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“Where are the good Americans?”: “Immigration Nation” brings systemic exploitation to our TVs

Originally Published in Salon Melanie McFarland - August 4, 2020 Netflix's new immigration series depicts how the forces coming for all of us came for immigrants first Overwhelmed as we are with video documentation ...

The Story of Refugees in America Through the Gripping Tales of Two Women

Originally Published in The New York Times Mimi Swartz - August 4, 2020 “Americans’ national fight for identity — the wrangling about who we once were, how we will define ourselves for each generation, and ...

Op-Ed: How James Baldwin spoke to immigrants like me

Originally Published in the Los Angeles Times Leah Mirakhor - August 2, 2020 James Baldwin in 1985. (Associated Press) James Baldwin was born Aug. 2, 1924, in Harlem, to parents who were children ...

BORDER PATROL LAUNCHES MILITARIZED RAID OF BORDERLANDS HUMANITARIAN AID CAMP

Originally Published in The Intercept Ryan Devereaux - August 2, 2020 For the second time in two years, Border Patrol launched a raid against No More Deaths within days of the group releasing embarrassing information ...

‘Immigration Nation’ Review: The Banality of Deportation

Originally Published in The New York Times Mike Hale - August 2, 2020 This Netflix documentary looks at the bureaucracy of immigration enforcement — an intriguing investigation that probably won’t change any minds. ...

The long fights — and hasty decisions — that shape immigration policy

Originally Published in The Washington Post Laura Wides-Muñoz - July 31, 2020 The Supreme Court this summer issued two major immigration rulings: one temporarily blocking the Trump administration’s qu ...

Undocumented immigrant who worked for Trump’s company facing deportation proceedings

Originally Published in The Washington Post David A. Fahrenthold and Joshua Partlow - July 30, 2020 An undocumented immigrant who worked for President Trump’s private company — a ...

ICE chief to depart immigration agency with no clear replacement

Originally Published in CNN Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands and Caroline Kelly - July 31, 2020 (CNN) Immigration and Customs Enforcement acting Director Matt Albence is retiring from the agency he has l ...

US to raise naturalization application fees by $500

Originally Published in CNN Geneva Sands - July 31, 2020 JERSEY CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 2: Immigrants wait to take the Oath of Citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at Liberty State Park, October ...

This county knew coronavirus could ravage its farmworkers. Why didn’t officials stop it?

Originally Published in Los Angeles Times Anita Chabria - July 25, 2020 Farmworkers weed a tomato field in French Camp, Calif. (Max Whittaker / For The Times) As coronavirus cases began ...

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