Tag: asylum seekers
"Before today's decision, entire parts of this country had essentially become asylum-free zones, where people in search of safety would be arbitrarily barred from asylum based on where they happened to cross the border."
What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?
"Let's not concede that having refugees in our cities is something to be threatened by."
"Now people are fleeing from the misery and horrors for which we are responsible."
Felipe Gomez Alonzo died in New Mexico on Christmas Eve, after being detained since Dec. 18.
"A reminder that, yes, this is who the U.S. is. The U.S. is a country that murders children both directly and indirectly in a myriad of ways."
Outrage is mounting as lawmakers demand answers for the conditions that led Jakelin Caal Maquín to die after being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border.
“Sometimes it is necessary to do the right thing, to heal a broken world.”
The new regulation would likely "lead to the detention of thousands of families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border, by eliminating extra legal protections for children who arrive with their parents."
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