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The State Department Has No Time For Many International Institutions

March 23, 2017 International organizations are having trouble getting on US secretary of state Rex Tillerson’s schedule. The State Department ditched a hearing of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on March 21, citing legal reasons. A day before, the agency said Tillerson would not be attending a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)...

A Federal Judge Has Temporarily Frozen Trump’s Travel Ban Again

March 16, 2017 Derrick Watson, a judge for the District Court for the District of Hawaii, issued a temporary restraining order on March 15 barring the Trump administration from blocking the U.S. entry of travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. Watson’s order, which applies nationwide, hit just a few hours before the planned implementation...

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Might Turn Out to be Nearly as Good as Building a Wall

March 9, 2017 President Donald Trump has promised to bulk up his country’s border defenses by building a wall and adding thousands of new border patrol agents, but he might not need to: The number of immigrants illegally entering the US appears to have dropped dramatically during his first month in office. Border...

Trump is Creating a Government Office to Serve Victims of Crimes Perpetrated by Immigrants

March 1, 2017 US president Donald Trump is creating a new government office with the very specific purpose of serving American victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants. It will be called VOICE—Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement—and sit under the US Department of Homeland Security, Trump said during his first address to Congress....

The Border Wall Is a Negotiating Tactic Straight Out of 'The Art of the Deal'

January 26, 2017 On Jan. 25, representatives of Mexico’s government arrived in Washington to meet with White House officials. The purpose: preliminary discussions ahead of talks between Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and new US president Donald Trump, who are scheduled to meet on Jan. 31 to discuss NAFTA, immigration, and border security....

Trump’s Homeland Security Pick Does Not Think a Wall is Enough to Protect the Southern Border

January 11, 2017 Donald Trump’s nominee to head the US Department of Homeland Security, John Kelly, is not as high on a border wall as his prospective boss. “A physical barrier in and on of itself will not do the job,” Kelly said during a senate hearing Nov. 10 as part of his...

American Cities Are Becoming More Diverse—And More Segregated

December 16, 2016 US cities are rapidly becoming more diverse, but that doesn’t mean they are more integrated. In fact, in many large metro areas, some minority groups are now more segregated from white populations than before, according to an analysis of new US Census data by the Brookings Institution. Minorities are driving...

Another Species Threatened by Climate Change: Your Morning Cup of Coffee

September 8, 2016 You’ll probably still be sipping coffee 30 years from now, but if the world keeps warming at the current pace, expect it to be a lot more expensive and not nearly as good. If left unchecked, climate change could cut in half the amount of land suitable for growing coffee...

The People Trump's Border Wall is Supposed to Protect the Most Say They Don't Want It

July 26, 2016 Donald Trump repeated his promise to Americans at the Republican national convention last week that he’ll erect a giant wall between the US and Mexico if elected president. The barrier, a centerpiece of the GOP presidential nominee’s campaign, is meant to block the many ills he says are freely flowing...

U.S. Immigration Policy Has Lost Touch With U.S. Immigration Reality

July 5, 2016 The US has long viewed immigrants who enter the country illegally as belonging to two groups. There are Mexicans, and there is everyone else. The focus on Mexicans, who are the majority, and who traditionally migrate for economic reasons, has resulted in policies aimed at blocking off the border and...

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