Given What The U.S. Has Done To The World, It Should Be Letting All Refugees In

By Khury Peterson-Smith, Fpif.org -

People across the United States and around the world have been rightly outraged by U.S. federal agencies’ detention of migrants and separation of their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Shortly [...]

Immigrant Mothers Are Staging Hunger Strikes To Demand Calls With Their Separated Children

By Debbie Nathan, Theintercept.com -

AS THE JULY 26 deadline approaches for the government to reunite some 3,000 immigrant parents and children separated under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” program, one immigrant [...]

Local Police Shouldn’t Collaborate With ICE

By Chia-Chia Wang, Otherwords.org -

In the early hours of a winter day in 2017, “Laura” — a Montclair, New Jersey resident and single mother of four — received a visit from the local police, responding to a household dispute that [...]

Petition Calls On Hopkins To End Partnership With ICE, Citing Agency’s ‘Brutal’ Immigration Policies

By Ethan McLeod, Baltimorefishbowl.com -

For the last nine years, Johns Hopkins University has partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and other public agencies and associations on training programs within the [...]

Europe’s Iron Curtain: Why The Refugee Crisis Is About To Get Worse

By Ramzy Baroud, Towardfreedom.org -

A recent European Council summit in Brussels was meant to articulate a united policy on the burgeoning refugees and migrant crisis. Instead, it served to highlight the bitter divisions among [...]

Detaining Immigrant Children – A Billion-Dollar Industry

By Ashley Curtin, NationofChange -

Detaining immigrant children has become big business in the United States. Now reaching nearly a billion dollars, the industry, which provides “shelters, foster care, and other child welfare [...]

Report: Major Risks For ICE Officers In Migrant Detention

By Alexander Stern, Attorneyio.com -

Yesterday marked the first deadline for the Trump administration to reunify migrant children under five with their families. Yet, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has failed to return [...]

Donald Trump’s Immigration Policy Forces Children To Defend Themselves Before A Judge

As a result of the immigration policy of Donald Trump, immigrant minors are being summoned in the courts without lawyers, that is, they must defend themselves. The newspaper USA Today explains [...]

Protesters Confront Mitch McConnell At Louisville Restaurant

By Taylor Link, Salon -

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell encountered a group of protesters of his own as he departed a Louisville restaurant Saturday. Protestors chanted "vote you out" while hurling questions at [...]

Cancellation Of Sacramento ICE Contract Part Of National Campaign

By Anta Chabria, Sacramento Bee -

A vote by Sacramento County supervisors this week to end a contract allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to rent local jail beds is being celebrated by immigration activists as a [...]

Europe Says ‘Go Home’ in Every Language To Migrants

By Ramona Wadi, Mintpress News -

The EU chose to uphold a punitive stance against migrants, many of whom hail from sub-Saharan Africa and are fleeing the long-term consequences of war, poverty and plunder. Libya, which has [...]

It’s The Other Way Around

By John Tarleton, Indypendent.org -

Children locked in dog kennels, crying by the sides of roads at night, wrapped in glittering Mylar blankets on the floors of Border Patrol processing centers, stowed away in an abandoned Walmart, [...]

Why They Risked Everything To Occupy ICE

By Will Bunch, Philly.com -

On Tuesday, Philadelphia police arrested 24-year-old Jameson Rush, gave him — along with 28 others who had been part of an encampment seeking to shut down a U.S. Immigration and Customs [...]

#AbolishICE: Protesters Call Out ‘Profiteers’ And Localities Working With ICE In Virginia

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

About a hundred people protested at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field office in Fairfax County, Va. today, saying that the agency inflicts violence on immigrant families [...]

‘Occupy ICE’ Movement Spreads Across Cities Nationwide

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huffingtonpost.com -

SAN FRANCISCO — Protests outside the offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement have been cropping up in cities across the country in recent weeks, with demonstrators calling for abolishing [...]