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How the Trump Administration Might Defend Its Border Emergency

Amid lawsuits and fierce debate over President Donald J. Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.–Mexico border, the President quietly renewed a different national emergency declaration concerning Cuba—one that has lasted for over two decades. With that renewal, … Continue reading

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Venezuela: a humanitarian and security crisis on the border with Colombia

As protests flare and opposition grows in Venezuela, so does political repression. Carlos Eduardo Ramirez/Reuters Venezuela has been in the news. The Department of State has advised "do not travel" there given rampant crime, violence, and political instability. In the… … Continue reading

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Border Towns Are Among the Safest in the United States

City of El Paso Police Department In issuing an emergency declaration to allocate funding to the wall along the US/Mexico border, President Trump emphasized the lawlessness of the border region. The truth of the matter is much different, however. Melissa… … Continue reading

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National emergency at the US-Mexico border declared

National emergency at the US-Mexico border declaredSource: New York Time news report, February 12, 2019On February 12, 2019 the New York Times published a news article reporting that President Trump "declared a national emergency at the border … to access … Continue reading

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Governor Grisham withdraws National Guard troops from New Mexico border

The Governor of New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham, (Dem.), has ordered the withdrawal of most of NM National Guard troops deployed at their border with Mexico! She stated that she would no longer take part in President Donald Trump’s “fear-mongering.” … Continue reading

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