Tag: immigrant rights
How we shut down the nation’s largest child detention center
On the morning of Aug. 3, the last of more than 3,000 children were taken out of the Homestead detention center in...
For true climate justice, abolish ICE and CBP
Last month, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Senator Kamala Harris released their Climate Equity Act – the first draft of a critical component of...
Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes
In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.
This fourth of July, we need to talk about family separation
My family – like many of yours – is preparing for a holiday weekend spent celebrating our nation’s birthday with friends. I’m...
Mexicans in U.S. routinely confront legal abuse, racial profiling, ICE targeting...
Officially, the Constitution of the United States gives everyone on U.S. soil equal protection under the law – regardless of nationality or legal status.
As Trump tweets hateful threats, states are protecting immigrant rights
"In the midst of the extreme rhetoric and reality, people across the country are finding common ground on immigration."
Why we need sanctuary states
California’s law limits the authority of state and local law enforcers to communicate with federal immigration authorities, and prevents officers from questioning or holding people depending on their immigration status or immigration violations.
16 Attorneys General file lawsuit to protect DREAMers and preserve DACA
“To target these young people is wrong – because they have done nothing wrong.”
How Rabid Extremists Exiled a 14-Year-Old
Ahmed Mohamed, an all-American boy who built a clock not a time bomb, had a bright future ahead of him in America, until anti-Muslim radicals chased him away. What is with America's rabidly insane conspiracy theories?