Category Archives: Immigrants

Trump admin cuts number of refugees U.S. will admit to lowest level in four decades

by Julia Ainsley, Abigail Williams and Dan De Luce of NBC News The Trump administration announced Monday that it would limit the number of refugees admitted into the United States in the next fiscal year to 30,000, the lowest number … Continue reading

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He had no idea Ruth Bader Ginsburg would be presiding over his naturalization ceremony

By Meagan Flynn of the Washington Post Throughout her speech, 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg emphasized the country’s constant state of change. Detailing the lowest points, from slavery and denying women the vote, she quoted Alexis de Tocqueville: “The greatness … Continue reading

Posted in civilization, Immigrants, Politics, Rule of Law, Supreme Court, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

How Trump Radicalized ICE

By Franklin Foer in the Atlantic Settling into a sense of safety is hard when your life’s catalog of memories teaches you the opposite lesson. Imagine: You fled from a government militia intent on murdering you; swam across a river with … Continue reading

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A Census Question That Could Change How Power Is Divided in America

By Emily Badger of the New York Times ‘Is this person a citizen?’ The answer could mean less representation for populous states and big cities. A citizenship question on the 2020 census has already drawn challenges from states that fear … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Demographics, Immigrants, New York Times, United States

Key findings about U.S. immigrants

By Gustavo López and Kristen Bialik of Pew Research The U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth … Continue reading

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