Daily Dispatch 10/25/18

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

October 25, 2018

Top Story:

Amazon leadership at odds with Amazon and over with ICE. (ACLU FOIA request for details.)



Though Trump he made up the “unknown Middle Easterners” thing, Pence defends the claim in an interesting, and surprisingly more racist, interpretation of Trump’s original meaning: “it's inconceivable that there are not people of Middle Eastern descent in a crowd of more than 7,000 people.”  

Trump again says he is “” to the border, but the Department of Defense has not yet received any information or orders.

US and Mexican officials legality of various options for dealing with migrant caravan.

From HuffPo: “

For Central American migrants, “push factors” at home US border policies.


The Media:

Fox & Friends reporter family crossing the border, bragging that he had “foiled this attempt” to “illegally cross.”

How media’s use of terms like “caravan” and “deterrence” Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric.


Other News:

Administration considers off HHS’s Office of Refugee Resettlement.

From the Atlantic: “

What are saying about America’s reaction to Trump’s immigration policies.

Government Accountability Office releases demonstrating that government agencies were caught by April announcement of “zero tolerance” policy.



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