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The Genesis of Trump’s Family-Separation Policy

For a would-be strongman, cruelty is the ultimate deterrent. When Donald Trump first proposed to ban all Muslim immigrants from the United States two and a half years and a thousand Trump controversies ago, the Republican front-runner was asked if he would have supported the internment of Japanese-Americans during World …

Why Trump’s Family-Separation Policy Failed

A political and policy debacle from an administration with a failed immigration policy. This morning, a top aide to President Trump told Axios that he “doesn’t want to look weak” by abandoning his policy of family separation. Trump “feels boxed in, is frustrated and knows it’s bad politics — but also understands it’s …

Britain replaces key minister as immigration scandal deepens

Lawmaker Sajid Javid replaced Amber Rudd, who resigned as home secretary, saying she had “inadvertently” misled lawmakers about whether the government had deportation targets. British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a new home secretary on Monday, naming a politician from an ethnic minority to the job for the first time …