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The Travesty of Remain in Mexico Policy and Killing Asylum: Recommended Viewing & Listening Ahead of House Homeland Security Committee Hearing

Hasan Minhaj and Ira Glass shed light on “Trump’s Worst Policy” Ahead of tomorrow’s House Homeland Security Committee examination of the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” program, also known as MPP, two recommended watches and listens put the administration’s self-created human rights crisis – sparked by their approach to asylum, border, and MPP – into … Continue reading »

Bluegrass Band Releases Inspiring Music Video Highlighting Undocumented Immigrants in North Carolina

The new music video for the bluegrass song, “The Dreamer” features the story of Moisés Serrano, an openly undocumented and queer DACA recipient from North Carolina. Columbus, OH—Che Apalache, a bluegrass band featuring three powerhouse Latin American musicians and North Carolina native, Joe Troop, recently released a music video for their latest  single “The Dreamer” which appears … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “What ‘Border Wars’ Book Reveals About Trump, Miller And Immigration”

In Forbes column on new “Border Wars” book by NY Times reporters, Stuart Anderson highlights how Stephen Miller drives immigration policy  A new column in Forbes by Stuart Anderson assessing the new book “Border Wars,” by New York Times reporters Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear, highlights the role Stephen Miller plays in advancing … Continue reading »

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Highlights Trump’s Abuse of Undocumented Workers

Lawyer: “Donald Trump and the Trump organization are running and engaging in a multi-state criminal conspiracy” In a segment titled, “The Well-Documented Case of Trump’s Undocumented Employees” on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, former undocumented employees of the Trump Organization bravely speak out about the abuses they experienced working for President Trump and his family.  … Continue reading »

Chris Hayes on the Meaning of “Border Security”

“America cannot be and will not be, one hopes, the kind of nation that those folks want” Last night, on the heels of the White House’s announcement of a forthcoming national emergency declaration, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes provided Americans with a much-needed reality check on the shifting meaning of “border security” debate. Standing in El Paso … Continue reading »

Heartwarming Story of the Week: Samantha Bee Buys a House for Families of Detained Immigrants

This week, talk show host Samantha Bee of TBS’ Full Frontal hosted an entire holiday special highlighting Donald Trump’s continued assault on immigrants, what’s going on with asylum and families at the border, and the plight of immigrant families across the country. “Christmas on I.C.E.,” as the special was called, was dedicated to raising money … Continue reading »

Late Night Gets It: Trump is Using Caravan to Spread Lies

Donald Trump, Fox News, and Republicans have been using the migrant caravan to scare base voters into turning out for the midterm elections. And while some outlets have been repeating their breathless claims, late night shows have seen through Trump’s lies. As Samantha Bee, Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert, and others have pointed out — asylum seekers … Continue reading »

Logic’s Powerful Performance at VMAs Draws Attention to Separated Families

Last night at the MTV Video Music Awards, rapper and music producer Logic took the stage with One Republic’s Ryan Tedder for a powerful performance of Logic’s song “One Day”, that highlighted the Trump Administration’s immigration policies and the separation of children and families. Logic and Tedder were joined on stage by hundreds of children … Continue reading »

Samantha Bee Takes on “Racist —hole” Stephen Miller and His Disturbing Role in Trump White House

The Trump White House is full of extremist right-wing characters, perhaps none more so than “senior policy adviser” Stephen Miller and his former boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The recent Michael Wolff book “Fire and Fury” described Miller memorably as “a fifty-five-year-old trapped in a thirty-two-year-old’s body”, who was brought onto the Trump campaign for … Continue reading »