Daily Archives: March 18, 2019

How a Fateful Encounter Led This American Poet Into a Civil War

“Poets feel like everyone else does: an anxiety, a rage against this oppressive regime.” ...

Trump and His Allies Have Lost the Public Debate Over Immigration

Over the decades, Americans have grown steadily more supportive of immigration—including under Trump. ...

ICE Has Detained a 72-Year-Old Grandfather With Alzheimer’s for Nine Months

Noé de la Cruz, a grandfather of three, has been in immigrant detention since June 2018—and his family worries that his Alzheimer’s is going untreated. ...

Asylum Seeker Abandons US Plans in Face of New Policy

Before he gave up and returned to Mexico, Perla had arranged for a pastor in Berkeley, California, to give him a room, find legal advice and arrange schooling for his children. In Tijuana, his family is living in a tent ...

APNewsBreak: Greyhound Won’t Let US Drop Migrants in Depots

Originally published by The New York Times Greyhound Lines Inc. is no longer allowing U.S. authorities to drop off immigrant families inside bus stations, forcing those who have been released from custody to wait ...

Trump Crackdown Unnerves Immigrants, and the Farmers Who Rely on Them

It has long been an open secret that some farms survive by relying on an undocumented labor force. Now, tough immigration enforcement has caused a crisis. ...

I Am an Immigrant. Someday You Might Be One, Too.

Increasingly, people are being forced to flee their homes not just by war and poverty, but also by climate change. It’s time we rethink our antiquated ideas about immigrants. ...

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