Daily Archives: July 26, 2019

The Human Cost of Fast-Track Deportation

It denies a fair day in court to people who could face death when sent back to their countries. ...

U.S. Citizen Held by CBP: ‘Inhumane’ Conditions Made Me Want to Self-Deport

Francisco Erwin Galicia, a U.S. citizen who spent almost a month in Customs and Border Protection custody before being released Tuesday, told The Dallas Morning News the conditions he experienced made him want to self-de ...

AS IMMIGRANTS BECOME MORE AWARE OF THEIR RIGHTS, ICE STEPS UP RUSES AND SURVEILLANCE

AMID THE TRUMP administration’s threats to accelerate deportations, agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have increasingly been using deception and surveillance to make targeted arrests, according to immi ...

Trump is challenging what it means to be American, and naturalized citizens are unsettled

On the day Donald Trump was inaugurated president, Sonora Jha was walking past a group of white men at a work site in downtown Seattle when one told her, “Go home!” ...

EVEN/ODD TEAMS WITH LYFT TO BRING IMMIGRANT STORIES TO LIFE

San Francisco-based shop Even/Odd works with ridesharing platform on integrated, story-filled push ...

Op-Ed: Trump may wish Guatemala were a safe place for asylum applicants to wait, but it’s not

Last week, a planned visit of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to the White House was canceled after the Guatemalan Constitutional Court threw up a roadblock to the deal the two presidents planned to discuss. President ...

Editorial: Trump’s latest immigration outrage would turn the U.S. into a ‘papers, please’ nation

Three weeks ago, Border Patrol agents in Texas detained Francisco Erwin Galicia, an American-born U.S. citizen, on the presumption that he was in the country illegally (even though Galicia was carrying a Texas state ID c ...

Under Trump, the U.S. emphasis on human rights abroad is shifting toward religious protections

Little by little President Trump and America’s top diplomat, Michael R. Pompeo, are revamping the nation’s approach to advocating for human rights abroad, cozying up to some of the world’s worst offenders and prioritizin ...

Editorial: Yet again, Trump ignores the law to impose his will on America’s neighbors

Less than two years ago, President Trump sought to end the moratorium President Obama had placed on deporting “Dreamers,” calling it an abuse of presidential authority and “an end-run around Congress” that violated “the ...

They’re immigrants. Their kids are US citizens. And they’re scared

A family is skittish about speaking Spanish at the supermarket. A mother is afraid to let her daughter play outside. A father worries his toddler is now a target. ...

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