Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: migrants

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.”

US press horrified by Trump’s “shoot migrants in the legs” but...

The Jupiter-sized blind spot of US media managed to report without mentioning that this procedure, of shooting people massing on the border in the legs has over the past 18 months become the routine Israeli policy.

Trump administration revives public charge clause that kept Nazi-era refugees from...

The Trump administration is as likely to succeed in communicating what it wants to lower-level officials as was the Nazi-era State Department.

Activist Scott Warren, facing federal charges for aiding migrants, says he...

Warren, a longtime volunteer with the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, was charged with three felony counts for his alleged crime of providing food, water and shelter to migrants in Ajo, Arizona.

N.C. shut down a group home last year. The US just...

Advocates for migrant children have criticized the government for relying on these large new facilities.

Prosecutors move forward with retrial of aid worker who provided water...

"The US government is disgracing itself by threatening and even prosecuting its own citizens for their vital work to save the lives of people in a desperate situation at the border.”

Poem: ICE storm in the desert

ICE weighing down the roof of the houseICE playing games of cat and mouseA little mouse, a baby in factThey put in...

Inside the secret border patrol Facebook group where agents joke about...

The three-year-old group, which has roughly 9,500 members, shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.”

Nationwide ‘close the camps’ demonstrations announced to protest horrific conditions at...

"We need to fight for immigrant families and stop Donald Trump's racist policies, and we can only do it together."

Mistrial declared in case against humanitarian aid worker that gave water...

Warren's case is a result of the escalating law enforcement crackdown against humanitarian aid volunteers.

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

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