“Closing down any one of the ports of entry, let alone the whole border, would have a myriad of unintended and irreparable economic, diplomatic, cultural, and humanitarian consequences.”
ACLU Issues Complaint Demanding Investigation Into Abuses in Outdoor Border Patrol Detention Facility
The complaint, sent to officials within the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, calls for an immediate end to the caging of immigrants in outdoor holding areas.
The immigrant rights activist talks to IN THE THICK about what has happened to him since he faced on order of deportation last year.
There are now approximately 600 registered femicides in Ecuador since January 1, 2014.
“This is not Mexico,” Chambers County Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Tice said.
The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Education Released Video Celebrating Natural Hair, Hours Later Woman Behind It Was Fired
Much like the roots of antiblackness in the country itself, the people in power seem to stop at no cost to maintain white supremacy.
Since 2013, the nationally renowned Coalition for Immokalee Workers and its partnering Student/Farmworker Alliance has led a fervent campaign to get Wendy’s to join the Fair Food Program.
Although I am glad to see attention finally given to the current plight of Central American refugees and migrants, I am appalled by the ways we continue to overlook decades of U.S. policy intervention in Central America and fail to connect how it has fueled migration since the 1980s.
“Sexual violence is also a weapon, not only as the military’s sense of right to conquer but as a form of subjugation,” said Gustavo Gorriti, an award-winning Peruvian journalist.
The Families Belong Together Corporate Accountability Committee Responds to Wells Fargo Decision to Exit The Private Prison Industry
Another big bank says it will no longer finance Geo Group and CoreCivic.
Seventeen people are still detained, according to organizers.
Over a ten-month period, Latino USA partnered with Rewire.News on the story of one woman’s alleged sexual abuse.
“Seventy-one percent of the average daily population in ICE custody are held in privately operated jails, many with documented histories of human rights abuses.”
RAICES staff said this is the youngest population it has ever documented in immigrant detention, with some clients’ files showing they are as young as five months old.
Why Doesn’t Anybody Care About Report of Refugee Children Sexual Abuse Under Trump? Because #ObamaDidItToo
Obama did not, in fact, have a policy of separating children, but he did have the practice of separating thousands of children from their parents.
With Five Journalists Killed in Mexico Since AMLO Came Into Power, Will Freedom of the Press Change Under His Term?
On February 16, journalist Reynaldo López was shot and killed in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.
“We believe that the Border Patrol and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement should be held accountable for their human rights violations.”