Black Immigrants On The Front Lines Of COVID-19

By Jeremy Robbins, New American Economy. -

As the country continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Black immigrants -- immigrants who identify as Black regardless of country or region of birth -- are playing an important role on the [...]

Restrictive Immigration Boomerangs Against The United States

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde,  La Jornada. -

The European Union has prepared a preliminary draft of its new border regulations, outlining who can visit after July 1, and that this list depends on how the countries of origin of the [...]

Thousands Of Essential Workers Are At Risk of Deportation

By Maurizio Guerrero, In These Times. -

Legions of undocumented immigrants in the United States carry letters signed by their employers stating that President Donald Trump's administration considers them essential workers amid the [...]

Migrant Workers In Thailand Organize Against Exploitation By The Country’s Fishing Industry

By Timothy Ginty, Globalvoices.org -

Off the shores of Thailand, a seafood industry flourishes and feeds the multi-billion-dollar global appetite for tuna, prawns, and squid. But in the ground zero of the global supply chain for [...]

“People Are Being Hunted Down” – ICE Launches Rights-Busting Onslaught Against Sanctuary Cities

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

Rights are routinely being violated as hundreds of ICE agents storm New York City and other sanctuary cities in a fresh attempt to round up undocumented immigrants. Operation Palladium has begun. [...]

‘The Only Way Out Of Libya Is By Sea’ — How Migrant Rescuers Are Making History In The Mediterranean

By Bryan Farrell, Wagingnonviolence.org -

When I set out to produce “City of Refuge” — a podcast series about a little-known French community that saved 5,000 refugees during World War II — I did it with the aim of showing how ordinary [...]

The Bipartisan Causes Of The US Immigration Crisis

By Brian Concannon, Economy for All, a project of the Independent Media Institute as the source. -

The Democratic candidates missed the opportunity last week in Nevada — a state with a 30 percent Latino population — to address the root causes of our immigration crisis. They predictably [...]

Deported To Death: US Sent 138 Salvadorans Home To Be Killed

By Mneesha Gellman, Theconversation.com -

At least 138 people deported from the United States to El Salvador since 2013 have been killed, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch, which investigates human rights abuses worldwide. [...]

What Happens When A Person Is Deported?

By Lornet Turnbull, Yesmagazine.org -

What happens to people after they are deported from the United States? And if they no longer have family in their countries of origin, how do they make their way in an unfamiliar place? In 2014, [...]

Trump Says Covering All Immigrants Would Bankrupt Our Healthcare System. That’s A Lie.

By Adam Gaffney, Inthesetimes.com -

During his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Trump put Medicare for All in the crosshairs. Single-payer healthcare will “bankrupt our nation by providing free taxpayer-funded [...]

A Dispatch From the Caravan

By Jeff Abbott, Nacla.org -

The new year began with the ongoing exodus of Central Americans as part of caravans of migrants and asylum seekers, which gripped international media in 2018. With continued pressure from the [...]

Over 100 People Show Up To Support Sherrie Andre Of The FANG Collective On Trial For Resisting ICE

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

On January 7th, over 100 people came to New Bedford District Court to support Sherrie Andre, the co-founder of the FANG Collective, as they headed to trial. Despite the fact that both Sherrie’s [...]

More Than 25 Cities Light Up The Night Against Prisons & Migrant Detention Camps

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

On New Year’s Eve, in over 25 cities across so-called North America, anarchists, abolitionists, and autonomous anti-capitalists took part in noise demonstrations outside of ICE detention [...]

We Can’t Obtain Immigration Justice In A World Of Borders And Nations

By Rebecca Centeno, Truthout.org -

We can’t reckon with the extreme inequalities and inherent injustices of immigration policy without an analysis of how borders, the state and capitalism function to create them. Current liberal [...]

The Northwest Turns Up The Heat On ICE

By Richard Read, LA Times. -

Yakima, Wash. — A man in handcuffs locked to a belt chain trudged up metal stairs, eyes fixed on the door of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter plane bound for El Paso. He [...]