How Local Leaders Can Ensure Immigrant Justice During COVID-19

By the Vera Institute of Justice. -

Our immigration system is on the threshold of a new crisis precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. People in detention face high risks of infection from the close quarters of facilities, shelters, [...]

As The World Battles COVID-19, Greece’s War On Migrants Rages On

By Spyros Galinos, ROAR Magazine. -

For many years, a silent war has been waged along Europe’s borders, but this war has left the majority of the continent’s population seemingly untouched. This contrast has become even starker in [...]

Migrants Lead Struggle As ‘Reopening’ Fuels Resistance

By Sue Davis, Workers.org. -

Ford Motors CEO Jim Farley said during a recent conference call, “The auto industry is [the U.S.] economic engine. Restarting the entire auto ecosystem is how we restart the economy.” (New York [...]

Immigrant Meatpackers Fightback Against Intimidation And Death Traps

By Mike Elk, Pay Day Report. -

As COVID-19 ravages communities across the U.S., many experts agree that meatpacking plants, where employees work shoulder-to-shoulder, are the next ground zero for the spread of COVID-19. In [...]

How Undocumented Activists In New Jersey Won Driver’s Licenses For All

By Loretta Graceffo, Wagingnonviolence.org -

In December, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that will allow undocumented immigrants in the state to legally obtain drivers licenses by 2021. The victory was made possible by hundreds [...]

Hundreds Of County Jails Detained Immigrants For ICE

By Emily Ryo and Ian Peacock, Theconversation.com -

On a typical day in 2017, for instance, Theo Lacy Facility in Orange, California, operated by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, held about 500 individuals for ICE and received US$118 per [...]

President Trump Expands Anti-Muslim Travel Ban To Thirteen Countries

By Kevin Reed, WSWS -

Trump signed an executive order on February 31, 2020 that imposes travel restrictions on six more countries with large Muslim populations, bringing the total number of nations under the US travel [...]

Immigrants Speak Boldly Despite Threats Of Violence

By Azadeh Shahshahani, Colorlines. -

Recently, an email was circulated by anti-immigrant forces saying that they intended to show up “armed” to an immigrants’ rights event at a public library in Georgia, because we as the organizers [...]

Activists Help ICE Agents Quit Their Jobs

By Never Again Atlanta, Quit ICE. -

This service is provided by Never Again Action: Atlanta, the local chapter of the national Never Again Action organization. As a Jewish-led organization, we believe we were taught to never let [...]

Trump Ordered By Judge To Testify In NY Protest Case

By Tal Axelrod, The Hill. -

A New York judge Friday ordered President Trump to answer questions in a civil suit involving a 2015 incident between protesters and his security guards. State Supreme Court Justice Doris [...]

Community Stopped ICE From Using Airport To Deport Thousands Of Immigrants

By Lena Elmeligy, In These Times. -

On April 23, the government of King County, Washington released an executive order expressing the intention to ban deportation flights from passing through King County International Airport - [...]

Lawsuit: ICE Disregards Migrants Medical, Mental Health Needs & Discriminates

By Southern Poverty Law Center -

A nationwide class-action lawsuit was filed today against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and others acting in their official [...]

It Is Time We Cast All Medals Into Spearheads Of Revolution!

By Pia Klemp on her Facebook Page -

Mrs. Hidalgo, you want to get my medal for my solidarian action in the Mediterranean Sea, because our crews work to rescue migrants from difficult conditions on a daily basis. At the same time [...]

The ‘Gilets Noirs’: The Undocumented Migrant Movement In France

By Luke Butterly, Versobooks.com -

With France marking six months of ‘yellow vest’ rallies and civil unrest, a new movement is making itself heard. The Gilets Noirs, the largest collective of undocumented migrants in France, have [...]

‘We Are Running Concentration Camps’: Images From El Paso Stir Outrage Over Migrant Treatment

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

Hundreds of migrants are being held by border agents in a fenced in encampment under a bridge in El Paso, leading to anger and accusations that the American government is holding people in [...]

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