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Man arrested in London after ‘deliberately’ ramming into Ukrainian ambassador’s car, forcing police to open fire

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Police in London opened fire after a driver deliberately rammed their vehicle into the Ukrainian ambassador’s official car on Saturday morning.

The Ukraine Embassy said a silver Mercedes vehicle purposely drove into the car of Natalia Galibarenko, the Ukrainian ambassador, which was parked outside the embassy in West London.

“Around 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, the official vehicle of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom was deliberately rammed as it sat parked in front of the Embassy of Ukraine’s building,” the embassy’s statement reads.

“Around 10am on Saturday, April 13, the official vehicle of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom was deliberately rammed as it sat parked in front of the Embassy of Ukraine’s building.”

— The Ukraine Embassy

“The police were called immediately, and the suspect’s vehicle was blocked up.”

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A spokesperson for the embassy told the Telegraph that since the perpetrator posed a threat to the ambassador, an armed police officer had to open fire and shoot at the driver through the window an unknown number of times. No people were injured.

“Nevertheless, despite the police actions, the attacker hit the Ambassador’s car again. In response, the police were forced to open fire on the perpetrator’s vehicle. The culprit was apprehended and taken to a police station,” the statement noted.

Some reports suggested there were shots from the car that hit the ambassador’s vehicle, but the embassy said only the British police opened fire.

Details concerning the motive for the attack, or the man’s nationality and any other information remains unclear.

“No one of the Embassy staff were injured. The police are investigating the suspect’s identity and motive for the attack,” it added.

Some residents told the media outlets that they heard about 10 shots in the area, though that remains unconfirmed.

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The area has been cordoned by the police, with multiple police cars on the scene.

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Instagram couple responds to ‘stupid’ infinity pool photo controversy

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The Instagram-famous couple who found themselves at the center of a social media firestorm for a “stupid, ridiculous” photo op at an infinity pool’s edge have continued to defend the image they say was edited for “dramatization” and revealed how they afford to glamorously travel full time.

Earlier this week, Kelly Castille and Kody Workman told Fox News that they were safe the entire time they staged their dangling kiss picture at a resort in in Ubud, in Bali, Indonesia, as there was a pool beneath a suspended Castille.

“We aren’t going to feed into the negativity on this,” the American couple wrote in an email on April 13, of the critics who declared them “morons” for evidently putting themselves in harm’s way for the sake of a picture. “We have received so much love, support, kindness and thoughtful messages from friends, family and our community. This is something we are very happy about, an aspect of this that we find ourselves immensely proud of.”

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“Our account is about creativity, photography, kindness, perspective, and above all… positivity. Whether a photo does well or not, whether it is perceived one way or another, is irrelevant to us,” the Louisiana woman and the Michigan man continued. “We post what we love and what we believe showcases our happiness, our adventures, [and] our creativity.

“This has become a bigger deal than we could have ever imagined and we, going forward only wish to discuss positive things and the reality behind the photo,” they concluded.

As for their enviable lifestyle of “long-term travel,” Castille, 33, and Workman, 32, told Fox News that they met while traveling in Panama in October 2017 – and have been together ever since. Before their paths crossed, they each say they worked hard for “many, many years,” saving as much money as they could, to make travel “more of a lifestyle.”

In May 2018, the pair launched a joint Instagram account @positravelty, where they share curated snaps of their exotic life and times with their following of 90,000. Castille and Workman said that though they became more active in the Instagram “travel community” in August 2018 – with great success – pursuing their unconventional livelihood is not as easy as it looks.

“A misconception with Instagram is that everything is lavish,” the duo said. “When you consider the hours spent taking photos, editing in post, writing captions, keeping up with our friends and community, and the time spent traveling from one location to another… it is a lot of work.”

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“We have so many 14-hour days of what is now our form of work, but we absolutely love it,” the lovebirds continued. “We wouldn’t trade it for the world, no matter how little sleep we typically get.”

Castille and Workman say they wouldn’t trade in their bohemian lifestyle for the world, despite being demanding in its own right. Though they don’t know just where their next excursion will take them, they’re sure it will be grand.

“We are absolutely loving our adventures, every day is new and special. We don’t actually have concrete plans for what is ‘next,’” the bon vivants said. “The beauty of long-term travel is flexibility and we like to keep our options open.”

Acknowledging that though their worldly way of living is incredibly aspirational for many, Castille and Workman say that “anybody can do what we are doing” with enough chutzpah.

“It just takes motivation, determination, and the willingness to take a risk at a new beginning,” they said. “We don’t want to incorrectly lead others to believe that we are ‘rich’ or carrying a silver spoon.”

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“If there is something you are passionate about, something you truly love to do, you will take the measures to make it happen,” they continued. “Our hard work, individually, and now our openness, honesty and positivity together are what have brought us to where we can be seen today.”

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Sudan protest leaders urge people to remain in streets amid military coup, with 16 people killed in last few days

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Sudanese protest leaders are urging people to remain in the streets of the capital Khartoum following the military coup even as activists say 16 people have been killed by the regime in the last few days.

The protesters marched for the introduction of the civilian rule rather than letting the military to rule the country after the army forced President Omar al-Bashir from power amid months of anti-government protests.

“We will never leave the place. We will shout together. We will shout to our freedom, to our liberty,” protester Rami Mustafa said Saturday.

“We will never leave the place. We will shout together. We will shout to our freedom, to our liberty.”

— Protester Rami Mustafa

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The army said it wants to govern the country for two years and only then call an election for a new head of government, a plan that raised concerns among human rights experts and groups.

The demonstrators fear that the military, dominated by al-Bashir loyalists, won’t give up the power after two years or will hand it only to one of their own.

Sudanese activists say that 16 people, including a soldier, have been killed in the two days since the military coup.

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Demonstrators gather in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, Friday, April 12, 2019. The Sudanese protest movement has rejected the military’s declaration that it has no ambitions to hold the reins of power for long after ousting the president of 30 years, Omar al-Bashir. (AP Photo)

At least 13 people were shot dead on Thursday while another three people were killed on Friday, activists from the Sudan Doctors Committee said, claiming that the victims died “at the hands of regime forces and its shadow militias.”

Sudanese police confirmed the figure on Friday, though saying that the 16 people were killed by “stray bullets. At least 20 people were also wounded at rallies and sit-ins across the country.

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The activist group said that at least 38 people, including at least six soldiers, have been killed since the protests began on April 6.

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Demonstrators gather in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, Friday, April 12, 2019. The Sudanese protest movement has rejected the military’s declaration that it has no ambitions to hold the reins of power for long after ousting the president of 30 years, Omar al-Bashir. (AP Photo)

Al-Bashir was ousted from power earlier this week following nearly four months of protests calling for an end to his nearly 30-year rule. The people at first protested against price hikes and shortages, but it quickly turned into a larger movement for Democracy and autocratic rule.

The ousted president is under house arrest and will be tried for unspecified crimes by Sudanese courts, the military said.

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Al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for allegedly playing a role in a genocide linked to the war in Sudan’s Darfur region in the 2000s.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Kevin Jennings: ‘Our country is FULL?’ I’ve heard it before

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“Our country is FULL.”

“If you open the borders, my God, there’s a lot of poverty in this world, and you’re going to have people from all over the world. And I don’t think that’s something we can do at this point. Can’t do it.”

“I believe that this nation is the last hope of Western civilization and if this oasis of the world shall be overrun, perverted, contaminated or destroyed, then the last flickering light of humanity will be extinguished. … Today, as never before, untold millions are storming our gates for admission and those gates are cracking under the strain.”

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You probably recognize the first quote, tweeted out Sunday by President Trump.  You may even recognize the second quote, made by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,  in response to a question at a campaign event on the same day in Oskaloosa, Iowa (and which seems to prove that no party has a monopoly on xenophobia).

But which politician uttered the third?  Surely this warning of the “untold millions … storming our gates for admission” must be from someone trying to appeal to the current wave of anti-immigrant hysteria sweeping our country, right?

Wrong. The author of the third quote is Sen. Pat McCarran, D-Nev.  He was speaking not this week, but in March of 1953, almost exactly 66 years ago.

Somehow, despite McCarran’s apocalyptic warnings, the United States has survived for the nearly seven decades since he uttered that statement.

In fact, critics of immigration have always warned of “alien hordes” that are threatening our way of life. The composition of these hordes has evolved over time: from Irish Catholics to Chinese “coolies” to Eastern European Jews (just like Bernie’s dad, who arrived during the “open borders” era in 1921) to today’s Latino and Muslim immigrants. The names of the bogeymen change, but the rhetoric defaming them stays disturbingly the same.

Somehow America is always on the verge of being swamped by a wave of newcomers that “will soon so outnumber us that … we will not in my opinion be able to preserve our language, and even our government will become precarious” (the words of Ben Franklin in 1751, raising the alarm about the influx of Germans into Pennsylvania). Yet, somehow, America always perseveres.

How is it that our supposedly full nation seems to always survive these onslaughts of “aliens?” Because of two factors.

First, despite the rhetoric from the likes of Trump, Sanders, and McCarran, we weren’t “full” in the past and we’re not “full” now.  In fact, our labor force is barely growing at all (0.5 percent annually, according to the Congressional Budget Office), which is a major factor in today’s economic growth rates not being as robust as they were in the “golden era” of the post-World War II baby boom.

According to The New York Times, overall population growth is now at its lowest point since the Great Depression, and 80 percent of America’s counties are actually experiencing negative population growth among working-age adults, contributing to acute labor shortages in some geographic areas and specific industries.

With an expanding elderly population, this is a recipe for disaster. The Times reports that by 2035 if current trends continue there will be 2.2 workers for each Social Security beneficiary (down from 2.8 currently), imposing an increasingly crushing and unsustainable tax burden upon the working population.

Where will the home health care aides, the nurses, and the other service workers that meet the needs of the elderly – jobs often taken by immigrants – come from if immigration is cut off and the already low birth rates among native-born Americans continue to decline? Do the math: America is not full, and cutting off the flow of immigrants could have disastrous economic results for those of us who already live here.

Second, American culture is remarkably resilient and has proven itself to have an amazing absorptive capacity.  Take, for example, Benjamin Franklin’s claim, writing in 1751 in his “Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind,”  that “our government will become precarious” due to the influx of inassimilable immigrants.

In 1924, nearly a century ago, the U.S. passed the National Origins Act, establishing strict national quotas designed primarily to exclude Southern and Eastern Europeans who were deemed inassimilable in part because they practiced unfamiliar faiths, namely Catholicism and Judaism.

Imagine how shocked the sponsors of the National Origins Act would have been on June 28, 2010, when Justice John Paul Stevens retired, leaving a Supreme Court composed entirely of Catholic and Jewish justices. Somehow, America had absorbed these “aliens” into the highest court of its land, and its traditions of jurisprudence had survived.

Another claim, made by Franklin and repeated down to today by immigrant critics, is that newcomers simply won’t learn “our” language (English) and that this problem is especially acute among today’s immigrants, who – unlike the “good” immigrants of yesteryear – cling to their native languages.

Once again, American culture has proven to be remarkably absorptive in this regard. In fact, Latinos – the group against which this charge is usually leveled – learn English more quickly than some prior immigrant communities of the past did.

A University of Wisconsin study found that, while 92 percent of second-generation Latino immigrants speak English “very well,” in the 1800s 35 percent of second-generation German immigrants in some counties in that state spoke no English at all. Immigrants learn quickly that the path to success in America involves mastery of the English language, and they tend to get with the program pretty fast.

Critics of immigration paint a scary picture, one where alien swarms practicing strange religions and speaking unfamiliar tongues (and refusing to learn English) are “invading” our already full country, imposing upon us a burden we simply cannot absorb.

History proves that’s been hogwash in the past, and it’s hogwash now. If we believed those who said America was “full” in the past, many of our ancestors might not have gotten into this country (indeed, Bernie’s father barely beat the 1924 National Origins Act cutoff), and the loss to America would have been incalculable (although, as 44 percent of our Fortune 500 companies were started by immigrants or their children, we can guess).

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If we fall for the same tired rhetoric today — rhetoric that has no grounding in either historic or present-day facts — who knows what we will lose, what future Andrew Carnegie (who came here as an “unskilled” teenager in 1858 and who, at his death, was the third richest person in human history) or Steve Jobs (whose father came to the U.S. from Syria after experiencing political persecution) we might exclude.

The purveyors of fear of immigrants are asking you to bet against America’s ability to absorb newcomers. History shows we have done it before and I am betting we can do it again. I’ll take that bet to the bank.

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Man guilty of killing wife after son finds body years later

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A Florida man has been convicted of the 1993 murder of his wife, which was witnessed by their then-toddler son who found his mother’s buried body 21 years later.

The Florida Times-Union reports that a jury found Michael Haim guilty of second-degree murder Friday for killing 23-year-old Bonnie Haim.

Their 3-year-old son Aaron told police his father had shot his missing mother, but no body was found and Michael Haim was not charged.

Now known as Aaron Fraser after his adopted family, he later won a wrongful death lawsuit against his 53-year-old biological father and got his home.

Fraser was removing the pool in 2014 when he found his mother’s remains. Haim was soon arrested.

Haim could get seven years, but prosecutors want a life sentence at next month’s hearing.

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard is engaged to man who contacted her in prison, report says

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard, the young Missouri woman who is serving a 10-year prison sentence for second-degree murder in her mother’s death, is reportedly engaged to her boyfriend after he began writing to her when he watched the documentary about her case.

Blanchard, 27, reportedly told her friends and family that she and her boyfriend, who was not named, are getting married, according to a family friend.

“They are very happy,” Fancy Macelli, a family friend, told People. “You can hear excitement in her voice.”

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The couple reportedly became pen pals before they began dating and have known each other for 1 1/2 years. Macelli said the man began writing to Blanchard after he watched “Mommy Dead and Dearest,” the HBO documentary that premiered in 2017. The documentary followed the case of Blanchard and her mother, Dee Dee Blanchard, 48, who was stabbed to death in 2015.

Macelli said the couple will not get married until Blanchard is released from prison and called the relationship a “good thing for her.”

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard (left) opened up about the abuse she endured from her mother, Dee Dee (right), before her murder. (Greene County Sheriff’s Office)

“And whether it ends up being that way in the end no one knows, but for her right now it’s a very positive and happy time,” Macelli said.

Dee Dee Blanchard allegedly suffered from a mental illness called Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP), which occurs when a person attempts to produce psychological or physical symptoms in another person. Relatives said Blanchard was forced by her mother to use a wheelchair and undergo unnecessary medical procedures.

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Blanchard testified in November that she asked ex-boyfriend Nicholas Godejohn to kill her mother. Blanchard said her mother physically abused her and controlled her life. She said she thought killing her mom was the only way out and she talked Godejohn into coming to Missouri to kill her mother. The two met on a Christian dating site.

Blanchard’s story has spawned numerous TV specials, including the HBO documentary and the Hulu series “The Act,” which stars Patricia Arquette as Dee Dee and Joey King as Gypsy Rose Blanchard.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Mall of America suspect faces attempted homicide charge in boy’s near-fatal fall

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A man has been charged with attempted homicide in Friday’s unprovoked attack at the Mall of America in Minneapolis that left a 5-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries.

Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, 24, has a history of mental health problems and had twice been banned from the mall, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Saturday.

The boy fell three floors after being pushed or thrown over a railing, according to Bloomington cops. The child and Aranda were strangers, they said.

Brian Johnson told a local news outlet he heard the boy’s mother scream, “Everybody pray, everybody pray. Oh my God, my baby, someone threw him over the edge.”

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The boy was initially reported as not breathing, but is being treated at a hospital but there was no immediate word on his condition.

Aranda was arrested in the mall transit station after trying to flee, the paper reported.

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Aranda was banned from the mall for a year after he was seen throwing items from the third floor to the first floor in July 2015, Fox 9 Minneapolis reported.

He violated the ban in October 2015 when he was arrested for throwing a drinking a glass at woman at a restaurant, the station reported. He was banned again from the mall until December 2017.

Aranda was panhandling at the time, according to the Star-Tribune. He was ordered to get a mental health evaluation as part of his sentence in that case.

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The Mall of America issued a statement Friday: “This was a senseless act and words cannot truly express our profound shock and sadness.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Ukraine says ambassador’s car is rammed twice in London

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The Ukrainian Embassy says its ambassador’s car was rammed twice while it was parked in front of the London embassy building. British police say they opened fire on the suspect’s car before detaining the alleged perpetrator.

The embassy says in a statement Saturday that no one on the embassy staff was injured and that a suspect was apprehended and taken to a British police station.

London police say the Saturday morning incident is not ongoing. The suspect has not been identified or charged. Police did not report any injuries to the suspect.

The embassy is located in Holland Park, west London.

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Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare-for-all’ plan includes health care for illegal immigrants

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Sen. Bernie Sanders’, I-Vt., newly unveiled ‘Medicare-for-all’ plan, backed by a host of other 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls, would open the door to giving health care to illegal immigrants — a marked left-wing departure from past proposals for healthcare reform.

The legislation, unveiled by Sanders this week, and signed onto by Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, N.Y., Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., does not speak directly about immigrants but refers to covering U.S. “residents” instead.

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Both Sanders’ bill in the Senate, and a corresponding House bill introduced by Reps. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., would extend coverage to every U.S. resident — a shift from the Affordable Care Act, which limited benefits to citizens, nationals and “lawfully present” immigrants. The House bill also prohibits the government from denying benefits because of “citizenship status.”

While the Health and Human Services Secretary is given the task of defining residency, the federal government is tasked with taking steps to ensuring that “every person in the United States has access to health care, The Washington Examiner notes.

Sanders told CBS News’ Ed O’Keefe, that his bill “guarantees, like every other major country on Earth, health care to every man, woman and child in this country.”

He told The Washington Post: “My plan would cover every U.S. resident.”

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Such provisions are not new for Sanders, who has in the past pushed plans that would not exclude those in the country illegally. But it does mark a change for the 2020 field as a whole, which has moved dramatically to the left. Sanders’ bill would also mostly abolish private health insurance. Some estimates put the cost up to $32 trillion over the next decade.

Neither the House nor the Senate bill is likely to be made law while Republicans control the Senate and the White House. Republicans would almost certainly oppose either bill as a bloc, but even on the Democratic side, the plan could face significant resistance.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said in February that Medicare-for-all” may not be “as good a benefit as the Affordable Care Act.”

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“It doesn’t have catastrophic [coverage] — you have to go buy it. It doesn’t have dental. It’s not as good as the plans that you can buy under the Affordable Care Act,” she told Rolling Stone in an interview. “So I say to them, come in with your ideas, but understand that we’re either gonna have to improve Medicare — for all, including seniors — or else people are not gonna get what they think they’re gonna get,” she said. “And by the way, how’s it gonna be paid for?”

As to the broader concept of a single-payer plan, she put the cost at $30 trillion and asked: “Now, how do you pay for that?”

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., expressed skepticism this week, saying it was just one of several proposals the party is considering: “Different Democrats have different ways to get there.”

But the pushback from Democratic leadership has not stopped the shift left by both House freshmen and 2020 presidential candidates, particularly on the thorny topic of illegal immigration.

Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has called for illegal immigration to be treated as a civil, rather than a criminal matter. Meanwhile Gillibrand, as part of her call for “comprehensive immigration reform,” suggested that she wants to expand Social Security to those in the country illegally.

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“First, we need comprehensive immigration reform,” she said last month in Iowa. “If you are in this country now you must have the right to pay into Social Security, to pay your taxes, to pay into the local school system and to have a pathway to citizenship. That must happen.”

Fox News’ Barnini Chakraborty and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Ali Noorani: Trump needs a better immigration policy – Here it is

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President Trump has taken dramatic action in recent days to respond to the growing number of migrants trying to reach the U.S. Unfortunately, many of the president’s moves – coupled with his fiery rhetoric warning of rapists, murderers and drug dealers coming to America to do us harm – will only make matters worse.

On top of that, some things the president wants to do are illegal. They will certainly be challenged with lawsuits that could ultimately go to the Supreme Court.

There is a better way forward on immigration policy. What’s needed is a path that positions the president as the leader who brings the parties together and ensures the United States remains a nation of laws and a nation of grace.

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Facing a humanitarian and security challenge at our southern border with Mexico – as a growing number of Central American families arrive – President Trump has taken the advice of destructive aides. He has obtained the forced resignation of Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and other top officials in the department, while responding by playing to our worst fears and prejudices.

President Trump has threatened to close our southern border completely, despite the enormous harm this would cause to the American people and to the economy locally, nationally and globally.

And the president has threatened to cut off aid to the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras for failing to stop their citizens from migrating to America. In reality, these actions would lead to increased migration to the U.S. Worsening conditions in those nations will prompt more of their citizens to come to our country.

In addition, the president has repeatedly spread false claims about immigration.

“Our Country is FULL!” Trump tweeted Sunday. But that’s not true. In fact, 145 nations are more densely populated. The U.S. is growing at the slowest rate since the 1930s. And more than 50 million Americans live in counties that have fewer people today than they did a decade ago. 

“Our Country is FULL!” Trump tweeted Sunday. But that’s not true. In fact, 145 nations are more densely populated. The U.S. is growing at the slowest rate since the 1930s. And more than 50 million Americans live in counties that have fewer people today than they did a decade ago.

It’s true that some cities are bursting with people. The New York City borough of Manhattan, where Trump lived before becoming president, has a population of nearly 1.7 million people. But the city of Manhattan in Kansas has only about 55,000.

When I travel across our nation, I see a lot more places like Manhattan, Kansas, than Manhattan in New York City. Many cities and towns want more people to bolster their tax base, create new jobs and start new families.

Yet President Trump likes to call for dramatic action that fires up his political base. Even when the action is misguided on policy, politics and morality – and is based on fiction rather than fact.

Dealing with immigration isn’t easy. It requires a complicated approach that can’t always be described in a tweet.

For example, over 76,000 unauthorized migrants reached the U.S.-Mexico border this past February – more than two times the number that reached the border in February 2018. It’s not just young men coming here to look for work – it’s entire families fleeing violence and poverty who are taking the long, dangerous journey from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

To lower that number, President Trump does not need to decide between showing toughness or heart. Instead, he can take effective action that keeps us safe and shows the world our greatness is based on a deep sense of compassion.

Some actions the president should take are short-term steps, while others require long-term investment. None will earn the president controversial headlines or chants at a rally. But these are steps that would amount to the leadership the country desperately needs.

The National Immigration Forum – the nonprofit organization I head – has put together a working paper explaining what can be done.

Here’s the short version of our plan.

Right off the bat, President Trump should increase resources to better manage the overall flow of migrants. This would require additional personnel and capacity at ports of entry and within the Health and Human Services Department Office of Refugee Resettlement. This would allow the U.S. to handle asylum claims faster and more thoroughly.

Not everyone who reaches the border should receive asylum. But our laws require we give migrants a fair hearing. There are ways to do that.

To save taxpayers money and treat families with the dignity they deserve, the administration should maximize the use of alternatives to detention. From case management to electronic management, we can monitor newcomers without detaining large numbers of families – and without negatively impacting children – when they pose no threats to our communities.

But that’s just the start.

We have the most powerful government on the planet – one that can easily conduct a public information campaign in Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala to help migrants understand if they are eligible for asylum.

These days, smugglers are profiting from the president’s chaotic message by telling would-be migrants they are eligible for asylum if they turn themselves in before President Trump changes his mind.

If our government were to communicate who can and can’t receive asylum and establish in-country processing to allow those in danger the option of applying for asylum in their own countries, we would run a more effective process and stop many people from heading to the U.S. before they start.

And while we are at it, the Trump administration should partner with Mexico and Northern Triangle countries in Central America to counter human smuggling operations and increase intelligence cooperation. These steps could put the smugglers out of business, protect our border and help families understand if they are eligible for protection.

Those are all important short-term actions that can be put in motion with, well, a tweet.

Long-term, Congress should pass and the president should sign immigration reform legislation that: increases border security; creates the legal immigration pathways that serve the full spectrum of our economy and reunite families; and makes taxpayers out of undocumented immigrants working at golf courses, factories and farms.

Walls make for great headlines. But they are a policy solution best suited for centuries past. If we want to control immigration and keep drugs and guns out of our country, we need more security at ports of entry and enhanced technology.

Meanwhile, a functioning legal immigration system would keep innovators and entrepreneurs from creating jobs in Canada, South Korea or Australia. We should be getting those jobs in the U.S.

We also need to go after the causes that lead people to want to leave behind their homes, their relatives, their way of life and their language to trek to an English-speaking foreign country.

By investing more in foreign aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras (rather than doing the opposite, as Trump wants) and funding educational and agricultural programs in those countries, we’d be making a prudent investment. This would create opportunities for people to find work and focus on continuing to improve their own communities.

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There is a deal to be had. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., wants Democrats and Republicans to “sit down together and see what we can agree to, to improve the situation.” And House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., says she is “not giving up on the president” on immigration.

Partisan politics have taken our immigration system to the brink; it’s time for another way. Does the president want to lead America to a real solution?

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