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  1. docuseries
    The Heartbreaking Immigration Stories Behind Living UndocumentedHow Netflix’s new docuseries filmed the lives of undocumented immigrants with unprecedented intimacy.
  2. behind the scenes
    How Superstore Pulled Off a Sitcom Plot About ICE Detention CentersAfter a shocking ICE raid cliffhanger, Superstore had to answer a big question: What’s next for Mateo?
  3. backstories
    Why Orange Is the New Black Brought the Immigration Crisis to Litchfield“We wanted it to feel like a member of your family was gone. We wanted viewers to feel the shock of that.”
  4. horror
    Into the Dark’s Immigration Horror Story Is a Sci-Fi Nightmare“I really am heartbroken,” says Mexican-Canadian director Gigi Saul Guerrero. “I wanted to showcase every inch of what I’m feeling.”
  5. talking books
    Novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn on Coming Out and Finding HomeThe Jamaican-born Brooklynite’s second novel, Patsy, reinvents the immigrant story.
  6. last night on late night
    Kindly Help Full Frontal Make This Segment Go ViralCorrespondent Allana Harkin meets some immigrants who served in the military but might get thanked for it with deportation.
  7. immigration
    21 Savage Says He Wasn’t Bothered by Grammys’ Near-Silence While Detained by ICE“I don’t care what nobody say — everybody in that building who’s connected to this culture, I was on their mind in some type of way.”
  8. investigations
    21 Savage Says ICE ‘Definitely Targeted’ Him in First Interview Since Arrest“They just said, ‘We got Savage.’”
  9. immigration
    21 Savage Confirms He Was Born in Britain But Disputes ICE’s Version of EventsSavage now says he immigrated to the U.S. when he was 7, not 12, and lost legal status “through no fault of his own.”
  10. immigration
    ICE Arrests 21 Savage, Alleging Rapper Is U.K. National Who Overstayed Visa“His whole public persona is false,” an immigration official told CNN.
  11. american history
    The Riotous Pre-History of American JewsEight of the most critical and contentious turning points, from Steven Weisman’s The Chosen Wars.
  12. families belong together march
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings Hamilton Lullaby at Families Belong Together Protest“We’re here because there’s parents right now who can’t sing lullabies to their kids,” he told protesters. “This is for those parents.”
  13. extremely unnecessary twitter feuds
    Jimmy Fallon Responds to Trump’s ‘Whimpering’ Tweet With a Donation to RAICESThe president angrily tweeted at the late-night host after Fallon expressed regret about Trump’s infamous Tonight Show interview.
  14. immigration
    Springsteen Interrupts Broadway Show to Slam Trump’s ‘Inhumane’ Border Policy“May God save our souls.”
  15. How The Good Fight Brought the Trump Era to TV, From the Pee Tape to #MeTooThe show’s second season spun real-life news into fleet-footed TV.
  16. Jordan Klepper to Trump Administration: ‘Don’t Pretend This Isn’t Your Vision’“The word ‘cages’ is so uncomfortable. It’s almost confining, in a way.”
  17. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Has the Devil Stop by to Defend Child-Separation PolicySatan visited Monday’s Late Show to justify America’s “all-baby reboot of The Shawshank Redemption.”
  18. Samantha Bee Calls Out ‘Feckless C*nt’ Ivanka Trump Over Immigration“We are going to talk about racism and I just popped an Ambien, so buckle up, everyone!”
  19. Why You Could Be Seeing a Lot of Immigrant Stories on TV This FallAnd the stories behind five of them.
  20. Britney Comes Out in Support of DreamersSpears calls for Congress to create a permanent solution to the current DACA crisis.
  21. Julio Torres Shares His Thoughts on DACA on ‘The Tonight Show’Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Jimmy Fallon welcomes Julio Torres – whose Late Night set from April you should definitely […]
  22. Gina Rodriguez Is Producing Immigration Dramas for CBS and CWOne show will be about a teenager who would have qualified for DACA.
  23. Iñárritu’s Border-Crossing VR Installation Will Break Your HeartCarne y Arena forces you to look at the immigrant experience in a whole new way.
  24. sxsw
    SXSW Will Drop ‘Deportation Clause’ Starting in 2018Artists had threatened to boycott SXSW if the festival didn’t remove the clause.
  25. sxsw
    SXSW Under Fire After ‘Deportation Clause’ Revealed in Artist Contracts“We understand that given the current political climate surrounding immigration, the language that was published seems strong.”
  26. Guillermo del Toro Blasts ‘Barriers That People Are Trying to Erect Between Us’In accepting the Filmmaker Award at the 64th Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards.
  27. last night on late night
    Samantha Bee Rejects Trump Approach to Sanctuary Cities’ Undocumented ImmigrantsFollowing the president’s order to withhold federal funding.
  28. last night on late night
    John Oliver Suggests You Sit Back and Enjoy the Descent of the American Empire“If you’re at the tipping point of an empire, enjoy the descent.”
  29. last night on late night
    Samantha Bee Questions Donald Trump’s Immigration Ban and Emphasis on LoyaltyDonald Trump and Gilmore Girls’ Paris Geller have a lot in common.
  30. The Second City Tackles Immigration Through The Power of Song in 2006Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  31. muslim ban
    Bandcamp Will Donate All Proceeds From Sales Made This Friday to ACLUThe decision was made after President Trump’s immigration ban.
  32. muslim ban
    Bruce Springsteen Speaks Out Against Muslim BanHe also dedicated “American Land” to immigrants.
  33. Stephen Colbert Prepares to Become a Canadian Citizen on ‘The Late Show’Leading up to Election Day, it’s become a common tradition for Americans to threaten to move up to Canada if their candidate doesn’t win the […]
  34. immigrant song
    Massive Attack’s Blue Lines Keeps Making SenseEnglish upbringing, Caribbean background.
  35. speeches
    Alejandro Iñárritu Addresses Immigration ReformThe Oscar-winning writer-director gave a heartfelt speech at the LACMA Art + Film Gala.
  36. new yorker festival
    Junot Díaz Can’t Stand Trump’s Immigration Talk“America is as addicted to immigrants as it is addicted to cocaine; you withdraw immigrants from this country, America would just be a shivery, shitting-itself wreck.”
  37. music
    ’90s Anti-Nazi Song Tops the Charts AgainSprechen sie hit!
  38. ‘Extraordinary Person’ Visas and the Plight of Canadian ComediansAt some point, every comic serious about their career makes the move to either New York or Los Angeles. Some are lucky enough to grow up in one […]
  39. editorials
    OITNB Actress Was 14 When Parents Were DeportedShe writes in the Los Angeles Times.
  40. seth macfarlane's cavalcade of cartoon comedy
    Fox Is Getting a New Seth MacFarlane Show Yes, another one.