Whistleblowers Step Forward With New Complaints Of Abuses At Site For Immigrant Children

By Government Accountability Project. -

Today, Government Accountability Project, filed its second complaint with federal oversight agencies detailing abuses at the Fort Bliss, Texas Emergency Intake Site (EIS) for unaccompanied [...]

The Border Patrol Is The Crisis

By Jenn Budd, Medium. -

It’s no surprise that there are claims of a new crisis on our border. A new year, a new administration, new policies in regard to who can cross and how they are processed will always bring a [...]

Border Patrol Policies Kill Hundreds Of Migrants Each Year

By Tina Vásquez, Prism. -

Each year, untold numbers of migrants disappear in the borderlands after being pushed into dangerous and remote terrain by Border Patrol, the same agency that is then tasked with responding to [...]

Rescuers Penalized For Saving Lives At The World’s Deadliest Border

By The Civil Fleet. -

Humanitarian organizations are being penalized for fulfilling responsibilities abandoned by European governments at the world’s deadliest border, activists have warned after an eventful weekend [...]

Border Patrol Agents Raid No More Deaths Migrant Aid Camp

By Alisa Reznick, AZPM.org. -

The humanitarian group No More Deaths said an aid camp it operates for migrants crossing the desert was raided and then surrounded by Border Patrol agents. The group said the move as an [...]

Families Fleeing From Guatemala: A Case Of Corporate And State Aggression

By Marc Pilisuk, Jennifer Rountree and Rebecca Ferencik, COHA -

Increasing drug and gang-related violence and poverty—an estimated 59% of Guatemalans live in poverty, most of whom are indigenous—are not the ingredients of a safe and secure environment. This [...]

Navigating The Dilemmas Of Unarmed Accompaniment On The US-Mexico Border

By Alison Wood, Wagingnonviolence.org -

International accompaniers must work to undo the power dynamics they rely on to increase the safety of their local partners and learn when to say "no." There is only one migrant shelter in Agua [...]

The US Has “Disappeared” More Than 42,000 Migrants. Where’s the Outrage?

By David L. Wilson, Truthout.org -

The most successful of Trump’s anti-immigrant measures up until now — and possibly the most vicious — hasn’t been getting the attention it deserves. In operation since late January, Migrant [...]

It Is Time We Cast All Medals Into Spearheads Of Revolution!

By Pia Klemp on her Facebook Page -

Mrs. Hidalgo, you want to get my medal for my solidarian action in the Mediterranean Sea, because our crews work to rescue migrants from difficult conditions on a daily basis. At the same time [...]

A Dead Child On Christmas Eve

By John Kiriakou, Reader Supported News -

We’re talking about the safety and security of minors who are unable to fend for themselves. Republicans certainly can be opposed to undocumented migration and still not turn their backs on [...]

International Migrant Day, Solidarity And Struggle

By School of Americas Watch. -

Today, December 18th, the world celebrates International Migrants Day, and SOA Watch wants to express, above all, our solidarity with and love for all people who are forced to flee their [...]

When Peaceful Protest Is Met With Geared Up Violence At The Border

By LJM, Popular Resistance -

On Monday, Dec 10th, 2018, the Poor People’s Campaign, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and multiple faith leaders from all walks of life assembled at the border in a peaceful protest [...]

How The Migrant Caravan Sparked A Movement

By Jeff Abbott, Wagingnonviolence.org -

After a long, grueling journey, the first groups of Honduran migrants and asylum seekers began arriving in Tijuana on Nov. 14 in hopes of finding asylum and opportunity in the United States. [...]

Migrant Caravans Challenge the Continent’s Governments

By Dan La Botz, Newpol.org -

Central American migrants, both desperate and courageous, have thrust themselves into the center of Mexican and U.S. politics with their demand for refuge and asylum. As the head of the NGO [...]

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