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Most Americans think Trump doesn’t ‘hire the best people.’ Thirty-one percent of voters like Trump as a person. Most Americans think Trump usually lies, but like him anyway, poll shows.

Couple Wearing Homemade 'Abolish ICE' T-Shirts Denied Entry to the Statue of Liberty Couple Wearing Homemade 'Abolish ICE' T-Shirts Denied Entry to the Statue of Liberty

Gothamist reports that a couple wearing handcrafted “Abolish ICE” t-shirts were denied entry to the Statue of Liberty in July, a move that the National Park Service now says “never should’ve happened.” Yeah, no shit.

Life Is a Vicious Waiting Game for These DACA Recipients  Life Is a Vicious Waiting Game for These DACA Recipients 

It was January when Ashleigh lost her job at the grocery store, and March when she first started driving without a license. The chain of events felt like dominos coming down one by one, but there was nothing she could do to stop them. “My work permit expired, so my job put me on leave,” she says. “The DMV gave me a…

And Here We Have a Very Long Story About Kellyanne Conway's Marriage  And Here We Have a Very Long Story About Kellyanne Conway's Marriage 

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Stephen Miller's Uncle: My Nephew Sucks  Stephen Miller's Uncle: My Nephew Sucks 

As an auntie to seven (!!!) beautiful, sweet young children, I often wonder what I would do if my siblings’ spawn turn out to be total dicks. Apparently, Stephen Miller’s uncle has been pondering the same exact question, and in an essay for Politico, Miller’s uncle David S. Glosser takes his balding white supremacist…

Judge Threatens to Hold Jeff Sessions in Contempt Over Attempted Deportation of Mother and Child  Judge Threatens to Hold Jeff Sessions in Contempt Over Attempted Deportation of Mother and Child 

A federal judge threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions and others in contempt after learning that the Trump administration was in the process of deporting a woman and her daughter while a court hearing appealing their case was underway. Yes, this sounds like the Trump administration I have come to know.

Border Patrol Is the Feminist We Need  Border Patrol Is the Feminist We Need 

On Thursday, the Trump administration announced that Carla Provost, who has been serving as acting chief of the Border Patrol since 2017, will become the next head of the agency that has terrorized immigrant communities since its founding and, in recent months, has come under severe criticism for its role in…

Laura Ingraham Said Some Racist Shit About Immigrants Again Laura Ingraham Said Some Racist Shit About Immigrants Again

Fox News’ Laura Ingraham spent a portion of her White Power Hour Wednesday night admitting what we all knew: It’s not just undocumented immigrants that right wingers have a problem with; they hate immigrants in general!

Instagram Is No Longer Safe for Ivanka!  Instagram Is No Longer Safe for Ivanka! 

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ICE Crashed a Van Full of Mothers Separated From Their Children, Then Lied About It ICE Crashed a Van Full of Mothers Separated From Their Children, Then Lied About It

A van transporting eight undocumented mothers forcibly separated from their children under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy crashed en route to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility. ICE then repeatedly denied the crash ever occurred.

ACLU Sues Jeff Sessions Over Asylum Restrictions for Victims of Domestic Abuse and Gang Violence  ACLU Sues Jeff Sessions Over Asylum Restrictions for Victims of Domestic Abuse and Gang Violence 

The American Civil Liberties Union sued Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen, and other administration officials Tuesday for blocking victims of domestic abuse and gang violence from receiving asylum in the United States.

Hearing Muslim Women's Voices at the Dergah Hearing Muslim Women's Voices at the Dergah

The hot A train is packed with post-workday commuters, and by the time I reach Tribeca it is happy hour. Suited professionals are spilling out from office buildings and into the many bars of the neighborhood. I walk past the same Irish pub three times before finally checking Google Maps; I am new to New York, and…

Trump Pivots Back to Punishing Refugees Trump Pivots Back to Punishing Refugees

The Trump administration is once again targeting the United States Refugee Resettlement program. After slashing the number of refugees allowed into the country to just 45,000 last year, the lowest that any administration has attempted since 1980, the White House is reportedly planning to reduce the limit again by as…

'Selena for Sanctuary' Concert Series Has Raised Over $10K in Legal Fees for Immigrant Rights  'Selena for Sanctuary' Concert Series Has Raised Over $10K in Legal Fees for Immigrant Rights 

DAMROSCH PARK, NEW YORK — Dancing tias and teens commandeer the aisles before the performers even enter stage left. Beer, sweat, and laughter permeate the air like the holy trinity of every good fiesta. The message, for once, is not to assimilate, but to celebrate and relish in the Latinx community’s roots. The Selena…

Federal Judge Orders the Trump Administration to Stop Giving Migrant Kids Psychotropic Drugs Without Consent  Federal Judge Orders the Trump Administration to Stop Giving Migrant Kids Psychotropic Drugs Without Consent 

A judge has found that officials at a Texas facility have been giving migrant children in their custody psychotropic medications without permission from their parents or guardians, violating state child welfare laws, reports the Washington Post.

Lawsuit Alleges ICE Is Pressuring Migrant Parents to Drop Their Children's Immigration Cases to Speed Up Deportation  Lawsuit Alleges ICE Is Pressuring Migrant Parents to Drop Their Children's Immigration Cases to Speed Up Deportation 

After subjecting migrant families to months of forced separation and reuniting parents and their children only under extreme pressure from the American public and a federal judge’s court order, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is now trying to coerce newly reunited families to leave the country, according to new…

HHS-Run Immigrant Youth Shelters Are Rampant With Abuse, Report Finds HHS-Run Immigrant Youth Shelters Are Rampant With Abuse, Report Finds

ProPublica has released a haunting report detailing the rampant abuse and lack of oversight at government-contracted immigrant youth centers, a situation that one child psychiatrist has called a “gold mine” for predators.

Microsoft Workers Reportedly Confront CEO With Petition Demanding Termination of ICE Contract  Microsoft Workers Reportedly Confront CEO With Petition Demanding Termination of ICE Contract 

On Thursday, The New York Times reported that Microsoft employees confronted the company’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, with a petition signed by more than 300,000 individuals calling on the software manufacturer to terminate its contract with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

DOJ Email Asks U.S. Attorneys to Refer to Undocumented Immigrants As 'Illegal Aliens' DOJ Email Asks U.S. Attorneys to Refer to Undocumented Immigrants As 'Illegal Aliens'

The long and contentious debate over the correct way to refer to those who enter the U.S. without “papers” or proper authorization could use some rebranding, according to the Department of Justice—at least in one email obtained by CNN.

Donald Trump to Punish His Political Enemies Again Donald Trump to Punish His Political Enemies Again

Let’s just get this over with, shall we?

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