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Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Immigrant Bills?

While Donald Trump had to pull back on some of his proposed policies, the “resistance” has been too compliant regarding two bills now before Congress.

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No Anti-Immigrant Victory for Trump—So Far

The president lost big in Congress this week as Republicans and Democrats rejected his budget cuts for now, including those directed at immigrants.

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Truthdigger of the Week: Kevin de León, Advocate for ‘Sanctuary Cities’ and Immigrant Rights

As many Democrats face backlash for their weak opposition to the Trump administration, the California Senate leader stands out for his refusal to mince words.

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Trump’s ‘Sanctuary City’ Threat Is Quashed. Does Our President Have Any Grasp of the Constitution?

Tuesday marked the third time a Donald Trump policy connected to immigration has been struck down on constitutional grounds.

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Order to Strip Funds From ‘Sanctuary Cities’

A U.S. District Court judge in San Francisco put the controversial order on hold, arguing it infringed on the constitutional rights of local governments.

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10 Myths About Immigration in the United States

Here’s a list of common misconceptions—plus information to separate fact from fear.

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A New, Progressive Form of Federalism Is Spreading With the GOP in Control

To derail Donald Trump’s domestic agenda, the left is bolstering the autonomy of states and cities to protect minorities, the poor, the undocumented and our ecosystems.

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‘Sanctuary Cities’ and Black Community Control of the Police

President Trump’s offensive against the undocumented is inseparable from his plans to forcefully pacify black America.

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Local Leaders in Los Angeles Stand Up to Trump’s Anti-Immigration Plan

Rather than go along with the president’s program, Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city officials have intensified their opposition.

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Truthdiggers of the Week: Sanctuary Churches, Havens for Undocumented Immigrants

Despite serious risks, religious institutions across the U.S. are opening their doors to immigrants who fear deportation under the Trump administration.

Posted on Feb 18, 2017 READ MORE



Santa Monica, Calif., Moves to Dump Wells Fargo Over DAPL Funding

The city’s progressive agenda includes a new measure to shield residents from discriminatory acts by the Trump administration.

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Public Banks Can Help Cities Honor Their Commitment to Give Sanctuary to Immigrants

Cities, counties and states, by chartering their own banks, can foster long-term economic stability and build a firewall against the incoming administration’s threats of financial blackmail.

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Right Aims Its Wrath at Sanctuary Cities

As the U.S. Justice Department preps for a federal case against Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 anti-immigrant law, many supporters of the bill are accusing the federal government of intentionally overlooking the more than 40 “sanctuary cities” that have popped up around the country.

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