Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: immigration

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

Rights groups demand Biden reverse Trump immigration changes as COVID surges...

This comes as more than half of ICE’s immigration detention centers are currently reporting coronavirus outbreaks.

‘Victory’: Federal judge invalidates latest Trump effort to kill DACA

"This is a victory for our courageous plaintiffs, DACA-eligible youth across the country, and all of our communities."

How immigrant communities are confronting COVID challenges

"With Caribbean people in general, we have a way of adapting to situations [that] we’re put into to make the most out of them.”

New engineering report finds privately built border wall will fail

Portions of the wall were in danger of overturning if not fixed due to extensive erosion just months after it was built.

Gassing immigrants in detention with a highly toxic industrial disinfectant

The inhumanity of the overlords administering this toxin to their captive victims is little different from that which was punished, often with death sentences, in the Nuremberg Trials that followed World War II.

We can’t talk about immigration without acknowledging black immigrants

With strong, rich roots in the U.S., Black people are part of this country’s immigration narrative.

Federal judge rules Trump administration must release detained children from ICE...

“They need to make the sensible choice and release the parents to care for their children.”

Millions of immigrant heroes perform essential jobs during the pandemic—America needs...

We need to ensure that everyone’s health and well-being are protected.

‘The Wuhan of the Americas’: US deports COVID-19-positive immigrants to Haiti...

Guatemala’s health minister, Hugo Monroy, has called the U.S. “the Wuhan of the Americas.”

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”