Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: #FamiliesBelongTogether

Families are still being separated at the border, months after ‘zero...

“It’s so disheartening. This was supposed to be a policy that ended.”

On World Children’s Day, human rights group calls on Trump administration...

"All children deserve to be safe and protected, to live with their parents and their families, and to have their voices heard."

Trump admin. sends 1,600 kids to Texas tent city as number...

“We have more children in detention now than ever before.”

Here’s what happened to the 99 immigrant children separated from their...

Confidential records reveal details about struggles to find parents and traumatic experiences during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown.

Trump administration’s new immigration plan will detain families entering US illegally...

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."

Horror at TX detention center: ICE guards separate fathers & sons...

Authorities appear to have reseparated the parents and sons as retaliation for organizing a nonviolent protest.

Families at the border are reunited briefly, if at all

I believe that for the families that remain separated, the likelihood of reunification may grow remote.

Migrant children detained in shelters being drugged, told not to hug,...

This comes as advocates say some migrant children have been released from federally contracted shelters with scabies and lice.

Trump’s policy agenda is an all-out war on kids

What we’re witnessing at our border is one part of a war against all children – whether by cuts to schools, child nutrition, health care, safe air and water, or family-supporting jobs.

A baby was separated from her uncle at the border. Three...

Sendy Karina Ferrera Amaya has spent the three months since Liah was taken into U.S. custody trying to get her daughter released from foster care for unaccompanied immigrant children.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.