Xenophobia

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New Podcast Chronicles Internment of Japanese Americans

American Public Media podcast “Order 9066” takes its name from the executive order that authorized the forced relocation of tens of thousands of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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WATCH: Congressional Black Caucus Censures President Trump for 'Sh*thole' Comments

The Caucus livestreamed the proceeedings.

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Senators Confront DHS Secretary About Trump's 'Racially Motivated' Immigration Policy

Cory Booker and Diane Feinstein questioned the decision to terminate deportation relief for some 250,000 immigrants and DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen’s “amnesia” regarding the president’s “shithole” comments.

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Did We Need More Proof That Trump is Racist?

The president said that Black and Latinx immigrants from “shithole” countries should be left out of any immigration deal reached in Congress. Who is surprised?

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California Ushers in Sanctuary Law, Shields Immigrants From Some Federal Mandates

The California Values Act bars state and local authorities from cooperating with federal immigration authorities without a warrant.

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10 Must-Read Tweets From the #MySept11MuslimStory Campaign

Sixteen years after the Semptember 11 attacks, Muslims—and those percieved to be Muslims—still endure racist violence and discrimination. This Twitter campaign chronicles their stories.

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READ: Suman Raghunathan on 9/11, Racism and 'Toxic Patriotism'

From the executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together: “This September 11, I will remember that this is the true patriotism—working with our communities to protect each other, and in doing so, to form a more perfect union.”

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Queer, Muslim and APIA Advocacy Orgs Protest Post-9/11 Hate Violence With Weekend of #QueerAzaadi Actions

Checkpoint protests, community funerals and other actions in cities across the country will honor people impacted by state and White supremacist violence.

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Appeals Court Says 'No' to 'Muslim Ban' Family Limits

“The government does not offer a persuasive explanation for why a mother-in-law is clearly a bona fide relationship, but a grandparent, grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew or cousin is not.”

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What DREAMers Need to Know About DACA Now

This is how the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the “wind down” of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Trump Administration Officially Ends DACA, Placing Nearly 800,000 Immigrants at Risk for Deportation

Sessions called DACA an “unconstitutional exercise of authority by the executive branch.”

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A History of Violence: Joe Arpaio's Racist Crusade Against Latinxs

For decades, the Maricopa County sheriff targeted Latinxs via illegal stops and his Tent City Jail, which he once referred to as a “concentration camp.”

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Judge Rules That Arizona Mexican-American Studies Ban is Racist

“Both enactment and enforcement were motivated by racial animus.”

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The Dos and Dont's of Talking to Kids of Color About White Supremacy

A primer for talking to children about racism—and systems that perpetuate it—in the aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville.

Who Will Be Allowed Into the U.S. When the 'Muslim Ban' Goes Into Effect?

The Supreme Court ruled that President Donald Trump’s ban on nationals of six predominantly-Muslim countries is legal—with some key exceptions. Read on to find out what they are.

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WATCH: New Hamilton Mixtape Video is a Love Letter to 'Immigrants'

K’naan, Snow tha Product, Riz MC and Residente offer an ode to immigrants’ sacrifice and resilience in their new music video.

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Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'

DOJ spokesperson Sarah Isgur Flores: “The president is not required to admit people from countries that sponsor or shelter terrorism, until he determines that they can be properly vetted and do not pose a security risk to the United States.”

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Legal Advocacy Groups Sue DHS for Info on Treatment of Muslims at Border Stops, Airports

The two federal court filings demand reports on the seizure of Muslims’ electronic devices and the revocation of their Trusted Traveler status.

What Two Reports Have to Say About Trump's Impact on Immigrants and Muslims

Reports from We Belong Together and the Brennan Center for Justice critique Trump’s anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim policies and warn of future threats.

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Trump's VOICE Program Could Take Us Back to Darker Times

VOICE, the new office Trump has created for victims of crimes committed by undocumented people, won’t keep anyone safer. It will further criminalize people of color.