Category: Politics

Cruz, O’Rourke Claims Cite Taxes, Immigration

Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke abandoned his optimistic tone and attacked Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz as “Lyin” Ted in their second debate before the election, borrowing a nickname first used by President Donald Trump. It was one of the challenger’s…
Ohio US Senate Candidates Spar Over Health Care, Immigration

CLEVELAND Candidates in Ohio’s U.S. senate campaign sparred Sunday over health care, approaches to climate change, student loan debt, immigration, tariffs and gun control in the first of three debates. Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci repeatedly criticized incumbent Democrat Sherrod…
The Democrats Have an Immigration Problem

Family separations, multibillion-dollar border-wall schemes, unleashed ICE officers —the Trump presidency has taught the Democrats what they stand against. Now they have to figure out what they stand for. In early June, the Washington office of Representative Pramila Jayapal began…
Trump’s Immigration Policy ‘Fever Dream’

If there’s one issue on which the Trump administration has actually succeeded in ramming through some policy changes, it’s immigration. Though hard to track all the moves the administration has made, especially with the slew of legal challenges, protests, and…
Immigration in 5 Charts: a 2018 Midterm Report

Immigration is one of the biggest issues of the midterm elections in the wake of President Donald Trump’s actions restricting immigration over the past two years. Republican candidates are touting their support for Trump’s promised border wall and charging Democrats…