Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: U.S. Border Patrol

The truth about the US border-industrial complex

Congress should expand legal avenues of immigration, along with a roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants already here—a policy with broad public support.

Justice for Jakelin: Lawmakers demand answers in death of 7-year-old girl...

Outrage is mounting as lawmakers demand answers for the conditions that led Jakelin Caal Maquín to die after being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border.

I walked right up to militarized police at the border

The risk we took at the border is overshadowed by the risks taken by the courageous participants of the migrant caravan.

America’s immigration dilemma as related to the law of supply and...

There is no question that we can address and solve this immigration problem.

Today’s US-Mexico ‘border crisis’ in 6 charts

If there is a crisis, it is in my view a human rights crisis.

ICE detention is ‘soul-destroying:’ Eritrean immigrant dies by suicide during deportation

Friends and family are demanding to know why he was deported to Eritrea, despite his fears that he would be tortured or even killed there.

Six dictators who divided children from parents

Separating children from their families has been characteristic of the biggest dictators of the modern era.

Border Patrol SUV hits Native American man on video

“We do not tolerate misconduct on or off duty and will fully cooperate with all investigations of alleged unlawful conduct by our personnel.”

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”