Category Immigration

Democracy Now! News about the Mexico/US Border: Activist Scott Warren, Water Volunteers, Honoring Remains

Eight of the 12 jurors found Scott Warren not guilty. The government will now retry Warren in November on new charges.

To Defeat Fascism, We Must Dismantle Capitalism

“The Terror of the Unforeseen”  A book by Henry A. Giroux

There Is No Such Thing as a Green War, by Eleanor Goldfield

Many climate justice and direct action communities have long made these connections, literally flying the flag of anti-capitalism in solidarity with struggles around the world.

Abolish Migrant Child Jails Now, by Amy Goodman and Dennis Moynihan

“They were sick. They were coughing. They had runny noses. They were filthy dirty. They immediately started to describe the level of hunger that they were experiencing.”

U.S. company making $750 per day, per child to keep immigrant children in ‘prison-like’ conditions

At $750 per day, the children could be staying at the Four Seasons hotel.

I’m a Child of Immigrants. And I Have a Plan to Fix Immigration. By Sonia Nazario, and End Project Streamline

Neither Democrats nor Republicans will like [the plan].. But it would be humane, it would adhere to the rule of law, and it would work.

“America First” in Latin America, by Gary Prevost

One important starting point for understanding certain aspects of Trump’s Latin American policies, especially on trade and immigration, is to un-package his neo-isolationist “America First” world outlook.[

Freedom Rider: The Migrant Caravan and U.S. Policy, by Margaret Kimberley

A truly democratic United States would not destroy other countries and would do better by its own people. The migrant caravan and fear of it are proof of failure on both counts.

War Is Not Healthy for Children, by Michael Livingston

Our hearts scream out: why?! Why are these children separated from their parents? Why is our government abusing them in this way: tearing them away from their loved ones, incarcerating them in some awful environments, in many cases not letting them know if and when they can be in contact with their parents again?

Michael Moore: We Have to ‘Put Our Bodies on the Line’ to Stop Trump

“We’re not talking about political differences. We’re talking about thousands of children being kidnapped and put in jails.”

ICE Is a State-Sponsored Terrorist Organization: Abolish ICE, by William Boardman

Congress voted in 2002 to make ICE a national police force with Gestapolike powers. Corrupt law and corrupt politics have produced corrupt results.

Trump’s act of state terrorism against children, by Henry A. Giroux

State violence against children has a long, dark history among authoritarian regimes.

Immigration Divides Europe and the German Left by Diana Johnstone

After causing a growing split between EU countries, the immigrant crisis is now threatening to bring down Merkel’s own Christian Democratic (CDU) government.

DN! | “Trump Creates Crises and Preys on Fear”: Rep. Jayapal on Policy of Separating Kids from Parents

Also includes a DN! video: Caged Children & Terrified Infants: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Describes “Acts of Indecency” at Border

If We Want to Support Refugees, We Need To End the Wars That Create Them

The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice. 

ICE Keeps Challenging Federal Courts’ Authority — And Losing.

In a recent span of 10 days, four courts issued decisions that could literally save lives.

The Violence We Watch: The Film the NFL Doesn’t Want You to See and A Sanctuary City Story

Editor’s Picks, The Intercept,
The Violence We Watch

Somalia deportations, MN immigration stories, and other immigration news

At least five Minnesota men were among those scheduled for deportation.

#WorldWithoutWalls: A Global Demand From Palestine to Mexico and Beyond

A coalition of Palestinian and Mexican advocacy groups launched the #WorldWithoutWalls Global Day of Action on Thursday, the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Trump’s Alt-Right Army Descended on Los Angeles to Battle Non-Existent Antifa

This is a flat out lie: “This group of people [the pro-Trump group] is not being aggressive in the least bit, and the people on the left, all they do is play into the PR for these people,” Pool said.