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USA citizens to protest against Trump’s immigration policies

USA citizens to protest against Trump’s immigration policies

The US government said in a court filing on Friday that it has the right to detain children and parents caught crossing the US border illegally for the duration of their immigration proceedings. Art Baltes stood out from the crowd, pacing back and forth under the sunshine with a banner in hand: "Immigrants and Refugees Welcome". As they crossed the bridge, protesters sought refuge from the hot sun under handmade posters and umbrellas, and tourists squeezed by amid shouts of "Abolish ICE", ...


U.S. protestors:

U.S. protestors: "Immigrants Are Welcome Here!"

At Berkeley's protest against federal immigration policies Saturday, demonstrators' signs demanded ICE be "crushed", "put in a deep freezer" and, less metaphorically, "abolished". "I'd be in Congress", said protesters Tom Thompson. "In these United States, undocumented immigrants are being ripped apart from their families". People in the crowd were lighting firecrackers and smoke bombs and police used flash bangs to disperse the clashing protesters.


Shock, then ambition: Ocasio-Cortez hopes to shake up House

Shock, then ambition: Ocasio-Cortez hopes to shake up House

Andrew Cuomo in New York's September Democratic primary. "What I see is that the Democratic Party takes working class communities for granted, they take people of color for granted and they just assume that we're going to turn out no matter how bland or half-stepping these proposals are", Ocasio-Cortez said in a recent interview , according to The New York Times .


ICE chief retiring; replacement expected to be named

ICE chief retiring; replacement expected to be named

One Democratic aide in the House, who was not authorised to speak on the record, called proposals to abolish ICE "stupid" and said the strategy would "play right into Trump's hands". "Instead of being insulted with politically-motivated attacks, the men and women of ICE should be praised for risking life and limb every day in the name of national security and public safety", Johnson said.


Trump, Pence respond to shooting at Maryland newspaper

Trump, Pence respond to shooting at Maryland newspaper

The suspect was arrested soon after the attack at the Capital Gazette's office, without exchanging gunfire with police. Anne Arundel County Acting Chief William Krampf said that the gunman's intention was to cause harm and it was "targeted shooting".


EU draws up migrant plans while 100 reported missing at sea

EU draws up migrant plans while 100 reported missing at sea

Ex-communist easterners, led by Poland and Hungary, are still refusing to accept a share of the new arrivals to alleviate the burden on countries such as Italy and Greece. "It's simply about pushing migrants out of our sight so we don't have to look at the camps in Greece, or in Italy or on our borders in Calais", Asad Rehman, executive director of anti-poverty charity War on Want, told Sky News.