House Republicans and their right-wing allies are in an uproar over new Customs and Border Protection (CBP) guidance that simply instructs federal agents to treat LGBTQ migrants in their custody with a modicum of respect.  Under the guidance, agents are instructed to avoid using specific pronouns until they have... Continue »
English Punchbowl The Top By Andrew Desiderio, John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman December 04, 2023 NBC News Immigration talks collapse, threatening to sink aid to Israel and Ukraine By Sahil Kapur, Kate Santaliz and Frank Thorp V December 04, 2023 Semafor The GOP demands that caused Democrats to walk... Continue »
English NBC News No good answers for Biden as voters recoil over border crossings By Peter Nicholas, Mike Memoli and Julia Ainsley December 03, 2023 NBC News No good answers for Biden as voters recoil over border crossings By Peter Nicholas, Mike Memoli and Julia Ainsley December 04, 2023... Continue »
Civil rights organizations said in a complaint last summer that at least 30 people, including a number of bystanders, had been killed as a result of often unnecessary high-speed chases stemming from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s multi-billion dollar Operation Lone Star (OLS) scheme. In the year since, that number... Continue »
English New York Times Democrats Clash Over Move to Add Asylum Changes to War Funding Bill By Karoun Demirjian December 01, 2023 The Hill Schumer bedeviled by Democratic divisions over Israel, immigration By ALEXANDER BOLTON December 01, 2023 Politico Republicans’ border policy push is getting support from an unexpected... Continue »
Senate Republicans have been demanding a series of cruel, draconian and permanent changes to the U.S. asylum system in exchange for funding to support our allies in Ukraine. These lawmakers seek to end the legal pathway of asylum as we know it and cut off other legal avenues for... Continue »
English AP Congress is eying immigration limits as GOP demands border changes in swap for Biden overseas aid By LISA MASCARO, STEPHEN GROVES AND REBECCA SANTANA November 29, 2023 The Washington Post Ukraine funding’s fate hangs on thorny immigration issue in Senate By Liz Goodwin and Jacob Bogage November... Continue »
Following a terrifying car accident at a United States-Canada border crossing that resulted in a massive explosion and two tragic deaths, far-right voices wasted no time engaging in nativist fearmongering in order to advance their political and hateful agendas. Federal officials said they were still probing the cause of... Continue »
English Border Report GOP’s immigration demands would cause ‘chaos and disorder’ at border, groups say By Sandra Sanchez November 28, 2023 Punchbowl The Top By Andrew Desiderio, Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan November 28, 2023 Politico Why the left is blanching at the border talks By RYAN LIZZA, EUGENE... Continue »
Veteran Univision journalist Jorge Ramos is pushing back against his network’s alarming interview with former President Donald Trump, warning in a recent column that the cozy and largely unchecked sit-down with journalist Enrique Acevedo at Mar-a-Lago earlier this month “put in doubt the independence of our news department.” “We... Continue »