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Court partially blocks ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/06/20, 11:21 am

Unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes, immigration officials will have to allow asylum-seekers and others arriving at the U.S. border in California or Arizona to wait in the United States while the courts process their cases. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday blocked the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy in the two border states under its authority.

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Parents fight back

Family | Schools are sidestepping the families of gender-dysphoric children
by Mary Jackson
Posted 2/28/20, 03:48 pm

By the time Jay Keck learned his 14-year-old autistic daughter identified as a boy, she had already come out at her Hinsdale, Ill., high school. Without his or his wife’s knowledge, the school’s faculty and staff accepted her new identity. Teachers referred to her by a new masculine name.

“In my attempt to help her, her public school undermined me every step of the way,” Keck wrote in USA Today.

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Border blowback

Immigration | The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is taking a toll on the agents who patrol it
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/27/20, 02:04 pm

When someone from U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) first tried to recruit him at a mall, Chris Cabrera said he didn’t know what a Border Patrol agent was. “It’s like playing hide-and-go-seek every day,” the recruiter said. You spend most of your 10-hour shift outside—in the grasslands, the desert, the mountains, on foot, four-wheelers, boats, and horses, catching people who cross illegally.

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