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Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out Racial Bias In Facial Recognition Technology
At a congressional hearing, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tackled how the use of facial recognition technology can “exacerbate” racial bias in the criminal justice system.
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Judge Unseals Criminal Case File Against Jussie Smollett
The "Empire" actor's frequent comments about his reported hated crime "aren't the actions of a person seeking to maintain his privacy."
U.S. Catholic Cardinal Favors Restricting 'Large-Scale' Immigration Of Muslims
A century after his Irish ancestors arrived in America in pursuit of a new life, Cardinal Raymond Burke is lashing out at Muslims seeking to do the same today.
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First, Immigration Authorities Fed A Muslim Man Pork For Days. Now, He's Being Deported.
Adnan Asif Parveen is married to a U.S. citizen, held a valid work authorization and had a pending green card application.
Ocasio-Cortez Probes How Facial Recognition Technology Can ‘Exacerbate’ Racism
“Who are the primary engineers and designers of these algorithms?” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked an expert. “White men,” she replied.
The Canadian Press
This Is Why So Many Children Are Dying In Border Patrol Custody
Five kids have died in U.S. custody since December, and experts warn it will keep happening.
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Reagan Slams Border Fence, Bush Defends Undocumented ‘Good People’ In 1980 Debate
Old footage of the two future presidents offers a stark contrast to the GOP of today.
Arizona Prisons Ban Book On Black Men In The Justice System
“Chokehold: Policing Black Men" examines law enforcement and mass incarceration through its treatment of African American men.
Ken Cuccinelli Expected To Join DHS In Immigration Role: Reports
The former attorney general of Virginia is known as an immigration hardliner.
ICE Has A Record-Breaking 52,000 Immigrants In Detention, Report Says
This figure surpasses the number of detention beds that Congress agreed to fund earlier this year.
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Kris Kobach Is Demanding Some Insane Perks To Be Trump’s Immigration Czar: Report
A private plane on standby, weekends in Kansas and a top White House salary, oh my.
Guatemalan Teen Becomes 5th Migrant Child To Die After Being Detained By Border Patrol
The 16-year-old was found "unresponsive" during a welfare check.
CBS Face The Nation
DHS Chief Denies Trump Claim That Migrants Are Being Sent To 'Sanctuary Cities'
"Our transportation is based on operational necessity," said Kevin McAleenan, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
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Florida Mayor Suggests Putting Immigrants Up At Trump Hotels
Broward County Mayor Mark Bogen had a fiery response to the administration's plan to fly hundreds of migrants to South Florida.
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Trump Administration Is Transporting More Migrants From Border To Other U.S. Cities
Florida's Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said he'd have to "talk to the president" about plans to send more immigrants to South Florida.
Associated Press, Manuel Balce Ceneta
Trump's New Immigration Plan Doesn't Make Any Sense
If the White House believes migrants depress wages, why does it want to recruit them specifically for high-paying jobs?
CULTURE & ARTS
The Secret Society Of Super Villain Artists That's Being The Change, 1 Artwork At A Time
"It’s an unwritten key ethos of the society, giving back and helping."
Trump Unveils A New Immigration Plan That Is Going Nowhere
“If it doesn’t get bipartisan support, there’s no chance,” said Sen. Chuck Grassley.
Lindsey Graham’s Immigration Bill Would Harm Children And Not Deter Immigrants
The plan to lock up more undocumented kids misses what is really driving migrants, advocates say.
White House Pushed Secret Plan To Arrest Thousands Of Migrant Families: Reports
Top Homeland Security officials reportedly objected to the proposed raids because of a lack of resources.
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Are Undocumented Immigrants Bringing Crime To The U.S.? Study Says Nope.
Donald Trump has repeatedly bashed undocumented immigrants are "rapists" and criminals. A new analysis debunks this claim.
Hungary’s Viktor Orbán Is Shunned By European Neighbors, Finds Love From Trump
Orbán has attacked the judiciary, taken over the free press and led anti-Semitic assaults, including against a major university, but Trump praised him lavishly.
Anti-Gay Pastor Steven Anderson Banned From Ireland
The hate-spewing pastor has repeatedly called for the deaths of gay people and prayed for the death of Barack Obama.
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About 55,000 Children Could Be Made Homeless Under New HUD Rule
Opponents say the change would harm an already vulnerable group.
Halle Berry Embraces Her Age
Academy Award-winning actor Halle Berry opened up about the challenges of growing older in Hollywood.
Trump Laughed At Call To 'Shoot' Immigrants. It's No Joke To Militias At The Border.
The president's comments at a Florida rally have dire implications: There's a militia at the border right now that wants to kill immigrants.
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