Alex Nowrasteh

CATO Institute

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Alex Nowrasteh is an immigration policy analyst at the CATO Institute's Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity.

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Secretary Nielsen resigns, starting a string of departures at DHS

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Should President Trump's  travel ban  on refugees and visitors from seven mostly Muslim countries be re-instated? The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments today.

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A bowl of skittles — brightly colored, fruit-flavored candies — inspired a controversial meme-gone-viral by Donald Trump, Jr., son of the GOP Presidential nominee.

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