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Nov 15 2018 | Stanford News
From 2007 to 2010, the United States built an additional 548 miles of fencing across the U.S.-Mexico border. The fence came at a high cost to American taxpayers and only minimally reduced unauthorized Mexican migration, according to new research by economists at Stanford and Dartmouth.
Nov 12 2018 | Stanford Law School
Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned the day after the mid-term elections, reportedly at the request of President Trump. In this Q&A, Professor David Sklansky, a former federal prosecutor, discusses the significance of Sessions resigning and the larger implications for the investigation into...
Nov 8 2018 | The Washington Post
The Trump administration announced new measures Thursday that would deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoking emergency national security powers to curb long-standing humanitarian protections for foreigners who arrive on American soil. The restrictions rely on authorities...
Nov 6 2018 | The Stanford Daily
In a Monday roundtable discussion at Lathrop, Hannah Zimmerman ’21 — New York’s youngest elected official — discussed her political journey and the 2018 midterm elections. Zimmerman was elected to the New York County Democratic Committee in 2017 after running unopposed at the age of 17.
Nov 5 2018 | SIEPR
By May Wong California and the nation’s economy may be on a roll, but Gov. Jerry Brown cautioned Friday that federal policymakers and his successor in Sacramento will need to be on guard for an inevitable downturn. “Don’t be too exuberant. Get everybody ready,” Brown said. “The economy is a cycle,...

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