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Malawi: Asians Aggrieved With ‘Extreme Aggression’ By Immigration Dept.

Asian Association of Maravi (AAM) have been greatly aggrieved by "extremely aggressive" invasion by Immigration Department made at Area 2 in Lilongwe on the night of May 9, which the officials had explained was a door-to-door sweep to capture illegal immigrants. A statement, addressed to no one in particular -- dated May 13 issued by AAM chairperson, Rafiq Hajat -- describes the Immigration officials conduct in the operation as unconstitutional and that they allegedly refused to show their identity papers. The statement explains that on the night of Sunday May 9, the residents of Area 2 "were peacefully asleep when they suddenly were awakened by furious banging at their front doors at approximately 1 am". "Thinking that there was something sorely amiss, they opened the doors to find out what…
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Stephen Miller Tells Fox News That He’s Suing Joe Biden Over Illegal Immigration

When Joe Biden took office in January, he inherited a number of different messes. The biggest, of course, was the COVID-19 pandemic. Now over 2 million Americans have been vaccinated and shots are freely available. There is also a situation at the US/Mexico border where many are seeking asylum. While Conservative talking heads have claimed that this began with Biden, it had started under the Trump administration. Trump flak Stephen Miller is desperate to detract from Biden’s successes. And on Thursday night, he announced that he and Texas AG Ken Paxton are suing Joe Biden. Miller explained to Tucker Carlson, “I’m working with attorney general Ken Paxton who is a true patriot and we should all be grateful to him, to sue the Biden administration on behalf of the people of Texas for flooding…
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Biden plans sweeping change of Trump’s immigration agenda: report

Joe Biden is planning a major overhaul of President Trump’s immigration agenda, reversing his Muslim travel ban and freezing deportations for 100 days, according to a new report. The incoming Biden administration is bullish about its ability to undo many of Trump’s signature immigration policies because so many were created with executive action, one source familiar with the plans told CBS News. “All that stuff was done administratively through the [president’s] executive authority, and so a new executive can basically reject those and start from scratch,” the source said. Biden is eyeing several immediate changes, including dismantling Trump’s ban on immigration from 13 predominantly Muslim and African nations. Shortly after taking office, Trump signed an executive order that banned foreign nationals from seven countries –- Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan,…
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Trump’s Hard-Line Immigration Policies Go Before Voters

McALLEN, Texas — The leadership of the Department of Homeland Security gathered on Thursday under the shadow of 30-foot, black-painted, steel bollards to promote the near completion of 400 miles of President Trump’s border wall.The politics of the moment, five days before the election, was lost on no one.“The only reason we haven’t reached another crisis is because of the policies and procedures this administration put into place over the last several years, including the construction of an effective border wall system,” Chad F. Wolf, the acting homeland security secretary, told reporters, photographers and cameramen. “Abolishing these measures or reversing course is absolutely no way forward.”Immigration has not been a central theme of the race between Mr. Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic nominee, but…
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VA’21 Tip-Republicans Master Power-Democrats Weak

What lessons should the Democrats learn from the loss of the Governor's race and state House of Delegates in the Virginia 2021 elections and the election night scare in New Jersey? As expected, numerous pundits, news reporters, Democratic and Republican Party operatives, and elected officials have blanketed cable news shows on MSNBC and CNN offering their analyses. Most of that analysis to date has centered on the movement of white so-called swing voters from the Democrats column back to the Republican column. Suburban Swing Voters & White Women. One such group that has been the focus of much pontification is white suburban women. Virginia returns and exit polls suggest that some independents and white women in the suburbs moved to Republicans. Many pundits have talked about swing voters and white…
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Immigrants & Problem History of Citizenship Day

As the United States grapples with immigrants, immigration, and citizenship, it is worth reflecting on the history of Citizenship Day. During his first Citizenship Day speech on Sept. 17, 1952, President Truman warmly greeted the immigrants attending the annual meeting of the National Conference on Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Later that day, they would take the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony, shedding their status as immigrants to become U.S. citizens. In commemoration of this momentous event, Truman articulated a bold view of American nationality, one that relinquished nationalistic animosities and racial prejudices and embraced the principles of “tolerance, friendship, and equality.” “We welcome you,” Truman declared, “not to a narrow nationalism but to a great community based on a set of universal ideals.” Citizenship and Immigrants Truman’s cosmopolitan…
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50 years since the 26th amendment

Rock the Vote?Does anyone remember this? Or this? Okay. Videos and efforts to turn out youth voters have existed for as long as I can remember, going back to my middle school age—which is before that Madonna video above. The truth is, Democratic efforts are built on young people. We know and have known for quite some time that non-Baby Boomers see reality very differently. I always think of it this way: My parents grew up in a world where a high school diploma put them on a career track to full homeownership at pocket change in comparison to today’s dollars, a car, and kids, with no real debt. That just isn’t at all the same today. As generations get further away from the Baby Boomers, it gets harder. Despite all of…
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America Is Undergoing Seismic Changes. Its Politics? Hardly.

In another age, the events of this season would have been nearly certain to produce a major shift in American politics — or at least a meaningful, discernible one.Over a period of weeks, the coronavirus death rate plunged and the country considerably eased public health restrictions. President Biden announced a bipartisan deal late last month to spend hundreds of billions of dollars rebuilding the country’s worn infrastructure — the most significant aisle-crossing legislative agreement in a generation, if it holds together. The Congressional Budget Office estimated on Thursday that the economy was on track to regain all of the jobs it lost during the pandemic by the middle of 2022.And in a blow to Mr. Biden’s fractious opposition, Donald J. Trump — the dominant figure in Republican politics — faced…
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Southern Africa: Communiqué of the Extraordinary Summit Of SADC Heads of State and Government, 23rd June, 2021

Maputo — 1. The Extraordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre in Maputo, Republic of Mozambique, on the 23rd June 2021. 2. Summit was officially opened by H.E. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique and Chairperson of SADC, and attended by the following Heads of State and Government and/or their representatives: Botswana: H.E. President Dr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe MasisiDRC H.E. President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi TshilomboLesotho: The Right Hon Prime Minister Dr. Moeketsi MajoroMalawi: H.E. President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy ChakweraMozambique:  H.E. President Filipe Jacinto NyusiSouth Africa: H.E. President Matamela Cyril RamaphosaUnited Republic of Tanzania:  H.E. President Samia Suluhu HassanZimbabwe: H.E. President Dr. Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa.Eswatini:  Senator Themba Masuku, Acting Prime Minister…
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Africa: Nigeria-South Africa Trade Hits U.S.$2.9 Billion

The volume of trade between Nigeria and South Africa hit $2.9 billion last year with expectation of it rising further with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Nigeria's Consul General, Malik Abdul, in a statement noted that Nigeria accounts for 64 per cent of South Africa's trade in West Africa and is one of his country's top three sources of crude oil. He further added that in 2020, South Africa imported R35 billion ($2.48 billion) worth of goods, predominantly crude oil from Nigeria and exported R6 billion ($425milion) to Nigeria. He stated: "South Africa is currently among the top 10 per cent of investors in Nigeria, globally and Nigeria is South Africa's 10th biggest export market in Africa and thirty-second globally. Nigeria accounts for 64 per cent of…
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U.S. Aid to Central America Hasn’t Slowed Migration. Can Kamala Harris?

SAN ANTONIO HUISTA — An American contractor went to a small town in the Guatemalan mountains with an ambitious goal: to ignite the local economy, and hopefully even persuade people not to migrate north to the United States.Half an hour into his meeting with coffee growers, the contractor excitedly revealed the tool he had brought to change their lives: a pamphlet inviting the farmers to download an app to check coffee prices and “be a part of modern agriculture.”Pedro Aguilar, a coffee farmer who hadn’t asked for the training and didn’t see how it would keep anyone from heading for the border, looked confused. Eyeing the U.S. government logo on the pamphlet, he began waving it around, asking if anyone had a phone number to call the Americans “and tell…
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Kamala Harris and a High-Risk, High-Reward Presidential Résumé

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your wrap-up of the week in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host.Is Kamala Harris drawing the shortest straws in the White House?This week, President Biden announced that Ms. Harris would lead the administration’s effort to protect voting rights, a task he immediately said would “take a hell of a lot of work.”And on Sunday, Ms. Harris leaves for her first trip abroad, visiting Mexico and Guatemala as part of her mandate to address the root causes of migration from Central America that are contributing to a surge of people trying to cross the United States’ Southern border.The central political question facing Ms. Harris has never been whether she will run for president again. It’s when and how.Yet for a history-making politician with big ambitions,…
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After Skirting Filibuster Fight for Months, Democrats Near a First Battle

WASHINGTON — With a showdown coming over the creation of an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol assault, Democrats are finally bumping up against the limits of what they can accomplish in the evenly divided Senate without changes to the filibuster rules.Republicans who see the commission as a threat to their midterm election hopes are poised to employ the procedural weapon to block the formation of the inquiry as early as Thursday, potentially dooming it while underscoring the power of a determined Senate minority to kill legislation even if it is popular and has bipartisan support.It is the sort of clash that lawmakers have been anticipating since the first day of this Congress, when it was clear that the 50-50 breakdown in the Senate would make it nearly…
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Months after insurrection, America’s political journalists are back in their comfy safe space

Mere months after the United States passed half a million pandemic deaths due to willful public misinformation by elected officials and the attempted seizure of the U.S. Capitol so that the lawmakers within could be either forced into nullifying an election or executed for their unwillingness to do so, the new political story is “Democratic President In Crisis.” What crisis? Every crisis. When the Republican president faced impeachment (twice), presided over inexplicable military about-faces endangering allies, instigated new trade wars that caused commodity chaos, demanded relaxations of pandemic warnings based on a belief that health experts were only attempting to damage him politically, lied about the path of a hurricane, lied to investigators about contacts between his campaign and Russian government agents, pushed for the deployment of the U.S. military…
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Namibia: South African Artists Detained At Walvis Bay

Three South African artists were denied entry into the country at Walvis Bay on Friday night for allegedly faking Covid-19 results. The artists who disembarked from a flight from Johannesburg with alleged falsified Covid-19 tests are Obakeng kekaba, Given M Eke ID and Johannes Legodi. They were refused entry through the immigration department. The trio were expected to perform at live shows Windhoek and Walvis Bay respectively. According to the Erongo regional commander for community affairs, inspector Ileni Shapumba, health officials at the entry points are trained to detect fake results. He said genuine wabs were then taken on the three of them and the Covid-19 results came out negative. They will fly back to South Africa today. "It must be understood that it is a criminal offense punishable by…
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Korean companies reach agreement to let battery factory operate in Georgia

SK is expected to eventually create at least 2,600 full-time jobs for the plant, located about 45 minutes northeast of Atlanta along Interstate 85. It has agreements to supply lithium-ion batteries to Ford and Volkswagen for new electric vehicles those companies plan to manufacture.State officials and lawmakers who had long pushed for a resolution praised the agreement. U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock said in a statement that the deal would protect high-paying jobs.“And given the outstanding litigation between the companies, it has always been clear that the best way to protect workers in Commerce — and the jobs Georgians were promised — is for the companies involved to negotiate a settlement in good faith,” he said.LG had argued that SK stole its trade secrets by hiring about 100 of its employees,…
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Ex-president expected to declare himself leader of Republican Party

ORLANDO, Fla. – Less than 40 days after leaving office – and less than two months after an insurrection mounted by some of his supporters – former President Donald Trump resumes political life Sunday with a speech designed to claim continuing leadership of the Republican Party.Trump is not expected to declare a 2024 presidential candidacy in his address to the Conservative Political Action Conference. But he is likely to discuss plans to inject himself into the 2022 congressional elections, backing Republicans who subscribe to his "Make America Great Again" agenda."The greater the challenge, and the tougher the task, the more determined we must be to pull through and win," Trump plans to say, according to excerpts released by his office.Trump also plans to argue that the GOP is "united," despite…
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Africa: Joe Biden’s in-Tray for Africa As He Takes Power Today

Africa may be looking up to Joe Biden and his Vice President Kamala Harris to right the wrongs of Donald Trump as the pair take power following a chaotic political season in the US. And while Biden will most certainly consider addressing domestic issues first after his swearing in this afternoon in Washington, his in-tray will include things that affect countries as far as Africa. Tuesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta said Nairobi is ready to finalise the US-Kenya trade agreement that began under the Trump administration last year. "We appreciate what has been achieved through Agoa (the Africa Growth Opportunity Act). But it is time we moved to a much more, closer trade arrangements that are mutually beneficial. We will not lose focus on concluding the FTA the President said after…
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Rapper YFN Lucci wanted in fatal SW Atlanta shootout

According to the police report, the shootout occurred in the 900 block of Dimmock Street and Adams’ body was dropped off nearby. Officers found multiple shell casings at the scene and the second victim at Fire Station 14, authorities said.ExploreSeparate shootings leave 2 dead in SW AtlantaA $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to Bennett’s arrest.The popular rapper signed with Think It’s A Game Entertainment in 2014 and is probably best known for his 2016 song “Key to the Streets” featuring Gwinnett County-based rap group Migos. It was named one of the year’s 50 best hip-hop songs by XXL Magazine. A subsequent remix of the track featured Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz.Anyone with information on Bennett’s whereabouts is asked to call Atlanta police. Tipsters can remain anonymous, and…
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Democracy Needs to Find the Will to Roar – BillMoyers.com

And so, we are at the end of a year that has brought a presidential impeachment trial, a deadly pandemic that has killed more than 338,000 of us, a huge social movement for racial justice, a presidential election, and a president who has refused to accept the results of that election and is now trying to split his own political party. It’s been quite a year. But I had a chance to talk with history podcaster Bob Crawford of the Avett Brothers yesterday, and he asked a more interesting question. He pointed out that we are now twenty years into this century, and asked what I thought were the key changes of those twenty years. I chewed on this question for awhile and also asked readers what they thought. Pulling…
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66-year-old motorcyclist dies in fiery crash in Polk County

Henry Hogue, 66, of Cedartown was attempting to cross over Ga. 1 near the intersection of Mildred Drive when his Harley Davidson FLSTC entered the path of a 1996 Chevrolet GMT-400, which was traveling in the left lane of Ga. 1 northbound, around 3:30 p.m., according to Georgia State Patrol spokeswoman Franka Young.The GMT-400 struck Hogue on the left side, causing him to be thrown from his motorcycle and getting hit by a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado on the right lane of Ga. 1 southbound, Young said.n","width":550,"height":null,"type":"twitter","cache_age":"3153600000","provider_name":"Twitter","provider_url":"https://twitter.com","version":"1.0","_id":"https://twitter.com/wsbtv/status/1341140884570697730","additional_properties":{"comments":[],"_id":1608605243515}},"referent":{"id":"https://twitter.com/wsbtv/status/1341140884570697730","service":"oembed","type":"twitter","provider":"https://publish.twitter.com/oembed?url=","referent_properties":{"additional_properties":{"comments":[],"_id":1608605243515}}}},{"_id":"ZMWNPDJ2KJEJPBFVXCD7WUIUGM","type":"text","additional_properties":{"comments":[],"inline_comments":[],"_id":1608589229730},"content":"Amber Miller has lived in the complex since 2017. She told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution she heard workers drilling in the area before someone knocked on her door and said, “You’ve got to evacuate. It’s a gas break.”"},{"_id":"2IIF6VHZW5CQZER5K3LMCN2P4Q","type":"text","additional_properties":{"comments":[],"inline_comments":[],"_id":1608594868180},"content":"“From the looks of it, everybody is going to…
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Georgia mom charged with murder in stabbing deaths of 2 children

Their mother, 26-year-old Berenice Jaramillo-Hernandez, was seriously injured when police arrived, but investigators later determined her stab wounds were self-inflicted.“According to the preliminary investigation, between noon and 2 p.m. on Friday, Jaramillo-Hernandez killed the children with a knife and then turned the knife on herself, resulting in serious injuries,” the sheriff’s office said in its release.","websites":{"ajc":{"website_section":{"path":"/sports/georgia-tech","_website":"ajc","name":"Georgia Tech","_id":"/sports/georgia-tech","type":"section","version":"0.6.0","primary":true},"website_url":"/sports/georgia-tech/game-by-game-look-at-georgia-techs-2020-season/CUATMQVR2X6LQSCFBUIF57YKNI/"}}}],"created_date":"2020-12-13T01:19:08.533Z","revision":{"revision_id":"JGWFJJ573NGODDP6KN2QLUSVN4","parent_id":"TEZ6756L5ZDW3K4SEEKCTHD2AI","editions":["default"],"branch":"default","user_id":"[email protected]","published":true},"last_updated_date":"2020-12-13T02:09:51.230Z","canonical_url":"/news/breaking-gainesville-mom-charged-with-murder-in-stabbing-deaths-of-2-children/4UPO4LE5KVDNFK3Z47GDYH33JU/","headlines":{"basic":"BREAKING: Gainesville mom charged with murder in stabbing deaths of 2 children","mobile":"","native":"","print":"","tablet":"","web":"","meta_title":"Georgia mom charged with murder in stabbing deaths of 2 children"},"owner":{"sponsored":false,"id":"ajc"},"content_restrictions":{"content_code":"free"},"address":{},"comments":{"allow_comments":false,"display_comments":false,"moderation_required":false},"workflow":{"status_code":1},"subheadlines":{"basic":""},"description":{"basic":""},"language":"","label":{},"source":{"name":"AJC","system":"composer","source_type":"staff"},"taxonomy":{"tags":[{"slug":"breaking-news-ajc","text":"breaking-news.ajc","description":"breaking-news.ajc"},{"slug":"crime-news-ajc","text":"crime-news.ajc","description":"crime-news.ajc"},{"slug":"publicsafety-ajc","text":"publicsafety.ajc","description":"publicsafety.ajc"},{"slug":"atlanta-now","text":"atlanta-now","description":"atlanta-now"},{"text":"hall county","description":"hall county","slug":"hall-county"},{"text":"georgia news","description":"georgia news","slug":"georgia-news"},{"text":"georgia-news.ajc","description":"georgia-news.ajc","slug":"georgia-news-ajc"},{"text":"ajc top news","description":"ajc top news","slug":"ajc-top-news"}],"sites":[],"sections":[{"_id":"/news","_website":"ajc","type":"section","version":"0.6.0","name":"News","description":"Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles - Atlanta Journal-Constitution","path":"/news","parent_id":"https://www.ajc.com/","parent":{"default":"https://www.ajc.com/"},"additional_properties":{"original":{"_id":"/news","site":{"section_comments_enabled":"Yes","site_description":"Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles - Atlanta Journal-Constitution","site_title":"Atlanta GA News | Top News Page","site_url":"https://www.ajc.com/news/"},"navigation":{"nav_title":"News"},"Sponsor":{"sponsor_desktop_banner":"","sponsor_mobile_banner":"","sponsor_url":"","sponsor_url_open_new_tab":"true"},"_website":"ajc","name":"News","order":{"default":1001,"TopNav":1001,"ComposerNav":1159,"TopNavRedesign":1001},"parent":{"default":"https://www.ajc.com/","TopNav":"https://www.ajc.com/","ComposerNav":"https://www.ajc.com/","BottomNav":null,"LoggedOutMenu":null,"TopNavRedesign":"https://www.ajc.com/"},"ancestors":{"default":["https://www.ajc.com/"],"BottomNav":[],"LoggedOutMenu":[],"TopNavRedesign":["https://www.ajc.com/"]},"inactive":false,"node_type":"section"}},"_website_section_id":"ajc./news"}],"primary_site":{"_id":"/news","type":"site","version":"0.5.8","name":"News","description":"Atlanta Georgia News…
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Health team will oversee ‘100 million shots’ in first 100 days

The WeekFox's Lou Dobbs berates Stephen Miller for the White House not jumping on Ted Cruz's Supreme Court offerThings don't appear to be going well for President Trump's increasingly desperate attempt to erase his loss to President-elect Joe Biden. Trump currently trails by 7.1 million votes and 4.4 percentage points, the Electoral College will meet Dec. 14 to cement Biden's 306-232 electoral victory, Trump's team keeps losing recounts and court challenges, and Rudy Giuliani, the attorney leading his fringe legal effort, is in the hospital with COVID-19.And on Monday night, Trump-aligned Fox Business host Lou Dobbs yelled at Trump's immigration czar, Stephen Miller, because the White House wasn't jumping on Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) offer to argue a Pennsylvania case before the Supreme Court, should the high court decide to…
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Leaving Loaded Dice on the Table for Biden – BillMoyers.com

As he lays out his plans for his first hundred days in office and begins to fill positions, President-Elect Joe Biden is making it clear he intends to rebuild the institutions and alliances Trump has gutted. At the same time, his focus on rebuilding the economy for ordinary Americans as a community, rather than as individual men, is new. The emphasis on the first hundred days is artificial and simply reflects the flurry of activity that Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelt launched to deal with the Great Depression when he took office in March 1933. Pundits now use the hundred-day measure to judge how effective a president is early in his term. Biden is a very good negotiator, but he will be facing Republicans determined to prevent any government action, so…
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Trump could halt birthright citizenship as presidency wanes

President Trump may outlaw birthright citizenship — a long-promised victory for his base — in a last-minute executive order, according to reports. The Department of Justice has been asked to weigh in on the legal implications of an order ending an automatic right to US citizenship for children born on American soil to illegal immigrants and short-term visitors, The Hill reported. The move, one of several executive orders under consideration by the Trump administration in its final weeks, would set up an early immigration headache for President-elect Joe Biden — and could spark a legal fight that conservatives have been spoiling for. The legality of birthright citizenship has been presumed under the language of the 14th Amendment for decades. But it has never been considered by the Supreme Court or…
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DACA recipients working to get out the vote

The Trump administration has been disastrous for all Americans, and undocumented youth in particular. Not only are their families at ongoing risk of separation, their immigration protections have been decimated. There’s a Supreme Court ruling right now that’s ordered the administration to fully reopen DACA to thousands of new applicants, but for over 130 days it’s just ignoring it like it didn’t even happen. But young immigrants are fighting back. “In an election where 1 in 10 eligible voters is an immigrant,” the report continues, “and where the Latino electorate could play a decisive role in several battleground states, immigrant advocates see a window of opportunity to push for the changes they want to see in Washington and across the country.” That’s included launching a $700,000 ad buy featuring the very families…
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While Her Father Rails Against ‘Idiot’ Scientists, Ivanka Trump Talks Ice Cream

“Look,” Ms. Schlapp said, chuckling, “The president punches when he needs to punch.” His daughter has her own story to tell, and her own way of telling it.Updated Oct. 23, 2020, 11:47 p.m. ETStill, a surrogate can stray only so far from a campaign’s dominant message and messenger. Ms. Trump could speak with endless poise about all the important lessons her father instilled (“Find something you’re passionate about, because that’s the path to happiness”). She could focus on suburban parenting concerns such as school choice and education reform, and lament “the loss of social interaction for our kids” during the coronavirus outbreak. She could avoid any talk of immigration, caravans, walls or family separation.And then, later in the day came a report that the parents of 545 children who had been…
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Biden rose above as Trump reined in the yelling, but not the lies, at final debate

Trump looked physically pained at not being able to interrupt within Biden’s first answer, a look that only grew through the evening, with regular breakthroughs of his rage. We can’t overlook that. Trump was better than three weeks ago. He was partially under control. He still spent the evening spewing lies and personal attacks and losing his grip on his ability to avoid interruptions. This was by far his most disciplined performance in recent memory, for sure, though—and the thing is, with Trump out of his way, Biden was also able to shine.  Here’s the level at which Trump can talk policy: “I know more about wind than you do. Kills all the birds.” Biden on the other hand was in command of the facts, from coronavirus to the economy to the environment…
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Who won the final presidential debate? Experts grade Trump-Biden

President Trump posted a sharper and calmer performance during his final debate against former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday night, but it was unclear if his better showing was enough to alter the shape of the race in its closing days, a Post panel of debate experts said. Four experts examined the 90-minute forum in Nashville, Tenn., which featured sharp exchanges over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic that’s left more than 220,000 Americans dead, the environment, immigration and foreign policy. “Mr. Trump was more methodical, but it wasn’t enough: he needed a game-changer but didn’t get one. Biden had no significant gaffes that will hurt him over the remaining 12 days,” said David Birdsell, the dean of the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at CUNY’s Baruch…
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Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

The President goes on: For all that we do in the federal government however, everybody has a roll in responding to this virus. We need state and local governments on the front line to make antivirals available and be ready to take whatever steps are necessary to support the health-care system. Sept. 1, 2009 We need hospitals and health-care providers to continue preparing for an increased patient load and to take steps to protect health-care workers. We need families and businesses to insure that they have plans in place if a family member, a child or a co-worker contracts the flu and needs to stay home. And most importantly, we need everyone to get informed about individual risk factors and we need everyone to take the common sense steps we…
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