Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security

Tuesday Open Thread | Trump told border patrol agents to defy law, block migrants: CNN

Trump told Customs and Border Patrol agents last week to refuse to allow any migrants through the border in defiance of federal laws and court orders, CNN reported Monday. On Friday, during a visit to Calexico, Calif., Trump told border … Continue reading

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White House wants to spare white supremacists from federal counter-extremism program

The Trump administration wants to revamp and rename a U.S. government program designed to counter all violent ideologies so that it focuses solely on Islamist extremism, five people briefed on the matter told Reuters. The program, “Countering Violent Extremism,” or … Continue reading

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