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May Day March Planned as Trump Stokes Fear Among Immigrants


If the past is any predictor, millions across the United States will march May 1 in defense of immigrant rights and against the president’s increasingly draconian policies.

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Trump’s Wall: How Much Money Does the Government Have for It Now?


Answer: $20 million. That’s enough to cover the cost of seven miles of wall.

Posted on Apr 13, 2017 READ MORE

Pope Francis Puts Migrant Rights Front and Center—and Some Americans May Not Like It


The head of the Catholic Church has chosen to battle anti-migrant forces, despite divisions his position could create among his U.S. followers.

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A Checklist for Trump Voters


Here are some of the many things the president said during his campaign and hasn’t followed through on.

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U.S. Policies Created the Immigration Problem. Scapegoating Immigrants Makes It Worse.


Donald Trump and his GOP cohorts are using the issue to distract and divide U.S. workers while the ruling class exploits them.

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‘Building the Wall’: Staging America’s Worst Immigration Nightmare


Playwright Robert Schenkkan sounds the alarm about a scenario he says “absolutely” could come to pass in the United States.

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The Cost of Trump’s Wall Compared to the Value of the Programs He’s Proposing to Cut


America may get its border wall, but we just might have to do without a lot else.

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The First Brick in the Wall


The Trump administration has solicited bids for the first $600 million of work on the wall planned for the U.S.-Mexican border.

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Who Will Build Trump’s Border Wall?


The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will need $4.1 billion through 2018 to finance construction of the barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 READ MORE

Trump’s Budget Proposal Puts Border Wall and War Machine First, America’s Most Vulnerable Last


His $1.15 trillion spending plan cuts programs that help those in need while redirecting tax dollars to wage war on undocumented immigrants and boost military funding by billions.

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 READ MORE

Republicans Push a Corporate Tax Plan That Could Cost Americans a Bundle

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org

Here’s what you should know about the so-called “border adjustment tax.”

Posted on Feb 19, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

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From Tweet to Trade War? Trump Upends U.S.-Mexico Relations


It takes the president less than a week to create a major rift with one of the nation’s neighbors and chief trading partners.

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Six Reasons Trump’s Wall Is Even Worse Than Most of His Other Ideas


At his turbulent news conference Wednesday, the president-elect reiterated that he will build a wall along the border with Mexico.

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Powerful Exhibits on Both Coasts Explore Borders and the Plight of Refugees


Artists at galleries in Los Angeles and New York zoom in on some of the world’s 60,000 displaced people—and one “solution” for dealing with them.

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John Oliver Tears Apart Donald Trump’s Arguments for a Border Wall Using Facts and Logic (Video)

Despite having vowed earlier in the campaign season that he wouldn’t bother discussing Donald Trump’s candidacy and ideas in depth, the “Last Week Tonight” host dedicates yet another fabulous segment to taking the Republican front-runner down a few notches.

Posted on Mar 21, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

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Scott Walker Says Building a Wall Between the U.S. and Canada Is a ‘Legitimate Issue’


Walker’s folly was only the second-craziest notion on immigration that we heard from a flailing GOP hopeful over the weekend.

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