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Al Jazeera 22 Oct 2020

How are immigrants treated in the US?


"I can tell you that in the past three years and [several] months now that we have President Trump as the person leading DHS and all these agencies, we haven't been able to hold him accountable."

Erika Andiola, immigration rights activist, reacts to the immigration policies under the current US administration. More than 500 parents of the children separated at the southern US border are missing, according to the latest reports.

Watch #WeNeedToTalk with Malika Bilal on today's treatment of immigrants in the US, Obama's infamous deportation history and the Latino vote during the 2020 election.

Pentagon officials provide an update on the status of the National Guard in the US Capitol who are expected to remain in Washington, D.C. until March.
Ten years ago, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as #Obamacare, was signed into law by Barack Obama himself. The Democratic president's signature policy heralded a revolution in the US by expanding affordable healthcare coverage to an unprecedented number of Americans. Since then, its popularity has grown, with support for it on the rise as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on. But over the past decade, Republicans have repeatedly tried to repeal the law, taking their battle all the way to the Supreme Court. Our US correspondents bring us this special report.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has backed the family of Harry Dunn as they pursue the former CIA officer accused of killing their son in the US courts.

In a letter to Harry's parents, the politician told them he strongly supported their attempt to bring a claim for damages against Anne Sacoolas.
On today's What America's Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 65 percent of voters say they have a great deal or are somewhat confident in the American electoral system to fairly and accurately count their vote while 35 percent say they have little or no confidence at all, including 21 percent who say none at all. This survey was conducted online within the United States from January 8-11 among 2,854 registered voters by HarrisX. The sampling margin of error of this poll is plus or minus 1.8 percentage points. The results reflect a nationally representative sample of registered voters. Results were weighted for age, gender, region, race/ethnicity, income, political party, education, ideology, area type, and vote choice where necessary to align them with their actual proportions in the population.

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