Rwanda: Murder Of Dissidents Continues As Migrants Are Shipped In

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Sylidio Dusabumuremyi, a member of the Rwandan opposition party United Democratic Forces of Rwanda (FDU), was murdered on September 23, the day before Rwandan President Paul Kagame addressed the [...]

Open Borders: A Progressive Response To The Immigration Crisis

By Harry Targ, Heartlandradical.blogspot.com -

People migrate from one place to another for a variety of reasons. A good part of that migration has to do with international relations, national economies, and the increasingly globalized [...]

Half A Million American Minors Now Live In Mexico

By Claudia Masferrer, Theconversation.com -

While much of the current news has been focused on Central American migrants making their way through Mexico to the U.S., little attention has been paid to a different migration story: the number [...]

With Record Numbers Of Displaced People, Deterrence Policies To Stop Their Movement Are Mass Murder

By Natasha Lennard, Theintercept.com -

IN SEPTEMBER 2015, images circulated of 3-year-old Alan Kurdi’s tiny body washed up on a Turkish beach; that week, donations to refugee aid charities soared. The Syrian toddler’s death, which [...]

‘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 [...]

One Of Europe’s Last Migrant Rescue Ships Defies Political Pressure To Save Lives

By Susan H. Smith, Wagingnonviolence.org -

At the height of the Syrian refugee crisis in 2015, there were 14 migrant rescue ships operated by international humanitarian organizations in the Central Mediterranean Sea. Today, following the [...]

Fallacies And Inaccuracies About Venezuelan Migration

By Misión Verdad, Venezuelanalysis.com -

With so many politically charged figures knocking around about Venezuelan emigration and a so-called “exodus”, who should we believe? A narrative has been increasingly positioned in the press for [...]

Journalists, Lawyers, And Activists Working On The Border Face Coordinated Harassment From U.S. And Mexican Authorities

By Ryan Devereaux, Theintercept.com -

FOUR PHOTOJOURNALISTS GATHERED on the southern side of the U.S.-Mexico border wall shortly after Christmas in Tijuana. They were there to document the arrival of the migrant caravans from Central [...]

GAO: Climate Change Is A Critical Cause Of Migration

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

As the movement of refugees strains countries worldwide and becomes fuel for political clashes in the United States, the Trump administration has eliminated guidelines that the government once [...]

How Climate Change Forces Central American Farmers To Migrate

By Edgardo Ayala, Towardfreedom.org -

CANDELARIA DE LA FRONTERA, El Salvador (IPS) – As he milks his cow, Salvadoran Gilberto Gomez laments that poor harvests, due to excessive rain or drought, practically forced his three children [...]

One Sixth Of World’s People Want To Flee Their Home Countries

By Eric London, Wsws.org -

The world is pulsing with hundreds of millions of people desperate to flee their homes under the weight of the crisis of world capitalism. According to a recent Gallup study, a sixth of the [...]

Why Hondurans See Migration As An Act Of Civil Disobedience

By Crystal Vance Guerra, Yesmagazine.org -

A singular image is said to have sparked this latest migrant caravan. Set against a bold, red background, it features a figure, arms outstretched like a cross, with a backpack flying the Honduran [...]

The Migration World Pact: Wishes And Realities

By Jon S. Rodriguez, Transform -

The Global Compact for Migration is a document that isn’t actually legally binding. Its objective is to promote models of agreements between different countries or regional organizations. [...]

Federal Courthouse Shut Down Against ICE

By Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement, It's Going Down. -

On Friday, November 30, members of the Connecticut immigrant rights activist community successfully shut down the federal courthouse in Hartford in protest of the ongoing injustices suffered by [...]

The Real Economics Of Migration

By Ian Goldin and Benjamin Nabarro, Project-syndicate.org -

Their strategy, while often electorally successful, is laying a foundation for weaker growth and higher levels of inequality across the world’s aging advanced economies. Debates about immigration [...]

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