immigration

ICE Entraps Foreign Students: Not New, but Immigration Criminalization is Intensifying

ICE Entraps Foreign Students: Not New, but Immigration Criminalization is Intensifying

February 26, 2019

While the Trump administration is continuing many of the anti-immigrant policies of the Clinton and Obama administration, his efforts to criminalize all immigrants represents a new twist, says Prof. Aviva Chomsky

Trump's State of Union Stokes Fear With Nationalist Rhetoric

Trump’s State of Union Stokes Fear With Nationalist Rhetoric

February 6, 2019

The President’s State of the Union speech demanded an end to investigations, while demonizing immigrants and Venezuela, and attacking abortion rights. Our panelists Jacqueline Luqman, Eugene Puryear, and Helena Olea discuss the speech

Judge: Providing Water to Dying Immigrants in Desert is a Crime

Judge: Providing Water to Dying Immigrants in Desert is a Crime

February 2, 2019

In Tucson, Arizona, a US Magistrate handed guilty verdicts against four No More Deaths activists, who were leaving water for border crossers, along the US-Mexico border. The activist group calls the decision a retaliation for releasing an incriminating report about the Border Patrol. A fifth activist faces an upcoming trial and potentially decades in prison

Dealbreakers: The Democrats, Trump and His Wall

January 11, 2019

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. After all the votes were counted and the dust finally settled, it became clear that Democrats scored huge victories in the midterm elections last November.  This wasn’t clear right away because some of the contests in “red” states were close, but the “blue wave” actually did materialize. Even for those…

Trump Foreign Policy Making Refugee Crisis Worse

Trump Foreign Policy Making Refugee Crisis Worse

January 9, 2019

Cesar Vargas of Dream Action Coalition and Helena Olea of Alianza Americas discuss Donald Trump’s address to the nation on the wall and border security – with Paul Jay

End Trump's Deportation Terror to Raise Wages

End Trump’s Deportation Terror to Raise Wages

January 9, 2019

Dr. Susan Pozo, the former president of The American Society of Hispanic Economists, responds to Trump’s accusation that illegal immigration lowers wages – with Paul Jay

What Donald Trump, Chuck Schumer, and Tony Soprano Have in Common

What Donald Trump, Chuck Schumer, and Tony Soprano Have in Common

January 9, 2019

Gerald Horne and Paul Jay discuss Donald Trump’s address to the nation on the wall and border security

The 9/11 Conspiracy: Did Bush/Cheney Create a Culture of Not Wanting toKnow? – Sen. Bob Graham on Reality Asserts Itself pt4

Reality Asserts Itself – Bob Graham

January 9, 2019
On RAI with Paul Jay, Senator Bob Graham says there was a pervasive pattern in police and intelligence agencies: “You don’t have everybody moving in the same direction without there being a head coach somewhere who was giving them instructions as to where he wants them to move”  – a REPLAY of a 2013 interview by…
Bernie Sanders Responds to Trump's Oval Office Address

Bernie Sanders Responds to Trump’s Oval Office Address

January 8, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivers a response to President Donald Trump’s address to the nation Tuesday night on the shutdown and the President’s demand for funding for a wall

Judge Overturns Trump's 'Catastrophic' Asylum Ban

Judge Overturns Trump’s ‘Catastrophic’ Asylum Ban

November 21, 2018

A federal judge ruled that Trump’s ban on asylum applications from those who do not enter the US at a legal port of entry is in complete contravention to US and international law. Angelo Guisado of the Center for Constitutional Rights outlines the practical and legal background of the decision