Sarmad Assali, an Orthodox Christian in Allentown, Pennsylvania, supported Donald Trump for president. She was stunned this weekend when his refugee and immigration restrictions meant her relatives were deported back to Damascus.
Federal authorities had previously granted Guadalupe Garcia permission to stay in the US. There is a federal civil rights case against Phoenix’s former sheriff and the types of raids that she was swept up in.
“Congratulations, US media! You’ve just covered your first press conference of an authoritarian leader with a massive ego and a deep disdain for your trade and everything you hold dear,” says Russian journalist Alexey Kovalev. “Don’t be fooled.”
The Trump administration claimed success following a raid on an al-Qaeda camp in Yemen. Yemenis see it as a failure because of civilian deaths, especially the killing of an 8-year-old girl who was an American citizen.
For the second time in two days, President Donald Trump was asked by reporters about rising anti-Semitism in America. And each time, he declined to offer a straight and clear condemnation of anti-Jewish bigotry.
Throughout his campaign, President Donald Trump made big promises about cracking down on immigrants, and building a wall between the US and Mexico. As he prepares to announce his plans, many are sending as much money as they can back home.