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The Adviser Who Scripts Trump’s Immigration Policy

August 19, 2019
Josh Dawsey, Nick Miroff | The Washington Post
At President Trump’s speeches and rallies, Stephen Miller often can be found backstage, watching the teleprompter operator. As other White House staffers chat or look at their phones, Miller’s attention remains glued to the controls.
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U.S. Can Block Migrants Seeking Asylum, but Only in Some States, Appeals Court Rules

August 17, 2019
Michael Shear | The New York Times
A federal appeals court said Friday that President Trump can begin blocking some Central American migrants from applying for asylum in the United States, but only along parts of the border with Mexico.

White House announces new immigration policy

August 16, 2019
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New frontline in immigration battle as thousands detained in Louisiana and Mississippi

August 16, 2019
Andrea Mitchell | NBC News
The fight over the border has a whole new frontier: the Deep South. To handle the overflow of immigrants along the border, ICE has opened more than a dozen facilities in Louisiana and Mississippi.
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Trump’s Policy Could Alter the Face of the American Immigrant

August 15, 2019
Michael Shear, Miriam Jordan, Caitlin Dickerson | The New York Times
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.
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Trump administration seeks to penalize immigrants for using public benefits

August 13, 2019
Amna Nawaz, Yamiche Alcindor | The PBS NewsHour
Today's new rule from the Trump administration limits who will be eligible for a green card in the United States. Under current law, immigrants are already required to prove that they are not what the government deems a, quote, public charge. Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, announced the plans.
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ICE arrests 680 undocumented immigrants in Mississippi

August 8, 2019
Pierre Thomas | ABC News
Officials are calling the raids at seven work sites in six cities the largest single-state immigration enforcement in history.
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Trump says he has agreement with Guatemala to help stem flow of migrants at the border

July 27, 2019
Seung Min Kim, Kevin Sieff, Abigail Houslohner | The Washington Post
President Trump on Friday said he has struck a deal that would designate Guatemala as a safe third country for people seeking asylum in the United States — a plan that is facing significant legal hurdles in the Central American country as the Trump administration continues to struggle with the high number of migrants arriving at the southern U.S. border.
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Trump Disavows "Send Her Back" Chant as GOP Frets Over Ugly Phrase

July 19, 2019
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Maggie Haberman, Michael Crowley | The New York Times
Nervous Republicans, from senior members of Congress to his own daughter Ivanka, urged President Trump on Thursday to repudiate the “send her back” chant directed at a Somali-born congresswoman during his speech the night before at a rally in North Carolina, amid widespread fears that the rally had veered into territory that could hurt their party in 2020.
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