US Arrests 32 At San Diego Border Demonstration

By Gregory Bull, Star-telegram.com -

U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining [...]

‘Not Your Average Demonstration’: Faith Leaders Arrested Demanding Demilitarization Of US Border

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"In the face of unfounded fear, racism, and violence, courageous action is necessary." Dozens of faith leaders were arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border in California on Monday after they [...]

Immigrants Launch Hunger Strike To Demand Drivers Licenses In NJ

By Staff, LaHuelga.com -

Trenton, NJ - Immigrant families, activists and allies launched an indefinite hunger strike, billed as the “Fast for Licenses” at the statehouse on Monday, calling on state legislators to pass [...]

Voices Of Resistance: How To Unseat An ICE-Collaborating Sheriff

By Rebekah Barber, Facingsouth.org -

I am originally from El Salvador and came to the U.S. with my family when I was 7 years old. My life has revolved around immigration issues. In my small hometown in New Bedford, Massachusetts, I [...]

Protests Hit Mass Detention Of Immigrant Children In Texas Tent Camp

Scores of protesters gathered outside the Tornillo border crossing about 35 miles southeast of El Paso, Texas over the weekend to protest the mass incarceration of immigrant children there in a [...]

Pro-Immigrant Rapid Response Networks Spreading Nationwide

By Staff, Socialistorganizer.com -

First, Trump enacted the Muslim ban, which was aimed at preventing green-card holders and visa holders — that is, people who were coming to the United States legally —from entering the country. [...]

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins’ Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

By Jaisal Noor, Therealnews.com -

Dozens of students, faculty, community members, and their children demonstrated at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University on September 21, demanding the university end its relationship with [...]

Federal Agency Says It Lost Track Of 1,488 Migrant Children

By Garance Burke, AP.org -

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have [...]

Trump Administration Plans To Detain Immigrant Minors Indefinitely

By Ilana Novick, Truthdig.com -

NBC reported Thursday that the Department of Homeland Security has proposed a new regulation that will allow U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain immigrant minors and their parents [...]

Abused Asylum-Seekers Launch Legal Battle Against ICE And Its “Concentration Camp” Prisons

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

ADELANTO, CALIFORNIA – A group of refugees from Central America, who faced beatings and abuse while detained at a California detention center last year, are pursuing legal action in hopes of [...]

Feds Crack Down On Volunteers Helping Migrants Survive The Arizona Desert

By Jorge Rivas, Colorlines.com -

Nine humanitarian volunteers with the group No More Deaths are facing federal charges after leaving water bottles for migrants in the Arizona desert. They are charged with misdemeanors for [...]

Building A Rapid-Response Network To Defend Immigrant Workers

By Pioneer Valley Workers Center Staff, Labornotes.org -

As the Trump administration cracks down on undocumented immigrants, it’s urgent for worker centers and unions to organize to defend immigrant members. In Western Massachusetts, the Pioneer Valley [...]

Recent Supreme Court Ruling Gums Up Immigration Courts

By Amy Taxin, AP.org -

LOS ANGELES—Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases [...]

Abused Asylum-Seekers Launch Legal Battle Against ICE And Its “Concentration Camp” Prisons

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

ADELANTO, CALIFORNIA – A group of refugees from Central America, who faced beatings and abuse while detained at a California detention center last year, are pursuing legal action in hopes of [...]

United States: New Revelations About Children Separated From Parents

By Barry Sheppard, Greenleft.org.au -

It is now abundantly clear that the Donald Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy towards parents with children seeking asylum in the US involves separating children from their parents, [...]