Thursday, June 21, 2018

No more immigrant family separation, Border Patrol accused of racial profiling and morning headlines

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 9:25 AM

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: U.S. Border Patrol agents began questioning a Latino man getting off a Greyhound bus in Spokane. He showed them a "know-your-rights" card, given to him by his attorney. The agents used that as a basis to detain him, according to a legal claim filed by the ACLU.

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IN OTHER NEWS

Immigrant families to stay together now, but how?

President Trump said his administration's practice of separating immigrant parents from their children at the border could not be undone with an executive order. Yesterday, Trump signed an executive order undoing this administration's practice of separating immigrant parents from their children at the border. It's unclear exactly what will now happen to the approximately 2,300 children who were already separated. (New York Times)

Nine children
Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday at least nine children separated from their families at the border are residing in Washington state. He also announced an additional $230,000 in emergency funding, on top of the $1 million set aside by the state Legislature earlier this year to help provide legal services for immigrant families. (KING 5)

MC Shea
An expo for alt-right conspiracy theorists lands in Spokane this weekend with lectures and panel discussions on global warming, vaccines and the deep state. Washington State Rep. Matt Shea will be the "master of ceremonies" and will deliver a talk entitled "The Day I Took the Red Pill," at 8:10 am Friday. (Spokesman-Review)

The Mass Shooter
A new FBI study that analyzed 160 mass shooting incidents between 2000 and 2013 finds that most mass shooters are not loners finally pushed past a breaking point. Rather, they meticulously plan their attacks and almost always show warning signs, sometimes long before. The overwhelming majority purchased their firearms legally. (Mother Jones)
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