Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: immigration

The US is quietly opening shelters for babies and young kids....

One of the infants is just 2 weeks old and was born in the United States, making the child a U.S. citizen in the custody of the federal refugee agency.

Japanese-American internment survivors protest plan to jail migrant kids at Fort...

"There’s a historical pattern of detention and separation of families that we’re seeing across the United States, affecting immigrant communities and affecting communities of color."

“Somebody is going to die”: Lawyer describes chaos, illness & danger...

"They’re breaking the law by taking the children away from their families."

Migrants will pay the price of Mexico’s tariff deal with Trump

More migrants, less money, extreme violence and a recalcitrant, unpredictable northern neighbor – these are the ingredients of a refugee crisis, not a diplomatic victory.

Overcrowding, rotten food & nooses: DHS watchdog confirms horrific conditions at...

Now Homeland Security’s own inspector general has revealed how detained immigrants are subjected to rotten food, severe overcrowding, inadequate medical care, and broken and overflowing toilets.

How ICE and other DHS agencies mine social media in the...

Through its vast and deeply flawed social media monitoring, the Department of Homeland Security jeopardizes the rights of travelers, immigrants, refugees, and many others.

Humanitarian faces 20 years in prison for giving water to migrants...

Warren has been charged with three felony counts for "harboring" undocumented immigrants.

DHS is locking immigrants in solitary confinement

Immigration detention is expensive, inhumane and unnecessary.

How ICE is using solitary confinement to punish asylum seekers, including...

The United Nations special rapporteur on torture says solitary confinement should only be used in exceptional circumstances, and defines extended use of solitary as “inhuman and degrading treatment.”

Data defies Trump’s claims that refugees and asylees burden taxpayers

What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...