The Corruption of Trump’s Immigration Order

If you needed yet another reason to view Donald Trump as corrupt, look no further than his immigration order, which forbids immigration from seven Muslim nations -- but none of the ones that he does business with, even though some of them are far more involved in terrorism than the ones that are targeted. … [Read more...]

Several Judges Put Stay on Trump’s Immigration Order

Within hours of Donald Trump signing his immigration order, refugees with approved visas were detained at airports, prompting mass protests and legal actions. At least four federal judges issued temporary emergency stays on behalf of specific clients after groups like the ACLU filed suit. … [Read more...]

Sanctuary Cities Have Lower Crime Rates

Donald Trump signed an executive order going after so-called sanctuary cities, doing so on the grounds that those cities have higher crime because of undocumented immigrants causing mayhem. The truth? They have significantly less crime than similarly situation non-sanctuary cities. … [Read more...]

Could Scalia Ruling Scuttle Trump’s Wall?

The New York Times has a fascinating article about how one of the last rulings issued by Justice Antonin Scalia before he died, a ruling Republicans loved, could cause Humpty Trumpty's wall to come tumbling down along with him. The ruling involved the EPA: … [Read more...]

Report: Trump to Sign Partial Immigration Ban from Muslim Countries

Reuters reports that Trump is expected to sign a series of executive orders "restricting access to the United States for refugees and some visa holders from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen." There are few details, though. Stay tuned on Thursday. … [Read more...]

Tancredo to Speak at White Supremacist Conference

Former Sen. Tom Tancredo is one of the loudest immigration opponents in the country. He likes to pretend that he's only against illegal immigration, that it has nothing to do with race, but he's now putting his white sheet on and speaking at a white supremacist conference. … [Read more...]

So Much for Trump’s ‘Mexico Will Pay For It’ Nonsense

If there was one core idea pushed consistently and relentlessly by Donald Trump during the campaign, it was that he was going to build a wall all along the Mexican border and make Mexico pay for it. He had people chanting it at nearly every campaign stop. Surprise! He was full of shit. … [Read more...]

Why Trump Can’t Deport Millions of Immigrants

Donald Trump has backed off his campaign pledge to deport 11 million people and now says he'll just deport 2-3 million undocumented immigrants. But those who've run our immigration agencies know that this is an impossible task to pull off. … [Read more...]

Austrian Far Right Party Joins Putin, Lauds Trump

Among the many far-right. proto-fascist -- if not outright fascist -- political parties booming in Europe is Austria's Freedom Party, or FPO. They're getting record support in that country, which really ought to know better, and are seeking to join with Putin and Trump to push a mutual agenda. … [Read more...]

Anti-Immigrant Bigot Wants to Sue Soros for Illegal Immigration

The almost impressively racist William Gheen of ALIPAC has a brilliant idea. He thinks people who don't like illegal immigration should sue George Soros for giving money to pro-immigration organizations. He wants thousands of such suits filed. … [Read more...]

Trump Team Explodes Over Accusation of Courting White Supremacists

The top officials from both of the presidential campaigns took part in a discussion at Harvard about the campaign and the Trump team, led by Kellyanne Conway, went ballistic when a Clinton adviser accused them of courting the white supremacist vote. … [Read more...]

Rohrer: Force Immigrants to Become Christians

Sam Rohrer, head of the American Pastors Network, says that America should not accept any immigrants unless they first become Christians, like they (allegedly) did in ancient Israel (actually, they didn't). Because he thinks America is a Christian theocracy. … [Read more...]