Chaos In The Courthouse As Border Arrests Surge

By Max Rivlin-Nadler, Theappeal.org -

It was just before 3 p.m. on a recent Tuesday and Magistrate Judge Barbara L. Major of the Southern District of California had been waiting all afternoon to arraign 37 people arrested for [...]

#NoKidsIn Cages

By No Kids In Cages. -

Over 3000 children were separated from their parents at the border. They live in cages. Sleep on the floor. They cry out and are not comforted. They’ve spent an average of 154 days away from [...]

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’ As German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years In Prison For Saving Refugees

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

A German boat captain faces a long and costly trial in Italy for charges targeting her humanitarian efforts on behalf of refugees. "Italy's fascists are using this case as a showcase to deter [...]

RI Farmer, Teacher Begins Jail Sentence For Protest To #ShutDownICE

By Andrew Stewart, Washingtonbabylon.com -

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, activist, educator, and farmer Holly Stein began serving a ten day sentence at the Bristol County Jail and House of Corrections in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. She was one [...]

US Watchdog Finds 900 Immigrants Jammed Into Jail Designed For 125

By Barry Grey, Wsws.org -

Exposures are mounting of the horrendous and illegal conditions under which immigrant workers and children are being held, even as President Donald Trump responds to mounting threats of [...]

Immigrants Across The Country Are Using Hunger Strikes To Protest Inhumane Detention

By Sandy Ovalle and Helen Salita, Sojo.net -

This past fall, thousands of Central American people left behind the familiarity and embrace of their homeland in search of safety and stability. After months of waiting at the U.S.-Mexico border [...]

Squalid Migrant Shantytown Forms In Mexican Border City

By Patrick Timmons, Upi.com -

TAPACHULA, Mexico, May 14 (UPI) -- African and Haitian migrants stranded for two months in southern Mexico during an immigration crackdown begun by the United States are living in a roadside [...]

Arizona Students Marched For Classmate Thomas Torres-Maytorena, Who’s Facing Deportation Court On Graduation Day

By Lucy Diavolo, Teenvogue.com -

Students from Arizona’s Desert View High School marched miles from their campus to a local sheriff's office in a show of support for Thomas Torres-Maytorena, an 18-year-old senior and football [...]

Why HUD Wants To Restrict Assistance For Immigrants

By Tanvi Misra and Kriston Capps, Citylab.com -

The Trump administration is targeting immigrants with a new policy—this time, by seeking to restrict housing assistance for families with mixed-citizenship status. On Wednesday, the U.S. [...]

Looking Back At 1919: Immigration, Race, And Women’s Rights, Then And Now

By Arnold R. Isaacs, Tomdispatch.com -

The blend isn’t exact. Bigotry was expressed much more explicitly a century ago, not in code as it usually is now. Jim Crow laws in the South and other forms of racial segregation in the rest of [...]

FANG Collective Protests ICE And 287g Agreements In Plymouth And Bristol Counties, MA

By Washingtonbabylon.com -

We just carried out two disruptions at Plymouth County’s annual 287g steering committee meeting in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 287g agreements allow police and ICE to collaborate, and contributes to [...]

US Denies Entry To BDS Cofounder Omar Barghouti

By Ola Salem, Al Jazeera. -

Washington, DC - A prominent Palestinian human rights activist and cofounder of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement was denied entry to the United States on Wednesday, despite [...]

Libya’s Incoming Strongman Haftar Will Send The Oil Out To Europe – And Keep Its Migrants In

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

You can well imagine the tension when Libya’s beleaguered Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj met with the UN envoy Ghassan Salamé in his office in Tripoli on Monday morning. Not far away, in the [...]

Protesters ‘Shed Light’ On Florida Detention Center For Migrant Children

By Monique O. Madan, Theledger.com -

Binoculars in hand, Joshua Rubin stood atop a concrete barricade just a few feet away from the Homestead migrant shelter’s property line. It’s the only vantage point that could give the protester [...]

Arizona Volunteers Form ‘Underground’ Network To House Migrants Released By ICE

By Jude Joffe-Block, Pri.org -

By Marta Vázquez’s count, since Christmas she’s welcomed 306 newly arrived Central American parents and their children to spend the night at her house in Glendale, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. [...]