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Jerry Brown: We Have A ‘Religious Call’ To Embrace The Undocumented

Jerry Brown: We Have A ‘Religious Call’ To Embrace The Undocumented

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Germany Is The New America

America is no longer the best place in the world for those seeking opportunity. That place is now Germany. In the United States, the immigration debate is toxic and paralyzed. Political parties raging against foreigners are surging at the polls in Britain and France. But in Germany, the government is rolling out a red carpet [...]

George Will Gets It Right: U.S. Should Welcome Migrant Children

And by getting it “right” no pun was intended, but it did work out that way. “We ought to say to these children, ‘Welcome to America[n], you’re going to go to school and get a job and become Americans,’” Will said. “We have 3,141 counties in this country. That would be 20 per county. The [...]

Updated: Michele Bachmann’s Great Idea For Refugee Children: Labor Camps

Updated below. Michele Bachmann is on her way to the Texas border to fix the situation of refugee children fleeing violence in their country. The Congresswoman has some spiffy ideas which have been tried in the past (See: concentration camps). Bachmann is calling on President Obama to help push forward a bipartisan effort to see [...]

Dumb And Dumber Headed To Texas Border

U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said on Friday that he is heading to the Texas-Mexico border this weekend to assess the current immigration crisis, and he will be joined by Michele Bachmann (R-Minn). They will visit the areas of Brownsville, McAllen and Laredo, meeting with the Border Patrol and local officials. King has been a [...]

Republican Congressman: Obama ‘Not Raised With An American Experience’ (Video)

Rep. Steve King (R) told a crowd over the weekend in his home state of Iowa that President Obama was not raised with an “American experience.” King went on to say at the immigration rally that he would not “assert where [Obama] was born” and questioned a 2007 picture of Obama listening to the national anthem [...]

Rick Perry’s Operation Border Photo Op

Governor Rick Perry of Texas announced today he will deploy 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border in “Operation Strong Safety,” as clearly yet another element in Perry’s carefully orchestrated build-up for the 2016 Republican Party primary season.  Perry’s notional excuse for this vainglorious grandstanding is the threat posed to the security [...]

The Rush To Deport Is Imperling Children

Without proper vetting, we are deporting children away from safety and back to sure poverty and death. …interviews over the last week with many young migrants…who made the journey to the border suggest the risks of accelerating initial screenings. Minors questioned shortly after being caught in locations, like Border Patrol stations, where they may feel [...]

GOP Candidate For AZ Governor Has No Idea Why Militia Was Hanging Out With Him At Protest

A Republican candidate for Arizona governor told TPM that he has no idea why armed militiamen were tagging along with him on Tuesday at an immigration protest in Oracle, Arizona at the rally in opposition to the arrival of refugee children. A group of armed militiamen were providing security for Riggs, KTVK reported. Armed group [...]

Oops! Anti-Immigration Protesters Mistakenly Block A School Bus Filled With YMCA Campers

Let’s recap. The kneejerk anti-immigration movement was insane enough already when a spelling-impaired vandal spray-painting a message on the wall of an Army facility: “NO ILLEAGLES [sic] HERE.” Then there was Sean Hannity and Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) who gathered on the deck of a border patrol gun-boat for a photo-op with a ridiculously huge [...]

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