Recording the Heck Outta Politics 009 – Immigration Shenanigans

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UN Migration Pact

 

https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/sites/default/files/180713_agreed_outcome_global_compact_for_migration.pdf

 

Read the basics from the actual form.

 

Canada – Signed the Agreement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQ8cHdO_004

 

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/un-migration-conference-morocco-1.4938985

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-46607015

https://nationalpost.com/opinion/np-view-the-real-problem-with-canada-signing-the-un-global-migration-pact

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/belgian-minister-wants-nothing-to-do-with-un-migration-pact/2018/12/06/56d4dcc4-f93b-11e8-8642-c9718a256cbd_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.b783eac170a6

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/andrew-coyne-andrew-scheer-steers-hard-to-right-on-un-migrants-pact

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/nine-arrested-after-anti-migration-protest-on-parliament-hill-1.4938325

https://globalnews.ca/news/4724472/danielle-smith-un-migration-pact-canadian-identity/

https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/end-of-sovereignty-or-meaningless-agreement-breaking-down-the-uns-global-pact-on-migration

 

US – Opted Out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ_kwGe_S5w

 

US politics for the past year for immigration

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/dec/21/us-immigration-policy-2018-travel-ban-migrant-caravan

 

Even as those living in the US unlawfully remain targets, the administration has sought to redefine what legal immigration looks like, too, slowing or halting those seeking to come to the country for a job offer, through their relationship to a citizen, or to find a home as a refugee or asylee.

 

US and other countries bail on UN aggrement

 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/world/europe/un-migration-deal-morocco.amp.html

 

More than 60,000 migrants have died in hazardous journeys while trying to reach wealthier countries, Mr. Guterres said. “This is a source of collective shame,” he added.

 

Under Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a fiercely anti-immigrant leader, Hungary has dismissed the compact as a “pro-migration document.” Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia have also rejected the compact, as have Australia and Israel.

 

Note that this article talks only opinions and almost no facts about what the UN pact does.

Recoding the Heck Outta Politics 008 – Recovering from the US Midterms

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Midterms for the US

 

18-live-results-latest-winners-and-seats

Dems 47, Republicans 51 for the Senate

Democrats 231, Republicans 198 for the House

 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/elections/results/colorado.amp.html

New York times Colorado midterms

First openly gay man to win as governer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gM2Vm26xImU

36 to 110