The president’s furious contemporary rants and rallies, along with the cages for immigrants, have certainly brought Nazism to mind, but it might be more illuminating to think of them as echoing an earlier moment in history.
At a time of summer picnics and other family outings, let's remember that much of the bounty enjoyed at those gatherings will have been harvested by immigrant hands. And let's not forget that other families have been torn apart and jailed.
I'm still working through everything I saw, but I wanted you to know the full story. The fight for children and families separated at the border isn't over—not by a long shot.
The weeping toddlers, breast-deprived infants and distressed teens are just the most recent signs of the Trump administration’s war against decency, compassion and justice.
Fueled in part by the #MeToo movement, state legislatures, corrections officials and the federal government are working to address the issue.
Short-attention-span journalists should be aware that the president's assault on civil rights may target them next.
Lawyers are calling the heavy-handed approach of immigration authorities toward these youngsters—the youngest is only 3—unprecedented.
The Department of Homeland Security has identified 20,000 beds for the detention of asylum-seekers—"a 500 percent increase from current capacity,” according to MSNBC.