The Real Costs of Trump’s Big, Beautiful Wall

During the presidential campaign, “Build the Wall,” was a repeated refrain that got applause from Trump’s supporters. Trump mobilized his base with falsehoods about our southwestern borderlands being a lawless region even though FBI and local law enforcement statistics clearly showed that we have less violent crime than most America’s...

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Cruelty and incompetence on the border

Like most Americans, we have been sickened by the sights and sounds of children torn away from their families at the border. President Trump’s separation policy was designed for maximum deterrence against immigrants seeking asylum or crossing the border. And whether by incompetence or by intent, Trump’s administration had no...

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