Category Archives: Immigration

  1. What is the deal with the trade agreements?

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    November 2, 2019 by epoetus

    And the trade wars? And the agreements regarding asylum seekers?     #45IdiOTUS has promoted a fictional narrative that it …
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  2. Root Cause: CAFTA has contributed to the influx of immigrants at the US border over the past 15 years

    August 7, 2019 by epoetus

      We talk about the sudden spike of immigrants coming from “The Triangle” countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador …
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  3. First they came for Chucho, an undocumented immigrant from Acapulco, Mexico …

    July 25, 2019 by epoetus

        Please contribute to Chucho’s GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/n7y2x-stand-up-for-chucho The legal fees required to successfully appeal a deportation can easily …
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  4. A brief history of US Latin America policy, its relevance for today, and analysis of what is going on now

    July 16, 2019 by epoetus

        Putting aside whether or not there really is a spike of migrants from Latin America, as a previous …
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  5. Bernie Sanders lays out bold 10-point plan for Democrats

    November 27, 2018 by stephenshubert

    By Jon Queally / Common Dreams, November 24, 2018, If Democrats “want to keep and expand their majority in the House, take back the …
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  6. Let’s keep checking facts

    October 3, 2016 by ebanderson123

    In this election with so many undecided voters, facts are tremendously important.  Let’s do whatever we can to circulate factual …
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  7. Flip Flopping Across the Border

    September 2, 2016 by David Dehlendorf

    If you could see Trump’s pants in the photo above, you would notice that they are on fire. AP Fact …
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  8. What would Jesus do? Not THAT one, the Jesus who works for 8 to 12 hours a day with no chance of overtime pay….

    June 6, 2016 by celinagut

    “The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” Cesar Chavez Working in the fields of …
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  9. Him: “What’s your nationality?” Me: “American.” Him: “I mean where are you from?” Me: “Here.”

    June 4, 2016 by celinagut

    Dr. Seuss’ 1942 cartoon played on fears that Japanese-Americans might be loyal to Japan and planning to destroy America. The …
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  10. What does fear of “The Other” do?

    May 21, 2016 by ebanderson123

    In politics, fear is a tremendously useful tool to gain public approval and power. This article illustrates a strong undercurrent of …
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