Changing The Border Narrative

By Jenn Budd, Medium. -

Much of the public discussion of our southern border today is one-sided. It is most often created by those with the most power and the loudest bullhorn; those in search of power, authority and [...]

Will Biden’s Central American Plan Slow Migration?

By Aviva Chomsky, Tom Dispatch. -

Joe Biden entered the White House with some inspiring yet contradictory positions on immigration and Central America. He promised to reverse Donald Trump’s draconian anti-immigrant policies [...]

What Future For Farmworker Families In The United States?

By David Bacon, Oakland Institute. -

Oakland, CA — As the Biden administration begins dismantling Trump's anti-immigrant legacy and contemplates reforms to US immigration policy, it will have to take the crucial decision of whether [...]

Migrant Caravan Heads To United States From Honduras

By Daria Bedenko, Sputnik News. -

On Tuesday, the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, known for his tough stance on immigration, warned that if his policies are reversed, as Biden has pledged to do, "a tidal wave" of illegal [...]

Deaths In Immigration Detention Are At A Record High

By Katy Murdza, Immigration Impact. -

Two men died in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody on August 5. One of the men died in a hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19, while the other died in his cell of a [...]

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 [...]