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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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72 former US attorneys call on Sessions to end ‘tragic and unsustainable’ family separations in scathing letter

A bipartisan group of former US attorneys are calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Trump administration’s policy of detaining immigrant children at the US-Mexico border. The letter says the attorneys were “horrified” by the policy’s “tragic and unsustainable” consequences. The policy has drawn growing backlash as President […]
72 former US attorneys call on Sessions to end ‘tragic and unsustainable’ family separations in scathing letter
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A growing number of lawmakers are calling on Kirstjen Nielsen to resign

Several lawmakers have called on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign. Nielsen has gotten a rush of backlash for her refusal to apologise or acknowledge the role of President Donald Trump’s administration in the so-called zero-tolerance policy. Several lawmakers have called on Department of Homeland Security Secretary […]
A growing number of lawmakers are calling on Kirstjen Nielsen to resign
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Hillary Clinton: Trump’s blaming of ‘zero-tolerance,’ family-separation policy on Democrats is an ‘outright lie’

Hillary Clinton spoke out Monday against President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy. Trump has blamed the policy on Democrats, something Clinton called “an outright lie.” Clinton also criticised Republican officials who have invoked religion in defending the policy, condemning “those who selectively use the Bible to justify this cruelty.” Hillary […]
Hillary Clinton: Trump’s blaming of ‘zero-tolerance,’ family-separation policy on Democrats is an ‘outright lie’
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A far-right darling in the White House was the one who convinced Trump the US should separate parents from their children at the border

The New York Times reported President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy that separates families at the US-Mexico border was the work of White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller. Miller pushed the policy to fruition after March’s increase in illegal immigration, which Trump touted as a top priority in his 2016 […]
A far-right darling in the White House was the one who convinced Trump the US should separate parents from their children at the border
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Kellyanne Conway: ‘Nobody likes’ policy separating families at the border

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway told NBC “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd Sunday “nobody likes” separating families at the border. Almost 2,000 children have reportedly been separated from their families at the border over six weeks under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy. Conway called on Democrats to develop […]
Kellyanne Conway: ‘Nobody likes’ policy separating families at the border
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Separating kids from parents at the border mirrors a ‘textbook strategy’ of domestic abuse, experts say — and causes irreversible, lifelong damage

Under Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, everyone who attempts to cross the border is being prosecuted. Because of the way that policy is enforced, 2,000 children were separated from their parents in six weeks. Experts, mental health groups, and human rights organisations say this could cause serious, […]
Separating kids from parents at the border mirrors a ‘textbook strategy’ of domestic abuse, experts say  —  and causes irreversible, lifelong damage