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Acclaimed immigration film 'El Norte' returns, more relevant than ever

Filmmaker Gregory Nava was still early in his career when he made his mark with “El Norte,” the movie that made its debut in 1984 to rave reviews, sparked a national conversation about the situation in Central America and the realities of migrating to the U.S. and more importantly, influenced legislation at the time. Read more >

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ICE FAILS TO PROPERLY REDACT DOCUMENT, REVEALS LOCATION OF FUTURE 'URBAN WARFARE' TRAINING FACILITY

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The Trump White House Wants Agreements To Reduce Immigration From Central American Countries By October

The White House has directed Department of Homeland Security officials to secure so-called “safe third country” style agreements, which require asylum-seekers traveling through a country to first seek protection there, with two more Central American countries by the end of the month in a bid to slash immigration to the US, according to documents obtained by BuzzFeed News.
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What Immigration Attorneys Are Telling Their Clients Now: ‘Brace Yourselves’

Advocates fear that new Trump-administration rules will leave the public in a “world of darkness.” Read more >

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‘Take the land’: President Trump wants a border wall. He wants it black. And he wants it by Election Day.

President Trump is so eager to complete hundreds of miles of border fence ahead of the 2020 presidential election that he has directed aides to fast-track billions of dollars’ worth of construction contracts, aggressively seize private land and disregard environmental rules, according to current and former officials involved with the project.

He also has told worried subordinates that he will pardon them of any potential wrongdoing should they have to break laws to get the barriers built quickly, those officials said. Read more >

Trump officials unveil rule allowing indefinite migrant family detentions

The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would unveil a new rule that would allow migrant families to be held indefinitely, ending a procedure known as the Flores Settlement Agreement that requires children to be held no longer than 20 days. Read more >

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Trump Immigration Plan Offers a Ticket to the American Dream. The Poor Need Not Apply.

The Trump administration has said the immigration overhaul it announced this week will ensure that new legal residents carry their own weight, without prejudice or favor. Yet the new rule for weeding out those who might be a drain on taxpayers will almost certainly disadvantage poor people from Latin America, Africa and parts of Asia. Read more >

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Kamala Harris: Immigration raids will distort 2020 census

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris decried recent immigration raids as part of the Trump administration's "campaign of terror" that will distort the upcoming 2020 census. Read more >

The El Paso Shooter Embraced Eco-Fascism. We Can’t Let the Far Right Co-Opt the Environmental Struggle.

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Immigration ICE arrested hundreds of people in raids. Now ‘devastated’ children are without their parents.

Elizabeth Iraheta was passing the Koch Foods processing plant in Morton, Miss., on Wednesday when she saw immigration officials swarming outside and a helicopter overhead. Big silver buses lined the driveway and agents blocked the entrance gates. Read more >