"Now people are fleeing from the misery and horrors for which we are responsible."
The risk we took at the border is overshadowed by the risks taken by the courageous participants of the migrant caravan.
A federal judge in California has temporarily halted Trump’s asylum ban, which attempted to deny asylum to anyone entering the country from outside of a legal port of entry.
For the first time, immigrants – all from diverse countries such as El Salvador, Nepal and Sudan – are coming together on the national stage to fight for their rights.
Direct service and solidarity are important, but there’s no “way out of this” without effective advocacy for sweeping systemic and policy change.
One thing we can be sure of is that the mainstream corporate press has no interest in covering these issues at all, at least until they can no longer be ignored.
Undocumented black migrants are building an informal network to help each other navigate their uncertain immigration status in the U.S.
In the years and decades since, many cities have passed their ordinances to defend immigrants and refugees by various means.
Immigration lawyers call the policy change, which kicks in today, another brick in Trump’s “invisible wall” to make legal immigration as difficult as possible.