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Immigration Fast Five: 3.7.17

Ben Carson says 'other immigrants' arrived on slave ships, dreamed of 'happiness in this land' for future generations ABC News 03.06.17

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson sparked controversy by referring to slaves as immigrants. 

The American Health Care Act: the Republicans’ bill to replace Obamacare, explained VOX 03.06.17

Trump’s new replacement for Obamacare seems to benefit young and wealthy Americans while costing older and sicker Obamacare enrollees more money.

The GOP's Obamacare repeal plan is out--and it's even worse than anyone expected LA Times 03.06.17

The American Health Care Act would defund planned parenthood, shut down private health insurance coverage for abortion, eliminate the individual and employer mandates, repeal essential health benefits, replace income-based premium subsidies by age-based ones, cancel the Medicaid expansion and repeal Obamacare taxes. 

Trump plan pays for immigration crackdown with cuts to coastal, air security Politico 03.07.17

The Trump administration wants to fund the increased crackdown on illegal immigration by making cuts to the Coast Guard, as well as airport and rail security.

Three Stories of New Yorkers Affected by Trump's Latest Travel Restrictions WNYC 03.07.17

Yemeni, Libyan and Sudanese immigrants affected by the revised Muslim Ban share their stories at the New York Immigration Coalition press conference. 

 

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