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Fear Of Being Deported Keeps This Undocumented Mother From Providing For Her Children

by Adam Salandra
September 1, 2017
Courtesy of Logo
Airing September 1 on Logo, Forbidden aims a spotlight on the struggle of being both LGBT and an undocumented immigrant.
The doc profiles activist Moises Serrano, who has dedicated his life to fighting for LGBT rights and immigration reform.
The 27-year-old activist is especially focused on the fate of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), an Obama-era program that allows children who arrived in the U.S. without proper documentation to stay in the country and receive social security numbers.

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Trump’s Move to End DACA and Echoes of the Immigration Act of 1924

by Jelani Cobb

September 5, 2017
Courtesy of The New Yorker
From the outset, the rearguard movement that is Trumpism has been honest, at least, about its intentions to deliver the United States back to an earlier era in its history. We have heard this sort of appeal to an Edenic past from conservative politicians for decades—for so long, in fact, that those who wished to avoid the more alarming implications of Donald Trump’s resentment agenda could see him as simply a more rough-hewn version of that variety. They imagined him capable of the fabled …