Daily Dispatch 10/16/18
A sampling of today’s headlines on immigration, race, and related stories.
October 16, 2018
Among other things, the land CBP is using for the planned border wall cuts through the National Butterfly Center, impeding migration routes.
From the Guardian: “3,121 desperate journeys: Exposing a week of chaos under Trump’s zero tolerance.”
Sessions has referred another asylum case to himself in order to review laws on bond hearings for asylum seekers in light of the Supreme Court’s recent decision that such hearings are not necessary for immigrants in mandatory detention.
Related: Sessions calls judge’s TPS injunction a case of “judicial encroachment.”
CBP treats allegations of improper searches and sexual assault allegations as ‘he said she said.’
Trump is still obsessed with citizenship. Earlier, he said that since Khashoggi wasn’t a citizen, but a mere permanent resident, his gruesome murder inside a diplomatic facility is not our problem. Then this, followed by the only valid reaction:
Just spoke to the King of Saudi Arabia who denies any knowledge of whatever may have happened “to our Saudi Arabian citizen.” He said that they are working closely with Turkey to find answer. I am immediately sending our Secretary of State to meet with King!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 15, 2018
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