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Asylum Seekers Face Illegal Deterrent Policies In Spite of Judge's Ruling

Asylum Seekers Face Illegal Deterrent Policies In Spite of Judge’s Ruling

April 11, 2019

With Trump promising to “go in a tougher direction” with his replacement for DHS head, what can Trump legally do to go in that direction in light of the recent ruling against his “wait in Mexico” policy for asylum seekers? We speak to Denise Bell of Amnesty International

Laura Flanders Show: All Families Belong Together – Immigration and Incarceration

July 8, 2018

Families torn apart at the border and through our prison system. Can we use this moment of public awareness to create change? Emani Davis, a long-standing advocate for children of incarcerated parents and Color Of Change’s Rashad Robinson are this week’s guests on The Laura Flanders Show

Media Coverage of Trump Immigration Policies Ignores Democrats’ Complicity

June 29, 2018

The outrage at Trump’s immigration policies, the Muslim travel ban, family separations, indefinite incarceration, ‘zero tolerance,’ and now possibly no due process for immigrants, is justified, but forgets all too easily Obama’s and the Democrat’s own horrific immigration policies, says Roberto Lovato

A Once Silent Crisis is Now a Deafening Cry

June 27, 2018
Trump's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents and holding them in cages is sparking a wave of public outrage

Trump Replaces Child Cruelty With Family Cruelty

June 22, 2018
After public outcry forced him to end family separation, Trump's new executive order calls for reviving a family incarceration policy that a court blocked in 2015. We speak to The Nation's Juliane Hing and Amnesty International's Denise Bell