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Japanese American Groups Call Plan to Detain Migrants at Ex-Internment Site a ‘Gut Punch’

Sue Ogrocki/APThe Trump administration’s plan to house 1,400 undocumented migrant children on an Oklahoma military base that was once used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II has outraged civil rights organizations that advocate for former…

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Mayor Pete Buttigieg Calls For ‘End to Endless War’ In First Foreign Policy Address

Elijah Nouvelage/ReutersIn his first major speech on foreign policy and national security, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg formally called for “an end to endless war” by repealing post-9/11 legislation that gave expansive authorization t…

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Ken Cuccinelli Wanted to End Birthright Citizenship & Militarize Border—Now He’s Trump’s Immigration Chief

Matt McClain/ The Washington Post via GettyFormer Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli’s long-rumored role as a top coordinator of the Department of Homeland Security immigration policy finally has an official title. According to an email sent to s…

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Senate Democrats Demand State Dept. Reverse ‘Disturbing’ Policy Denying Citizenship to Kids of LGBT Couples

Photo Illustration by The Daiky Beast/Photos GettyNearly two dozen Democratic U.S. senators, including three presidential candidates, have added their names to a letter calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to immediately reverse a State Department…

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Another Trans Migrant Woman Has Died After Weeks in ICE Custody—Experts Warn Others May Follow

Lucy Nicholson/ReutersAlmost exactly one year after the death of a transgender asylum seeker who fell ill in a privately operated detention center, the death on Saturday of another transgender woman who spent weeks in a similar facility has raised new …

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Afghanistan Vet Mayor Pete Buttigieg Says Trump Faked a Disability to Get Out of Vietnam

Bloomberg/GettyOn the campaign trail, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg has frequently responded to questions about his youth and relative inexperience by noting that he has “more experience in government than the president, more executive…

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Democratic Rep. Tells Acting DHS Chief: Migrant Kid Deaths Under Your Watch Are ‘Intentional’

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/CSPANThe acting head of the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday was accused of overseeing the “intentional” deaths of five migrant children, in an aggressive line of questioning by a Democratic member of t…

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Trump Administration to LGBT Couples: Your ‘Out of Wedlock’ Kids Aren’t Citizens

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast/Photos GettyNo parent can ever be fully prepared for the arrival of a new baby. But when Roee and Adiel Kiviti brought home their newborn daughter Kessem two months ago, they figured that they were as r…