Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: immigration

‘This is my home:’ Meet the lead plaintiff in the Supreme...

The Obama-era program has granted protection from deportation and a work permit to at least 700,000 undocumented people who were brought to the United States as children.

Trapped in an empire of borders

The driver of the passenger van pulled onto the shoulder of the road, looked back, and said, “There’s an immigration checkpoint up...

The end of asylum?

Trump’s asylum ban and kangaroo tent courts threaten to destroy a pillar of international humanitarian law. What can we do?

‘Christian left’ is reviving in America, appalled by treatment of migrants

Religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.

“We don’t want another President Obama”: Activist urges democrats to reframe...

Democratic candidates also sparred on immigration policy, from decriminalizing border crossing to providing healthcare to undocumented immigrants. We hear excerpts of Senators...

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.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.
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Deputy under investigation after tackling teenage quadruple amputee on video

“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”