Immigration advocates denounce DHS plan to implement Trump executive orders

February 22nd, 2017

Immigration advocates denounce DHS plan to implement Trump executive ordersImmigration policy experts lashed out Tuesday at the Department of Homeland Security’s plan to implement President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. “In my many years of practicing immigration law, I have not seen a mass deportation blueprint like this one,” Marielena Hincapié, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that advocates for the rights of low-income immigrant families, said in a conference call with reporters. In two memos issued Tuesday, DHS Secretary John Kelly laid out sweeping new guidance for officers tasked with carrying out the president’s immigration policies.


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Trump to rescind transgender bathroom rules from Obama era

February 22nd, 2017

The White House says the US president firmly believes this is a states’ rights issue.

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GM Partnership With Lyft Could Result In a Ton of Autonomous Bolt EVs

February 22nd, 2017

GM Partnership With Lyft Could Result In a Ton of Autonomous Bolt EVsThe manufacturer and ride-hailing service are looking to set the pace.


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US Muslim community campaigns to repair Jewish cemetery

February 22nd, 2017

Campaigners call for “solidarity” as they raise more than $55,000 to repair a vandalised cemetery.

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US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while

February 22nd, 2017

US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a whileBAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday he believes U.S. forces will be in Iraq and in the fight against Islamic State militants for a while, despite some rocky times between the two nations.


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Trump administration widens net for immigrant deportation

February 22nd, 2017

The memos take a much tougher approach towards enforcing existing US immigration measures.

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‘Impeach President Bannon’ street art protest takes aim at Trump’s controversial chief strategist

February 21st, 2017

‘Impeach President Bannon’ street art protest takes aim at Trump’s controversial chief strategistA sign protesting “President Bannon” is seen in San Francisco. “Impeach President Bannon” posters were spotted in Washington, New York City and several other major cities on Sunday, part of a Presidents’ Day weekend demonstration against President Trump’s controversial White House chief strategist and senior adviser, Steve Bannon. “No one voted for Steve Bannon,” the California-based organizers of the protest wrote in an email to Yahoo News.


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Milo Yiannopoulos dropped over paedophilia comments

February 21st, 2017

The provocateur will not speak at a US conservative conference due to his comments on paedophilia.

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A controversial executive order leads to internment camps

February 21st, 2017

A controversial executive order leads to internment campsOn this day in 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issued his most-controversial executive order, an act that sent more than 100,000 people to government-controlled facilities because of their ethnicity.


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Trump names Lt Gen HR McMaster as national security adviser

February 21st, 2017

Lt Gen HR McMaster replaces Gen Michael Flynn, who was fired after just three weeks.

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