LOOP: Trump suggests sending migrants to sanctuary cities

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MONDAY, APRIL 15 – TAX DAY
ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION  President Trump said he is considering shipping migrants to so-called sanctuary cities. “Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change our very dangerous immigration laws, we are indeed, as reported, giving strong considerations to placing Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary Cities only,” said Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Trump of “cynicism and cruelty.”  READ
CHANGE ASYLUM LAWSSen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, said he is preparing legislation to change the country’s asylum laws. “I’m tired of talking about this problem. I want to fix it… 90% of the people apply for asylum never make it, so the standard needs to change,” said Graham. In addition to changing asylum laws, Graham also objected to rules that prevent keeping children with their parents for more than 20 days in a family detention center. READ 
WHITE HOUSE SCREENING  The White House invited a large group of pro-life activists to screen the pro-life movie Gosnell. A top aide to President Trump told the crowd that the administration is constantly looking for ways to restrict abortion. READ 
MEDICARE FOR NON-CITIZENS Bernie Sanders unveiled his “Medicare For All” health care plan. Under his health care proposal, not just citizens, but all residents in the United States would be covered – including those who entered the country illegally.  READ 
BIG TECH BIAS  For several hours, Google listed the pro-life movie Unplanned under “Propaganda.” After an outcry, Google corrected the listing. “When we’re made aware of disputed facts in our Knowledge Graph, we work to fix the issues, as we’ve done in this case,” a Google spokesperson told Fox News.  READ 
TAX DAY How does our federal government spend our tax money? The Daily Signal breaks it down into a simple chart. READ 
DON’T SERVE REPUBLICANS?  A Boston Globe writer urged waiters to “tamper” with food served to members of the Trump administration. “Keep Kirstjen Neilsen unemployed and eating Grubhub over her kitchen sink,” wrote Luke O’Neil in his column. “You might lose your serving job. But you’d be serving America. And you won’t have any regrets many years later.” The Globe took down the article after an outcry.  READ 
PARALLEL STORIES?Is Unplanned the “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” of our era?  READ
BISHOP APOLOGIZESBishop Richard Malone apologized to Catholics for the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Diocese of Buffalo, but he claimed that he was not part of any cover-up.  READ
GEORGETOWN & SLAVERYStudents at Georgetown University vote to compensate descendants of Jesuit-sold slaves. READ
SAINT OF THE DAY  Blessed Caesar de Bus decided on becoming a priest after having had a very negative experience in the military. He was a successful priest and worked primarily among the needy, teaching catechetics. READ 
DAILY READINGS  “The Lord is my light and my salvation.” (Ps 27:1)  READ 

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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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