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From the Bookshelves: A Cobbler's Tale by Neil Perry Gordon tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad374e28e200c 2018-10-22T13:10:46-07:00 2018-10-22T13:11:27-07:00

Jewish immigrants arriving at Ellis Island from Europe in the early 1900s were met with heartache and hope. Starting new lives, many left families behind in Europe and as they attempted to resettle—lacking basic resources such as food, jobs, and…


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9 Questions (and Answers) About the Central American Migrant Caravan tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad3ba99f7200b 2018-10-22T13:06:13-07:00 2018-10-22T13:06:13-07:00

WOLA has these 9 Questions and Answers about the Central American "Caravan": A caravan of an estimated 7,000 migrants, including many families and women with children, originated in Central America and is making its way through Mexico towards the United…


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WH Considered Limiting Chinese Students tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad39aeaad200d 2018-10-22T11:16:27-07:00 2018-10-22T11:16:27-07:00

Earlier this year, according to The Financial Times, the White House (led by aide Stephen Miller) considered whether to limit Chinese nationals from studying in the United States. Why? Well, for one, the idea was to tackle the problem of…


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The Jacket and the Editorial Cartoons tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad3ba6529200b 2018-10-21T16:30:16-07:00 2018-10-22T10:44:30-07:00

In June, First Lady Melania Trump traveled to visit a detention center for immigrant children separated from their parents. On her flight there and back FLOTUS wore a coat from Zara, emblazoned with the words: “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO…


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Effect of Public Charge Proposals on US Businesses tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad3ba5466200b 2018-10-21T11:11:58-07:00 2018-10-21T11:11:58-07:00

By Ted Hesson for Politico: A new Trump administration proposal that targets immigrants who receive government benefits could be a major headache for businesses — and many don’t even know it yet. Under the sweeping “public charge” proposed rule, an…


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2016 British Meme, Revived tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad39a8223200d 2018-10-20T14:11:26-07:00 2018-10-20T14:11:26-07:00

In 2016, signs like this popped up around the UK: The poster, turned meme, recently popped up in one of my social media feeds. My unsuccessful internet sleuthing to determine the origins of the poster (other than UK, 2016) led…


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Election 2018: President Trump seizes on immigrant 'caravan' for midterm push tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad3ba1074200b 2018-10-20T04:37:32-07:00 2018-10-20T04:43:51-07:00

With the midterm elections quickly approaching, President Trump is returning to immigration as a campaign issue. See here and here. The "caravan" of Central Americans now in southern Mexico have been the focal point of his speeches and tweets in…


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A Feel Good Story? Newlyweds Experience Uncertainty of DACA tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad39a317d200d 2018-10-19T07:01:41-07:00 2018-10-19T08:11:39-07:00

NPR explores how DACA’s uncertain fate is impacting a young newlywed couple, one of whom is undocumented. “It is a very specific cloud hanging over us. It just feels like we're at pause. Travel plans are paused. Long-term plans are…


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Venezuelan migrants fleeing on foot tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad3b9cefd200b 2018-10-19T03:49:57-07:00 2018-10-19T03:49:57-07:00

AP ANIMATION/Peter Hamlin AP offers a report on the experiences of migrants fleeing Venezuela: "About 1.9 million Venezuelans have fled their collapsing nation since 2015 in one of the largest migrations in the world in recent years. The most desperate…


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Government separated immigrant family, asked 5-year-old to sign away hearing rights tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad3b9ce2d200b 2018-10-19T03:23:56-07:00 2018-10-19T03:23:56-07:00

Lorelei Laird for the ABA Journal reports that a 5-year-old Honduran asylum seeker was separated from her grandmother after the Trump administration officially ended its policy of separating families—and asked to sign away her right to a bond hearing, according…


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