Identity Evropa leader, whose group believes in returning people of color back to native homelands, posts tour photos. Meanwhile, Trump calls Black reporter's white nationalism question "racist."
Patrick Casey, leader of alt-right white nationalist group, Identity Evropa, and Charlottesville marcher, posted a visit to the White House on social media this week:
Evropa has landed at the White House! pic.twitter.com/nlExBhNP4V
— Patrick Casey (@PatrickCaseyIE) November 7, 2018
Trump continues to pander to his base before midterm elections.
President Trump said that he plans to sign an executive order to end birthright citizenship to children born in the United States to non-citizens and undocumented immigrants. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said it's an attempt to "fan the flames of anti-immigrant hatred" before next week's midterm elections.
Where's the humanity?
To voters: You can make sure that white nationalists don't feel empowered to march in Charlottesville in the middle of the day.
Former President Barack Obama kicked off his campaigning for November's midterms, on Friday afternoon, and took jabs at President Trump and the spineless backbones of his Republican constituents.
Obama spared no expense rebuking the administration's actions that have emboldened racists.
And it's not for the reasons you think.
The U.S. Army has reinstated more than 30 recruits it discharged from a program created to fill high-demand positions in exchange for a fast track to citizenship, according to federal court documents filed on Monday.
But the reinstatement is only temporary.
Stephen Miller Plans to Target Legal Immigrants by Eliminating Access to Green Cards and Citizenship
So much for the idea that Republicans only wanted to eliminate illegal immigration.
The White House plans to add new restrictions to green card and citizenship applications for legal immigrants who have used public services at any point in the United States.
Lawyers for Alejandra Juarez said to reporters she was only now being deported because of Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy on illegal immigration.
(Reuters) — The U.S. government deported a Mexican woman on Friday who had lived in the country illegally for nearly two decades despite efforts by lawmakers to keep her in Florida with her husband, a Marine Corps veteran, and her two American children.
Under DACA, roughly 700,000 young adults, often referred to as "Dreamers," were protected from deportation and given work permits for two-year periods, after which they must re-apply to the program.
(Reuters) — A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore a program that protects from deportation some young immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children, including accepting new applications for the program.
If the Mexican government isn't going to pay for it, as he promised, shouldn't he go south to shut down their government?
President Trump has alluded to doing whatever it takes to get Democrats to jump on board with his plan for immigration reform.
Trump made the campaign promise to his anti-immigrant base: "I'll have Mexico pay for that wall."
But now that it's apparent that was an empty promise and midterm elections are right around the corner, he's threatening to infringe upon the lives of U.S. residents by closing the government.
Judge takes Trump's bigoted comments at face value.
It's "just psychological terrorism," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Calif.).
A Trump administration official told an 8-year-old girl who was separated from her family that her mother abandoned and wanting nothing to do with her, according to a Democratic lawmaker.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Calif.) made the declaration on Twitter and noted that their reunification suffered as a result:
A mom told us her relationship with her 8yo daughter would never be the same. Officials lied to the daughter, saying her mom abandoned her. They said she'd live in a shelter until she was 18. When they reunited, the daughter believed that and wanted nothing to do with her mom.
— Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) July 26, 2018
It is unclear from the tweet when the mother and daughter were separated and how long they were apart before reunification. President Trump alleged that family separations would cease unless the adult posed an imminent danger to the child he or she was traveling with. But according to Jayapal, family separations haven't stopped.
"We saw that family separation is still happening. Kids are in cages, if you're over 10, you're separated from your parents," she told CNN's Wolf Blitzer.
"I'm ashamed of our government," she added.
"The trauma that we have done to these kids is just crazy. It's beyond politics, Wolf. It is about right in wrong, and kids in cages and separating families is just wrong, no matter what side of the isle you're on."
She later followed up on her original tweet to call the tactic "psychological terrorism."
I can't stop thinking about this mom and her child, and the many others who were told the same thing. For the Trump Administration to use family separation, these lies and all the associated traumas to children and parents as a deterrent is just psychological terrorism. https://t.co/7McBOtQBvu
— Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) July 27, 2018
Jayapal's tweet was part of a series in which she recounted her visit to the place migrants are brought when they first arrive to the United States.
"Ports of entry, mass prosecutions in courthouses, cages holding children and families, adult detention centers, and shelters where some families have thankfully been released," she wrote.
She described what she saw inside:
What we saw was horrifying:
- 70+ people being prosecuted en masse
- Mothers in cages who told us that Border Patrol only let them see their kids for 1 hour each day
- Kids in cages who had to sleep on mats on the ground
- Devastated parents
— Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) July 26, 2018
She also noted that “463 parents were already deported, presumably without their kids. This doesn't account for kids who are separated from other caretakers."
President Trump alleged that family separations would cease unless the adult posed an imminent danger to the child he or she was traveling with. But as recently as July 5th, a father who barely spoke Spanish says he was ripped apart from his 2-year-old daughter despite having her birth certificate with him.
Not much is known about what goes on within the walls of the detention centers. News cameras have not been permitted inside. When Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visited one of the centers, many detainees were forced to wait outside until she left, so they didn't have a chance to speak with her.
Several attorneys have shed some light on what they witness when meeting with clients, including Jodi Goodwin, who described to CNN the trauma children endure — and its lasting effects — upon being separated from their families. Reunions would be expected to be a happy time, but traumatized children often do not express joy.
"It's very sad," she said. "It takes them one or two minutes for them to reach over to their mothers."
Separation is also a confusing time for parents and their families alike. According to a court filing by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), parents and children often arrive to facilities without their paperwork, saying it was taken away from them. Oftentimes, parents won't even be aware of whether they had spoken with an immigration or deportation judge.
"The powerful are doing what they want," a judge said in the deportation case of a pizza delivery man, "and the poor are suffering what they must."