Immigration

GOP Congressman: Pro-Immigration Groups Are 'Questioning Your Manhood'

GOP Congressman: Pro-Immigration Groups Are 'Questioning Your Manhood'
First they cast aspersions on his asparagus; now Rep. Louie Gohmert’s critics are “questioning [his] manhood,” the Texas Republican reported today.
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Bachmann Claims Obama Wants to use Unaccompanied Children for Medical Experiments

Bachmann Claims Obama Wants to use Unaccompanied Children for Medical Experiments
Rep. Michelle Bachmann has a new theory about the unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Central America who have come in large numbers to the southern U.S. border: they are future victims of a liberal plot to use unwilling children for medical experiments.
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House Republicans Unveil Immigration Bill That Sends Migrant Kids Home and National Guard to the Border

House Republicans Unveil Immigration Bill That Sends Migrant Kids Home and National Guard to the Border
House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve the humanitarian problem in South Texas, even though it stands no chance of becoming law.
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Erica Werner
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Borderline Crazy: Oklahoma Gov Smears Refugee Children in Attempt to Stir Up the Base

Borderline Crazy: Oklahoma Gov Smears Refugee Children in Attempt to Stir Up the Base
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's attempt to make a group of impoverished refugee children fodder for her reelection will surely test the limits of the the state electorate's cravenness and ignorance. It wouldn't be the first time a candidate resorted to extremes in the face of falling poll numbers.
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This Is What Central American Refugees Are Fleeing

Reaction to NYT reporter Sonia Nazario's piece claiming Central America's immigration crisis is actually a refugee crisis.
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Separation of Church and Mexico: Right-Wing Pastor Says Jesus Would Not Help Immigrant Children

Pastor Robert Jeffress, a Dallas megachurch buffoon who previously has said Obama's policies are paving the way for the Antichrist, now tells FOX News that Jesus doesn't want you to help immigrant children: "Jesus loved children, but he also respected the law. He said, "Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's."
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The Republican Immigration Position Just Got More Ridiculous

The Republican Immigration Position Just Got More Ridiculous
On Thursday, Speaker Boehner warned that Congress may not be able to pass legislation to help address the influx of Central American child migrants, because too many Democrats are unwilling to alter the 2008 human trafficking law, and give President Obama’s Border Patrol agents expanded power to return unaccompanied minors home without judicial reviews.
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Prayer Rug or Soccer Jersey? Breibart Can't Tell the Difference.

Prayer Rug or Soccer Jersey? Breibart Can't Tell the Difference.
Would you be able to tell the difference between a prayer rug and a soccer jersey? Well, Breitbart.com can't. They tried using a picture of the jersey to claim that immigrants crossing the border had "terrorist" elements.
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The Rick Perry Border Conspiracy Show

The Rick Perry Border Conspiracy Show
Texas Governor Rick Perry went on ABC this past weekend and attempted to spread border conspiracies so absurd that the host cut him off.
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Racist? Check. Oblivious to History? Check. Louie Gohmert? Oh, Most Definitely Needs to be Checked

Racist? Check. Oblivious to History? Check. Louie Gohmert? Oh, Most Definitely Needs to be Checked
Sam Seder talks with a caller about Louie Gohmert's intensely false impression of who exactly is immigrating to the US.
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