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Trump can't understand a very powerful immigration argument (related to an Australian refugee policy; Turnbull transcript) - 08/03/17

Australia has the fairly smart policy of not accepting refugees who arrive by boat [1]. Based on the leaked transcript of a call between Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Trump is incapable of wrapping his mind around that policy.

Supreme Court partly & temporarily reinstates Trump's travel ban - 06/26/17

The Supreme Court has partly reinstated Donald Trump's travel ban, aka the Muslim Ban. This is just a temporary decision; they'll make a final decision in the Fall. In response, the Trump administration has unwittingly admitted once again that Trump's actions have made the USA less safe. From this, bolding added:

"Identitarians" choose dumb, costly way to reduce refugees to Europe - 06/04/17

From [1]: Far-right activists are planning a sea campaign this summer to disrupt vessels saving refugees in the Mediterranean, after successfully intercepting a rescue mission last month. Members of the anti-Islam and anti-immigrant “Identitarian” movement – largely twentysomethings often described as Europe’s answer to the American alt-right – have raised £56,489 in less than three weeks to enable them to target boats run by aid charities helping to rescue refugees...

Donald Trump finally makes a smart argument against mass immigration - 05/21/17

After nearly two years of intensely stupid plans and arguments about immigration that - as reality demonstrates - would only work if the world were run by Breitbart News, Donald Trump has finally made a smart argument against mass immigration. If he repeats it without junking it up, he could use it to finally do a national service and undercut those who support mass refugee resettlement and mass immigration in general. That's, of course, a tall order: Trump and his fan club have consistently helped the wrong side in various ways.

Blatant Obama propaganda promotes a six year old's refugees stance - 09/23/16

Barack Obama has promoted or been promoted by blatant propaganda in the past, oftentimes involving children: kids singing for him, him sending letters to kids, lesson plans, etc. etc.

WSJ discovers: Americans compete with immigrants for jobs (Miriam Jordan) - 05/24/09

Miriam Jordan of the Wall Street Journal offers "Job Fight: Immigrants vs. Locals/Tennessee Residents Compete for Work They Once Scorned; An All-Night Wait for Slaughterhouse Shifts" (link).