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Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ statements backfire in lawsuit challenging TPS removal

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Lawsuit filed by Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants given nod to move forward.

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You shall not pass: Travel ban deemed constitutional by US Supreme Court

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On June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 in upholding the constitutionality of the long-contested Trump Administration travel ban, in the case of Trump v. Hawaii.

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Kamala Harris backs Booker’s restorative justice legislation legalizing marijuana

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“By passing this act, it will prevent the United States Department of Justice coming into our states and enforcing laws that we have decided are unjust and unfair,” said Kamala Harris.

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US Administration considers plan to drug test some food stamp recipients

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A plan under review by Donald Trump’s administration would allow states to require a percentage of food stamp recipients to undergo mandatory drug testing, the Associated Press reported.

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Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, busted for hiding gun arms shares, list grows of unethical practices by Trump cabinet

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Washington, DC. Ryan Zinke is sworn-in to testify before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Commerce as it holds a hearing considering confirmation of his appointment to be US Secretary of the Interior. Credit: MediaPunch Inc/Alamy Live News

In the midst of gun reform, investigations expose that Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke hid his ownership of 1,000 shares in a private firearms company.

Zinke owns holdings in PROOF, a Whitefish, Montana firearms research and manufacturing company of rifles, barrels and gun stocks. However, he failed to report his investments in a mandatory disclosure form that he submitted to the Office of Government Ethics in January 2017.

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Disemboweled: Haiti endures decades of foul foreign hostilities and policies

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Perhaps I am more disconcerted at the fact that one day in my high school class, I heard a 16-year-old white male child suggest that the U.S. should just go into Haiti with “guns-a-blazing and take over the country.”

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Seattle ICE lawyer charged with stealing immigrant IDs

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Raphael A. Sanchez, the chief counsel for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle has been arrested for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft of multiple immigrants.

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Koch network and Trump are bedfellows again

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A network of donors founded by billionaires Charles Francis de Ganahl and David Koch expressed their approval of Donald Trump at a gathering this weekend in Palm Springs, California.

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Trump signs MLK proclamation, reporter asks ‘are you a racist?’

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Washington, DC. — One day after dehumanizing remarks made by President Donald Trump, he signed a proclamation for the federal holiday dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr.

Reporters questioned his comments prior sordid comments.

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Irish and undocumented: Ireland’s émigrés dodged deportation until the Trump era

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11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States. 50,000 of them are Irish.

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