During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the U.S. But the immigration law’s “likely to become a public charge” clause kept them out.
These shipments are rarely just about saving lives.
Trump administration officials falsely claim the law required them to separate immigrant families. The same excuse was used in the Nazi era to bar hundreds of thousands of refugees from the US.
John Bolton just started his job as National Security Adviser to President Trump. He's the latest in a ever-changing cast of staffers, raising the question: Who's in charge of national security?
Changes to the official mandates guiding nonprofits and government agencies might be less significant than they appear.