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Daily Dispatch 11/2/18

November 2, 2018

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What to make of Trump’s claim that he will allow US troops fire on migrants throwing rocks: The Pentagon that troops will follow standard rules, working in support of CBP officers, who are “absolutely the primary and principal member that will be handling, specifically, the migrants.”

UPDATE: Department of Defense says it's sending 5,200 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

The following was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.

Department of Defense says it's sending 5,200 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

Sessions calls recitation of Scripture an "attack," touts new Religious Liberty Task Force

The state of our union continues to deteriorate. Today, just as the United Methodist General Board released a opposing military deployments to the southern border, a United Methodist minister and a Baptist minister were ejected from a Boston event on (ironically) religious freedom featuring Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  

Daily Dispatch 10/29/18

A sampling of today’s headlines on immigration, race, and related stories.

October 29, 2018

 

Top Story:

Defense Department to hold briefing today at 4pm (per Sarah Sanders in today’s WH briefing). Live coverage should be available on when the event begins.

Daily Dispatch 10/26/18

A sampling of today’s headlines on immigration, race, and related stories.

October 26, 2018

 

In lieu of our usual Daily Dispatch, we are republishing the following article from the Texas Tribune on Trump's plans to militarize the border.

 

Haiti Update: Earthquake Recovery and PetroCaribe Protests

Haiti was struck with a powerful earthquake Saturday, October 6. The quake was centered near Port-de-Paix.  Thus far, reports are that 17 people died, and over 300 were seriously injured. Outside of Port-de-Paix, the city that suffered the most damage is Gros Morne.

Reports from Gros Morne are that 7 people are confirmed dead. Dozens of people have been treated for broken limbs, with many being sent to hospitals in Gonaives or St. Marc for further treatment.

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