Ted Hesson

reporter, Politico

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Immigration reporter for Politico.

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President Trump recently tweeted plans to remove millions of undocumented immigrants starting next week.

Trump threatens mass arrests of undocumented immigrants

President Trump recently tweeted plans to remove millions of undocumented immigrants starting next week.

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Attorney General William Barr has unilaterally moved to keep some asylum seekers in jail indefinitely while their claims are processed.

Some asylum seekers may be forced to wait in jail without a bond hearing

Attorney General William Barr has unilaterally moved to keep some asylum seekers in jail indefinitely while their claims are processed.

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Immigration was a major part of the president’s speech on Tuesday night. He said large caravans are marching to the border, and that city governments in Mexico are helping them.

Fact-checking Trump’s immigration claims during his State of the Union

Immigration was a major part of the president’s speech on Tuesday night. He said large caravans are marching to the border, and that city governments in Mexico are helping them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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