Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: immigrants

Report details Biden admin’s ‘cruel and unnecessary’ jailing of asylum-seekers

"The Biden administration must alter course, stop jailing asylum-seekers and treating them as enforcement 'priorities,' [and] use its legal authority to release them."

We must stop family separation—and we can do it now

The Biden administration has tools it can use right now to put kids and families first in immigration policy.

Waiting at the border, migrants lean on tradition

One early afternoon, Sandra Vázquez sits on an old metal bench outside a bus station, next to two other women who, like...

France and UK sued for manslaughter after 27 migrants seeking help...

The lawsuit is meant to “bring the truth and the transparency on what happened.”

Temporary relief for millions of essential immigrant workers could be a...

Immigrant rights advocates will continue to take to the streets and pressure their elected officials to make good on their campaign promises for a pathway to citizenship.

Immigration cruelty goes beyond the border

Migrants are hit long before they migrate, before they reach the border, and often long after they cross it.

The Delta variant and the Trumper blame game

Trump Republicans are falling back on their old game of deflecting attention by blaming immigrants crossing the southern border.

The U.S. Has always exploited immigrants during pandemics

As our country continues to grapple with the coronavirus, we must ensure that the health of everyone, including migrants, is prioritized and protected.

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.

Arizona will retry No More Deaths’ activist Scott Warren

The largely ministry-led movement provided humanitarian assistance to the thousands of individuals fleeing violence-ravaged Central American countries.

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Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.