Lessons From Immigrant Rights Organizer: We Are Not Our ‘Productivity’

By Alan Pelaez Lopez, Rewire.news -

When I started organizing as part of DREAM Act mobilization in 2010, I had high hopes: I thought the act would be my way out of poverty, fugitivity, and uncertainty. But I never thought: At the [...]

ICE Detains Immigrant Rights Leader Ravi Ragbir, Sparks Manhattan Protests

By Nicole Brown and Lauren Cook, Amny.com -

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center on the Lower West Side Thursday, chanting “ICE out now” and demanding to know the whereabouts of [...]

Trump Ends TPS For 200,000 Salvadorans Seeking Sanctuary

By Molly Olmstead, Slate.com -

The Trump administration announced Monday it was ending a humanitarian program that allowed nearly 200,000 Salvadorans who fled catastrophic conditions in their home country to remain in the [...]

There Is A Massive Movement Of Refugees Globally

By Vijay Prashad, Alternet.org -

On November 28, Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, went before the UN Security Council. Grandi is an old hand in the UN. He came to the UN’s Refugees Agency [...]

Climate Change, Migration, And Homeland Security

By Kevin Gosztola -

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola interview journalist Todd Miller, author of Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security. It was published by City Lights Books in [...]

DREAMers Arrested, More Protests Planned

Congress has passed a short-term spending bill, delaying the final decision about whether or not to include a clean DREAM Act until December 22nd. In response, we will be taking massive [...]

Audit Finds Detainee Abuse At Immigration Prisons

By Kevin Gosztola, mintpressnews.com -

The inspector general for the Homeland Security Department conducted unannounced inspections of six immigrant detention facilities overseen by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It [...]

The Moral Obligation To Provide Sanctuary

By Roxana Tynan, huffingtonpost.com -

Other unions and employers can take additional steps to provide protections. Companies and nonprofits should have a plan in place for how to respond in the case of a workplace raid. They should [...]

Undocumented Youth & Allies Protest U.S. Capitol For DACA

By Fight for the Dream, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff for Fight for the Dream. On December 7, 2017 at about 2:00 pm, immigrant youth and allies gathered in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center to demand permanent protection [...]

Education To Deportation; Refugees Face Growing Crisis In Greece

By Maria Paradia, occupy.com -

By Maria Paradia for Occupy - At last count, one-third of the 60,000 refugees currently stranded in Greece are school-age children. Trapped in the country due to the E.U.'s inability to address [...]

Going Beyond Sanctuary: Building Freedom Cities

By Dante Barry, billmoyers.com -

By Dante Barry for Moyers and Company - With the election of Donald Trump as president, there has been an alarming increase in the rate of targeted attacks on the country’s most vulnerable [...]

Police Aid Immigration Officials In Crackdown

By Mica Rosenberg and Reade Levinson, reuters.com -

By Mica Rosenberg and Reade Levinson for Reuters - BENSALEM, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Dozens of police departments in the United States have been granted new powers, or are seeking them, to check [...]

Immigrant ‘Warriors For Justice’ Return To Their Roots

By Bill Boyarsky, www.truthdig.com -

By Bill Boyarsky for Truthdig. Immigrant justice organizers skills are being tested as ICE officers prowl courthouses, day labor centers, school areas and knock on home doors. ICE personnel also [...]

Protests Outside Mar-a-Lago Over Haitian Immigration

By Staff for NBC6, www.nbcmiami.com -

By Staff for NBC6. The Rally for TPS Extension & Permanent Status left Miami Gardens and headed to the Palm Beach County as a Facebook page organizing the protest said they want the Temporary [...]

Macy’s Day Parade Blocked By Undocumented Youth

By Roberto Juarez, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Roberto Juarez for Cosecha. “Undocumented youth are refusing to put our destiny in the hands of establishment politicians. We are choosing to fight for the dignity of our entire immigrant [...]