Why HUD Wants To Restrict Assistance For Immigrants

By Tanvi Misra and Kriston Capps, Citylab.com -

The Trump administration is targeting immigrants with a new policy—this time, by seeking to restrict housing assistance for families with mixed-citizenship status. On Wednesday, the U.S. [...]

Looking Back At 1919: Immigration, Race, And Women’s Rights, Then And Now

By Arnold R. Isaacs, Tomdispatch.com -

The blend isn’t exact. Bigotry was expressed much more explicitly a century ago, not in code as it usually is now. Jim Crow laws in the South and other forms of racial segregation in the rest of [...]

FANG Collective Protests ICE And 287g Agreements In Plymouth And Bristol Counties, MA

By Washingtonbabylon.com -

We just carried out two disruptions at Plymouth County’s annual 287g steering committee meeting in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 287g agreements allow police and ICE to collaborate, and contributes to [...]

US Denies Entry To BDS Cofounder Omar Barghouti

By Ola Salem, Al Jazeera. -

Washington, DC - A prominent Palestinian human rights activist and cofounder of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement was denied entry to the United States on Wednesday, despite [...]

Libya’s Incoming Strongman Haftar Will Send The Oil Out To Europe – And Keep Its Migrants In

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

You can well imagine the tension when Libya’s beleaguered Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj met with the UN envoy Ghassan Salamé in his office in Tripoli on Monday morning. Not far away, in the [...]

Protesters ‘Shed Light’ On Florida Detention Center For Migrant Children

By Monique O. Madan, Theledger.com -

Binoculars in hand, Joshua Rubin stood atop a concrete barricade just a few feet away from the Homestead migrant shelter’s property line. It’s the only vantage point that could give the protester [...]

Arizona Volunteers Form ‘Underground’ Network To House Migrants Released By ICE

By Jude Joffe-Block, Pri.org -

By Marta Vázquez’s count, since Christmas she’s welcomed 306 newly arrived Central American parents and their children to spend the night at her house in Glendale, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. [...]

Students Face Criminal Charges After Calling Border Agents ‘Murderers’

By Katherine Mangan, The Journal of Higher Education. -

Two University of Arizona students who protested an on-campus presentation by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency last month by calling the agents "murder patrol" and "an extension of [...]

Massive ICE Workplace Raid Jails 280 Immigrant Workers In Texas

By Matthew Taylor, Wsws.org -

Agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided an Allen, Texas business on Wednesday morning and arrested 280 undocumented workers. The business, CVE technology, employs 2,100 [...]

Indefinite Detention For All + Nebraska Aid & Is Your Bank Financing Climate Chaos?

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

What better way to make immigrants feel at home than to bring them into the fold of indefinite detention? Next up, the Rainforest Action Network has graded the world's biggest banks on their [...]

May Day 2019 – National Mobilization For Immigrant Workers Rights!

By Staff, Immigrantsolidarity.org -

We are calling a national day of multi-ethnic unity with youth, labor, peace and justice communities in solidarity with immigrant workers and building new immigrant rights & civil rights [...]

Leaked Documents Show The U.S. Government Tracking Journalists And Immigration Advocates Through A Secret Database

By Tom Jones, Mari Payton and Bill Feather, Nbcsandiego.com -

Documents obtained by NBC 7 Investigates show the U.S. government created a secret database of activists, journalists, and social media influencers tied to the migrant caravan and in some cases, [...]

Nationwide Rallies Denounce #FakeTrumpEmergency And President’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

The ACLU was swift in its announcement of intent to sue, doing so on Friday. "Let's get something straight upfront," wrote the organization's deputy legal director, Cecillia Wang. "There is no [...]

Another Critical Watchdog Report: Rotten Food, Decaying Mattresses At New Jersey ICE Contract Lockup

By Madeline Buiano, Publicintegrity.org -

Prior Inspector General reports have found medical neglect and other violations at other immigrant detention centers A Newark, New Jersey immigrant detention center has been feeding detainees [...]

Lies, Chaos And Abuse At ICE Contractor Lockup

By Robin Urevich, Capitalandmain.com -

On the last day of his life Efrain de la Rosa, a 40-year old Mexican citizen detained as an undocumented immigrant, told a social worker he didn’t need medication for his schizophrenia. He would [...]