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Mitch McConnell railed against House Democrats’ plan to send $1,200 stimulus checks to immigrants left out of initial wave of federal payments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tore into the Democratic plan for additional stimulus checks, saying it would benefit undocumented immigrants. “Another round of checks for illegal immigrants. Can you believe it?” the Kentucky Republican said during a speech on the Senate floor. The Democratic plan opens the door for more […]
Mitch McConnell railed against House Democrats’ plan to send $1,200 stimulus checks to immigrants left out of initial wave of federal payments
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls Trump’s migrant detention centres ‘concentration camps’ and his administration ‘fascist,’ igniting a fierce debate online

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused President Donald Trump of running “concentration camps” to detain migrants and said his administration is “authoritarian and fascist” on Monday. “‘Never Again’ means something … the fact that concentration camps are now an institutionalized practice in the home of the free is extraordinarily disturbing,” the lawmaker […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls Trump’s migrant detention centres ‘concentration camps’ and his administration ‘fascist,’ igniting a fierce debate online
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5 immigrants and first-generation Americans working in the Trump administration

President Donald Trump campaigned on a set of extreme immigration policies, including building a wall on the US-Mexico border and banning Muslims from entering the US. And he is again cracking down on illegal immigration, reportedly urging officials to close the southern border, considering a plan to deliver illegal immigrants […]
5 immigrants and first-generation Americans working in the Trump administration
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The Army reportedly leaked sensitive info about thousands of immigrant recruits — now some could face a ‘death sentence’ from foreign governments

The US Army inadvertently leaked sensitive information on 4,200 immigrant recruits, many from hostile countries, potentially putting them and their families at risk, The Washington Post reported. The information included names, Social Security numbers, enlistment dates, home addresses, and even the status of agency background checks. The leak has reportedly […]
The Army reportedly leaked sensitive info about thousands of immigrant recruits — now some could face a ‘death sentence’ from foreign governments
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Here’s how many people in each state were born outside the US

Immigrants make up a big part of the American population across all 50 states. Recently released Census data shows the share of each state’s population that was born outside the US. California and New York had the largest percentages of foreign-born residents, while West Virginia, Mississippi, and Montana had the […]
Here’s how many people in each state were born outside the US