Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: immigration

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.

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.

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Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.