Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: asylum seekers

To win on immigration, we have to lead with love

We default to an “us versus them” dichotomy, when we should be talking about communities and how we can make them work for everyone.

‘Victory’: Federal judge reinstates nationwide injunction on Trump effort to block...

"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."

DHS is locking immigrants in solitary confinement

Immigration detention is expensive, inhumane and unnecessary.

Data defies Trump’s claims that refugees and asylees burden taxpayers

What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?

Trump threatens sanctuary cities with more undocumented immigrants; politicians welcome his...

"Let's not concede that having refugees in our cities is something to be threatened by."

Noam Chomsky: Members of migrant caravan are fleeing from misery &...

"Now people are fleeing from the misery and horrors for which we are responsible."

8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in border patrol custody days after high...

Felipe Gomez Alonzo died in New Mexico on Christmas Eve, after being detained since Dec. 18.

‘This must end. Now.:’ 8-year-old boy dies in US border patrol...

"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."

Justice for Jakelin: Lawmakers demand answers in death of 7-year-old girl...

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.

Grandmothers bring food and comfort to asylum seekers at bus stations

“Sometimes it is necessary to do the right thing, to heal a broken world.”

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Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

By choosing to keep their donors secret, these groups leave voters in the dark as to exactly who is funding their political activities. And the IRS won't know either.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."