The Hill: Members of migrant caravan stopped at US border entry: report

A group of Central American migrants traveling to the United States was blocked at an inspection facility and prevented from crossing the border from Mexico, The Associated Press reported. Appriximately 50 members made it past Mexican officials and traversed a bridge on Sunday, but were not allowed inside the U.S. inspection site and remained outside…

The Hill: Trump to deploy National Guard to southern border

President Trump signed an order Wednesday night to deploy National Guard troops to the U.S. southern border. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen first announced Trump’s plan to deploy the National Guard earlier in the day Wednesday while speaking at the White House. Nielsen framed the move as a way to toughen an immigration system that…

NYT: Trump Says DACA Is ‘Dead,’ and Calls on Mexico to Enforce Border Security

President Trump declared on Monday that a plan to protect young immigrants from deportation is “dead” and repeated his calls for Mexico to enforce border security laws and prevent immigrants from coming to the United States illegally. In a series of tweets Monday morning, Mr. Trump again referred to “large ‘Caravans’ of people” headed toward…

WJW: Reject Trump’s folly and his anti-immigrant Sophie’s choice

Barbara Goldberg Goldman, the vice chair of the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA), released the following op-ed in the Washington Jewish Week:   In less than two months, the retelling of the Passover story will remind us that 3,200 years ago the Jewish people made their way out of Egypt — a land in…