Trump's recent bigoted tweet is an opportunity to highlight the flaws of this oft-heard, but weak, argument.
Plus: crackdown on emotional support animals, the difference between "platforms" and "publishers," and more...
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Kenya needs workers. Kenya has Somali refugees who want to work. If only the government would get out of the way.
Plus: Trump shows true colors on Yemen, U.K. sets a date for new porn rules, and scientists say we may be in a new geological epoch.
Plus: The U.K. wants to be "the safest place in the world to be online," and Mike Gravel is running for president.
It should lift the travel ban and bring them with it
Plus: The TSA mask is slipping and government shutdown goes on.
The administration is trying to reinterpret a 2008 agreement with the Vietnamese government.
The church faced a dilemma: "choosing between respect for the government and protecting the rights of a child."
This common argument has multiple flaws - including implying that the ancestors of most Americans were wrong to immigrate here.
American policy created it.
Plus: Southern border will see more troops than Iraq, Syria.
The Trump administration should take them in to make amends, not spurn them
Plus: Trump condemns poor cover-up of Saudi journalist killing and Houston compromises on sex robots.
According to the official handling the teen's asylum application, his walk, dress, and actions proved he couldn't be gay.
Rigid work restrictions forced hundreds of thousands of people to sit in camps, in limbo, living on taxpayer money. Nothing good can come from that.
It is systematically jamming every legal channel with red tape.
Mike Pompeo celebrates World Refugee Day by bragging about America's "leadership" on the issue, but the numbers tell a different story
Jeff Sessions' Ruling Denying Asylum to Victims of Domestic Violence Highlights Arbitrary Cruelty of Our Immigration Policy—a Problem that Goes Well Beyond the Current Administration
The decision is legally dubious. But it also highlights the arbitrariness of rules that exclude victims of horrible injustices just as severe as those luck enough to qualify.
He should stop gutting America's refugee program.
The famed artist has a new public art project going up in New York City, which coincides with his debut feature film, Human Flow.
A GOP bill would set up impossible obstacles for fleeing foreigners
As World Refugee Population Hits All-Time High, U.S. on Pace to Welcome Third-Lowest Percentage in Recorded History
Global refugee population from 2012-2016 spikes from 10.5 million to 17.2 million; Trump so far admitting fewer than 3,500 per month
It covers its legal tracks but is still an exercise in Muslim bashing
What will the president do to address the 9th Circuit's due process concerns?
Reports of mass New Year's Eve sexual-assaults by refugees in Frankfurt, Germany, are "completely baseless."
The appeals court thinks many people affected by the executive order have plausible due process claims.
In an appeals court hearing, the government struggles to provide evidence that the executive order addresses "a real risk."
The travel ban is unfair and illogical, but that does not make it illegal.
Justin Amash: 'We cannot prevent every terrorist attack…we have to at some point trust some people.'
The most libertarian member of Congress explains why he opposes Trump's executive order while agreeing with the president that refugee screening needs significant improvement
A 2011 "terrorist plot" in Kentucky is oft used to warn against Muslim refugees. But the only terrorists in this case were manufactured by the FBI.
Kevin Williamson guests for a discussion of executive orders, Muslim threats, whataboutism, and whether Reason is "woke."
Trump's Travel Ban Forces Elderly Green Card-Holder to Stay in Iraq. She Died the Next Day (Updated: Family Imam Says Story is a Lie, She Actually Died Before the Ban)
Her son, a U.S. citizen, had worked with U.S. Special Forces as a contractor and interpreter during the Iraq War.
New polls shows 49 percent support, versus just 41 percent against...
Matt Welch talks with Borzou Daragahi and Pejman Yousefzadeh on SiriusXM Insight's The Dean Obeidallah Show 12-1 ET