Not A Nation Of Immigrants

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Monthly Review. -

On George Washington’s birthday, 2018, the Donald Trump administration’s director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, L. Francis Cissna, changed the agency’s official mission [...]

Shadow Docket Supreme Court Decisions Could Affect Millions

By Gary Fields, Associated Press. -

Traditionally, the process of getting an opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court takes months and those rulings are often narrowly tailored. Emergency orders, especially during the court’s summer [...]

Will Investing In Community Groups Keep Immigrants Out Of Detention?

By Angelika Albaladejo, Capital and Main. -

“It’s solidarity, not charity,” said Grace Kindeke, who helps people recently released from immigration detention with housing, food, legal and health services in her community of Concord, New [...]

The Climate Crisis Is Coming For Undocumented Farmworkers First

By Maurizio Guerrero, In These Times. -

In July 2020, Claudia Durán felt compelled to complete her shift harvesting blueberries in the fields of Allegan County, Mich., before driving to the local hospital’s emergency room to be treated [...]

Immigrant Leaders Shut Down ICE ‘Black Site’

By Movimiento Cosecha, Movimiento Cosecha. -

Newark, NJ — Immigrant leaders and immigration justice organizers chained themselves together and blockaded the entrance of the Newark SAC office in response to escalating abuses by ICE. [...]

Dying To Be Regularized: Migrants On Hunger Strike

By ROAR Collective, ROAR Magazine. -

Farida is 51 years old. She was born in Belgium. Her entire family has the Belgian nationality. Farida has a steady job. She cleans offices and public buildings, for €6-8 per hour. Her last [...]

There Are No Mass Migrations Without US Meddling And Militarism

By Azadeh Shahshahani And Rhonda Ramiro, In These Times. -

When Vice President Kamala Harris visited the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, on June 25, she repeated the claim she made during her trip to Guatemala and Mexico earlier that month: The [...]

It Is Time To End Illegal Pushbacks And Abolish Frontex

By Mark Akkerman, ROAR Magazine. -

The European Union’s border regime has been rapidly expanding in the past years, especially since the so-called “refugee crisis” of 2015, which put migration at the top of the European political [...]

New Report: ICE Records On Gynecological Abuse

By Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. -

Washington — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement failed to properly monitor informed consent protocols used by a doctor accused of performing non-consensual gynecological procedures on women [...]

Organizing Poultry Workers Starts With Learning Together

By Olivia Paschal, Facing South. -

She's been denounced by Tyson Foods as a "radical union organizer," but Magaly Licolli doesn't organize unions — she organizes workers. Licolli is a leader in the workers' center movement that [...]

Let’s Not Forget The Suffering The US Has Inflicted On Guatemala

By Editors, In These Times. -

During her recent visit to Guatemala, Vice President Kamala Harris delivered a frank message to Central Americans hoping to find refuge in the United States. “I want to be clear to folks in [...]

New Jersey Activists Halted Two Deportations

By Sam Carliner, Left Voice. -

The Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey has been the site of recurring actions in solidarity with detained immigrants. On Tuesday, June 8, one such action ended with cops arresting 14 [...]

There Is No ‘Border Crisis’

By Josue De Luna Navarro and Khury Petersen-Smith, In These Times. -

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) temporarily closed the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego on the morning of Nov. 19, 2018. With 100,000 people and 40,000 vehicles crossing each day, [...]

End To ICE Contracts In Bristol County, Massachusetts

By FANG Collective and Steve Ahlquist, UpriseRI. -

The FANG Collective is happy to announce that ICE will be cancelling all contracts with Bristol County, Massachusetts. This includes their 287(g) contract which trains deputies to collaborate [...]

Scotland: Hundreds Of People Block Detention Of Immigrant Neighbors

By Peter Smith, ITV News. -

Glasgow, Scotland - One of two men detained by immigration officers in Scotland and subsequently released after protesters blocked them from leaving has said he's grateful "fate" bought him to [...]