Fear and opportunity in immigration politics

Trump politics give immigration rights advocates new challenges Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of AmericaAs the midterm elections draw nearer, Trump and company will rev up the fear machine, but the champions of immigrants’ rights have a unique opportunity not only to challenge lies with facts, but also to move the discourse in a new direction. ■ By Andrew Moss / Contributed With each passing week, the battle of words over immigration intensifies, as Trump administration officials continue honing their favorite rhetorical weapon: fear. This past week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared that people crossing the border illegally will be charged with criminal offenses instead of facing civil deportation

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