ICE Raids, Asylum Seekers And The Othering Of People Of Color

By Preeti Vissa Kristipati, Greenlining.org -

Like many of you, I’ve watched the reports and rumors of expected ICE raids, images of adults and children in U.S. concentration camps and the attacks on asylum seekers with horror. The [...]

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 [...]

page 1 of 2