Monday, June 24, 2024

Tag: immigrants

US border wall construction restarts in Rio Grande Valley

The Department of Homeland Security said by law it is required to use the funds already appropriated by Congress in 2019 for the construction of the border wall in the Rio Grande Valley.

DeSantis anti-immigrant law sparks mass worker exodus in Florida

The new law places harsh restrictions on undocumented immigrants.

Amid growing anti-immigrant hate, 8 killed as driver plows into group...

“I can only describe it as a hate crime. It was motivated by hate.”

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.

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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.