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