Trumps family separations: watchdog review paints damning picture of policy

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Report says 2,600 children were separated from their parents without adequate systems in place to track or reunite families Donald Trumps administration separated more than 2,600 children from their parents without adequate systems in place to track or reunite families, according to the first government review of the controversial the 25-page report said. Using information […]

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Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence | Nesrine Malik

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Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before, writes Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik If there was a dictators playbook, the DonaldTrump administration would now be on the Instrumentalise Religion chapter. Last week, in what sounded like the launch of a US […]

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Sanders uses Bible to defend Trump’s separation of children from families at border

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Press secretary rejects criticism of Jeff Sessions citing Romans 13 to justify policy and says it is very biblical to enforce the law Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, invoked the Bible to defend the Trump administrations immigration policy of separating mothers from their children. She was speaking at Thursdays White House briefing, in […]

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Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

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US Border Patrol allows reporters to visit but does not allow pictures or interviews at holding facility housing children as young as four Inside an old warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about […]

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Trump signs order targeting visa abuses as he touts tools ‘made in the USA’

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Speaking at Wisconsin tool company, president pledges to take sledgehammer to regulations as he signs measure cracking down on H-1B scheme Donald Trump promised to take a sledgehammer to what he considered job-killing regulations as he signed an executive order to crack down on fraud and abuse in foreign worker programmes. Hitting a familiar note […]

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