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We Are A Nation of Immigrants

Rev. Traci Blackmoon | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Rev. Traci Blackmoon

January 25, 2017 Then, standing there in front of the place of worship, you must pray: My ancestor was a wandering Aramean who went to live in Egypt....

The Upcoming Fight Over Immigration And The Federal Budget

Anu Joshi | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Anu Joshi

In 2016, total spending for the United States totaled a little less than four trillion dollars. That’s a “4” followed by 12 zeros (4,000,000,000...

Trump Signs 3 Executive Orders Targeting Drug Cartels And Crime

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump used the swearing-in ceremony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday to sign three ex...

Trump’s Two-For-One Order On Regulations Faces Major Legal Challenge

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.08.2017 | Politics

A coalition of environmental, labor and consumer advocates sued the White House on Wednesday to block an executive order President Donald Trump signed...

Why Imposing Tariffs Will Not Bring More Jobs to the U.S.

Quora | Posted 02.08.2017 | Politics

Would imposing tariffs bring manufacturing jobs back to the US? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering peopl...

Syrian Refugees Halted By Trump’s Travel Ban Make Long-Awaited Reunion With Family

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

CHICAGO ― A family of Syrian refugees who were barred from entering the U.S. last month due to President Donald Trump’s refugee-banning executive ...

Restaurant Shows Customers What's Wrong With Trump's Anti-Immigrant Orders

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

As President Donald Trump works to exclude refugees and immigrants from Muslim-majority countries from the United States, one New York City eatery is ...

Federal Public Servants, Let Trump Shock But Not Awe You

Michael Goldstein | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics
Michael Goldstein

The degree to which law constrains the presidency does not mean that there is no danger here. If you let fear of the consequences of "just saying no" to the president's unlawful demands empower him to dictate policy, we are truly moving towards dictatorship.

Tech Giants Rail Against Donald Trump's Immigrant Ban In Legal Brief

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.06.2017 | Business

Nearly 100 powerhouse companies, including Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Twitter and Microsoft filed an amicus — “friend of the court” — b...

Trump Attacks Judge Who Stalled Immigration Order: 'If Something Happens Blame Him'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump continued to sow doubt about the nation’s judicial system on Sunday by attacking a judge who stalled his immigration order ba...

Mitch McConnell Distances Himself From Trump's Latest Statements

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) denounced Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, distancing himself from President Donald Trump’...

Lin-Manuel Miranda Believes The Muslim Ban Is 'Deeply Un-American'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 02.03.2017 | Arts

“History has its eyes on you.” “You want a revolution? I want a revelation.” “Immigrants, we get the job done.” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s in...

CEOs Must Take A Stand On Donald Trump Or Pay The Price

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics

Mild and jargon-laden statements from U.S. businesses don’t cut it in the Trump era. Employees, customers and activists want business leaders to pi...

How President Trump's Executive Action On Immigration Is Dangerous For Children

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

As a pediatrician, hearing the news of President Trump’s executive order on immigration—and the chaos that has ensued since—I have felt very wor...

The White House Said 109 People Were Inconvenienced By Trump's Travel Ban. That's Not True.

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The White House dramatically understated the effect of President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and certain foreign natio...

Who is Really Responsible for the Checks and Balances of the US Government?

Quora | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

Wouldn't the checks and balances of the US government stop most of Donald Trump's acts? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share kno...

Women Are Leading The Resistance Against Trump

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.31.2017 | Women

We are less than two weeks into Donald J. Trump’s presidency, and he has already made good on some of his darkest campaign promises. President Trump...

There is more than one story to be told about Muslims in Trump's America

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.31.2017 | Impact
The Conversation Global

Stephanie Keith/Reuters Maha Bali, American University in Cairo Let me tell you two stories that happened to two different people. Both concern rel...

9 Pro-Refugee Groups Standing Up To Trump's Ban

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.14.2017 | Impact

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

Remember WWII? Scapegoating Was The Wrong Answer Then, Too.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump’s hastily enacted executive order caused chaos this weekend, leading to the detention of Muslims from seven countries at U.S....

Immigration Ban Threatens Students, Profs And Education Itself, Universities Say

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

Officials from dozens of major American colleges and universities have expressed alarm that President Donald Trump’s travel and immigration ban coul...

Ford Executives Condemn Donald Trump’s Immigration Ban

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

Leaders at Ford Motor Company spoke out Monday against President Donald Trump’s order restricting travel into the U.S. by refugees and people from s...

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Actually Speaks Out Against Immigration Ban

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

In a voicemail sent to his employees on Sunday night, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein criticized Donald Trump’s executive order suspending refugee...

Sean Spicer Uses San Bernardino Shooting To Justify Banning 220 Million People

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer cited the fatal shooting of 14 people in San Bernardino, California, as a reason that President Donald Trump a...

Senate Democrats Call For Investigation Into Trump Officials' Failure To Obey Court Orders

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

Illinois Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin want an investigation into the Department of Homeland Security’s response to a federal court order th...