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ITT Sound Off: Shutdown Limbo
The current government shutdown is about to become the longest in U.S. history and it's not only impacting workers, but also the lives of immigrants and asylum seekers. Maria and Julio talk about the shutdown and the rhetoric that for decades has backed the implementation of anti-immigration policies, supported by leaders of both political parties and the mainstream media.
ITT Staff Picks:
- A Houston immigration lawyer describes the chaos of Trump’s shutdown, by The New Yorker.
- This investigation breaks down the myth that connects immigration rates with a surge in crime rates in recent decades, from The Marshall Project
- ICE has likely run out of money to pay for detention space, potentially violating a law that could require the release of some immigrants and constrain enforcement, by Buzzfeed.
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