Daily Dispatch 11/30/18
November 30, 2018
Reporters Report that Other Reporters Are Reporting on Deporting by Resorting to Exporting from ICE’s Own Distorting Purporting:
Audio from NPR’s On the Media: “many news outlets are reporting on deportations simply by lifting text verbatim from I.C.E. press releases.”
Baltimore files suit against Donald J. Trump, Michael R. Pompeo, and the U.S. Department of State over the now-infamous “public charge” rule change, saying that “Baltimore is left to sort through the mess Defendants have made.” The city of Baltimore’s “Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief” can be found here.
Quixote Center joins with 140 national and regional organizations in sending a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy requesting censure of Rep. Steve King (R-IA) for his use of incendiary and racist rhetoric and his endorsement of white supremacist and other far right causes.
Texas’s 3rd Court of Appeals issues a ruling that forbids challenging “a state agency rule that permits unrelated adults to be assigned to children’s bedrooms” after advocacy groups attempted to prevent jails from being licensed as child care centers. Ruling here.
Churches react against ICE arrest of undocumented immigrant taking sanctuary in NC church.
A Very Sad Tweet From the Border:
These kids in the #migrantcaravan are playing that game we all love from childhood: Border Patrol! One throws #teargas ‘bombs’,others beg to be let across the border, and a mean president watches on. Can’t make this up. pic.twitter.com/bI7kXN7NG5— Natasha Pizzey (@natasha_pizzey) November 29, 2018
More Recommended Reads:
From Mother Jones: “A Private Prison Company Says Georgia’s Investigation Into a Detainee’s Death Must Stay Secret”
From CityLab: “What Border Security and Police Violence Have In Common”
From The New Yorker: “The Long Wait for Tijuana’s Migrants to Process Their Own Asylum Claims”