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Colin Powell Rips Trump on Immigration, NATO, Anti-Press Rhetoric: The World Can’t Believe What’s Happening

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell spoke out against President Donald Trump in an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on Sunday, blasting his anti-press rhetoric, retreat from the world stage, and his insults of U.S. allies. Zakaria asked Powell and his other guest, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, about American foreign policy and whether […]


Trump Advocates a ‘Merit-Based Immigration System’

President Donald Trump told the nation Tuesday night he will enforce the nation’s immigration laws to protect the U.S. border. But he also called for reforms to the “current, outdated system” of legal immigration: Nations around the world, like Canada, Australia and many others, have a merit-based immigration system,” Trump said. “It is a basic […]


Trump to introduce new immigration order

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would roll out a new immigration executive order next week that will be tailored to the federal court decision that paused his travel ban. “The new order is going to be very much tailored to what I consider to be a very bad decision,” Trump said during a […]


Media miss major policy shift in Trump’s immigration order

Amid the controversy over President Trump’s executive order on immigration, a major philosophical change in counter-terrorism strategy articulated in the order has been largely missed. In contrast to the frequent reassurances of previous presidents that it is a “religion of peace,” Islam – the historic, fundamentalist interpretation that is mainstream across the Middle East – […]


Fear spreads in L.A. after immigration ‘raid,’ advocates claim. Officials say arrests are ‘routine.”

The panicked emails and phone calls began streaming in from community members at about 11 a.m. Thursday morning, inundating Los Angeles immigration lawyers with far more cases than usual. Immigrant advocate groups claim that more than 100 people had been taken into custody by federal immigration officials in Southern California Thursday, indicating a “coordinated sweep” in arrests and heightening fears […]


Tens of thousands protest Trump’s immigration ban across the US

Tens of thousands of people rallied in US cities and at airports on Sunday to voice outrage over President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting entry into the country for travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations. In New York, Washington, and Boston, a second wave of demonstrations began the afternoon after spontaneous rallies broke out at US […]


Trump lambastes McCain, Graham for criticizing his immigration ban

After top Republican lawmakers harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring people from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the US, he fired back Sunday in an official statement and in more candid words on Twitter. Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina released a joint statement on Sunday calling […]


Immigration Protests

The Immigration Crisis What is the huge uproar over immigration really about? Why are people demonstrating at airports? Do foreigners have a constitutional right to come to the US? Do they have any right to come here, or do they only come by our permission? We’ll explain the real reason behind the huge crisis on […]


E.U. Offers New Immigration Plan, Hoping to Sway Reluctant Countries

The European Union authorities, seeking to balance the scale of the migration crisis with the reluctance of some countries to take in refugees, offered a series of proposals on Wednesday that would give member states more latitude while offering them 10,000 euros for each refugee they accept.   Europe has struggled to come up with […]


OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure

President Barack Obama’s inability to overhaul the nation’s immigration system will stand as the most glaring failure in his effort to enact a vision of social change. Despite two campaigns full of promises and multiple strategies, he imposed only incremental, largely temporary modifications.   When his presidency ends in January, Obama will leave behind an […]