Demonizing the City of Angels
The story of America is the story of immigrants. But since Donald Trump became president, the immigration issue has become a humanitarian crisis in the United States.
Truthdig political correspondent Bill Boyarsky investigates the impact of Trump’s anti-immigrant racism on Los Angeles—home to 1 million undocumented immigrants—in this ongoing series for Truthdig called “Demonizing the City of Angels.”
Read all of Boyarksy’s stories in the series below.
Welcome to the Police State of Immigrants, Feb. 22, 2017
We the Immigrants, April 5, 2017
No Anti-Immigrant Victory for Trump—So Far, May 4, 2017
Trump Shows His Hand in Firing Comey, May 15, 2017
Game of ‘Refugee Roulette’ in Immigration Courts, Oct. 13, 2017
Immigrant ‘Warriors for Justice’ Return to Their Roots, Nov. 20, 2017
Immigration Detention Centers Put Rule of Law to Shame, Jan. 3, 2018
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Could Be Trump’s Kryptonite, Jan. 12, 2018
Spirituality in the Trump Era?, March 2, 2018
Under the Media Radar, Trump Is Locking Up More Refugees, March 23, 2018