Trump cracks down on asylum claims as caravans surge north

The Trump administration is tightening the screws on illegal immigration, laying the groundwork for a restrictive executive order that would bar illegal border-crossers from seeking asylum. The Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security have put out a joint rule stating that arrivals who break any rules the White House imposes will be barred […]

Trump ‘wouldn’t be surprised’ if Soros & Dem groups were paying for migrant caravans

President Trump has seemed to double down on a theory, popular among his supporters, that George Soros or other Democratic groups are financing the migrant caravans surging toward the US’s southern border. “I wouldn’t be surprised. I don’t know who, but I wouldn’t be surprised. A lot of people say yes,” he told a Daily […]

Trump vows to corral migrant caravans into ‘nice tent cities’ pending ‘asylum trials’

Countering charges of fearmongering stemming from his description of Central American migrant caravans as “invasion,” President Trump shared his plans to house the newcomers in “very nice” tent cities until their cases are heard. Trump told Fox News he plans to build tent cities to hold the thousands of Central American asylum-seekers currently trekking through […]

Trump accuses Mexico, Honduras & others of sending ‘caravans’ of illegals into US

President Donald Trump has once again urged US lawmakers to immediately enact stricter immigration laws and build a wall on the southern border to prevent “caravans” of illegal immigrants from entering the US. Over the past two days, Trump has been bombarding his Twitter followers with messages urging Congress to use the ‘nuclear option’ if […]

Great Western Trail review: A brilliant strategy game about cattle caravans

Enlarge / Adorable cowboy meeples come standard. (credit: Tom Mendelsohn) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at—and let us know what you think. To some, the term “heavy Euro” might imply an especially minimal genre of EDM only heard at 6am on a […]