Tagged Donald Trump executive order on immigration

Detention facilities or ‘concentration camps’? A debate on names invokes the Nazis.

Children and workers at a tent encampment built recently near the Tornillo Port of Entry in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Editor’s note: President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending his administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents who were detained as they attempted to enter the United States. WASHINGTON (JTA) — Simmering beneath the heated debate over whether Holocaust references are appropriate in the debate over… Read more »

After Trump ban, Chicago-area synagogue turns from welcoming refugees to protesting

Taylor Clearfield holding a sign, and her daughter, at a protest of the refugee ban at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Jan. 27, 2017. (Courtesy of Clearfield)

  CHICAGO (JTA) — Taylor Clearfield went to the airport Friday to welcome a Syrian refugee family. The next day, she returned with a sign to protest the ban on refugees entering the United States. President Donald Trump had enacted the prohibition via executive order on Fridayafternoon, between Clearfield’s two… Read more »