Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: asylum seekers

Federal court blocks government from expelling families from US under ‘Title...

“President Biden should have ended this cruel and lawless policy long ago, and the court was correct to reject it today.”

Biden ends policy forcing asylum-seekers to ‘remain in Mexico’—but for 41,247...

The migrants—many of them Central Americans fleeing endemic violence, poverty and corruption—will be allowed to stay in the U.S. as their cases move through the immigration court system.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

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.

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.