Analysis: Trump Is Making Racism Boring Again

President Donald Trump may be on the verge on doing something that arguably no American leader has ever done: Make racism boring. When Trump released an ad Thursday demonizing Mexicans and blaming Democrats for allowing an undocumented immigrant who was convicted of killing police officers to stay in the United States, some called it Willie

Trump’s Attack On Birthright Citizenship Is His Latest Attempt To Rile Up The GOP Base

Trump has floated a series of last-minute policy proposals as Republicans aim to defend their congressional majorities in next Tuesday’s midterm elections.
His tax and immigration, which appear to have caught even some of his allies off guard, seem designed to boost Republicans as they try to hold control of the House and Senate.
Some of his plans appear less than feasible with Congress out of Washington.

Ex-DHS Staffer Says He Quit Over Trump Administration’s Handling of Family Separation Policy

A former civilian staffer at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wrote Thursday that he quit his job earlier this year out of a belief that the Trump administration was ignoring legal concerns about its family separation policy toward migrant children.

Trump May Halt Entry For Nearly All Seeking Asylum on Southern Border

The Trump administration is drafting an executive action that would make it exceedingly difficult for Central Americans seeking asylum to gain entry at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to three sources familiar with the proposed measures.

Donald Trump Said Californians Are Rioting Over Sanctuary Cities. They Aren’t.

Over the weekend at a campaign rally for Sen. Dean Heller (R) in Nevada, President Donald Trump said this:

“I don’t think we like sanctuary cities up here.
“By the way, a lot of people in California don’t want them, either. They’re rioting now. They want to get out of their sanctuary cities. You know, there’s a big turn being made, folks. A lot of these sanctuary cities you’ve been hearing about in California and other places, but California, they want to get out, they’re demanding they be released from sanctuary cities.”

Trump Administration Seeks Prompt Immigration Ruling

The Trump administration said it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene if a federal appeals court does not rule soon on the administration’s decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.

Trump Administration Is Deporting People To Country Where Almost 20 Percent Of Population Is Enslaved

Four men are facing deportations this week to Mauritania, a northwest African country where the practice of slavery continues. The possible deportations come just a week after President Donald Trump held a meeting to “discuss the Administration’s efforts to tackle human trafficking.”