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Populist parties gain more victories in European politics 16.10.2017 AP Top News
BERLIN (AP) -- Right-wing parties chalked up two more victories in Europe over the weekend, coming second in Austria's national election and entering another state parliament in Germany, putting further pressure on mainstream conservatives to take a harder line on immigration....
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Win or lose in Austrian vote, the far right triumphs as rivals back policies once deemed fringe 13.10.2017 Washington Post: World
The election reveals just how far toward the margins politics in Europe have shifted.
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Protect the Dreamers, but Don't Fall for an E-Verify "Compromise" 12.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Democratic leaders working with Trump to protect DACA recipients may be unwilling to fund a border wall, but they seem open to concessions on E-Verify -- a system for checking on work authorization. However, universal E-Verify would only drive undocumented workers into the underground economy, costing billions of dollars in tax revenue and mostly benefiting big businesses that use subcontractors. US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano speaks during a news conference to announce the launch of E-Verify Self Check service March 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images) Support from readers provides Truthout with vital funds to keep investigating what mainstream media won't cover. Fund more stories like this by donating now! E-Verify is back on the political agenda. For years, politicians have wanted to force all of the country's  7.7 million  private employers to check new hires against this online system -- which compares employees' documents with government databases in ...
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Trump's anti-immigration aide tries to take charge 9.10.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Trump's anti-immigration aide tries to take charge
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If your political base is irrational, get a new base 4.10.2017 Washington Post
If your political base is irrational, get a new base
The claims of anti-immigrant hysterics are disproved - again 28.9.2017 Washington Post
The claims of anti-immigrant hysterics are disproved - again
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"Don't be afraid!" Pope starts campaign to promote migrants 28.9.2017 AP Top News
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis on Wednesday launched a two-year education campaign about the plight of migrants to counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S. and Europe, urging the world: "Don't be afraid!"...
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“Don’t be afraid!” Pope starts campaign to promote migrants 28.9.2017 Washington Post: World
Pope Francis on Wednesday launched a two-year education campaign about the plight of migrants to counteract mounting anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S. and Europe, urging the world: “Don’t be afraid!”
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Is it safe for citizens to go home to Sudan or Haiti? 25.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The United States has long allowed people to remain in this country if their home nations are beset by war or natural disaster while they’re here. It is one of the great humanitarian features of an often-dysfunctional and too frequently coldhearted immigration system.

But signals now being sent...

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The Daily 202: Why the divider in chief embraces culture wars 25.9.2017 Washington Post
The Daily 202: Why the divider in chief embraces culture wars
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Germany’s far right establishes a beachhead in Parliament 25.9.2017 Washington Post: World
The rise of the Alternative for Germany marked a watershed moment in German politics.
How Merkel’s Win May Hide Rising Discontent 22.9.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: With German Chancellor Merkel expected to win reelection on Sunday, the European elites may celebrate having turned back a populist surge, but their neo-liberal policies continue to fuel discontent, says Andrew Spannaus. By Andrew Spannaus The citizens of Germany…Read more →
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Republicans Are Happy Trump Ended DACA. They're Less Sure About Deporting DREAMers 17.9.2017 NPR News
Polls broadly suggest that Republicans are more upset about the existence of the DACA program than about the underlying substantive concerns that led to creation of it.
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Conservatives Fume Over DACA Deal As Trump Tries To Mollify His Base 15.9.2017 NPR News
Radio hosts and sites like Breitbart were livid over the possibility that Trump made a deal with Democrats. But he continues to insist his border wall will still get built and he's not capitulating.
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Sessions forced Trump into his dumbest political move yet 13.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Sessions forced Trump into his dumbest political move yet
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Morning Bits 13.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Morning Bits
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In the Trump era, the U.S. needs parliamentary politics more than ever 12.9.2017 Washington Post
In the Trump era, the U.S. needs parliamentary politics more than ever
Official: Denmark doesn’t want UN quota refugees this year 9.9.2017 Washington Post: World
Denmark’s minority center-right government doesn’t want to accept any refugees this year that come into the country under a U.N. quota system, an official said Saturday.
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Norway elects a new parliament on 9/11. Here are 4 things to know. 8.9.2017 Washington Post
Norway elects a new parliament on 9/11. Here are 4 things to know.
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Irma Ravages Caribbean on Way to Florida; Lawsuits Filed Against Trump's DACA Reversal: 'BradCast' 9/7/2017 8.9.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Climate mayhem unleashed in the Atlantic; Legal push-back against Trump's latest anti-immigrant policy; and much more. [Audio link to full show follows below.] On the heels of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, one of the most ferocious Category 5 storms ever tracked in the Atlantic, is wreaking catastrophic devastation ...
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