Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

‘She was really a warrior’: Transgender migrant reaches U.S. only to die

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Molly Hennessy-Fiske - October 5, 2020 Mayela Villegas fled San Salvador after receiving death threats from gangs. She was allowed to pursue her claim for asylum, ...

Otay Mesa detainees say shift of health services to private contractor complicates care

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Kate Morrissey - October 4, 2020 Detainees at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in south San Diego wait in one of the secure areas of the medical section. (Nelvin C. C ...

TRUMP’S TURN FROM IMMIGRATION TO THE ENEMY WITHIN

Originally Published in The Intercept Ryan Devereaux - October 3, 2020 Trump’s shift from demonizing immigrants to targeting leftists is straight out of the fascist playbook. LISTENING TO Donal ...

FIRST SHE WAS SEPARATED FROM HER FAMILY, NOW SHE’S SEPARATED FROM SCHOOL

Originally Published in The Intercept Debbie Nathan - October 4, 2020 A refugee child, once separated from her mother at the border by Trump, now struggles with online school. EVERY WEEKDAY MOR ...

Did Trump Just Cut Guest Farmworker Wages by as Much as 50 Percent?

Originally Published in Mother Jones Tom Philpott - October 2, 2020 A surprise move by the agriculture department may have done just that. H-2A farm workers in Owensboro, Ky. Jenny Sevcik ...

Trump Cracks Down on Visas. Indian Firms May Benefit.

Originally Published in The New York Times Maria Abi-Habib and Karan Deep-Singh - October 2, 2020 As the president clashes with the courts, some companies and investors say tougher limits on temporary work visas wi ...

Where George Floyd Died, Immigrant Businesses Are Suffering

Originally Published in The Washington Post Adam Minter - Bloomberg - October 5, 2020 Last week, I walked past the burned-out, fenced-off remains of the Third Police Precinct in south Minneapolis. After the ...

Judge grants Indonesian immigrant arrested on church grounds a temporary reprieve from deportation

Originally Published in The Washington Post Meagan Flynn - October 3, 2020 A federal judge in Maryland has granted an undocumented Indonesian immigrant temporary reprieve from deportation, ruling Fr ...

Trump’s refugee cap puts US credibility and security at risk

Originally Published in CNN Opinion by David Miliband - October 5, 2020 David Miliband is president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian relief organization. He is a former Foreign Secretar ...

Recent sterilizations at immigration facility in Georgia repeat a violent history

Originally Published in The San Diego Union Tribune Lisa Deaderick - October 4, 2020 Family members and supporters of detainees at the Adelanto Immigration Detention Center hold signs in front of the Los Angele ...

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