Don’t Protect Mueller, Microscopic Effects Of Inequality & Combating Detention

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

It might sound like common sense that poverty affects our overall health – but did you know that income inequality catalyzes wear and tear on a micro molecular level? Science has a disturbing new [...]

Press Release From The Central American Migrant Exodus For Life

By Staff, -

Today marks 31 days of the historic exodus of Central American migrants, known as the “Migrant Caravan,” which departed from Honduran territory on October 13, 2018. Our exodus is a consequence of [...]

Courage To Resist: Troops Ordered Deployed To Border

By Staff, -

Military brass suggested that these camps would not violate the constitutional prohibition against using the military to police and enforce domestic immigration law, based on the fact that the [...]

The Contradictions Of The #Resistance

By Branko Marcetic, Jacobin -

Trump’s bizarre vendetta against Sessions has apparently disguised for some the fact that the president couldn’t have asked for a more loyal underling than Sessions, his recusal aside. One need [...]

The Billion Dollar Companies In The Business Of Imprisoning Children

By Emily Ludolf, -

Revelations that the United States is conducting widespread detention of immigrant children who were separated from their families at the border sparked national outrage. Reports of the inhumane [...]

South Asian Asylum Seekers Find Healing And Hope After Sheridan Heartbreak

By Shannon Luders-Manuel, -

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 [...]

Diverse Immigrant Communities Unite To Preserve TPS

By Irvis Orozco, -

Erika Suarez is tired of the lies, but she has no time to argue. Her family’s future is at stake in the United States. “I was not brought here willingly,” the 25-year-old Southern California [...]

Undocumented Black Migrants Build An Informal Organizing Network

By Carla Pineda, Law at the Margins -

Undocumented black migrants are building an informal network to help each other navigate their uncertain immigration status in the U.S. While they are inclined to share immigration information by [...]

Controversial AI ‘Lie Detectors’ Coming To EU Airports, Border Crossings

By Tyler Durden, -

Several European airports will deploy an AI-powered lie detector at border checkpoints in a trial run of the new technology, reports CNN.  When a passenger approaches customs, they will be asked [...]

Is There Really A ‘Militia Caravan’ Traveling South To Protect US Border From Marching Migrants?

By Igor Ogorodnev, -

Most media outlets have published as fact claims that vigilante groups incited by Donald Trump are organizing themselves to confront the migrant caravan, but the story appears to be based on [...]

Armed Militia Groups Head To The Border, Sparking Military Concerns

By Mary Papenfuss, -

Armed bands of civilian militia members are traveling to the southern U.S. border, where President Donald Trump has ordered thousands of active-duty troops to rebuff the approaching migrant [...]

Chicanos Welcome Central American Caravan

By Sol Marquez, -

Los Angeles, CA – On October 26, as the caravan of refugees from Central America traveled through Mexico, they were welcomed with food, festivity, aid, and clothing. As Chicanos, we must do the [...]

How Yemeni Immigrant Activists In NYC Are Changing A Whole Community’s Mindset

By Michael Nigro, -

Riyadh Alhirdi is trying not to cry. He’s sitting in the Yemeni American Merchants Association’s (YAMA) new offices in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, explaining the convoluted process of procuring asylum [...]

Data For Democracy Harnesses The Powers Of Big Data For Civic Good

By Patrick W. Zimmerman, -

Data for Democracy is a grassroots community dedicated to using the tools of Data Science to create a positive social impact. Imagine a bunch of digital activists running around the Internet [...]

Trump’s Call To ‘Protect’ Border Reactivates Vigilante Militias

By Staff, -

Armed anti-immigration groups of civilian volunteers have been reactivated at the call of President Donald Trump to protect the U.S. from the “invasion” of Central American asylum-seekers, and [...]