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The Daily 202: Trump tries to show empathy for gun violence victims, but don’t expect tears 22.2.2018 Washington Post
The Daily 202: Trump tries to show empathy for gun violence victims, but don’t expect tears
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A quick political guide to what's next for the 'Dreamers' 22.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Congress and the White House haven’t been able to agree on a plan to give legal status to millions of people brought to the country illegally as children, and the clock is ticking.

When President Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in September, he gave Congress until...

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South Asians protest unjust treatment of migrants 21.2.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
‘Govt. misusing laws to reject our right to remain in U.K.’
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The Finance 202: Senate Republicans not on board with Trump's protectionist agenda 21.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
They want Trump to reconsider the U.S. withdrawal from TPP.
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As Trump calls for bump stock ban, how many have Denver residents turned over to police? 21.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
As President Donald Trump ordered a ban on gun modifications Tuesday afternoon, Denver police saw zero engagement with their plan to get the locally illegal bump stocks off the streets.
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Trump orders Justice Department to ban bump stocks 21.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre
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Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family 19.2.2018 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children couldn't come with him because they were now adults....
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Focus on Dreamers breeds resentment from other immigrants here illegally 18.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Ever since Sam Paredes crossed into the U.S. illegally from Mexico nearly 30 years ago, he followed a simple philosophy of keeping his head down and trying to stay out of trouble.

The 39-year-old put in long hours for little pay as an office manager at a clothing wholesaler. He paid his taxes and...

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"Pro-Immigrant" Liberalism and Capitalist Exploitation: Why Corporate Democrats Do Not Support Immigrant Justice 18.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema pose for photos with immigration reform activists after a discussion on immigration reform October 23, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. With the fate of DACA up in the air, Democrats have been relatively silent on the plight of nearly 10 million other undocumented immigrants. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images) The immigration debate, which teeters between racist vitriol from the right-wing and pro-immigrant discourse from corporate liberals and multicultural elites, deliberately ignores the fundamental issue of exploitation under a capitalist system. Immigrant workers are, above all, a means to turn a profit for both those in the detention and deportation business as well as industries that thrive on cheap labor. Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema pose for photos with immigration reform activists after a discussion on immigration reform October 23, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. With the fate of DACA up in the air, Democrats have been ...
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Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Planet Earth: Blue Planet II' on BBC America 17.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Final Space This preview of the new animated series, which premieres Feb. 26, is an interstellar comedy created by independent filmmaker, actor, comedian and entrepreneur Olan Rogers and co-produced by Conan O’Brien’s production company. The series follows an astronaut and his adorable,...

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A look at Trump's threat of a March 5 deadline for Dreamers 17.2.2018 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is still trying to pressure Congress to pass immigration legislation by March 5. Thanks to the federal courts, the impact of his deadline is less threatening than it was originally, at least for now....
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What now for the 'Dreamers' after the Senate failed to act? 16.2.2018 LA Times: Nation

The much-awaited Senate debate on immigration produced a flop this week — no legislation, not even any memorable speeches in the manner of Senates past.

Yet the debate did clarify one key point: President Trump, who just last month said he would “take the heat off the Democrats and the Republicans”...

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‘Dreamers’ left in lurch as Senate rejects immigration bills 16.2.2018 Hindu: Home
The fate of the Dreamers has been uncertain since Trump scrapped the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program last September and gave Congress six months to legislate a solution.
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Essential California: Bipartisan Senate effort to protect Dreamers collapses after Trump threatens veto 16.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, Feb. 16, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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The latest attempt at immigration reform, including protections to prevent “Dreamers” from being deported, collapsed in the Senate on Thursday as a...

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Immigrant rights activists block Homeland Security van from accessing Metropolitan Detention Center 16.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A crowd of immigrant rights advocates blocked a Homeland Security van late Thursday from accessing the Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Video footage showed dozens of people standing in the street, in front of a marked van, chanting, “Drive out ICE!” and “Stop the deportations!”...

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California’s senators split on Dreamers fix as immigration bill fails 16.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Senate rejects bipartisan immigration plan and Trump's, too 16.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Facing a White House veto threat and opposition from the Senate's GOP leaders, the chamber derailed a plan by bipartisan senators that would have helped 1.8 million young immigrant "Dreamers" achieve citizenship.
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Trump says bipartisan immigration deal would be a 'total catastrophe' 16.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Colorado gun-store thieves could face more prison time under bipartisan measure that cleared its first hurdle 16.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Thieves who take guns or ammunition during a burglary in Colorado could face a stiffer prison sentence and heftier fines under a measure that passed a House committee on Thursday with support from prosecutors, victims of gun violence and lawmakers from both parties.
Senate fails to advance any immigration proposals 15.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Senate failed to pass any immigration legislation before a self-imposed Friday deadline. Without a bill, roughly 700,000 immigrants stand to lose legal protections as early as March 5.
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