Armed Militia Detaining Asylum Seekers At Gunpoint Along US-Mexico Border

By Meenakshi Jagadeesan and Niles NIemuth, Wsws.org -

Armed right-wing militias have been systematically detaining asylum-seekers at gunpoint along the US-Mexico border in operations that are apparently coordinated with the federal Customs and [...]

Another African Convicted In Another Racist, Chauvinist Western Court

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

Last week a jury in Boston Federal Court convicted Rwandan asylum seeker Jean Leonard Teganya of fraud and perjury for lying on his immigration papers about his involvement in the 1994 Rwandan [...]

UK Judge Calls Assange “A Narcissist,” Sets Extradition Court Date

By Shafi Musaddique, The National. -

As news broke of plain-clothed officers arresting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday morning UK time, the world's media converged to Westminster Magistrates Court rapidly. While Mr [...]

What It’s Like To Be The Target Of Character Assassination

By Suzie Dawson, Endarken -

Suzie Dawson is a long time political activist who deserves our support. She is currently leading efforts to defend Julian Assange for his work as publisher of Wikileaks. See Unity4J at [...]

Trump Administration Is Allegedly Slowing The Asylum Process To Discourage Applicants

By Sophie Weiner, Splinternews.com -

Democrats called Murdock’s comments “disturbing,” especially since Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has often told asylum seekers to go through the process rather than [...]

Trump Administration To Immediately Deport New Central American Asylum Seekers To Mexico

The Trump administration announced a new policy that effectively guts the right of asylum for refugees from Central America. From now on, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin [...]

South Asian Asylum Seekers Find Healing And Hope After Sheridan Heartbreak

By Shannon Luders-Manuel, Lawatthemargins.com -

Navneet Kaur, from Salem, Ore., was part of a team of 56 to 60 drivers from the Post Detention Respite Network who waited in shifts outside the federal prison in Sheridan to pick up detainees [...]

Ecuador’s Government Cuts Off All Access To Julian Assange

By Mike Head, Wsws.org -

According to the Courage Foundation, which has campaigned against the persecution of Julian Assange, the Ecuadorian Embassy in London has forbidden access to all visitors to the WikiLeaks [...]

Julian Assange Warns That Ecuador Is Moving To End His Political Asylum

By Mike Head, Wsws.org -

Before being abruptly cut off by an Ecuadorian government lawyer during a court hearing on Monday, WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange accused that government of seeking to end his [...]

Immigrants Make Journey For Justice

By Peniel Ibe, American Friends Service Committee. -

After six weeks of traveling across the United States, the TPS Journey 4 Justice bus arrived in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The bus carried more than 50 immigrants with Temporary [...]

Abused Asylum-Seekers Launch Legal Battle Against ICE And Its “Concentration Camp” Prisons

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

ADELANTO, CALIFORNIA – A group of refugees from Central America, who faced beatings and abuse while detained at a California detention center last year, are pursuing legal action in hopes of [...]

VIPS Plead For Humanitarian Asylum For Julian Assange

By Staff, Consortiumnews.com -

For six years, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange has been effectively imprisoned without charges at Ecuador’s London embassy. In that time, two international courts and dozens of respected legal [...]

Community Blockades Detention Center To Protect Asylum Seekers

By Close the Camps Action Collective, Insurrectionnewsworldwide.com -

Community members have blockaded the gates of MITA detention centre in Broadmeadows this morning in a desperate bid to stop the deportation of Tamil asylum seeker, ‘Santharuban’. Grave fears are [...]

Snowden’s Hong Kong Lawyer Being Threatened By Authorities

By Raquel Carvalho, www.scmp.com -

By Raquel Carvalho for South China Morning Post - Barrister Robert Tibbo says he is facing complaints from Immigration Department accusing him of having conflicting interests and breaching [...]

Canada “Pushes Border Out” To Deter Asylum-Seekers

By Matthew Behrens, rabble.ca -

With the Canadian government clearly acting illegally with respect to standard human rights commitments, the challenge for citizens is responding in a manner that protects the rights of asylum [...]

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