageous men and women of ICE, border patrol and law enforcement," Donald Trump said.
According to government data, the number of families detained at the border with Mexico has remained constant over the past few months, demonstrating that the Trump administration's "zero tolerance policy" argument was not only chaotic but also ineffective.
The president's oldest daughter said she's "very vehemently against family separation" but acknowledged that the issue of immigration is a "complex" matter.
Of the 1,650 cases of LGBT immigrants that have been processed nationwide, "a third are Latinos."
This action came as a result of a court order which set midnight of July 26 as the deadline for President Donald Trump's administration to reunite 2,551 separated children between the ages of five and 17 with their families.
At Arizona's Casa Alitas, migrants receive food, a place to sleep, clean clothes and are allowed to communicate with their families. They even get help buying the bus or plane tickets needed to reach their final destination.
Una política inmoral e inhumana como la “tolerancia cero” de Donald Trump, que castiga sin piedad a las familias y tortura a los niños con una enfermiza parodia de la ley, exige indignación, exige ponerse de pie y proclamar “¡Se acabó!”
An immoral and inhumane policy like Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance,” that mercilessly punishes families and tortures children with a sick parody of law, demands unforgiving, uncompromising outrage, it demands standing up and saying, “Enough is enough!”
"We will seek friendly relations with all governments and peoples in the world," said Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Youngstown again? As an avid spectator of politics, I’ve been hearing about that city in the Mahoning Valley of northeast Ohio for decades. Although it’s home to just 64,000 people, Youngstown gets more than its share of attention from politicians, media, filmmakers, and even a poetic singer/songwriter from Freehold, New Jersey.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois have introduced a new DREAM Act. Oh boy. I really wish they hadn’t done that.
Immigration is a major league policy challenge. But Congress, having recently passed a pair of bills that will accomplish nothing, is stuck playing in the minors.
On Tuesday, Tucson City Council voted unanimously to oppose President Trump’s proposed border wall and prevent the city from doing business with companies that agree to work on the wall.
President Trump is an expert on some things. The North American Free Trade Agreement is not one of them.
When they criticize laws against hate crimes, conservatives claim we shouldn’t create special classes of victims.
Well, forget all that. It turns out that they feel differently when they can get political mileage from exploiting the public’s fear of illegal immigrants. Then they’re all in.
Parece que todos tienen una enérgica opinión sobre el muro fronterizo de Donald Trump. Pero al menos deberíamos hablar del tema en la forma correcta. Es decir, con claridad, pragmatismo y sentido común.
When you rummage through the immigration debate, you never know what you’ll find.
President Donald Trump insisted on Monday in a pair of Twitter posts that the border wall with Mexico, the financing of which is an obstacle blocking a budget agreement to avoid a partial shutdown of the US government, is a "very important tool" for preventing the entry of illegal drugs into this country.
President Trump appears to have softened his position on NATO, free trade, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the advice of generals, and whether China is a currency manipulator.
Raúl Grijalva of Arizona joins Center for Biological Diversity in call for environmental analysis that could delay any construction for several years
Retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz would tell his students the oft-repeated secret to good lawyering.
“When the law is on your side,” Dershowitz would say, “pound the law into the table. When the facts are on your side, pound the facts into the table. And when neither the law nor the facts are on your side, just pound the table.”
Pennsylvania commands a dubious distinction.
Pennsylvania is the state with the nation’s second highest total of structurally deficient bridges according to a Federal Highway Administration analysis updated earlier this year.
Thirteen young Mexican-American artists explore the ideas of "home" and "place" in the American West in an exhibit called "Mi Tierra" at the Denver Art Museum. Artists tackled topics of immigration, identity struggle and colliding worlds.
It seems everyone has a strong opinion about Donald Trump’s border wall. But we should at least talk about it in the right way. That is, with clarity, pragmatism and common sense.