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- The Facts About Immigration: A Former Border Czar Speaks ProPublica sat down to talk with Alan Bersin about the history, politics, rhetoric and reality surrounding the border issues that are driving a fierce national debate during the first weeks of the Trump administration.
- A Bunch of WiseacresThe word "wiseacre" is slang for "smartass." And it fits the origins of the Wireacre Brewing Co. in Memphis, Teen. Its journey began in 1997 in Boston, Mass., when brothers Davin and Kellan Bartosch stole their parents' rental car and ...
- The SlateEven with football over, sports are starting to pick up. College basketball is at its high point, college baseball and softball have started, and professional basketball is heading toward the playoffs.
- Of Racial Profiling and Scarlet LettersFor a lot of immigrants—especially immigrants of color—part of the relief of becoming a citizen is that you won't get scarlet-letter documents that are different from everyone else's.
- Lawmakers: Stay Off the Trump Immigrant RoadWith a president hell-bent on securing borders and going after undocumented immigrants in the name of drug wars and criminal activity, it is a scary time to not technically be legal.
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- Mississippi Governor Orders Another Round of Budget CutsMississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is making the third round of spending cuts since the budget year started in July—the fifth round in the past 14 months.
- US to Expand Pool of People Targeted for DeportationThe Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released Tuesday.
- Chairman: Bill with Gas and Tobacco Taxes Won't Go to HouseA Mississippi House chairman says he is backing off a proposal that could have led to higher gasoline and cigarette taxes.
- GOP Leaders Renew Push to Block Lawsuit Over Election SpatMississippi House Republican leaders will appeal a court ruling in a dispute over an election that tied, went to a drawing of straws and was later flipped.
- Trump Weighs Mobilizing Nat Guard for Immigration RoundupsThe Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.
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