Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Unions can protect workers from deportation. Here’s how

“I’m a trucker, and I make my living with my license. Without my license, I lose my job,” Rodriguez told In These Times. “If I lose my job, I would lose everything—even my family, because I wouldn’t have a way to support ...

Even in Philadelphia, One of the Most Determined Sanctuary Cities, Refuge Is Elusive

Sanctuary cities, Sessions said, reject the law, reward criminals and put US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in peril. Then he smiled and began attacking Jim Kenney, Philadelphia’s Democratic mayor. ...

Immigrant Stereotypes Are Everywhere on TV

Immigrant characters on television are still underrepresented and largely one-dimensional, researchers found. Eleven percent of characters in the sample were immigrants, and of the 211 characters identified, nearly half ...

At the Border Town That the News Cycle Has Left Behind

After long hours at his day job, Sergio Cordova was driving home to pick up supplies and clothing for the tired and hungry asylum seekers who were camped out just a few miles away, in Matamoros, Mexico, waiting to be let ...

In Oregon, a Community Responds to Imprisonment of Migrants

It's become an oddly familiar routine for the Air Force veteran and his wife, part of an ad hoc group of volunteers that formed in recent months after the Trump administration transferred 124 immigrants to the federal pr ...

Trump’s Plans to Deter Migrants Could Mean New ‘Voluntary’ Family Separations

Each of the policies, which range from a new form of the widely criticized practice of family separation to stricter requirements on asylum, would face significant legal and logistical challenges. But the White House is ...

Trump’s Closing Argument: The Brown People Are Coming!

There are 15 days from now until voting ends, and in addition to monitoring the polls and the fortunes of your preferred candidates, I suggest you keep an eye on the progress in the coming days of the caravan of Central ...

Trump’s latest anti-immigrant gambit: Family separation 2.0

Even for a president to whom no issue is immune to overreaction, this latest temper-tantrum was an overreach; the last such migrant caravan from Honduras, in April, mostly dissolved before it reached the U.S. border. Sti ...

‘It’s time for me to go back’: Deportees join migrant caravan to return to U.S.

They spoke in different accents, fleeing different disasters: joblessness in parts of Honduras, a mounting political crisis in Nicaragua, cities in Guatemala where they were sure their children would languish as they had ...

Stephen King Goes After Donald Trump’s Latest Attack On Immigrants: ‘Jesus, Man’

Horror master Stephen King is calling out President Donald Trump’s latest claims about asylum-seekers.  ...

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