Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: immigration

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.”

‘Deliberately cruel’: Millions of US citizens blocked from stimulus payments because...

"In creating an exception for military families, they very, very deliberately left all of these other people out of the cash rebate."

‘These are the bad times’: Trump to deploy heavily armed border...

"Trump is using military-style tactics because he has a political beef with cities whose policies he doesn't like."

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.