Category Archives: Immigration

Opinion | How Trump Helps MS-13 – by Bret Stephens – The New York Times

“. . . There are better options. Bill Clinton and then George W. Bush invested some $10 billion in counterinsurgency and counternarcotics efforts to rescue Colombia from the grip of jungle guerrillas and drug lords. The plan was expensive, took … Continue reading

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She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later- She Was Arrested. – By Manny Fernandez – The New York Times

By Manny Fernandez May 10, 2019 966 “MCALLEN, Tex. — Teresa L. Todd pulled over one recent night on a dark West Texas highway to help three young Central American migrants who had flagged her down. Ms. Todd — an elected … Continue reading

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Asylum Seekers Face New Restraints Under Latest Trump Orders – By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Caitlin Dickerson – The New York Times

By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Caitlin Dickerson April 29, 2019 202 “WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday ordered new restrictions on asylum seekers at the Mexican border — including application fees and work permit restraints — and directed that cases in the already clogged … Continue reading

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Opinion | What if Trump Could Explain as Well as He Inflames? by Thomas Friedman – The New York Times

“Unfortunately, we have a president who wants to spend $5.7 billion on a wall to fix his political problems with Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and Laura Ingraham. When what we need is a president who wants to spend $5.7 on … Continue reading

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Opinion | Trump’s Prime-Time Bludgeon – By Ross Douthat – The New York Times

By Ross Douthat Opinion Columnist Jan. 9, 2019,  675 c President Trump made his first prime-time Oval Office address on Tuesday night. Credit,  Joshua Bright for The New York Times “The people who didn’t want television networks to cede a … Continue reading

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Making President Trump’s Bed: A Housekeeper Without Papers – By Miriam Jordan – The New York Times

“But throughout his campaign and his administration, Ms. Morales, 45, has been reporting for work at Mr. Trump’s golf course in Bedminster, where she is still on the payroll. An employee of the golf course drives her and a group … Continue reading

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Opinion | We Need a High Wall With a Big Gate – by Thomas Friedman – The New York Times

There are now more climate refugees, economic migrants searching for work and political refugees just searching for order than at any point since World War II, nearly 70 million people according to the International Rescue Committee, and 135 million more … Continue reading

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As Slums Teeter in Marseille- a Poverty Crisis Turns Deadly – By Adam Nossiter – The New York Times

By Adam Nossiter Nov. 19, 2018,     9 comments “MARSEILLE, France — The red-helmeted marine firefighter was firm. “Right,” he told the anxious families gathered around him, “we’re closing up the building.” Bewildered and frightened, they climbed the darkened, rickety … Continue reading

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Opinion | I’m a Child of Immigrants. And I Have a Plan to Fix Immigration. – By Sonia Nazario – NYT

By Sonia Nazario Ms. Nazario writes about immigration and asylum.      Oct. 26, 2018 Honduran migrants in the caravan heading to the United States, passing through Chiapas, Mexico, on Oct. 21.CreditCreditPedro Pardo/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An immigration lawyer … Continue reading

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Opinion | We Need to Offer More Than Asylum – by Roberto Suro – NYT

Enforcement alone won’t stop them, certainly not enforcement consistent with our laws. So the root causes must be addressed. In the meantime, the families will keep coming. As we’re seeing yet again, our asylum system is dysfunctional. What we need … Continue reading

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