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Cynthia Nixon Says ICE Is a 'Terrorist Organization,' Calls for Its Abolition Cynthia Nixon Says ICE Is a 'Terrorist Organization,' Calls for Its Abolition

On Thursday evening, New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon was speaking at a church on Manhattan’s Upper West Side where Debora Vasquez-Barrios, an undocumented immigrant, is taking sanctuary after ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) officers threatened to deport her. Vasquez-Barrios, who has two small…

Hundreds of People Flooded a New York City Airport to Show Love to Migrant Kids Hundreds of People Flooded a New York City Airport to Show Love to Migrant Kids

Immigration activists flooded the terminals of New York’s LaGuardia airport Wednesday night in order to greet the arriving flights of children separated from their families at the United States-Mexico border. Despite President Trump signing a self-congratulatory executive order “ending” his administration’s family…

Eat Shit, Ivanka Eat Shit, Ivanka

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'They Are Prisons': Inside Trump's Executive Order on Indefinite Family Detention 'They Are Prisons': Inside Trump's Executive Order on Indefinite Family Detention

Days after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen flat-out denied that the administration was separating families at the border, and hours after she justified the policy by saying asylum seekers are criminals “smuggling” children across the border, the Trump administration drafted an executive order to end its…

Lawsuit Alleges Immigrant Children Forcibly Injected With Antipsychotic Drugs  Lawsuit Alleges Immigrant Children Forcibly Injected With Antipsychotic Drugs 

Affidavits filed in April claims that migrant children in a taxpayer-funded facility with a history of abuse allegations were forcibly injected with powerful anti-psychotic medications, Reveal reports. In an interview with Reveal, forensic psychiatrist Mark. J. Mills compared the practice to tactics used in the former…

The Campaign to Make It Seem Like Ivanka Trump Gives a Shit About Migrant Children Has Begun  The Campaign to Make It Seem Like Ivanka Trump Gives a Shit About Migrant Children Has Begun 

America’s next top selkie Ivanka Trump really cares about the kids who have been forcibly removed from their parents as a direct result of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy, which has so far led to the detention of more than 2,000 children.

One Day at a Time and Vida Writers Are Helping Families Separated at the Border

The writers for One Day at a Time and Vida—two shows centered around Latinx families—have paired up to raise money for RAICES Texas, one of the organizations working to fight the inhumane treatment of children being separated from their parents at the border. Vanity Fair reports that the two writers’ rooms have united…

The Trump Administration's 'Tender Age' Facilities Are Prisons for Babies and Toddlers The Trump Administration's 'Tender Age' Facilities Are Prisons for Babies and Toddlers

The Trump administration, its brutality truly limitless, is detaining babies and toddlers who have been forcibly removed from their parents at what are being called “tender age” facilities.

After a Nice Long Day of Human Rights Violations, Trump Shares Sensual Embrace With American Flag  After a Nice Long Day of Human Rights Violations, Trump Shares Sensual Embrace With American Flag 

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Ask an Immigration Lawyer: Migrant Parents Face a Long, Complicated Road Ahead to Get Their Children Back Ask an Immigration Lawyer: Migrant Parents Face a Long, Complicated Road Ahead to Get Their Children Back

After the official launch of Jeff Sessions’ “zero-tolerance policy” in April, which mandates the criminal prosecution of everyone who crosses the border without authorization, at least 2,300 children—over a hundred of whom are under the age of four—have been forcibly separated from their parents. (The Trump…

Report: The Trump Administration Is Withdrawing From the United Nations Human Rights Council [UPDATED] Report: The Trump Administration Is Withdrawing From the United Nations Human Rights Council [UPDATED]

Bloomberg reports that the Trump administration will announce its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council, citing “hypocrisy and criticized as biased against Israel.”

Jeff Sessions Clarifies That the Trump Administration Is Early Nazi, Not Late Nazi Jeff Sessions Clarifies That the Trump Administration Is Early Nazi, Not Late Nazi

On Monday night’s The Ingraham Angle, a show for racists, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was asked about recent comparisons being made between the Trump administration’s policy of family separation and forced deportation and family separation in Nazi Germany.

'Congress and the Courts Created This Problem,' Lies Woman Who Helped Create Family Separation Crisis    'Congress and the Courts Created This Problem,' Lies Woman Who Helped Create Family Separation Crisis   

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Pro-Life Group Has Nothing to Say About Children in Cages Pro-Life Group Has Nothing to Say About Children in Cages

Thousands of families are being separated at the United States border thanks to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s unfathomably cruel “zero tolerance” policy. As a result, thousands of children are being kept in prison-like facilities; employees and volunteers are prohibited from touching them for any reason.

This Is What 'Zero Tolerance' Sounds Like  This Is What 'Zero Tolerance' Sounds Like 

At ProPublica, reporter Ginger Thompson has obtained what might be the most potent illustration of the impact of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” border policy: stomach-churning audio of the sobs and frantic pleading of young children who have been stolen from their parents by the U.S. government. The audio…

We Have a Policy of Separating Families at the Border  We Have a Policy of Separating Families at the Border 

On Sunday night, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielson tweeted: “We do not have a policy of separating families at the border. Period.”

When DHS Takes Your Children, They Will Hand You This Piece of Paper  When DHS Takes Your Children, They Will Hand You This Piece of Paper 

Once their children have been taken, Customs and Border Protection gives migrant parents a sterile handout about what to do next. The words “Next steps for families” are printed across the top; the leaflet comes in English and Spanish.  

Five Undocumented Immigrants Killed in Texas in a High-Speed Car Chase With Border Patrol Five Undocumented Immigrants Killed in Texas in a High-Speed Car Chase With Border Patrol

Five people were killed and several others were injured on Sunday in a high-speed car chase involving Border Patrol and an SUV allegedly carrying undocumented immigrants from Mexico into Texas.

Melania Speaks Melania Speaks

Melania Trump, apparently emboldened by her brief time in hiding, asserted in a statement on Sunday that separating immigrant children from their families at the U.S. border is not a way to Be Best.

According to an Advocate, Immigration Officers Tell Migrant Parents That They're Taking Children 'to Get Bathed'  According to an Advocate, Immigration Officers Tell Migrant Parents That They're Taking Children 'to Get Bathed' 

An illuminating interview with a migrant justice worker casts some light into the quagmire of migrant detainment at the US-Mexico border, where immigration officials are taking children from their parents under the Trump administration’s new “zero-tolerance” policy. Speaking to Texas Monthly, Anne Chandler–executive…

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