Daily Archives: April 1, 2019

2019-04-01: News Headlines

WSWS (2019-04-01). Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border, cuts aid to Central America. wsws.org The Trump administration is cutting off $600 million in aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, while threatening to devastate the economy of Mexico by closing the US-Mexico border.

teleSUR (2019-03-31). Fox News Calls 3 Central American Nations 'Mexican Countries'. telesurenglish.net Keeping up with the general consensus about how most people in the U.S. are not knowledgable about geography, the pro-Trump United States media house Fox news called Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, "3 Mexican countries," whereas, all the three countries and Mexico constitute four separate countries. | RELATED: | US 'Running Concentration Camps,' Writer Says About Migrants | While hosts of Fox & Friends, a Sunday morning show by Fox News, showered U.S. President Donald Trump's…

RT (2019-03-30). Trump cuts all aid to Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador. rt.com US President Donald Trump has ordered all aid programs for the Northern Triangle nations to be cut over the migrant inflow into the US. Washington is often criticized for worsening the conditions that force people to flee.

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-03-30). Trump Accused of 'Manufacturing' Crisis By Slashing Aid to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. commondreams.org "Cutting foreign aid to Central America is the absolute last thing the Trump administration should do right now. Not only is it morally wrong, it also counters efforts to address the root causes behind migration." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

ACLU (2019-03-28). When Taking a Walk at Night Was an Act of Civil Disobedience. aclu.org Oregon remembers Minoru Yasui, a civil rights icon who broke the law to protest the curfews put on Japanese Americans at the start of World War II. | Seventy-six years ago, Minoru "Min" Yasui sat in a cell at the Multnomah County Jail in Oregon when he read a newspaper article detailing how Walter Pierce, the state's former governor and U.S. congressman, called for Japanese immigrants in the United States to be sent to Japan. Ever the racist and xenophobe, Pierce wasn't done. He even suggested revoking birthright citizens…

ACLU (2019-03-27). The Department of Homeland Security's Attack on Asylum Seekers at the Border Continues. aclu.org The U.S. is systematically violating the rights of asylum seekers and turning them back into Mexico where they are often abused. | In a desperate attempt to escape immediate threats to their life, the Castro* family fled their home country of El Salvador, hoping to make it to the U.S.-Mexico border to seek refuge. What they found instead at the port of entry in Eagle Pass, Texas, were cruel U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and no protection to be found. | After being physically pushed back into Mexico by CBP officers, the Castro family was told that they must get on a list in Mexico and wait. In…

Kevin Gosztola (2019-03-20). Supreme Court Maintains Congress Granted Homeland Security Secretary Broad Power To Detain Immigrants Without Bail. shadowproof.com Supreme Court ruled Trump administration has broad executive power to detain immigrants with prior convictions and deny bail hearings prior to deportation proceedings.

2019-04-01: Social Media Postees

Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border, cuts aid to Central America
WSWS | wsws.org | 2019-04-01
The Trump administration is cutting off $600 million in aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, while threatening to devastate the economy of Mexico by closing the US-Mexico border.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/04/01/bord…

Fox News Calls 3 Central American Nations 'Mexican Countries'
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-03-31
Keeping up with the general consensus about how most people in the U.S. are not knowledgable about geography, the pro-Trump United States media house Fox news called Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, "3 Mexican countries," whereas, all the three countries and Mexico constitute four separate countries. | RELATED: | US 'Running Concentration Camps,' Writer Says About Migrants | While hosts of Fox & Friends, a Sunday morning show by Fox News, showered U.S. President Donald Trump's…
telesurenglish.net/news/Video-Pro-Trump-…

Trump cuts aid to '3 Mexican countries': Fox & Friends mocked for geography blunder
RT | rt.com | 2019-03-31
Fox & Friends displayed a graphic on Sunday referring to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras as "3 Mexican countries." The hosts swiftly apologized for the blunder, but the show and the network were not spared online mockery. | …
rt.com/usa/455214-fox-friends-mexican-co…

Trump cuts all aid to Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador
RT | rt.com | 2019-03-30
US President Donald Trump has ordered all aid programs for the Northern Triangle nations to be cut over the migrant inflow into the US. Washington is often criticized for worsening the conditions that force people to flee. | …
rt.com/usa/455166-trump-cut-aid-honduras…

Trump Accused of 'Manufacturing' Crisis By Slashing Aid to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-03-30
"Cutting foreign aid to Central America is the absolute last thing the Trump administration should do right now. Not only is it morally wrong, it also counters efforts to address the root causes behind migration." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/03/30/trump-a…

When Taking a Walk at Night Was an Act of Civil Disobedience
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-03-28
Oregon remembers Minoru Yasui, a civil rights icon who broke the law to protest the curfews put on Japanese Americans at the start of World War II. | Seventy-six years ago, Minoru "Min" Yasui sat in a cell at the Multnomah County Jail in Oregon when he read a newspaper article detailing how Walter Pierce, the state's former governor and U.S. congressman, called for Japanese immigrants in the United States to be sent to Japan. Ever the racist and xenophobe, Pierce wasn't done. He even suggested revoking birthright citizens…
aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/when-tak…

The Department of Homeland Security's Attack on Asylum Seekers at the Border Continues
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-03-27
The U.S. is systematically violating the rights of asylum seekers and turning them back into Mexico where they are often abused. | In a desperate attempt to escape immediate threats to their life, the Castro* family fled their home country of El Salvador, hoping to make it to the U.S.-Mexico border to seek refuge. What they found instead at the port of entry in Eagle Pass, Texas, were cruel U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and no protection to be found. | After being physically pushed back into Mexico by CBP officers, the Castro family was told that they must get on a list in Mexico and wait. In…
aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/departme…

Supreme Court Maintains Congress Granted Homeland Security Secretary Broad Power To Detain Immigrants Without Bail
Kevin Gosztola | shadowproof.com | 2019-03-20
Supreme Court ruled Trump administration has broad executive power to detain immigrants with prior convictions and deny bail hearings prior to deportation proceedings.
shadowproof.com/2019/03/20/supreme-court…