Tag: trump immigration policy

Trump Will Deny Visas to Immigrants Who Don’t Have Health Insurance—and Obamacare Won’t Count

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty) Poor, uninsured immigrants will be denied visas to enter the United States starting next month, the White House announced Friday. Donald Trump signed a proclamation declaring that starting Nov. 3, if an immigrant cannot prove they have their own health insurance or the money to purchase it, they will not be […]

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ICE Said to Have Shut Down an Immigrant Hotline After Orange Is the New Black Featured It in an Episode

Protesters march to offices of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on July 13, 2019, to call for an end to criminalization, detention and deportation of migrants. Photo: Nuccio DiNuzzo (Getty) In what seems to be a case of life imitating art, Donald Trump style, immigration advocates charge the Trump administration deactivated a lawyer hotline […]

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Haitians and Africans Are Increasingly Among Those Stranded Along US-Mexico Border by Trump Immigration Policies

In this photo from September 2016, Haitian refugees, many of them deportees from the United States, await breakfast at an immigrant center in Tijuana, Mexico. Donald Trump’s current immigration policy limiting the number of people allowed to make asylum applications makes images like these current as thousands of immigrants, including those from Haiti and countries throughout […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kellyanne Conway Trade Barbs Over Conditions at Southern Border

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), appearing next to Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), addresses the media after touring a border patrol facility housing children on July 1, 2019 in Clint, Texas. Photo: Christ Chavez (Getty) After what by all accounts was a harrowing visit to immigrant detention facilities, the last thing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably had time […]

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ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities

A man calls for the shutdown of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency during a march May 1, 2019, in Los Angeles. ICE authorities are expected to conduct a major crackdown on immigrants in Los Angeles and in major cities across the nation, beginning Sunday, June 23, 2019.Photo: David McNew (Getty) Despite reported misgivings […]

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Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look

Signs sit behind the podium before the start of a press conference April 3, 2018, with the then New York attorney general Eric to announce a multistate lawsuit to block the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census form. Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty) A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) during a House committee meeting June 12, 2019 Photo: Alex Wong (Getty) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of the Holocaust — and she doesn’t care who may […]

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Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans

U.S. Commerce Secretary and census overseer Wilbur Ross Photo: Win McNamee (Getty) Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.” That’s according to lawyers for those making a court challenge to […]

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