deportations

Biden Takes Executive Action to Reverse Trump Immigration Policies as Deportations Continue

President Joe Biden is signing three executive orders on immigration today. The first establishes a task force that will aim to reunite hundreds of asylum-seeking families separated by the Trump administration. The two other orders will look into Trump’s disruption…

Stansted 15 defendants have their terror convictions quashed

The activists who blocked a deportation flight on Stansted Airport in 2017 had their convictions quashed today in the Court of Appeal. The appeal judgement states that ‘The appellants should not have been prosecuted for the extremely serious offence under…

Members of Congress Call for Review of Families’ Asylum Cases

ICE plans to begin deporting 26 Black and Brown families with young children who are incarcerated by ICE at the Berks and Dilley family prisons tomorrow, December 18. Earlier this week, a federal court in Washington D.C. lifted the stay…

Now Is the Time to Dismantle Our Deportation Machine

By Alina Das* – The Nation Covid-19 makes it clear that our fates are intertwined As our public health infrastructure buckles under the pressure of Covid-19, billions of federal dollars are flowing to the Department of Homeland Security for civil…

Deportation and direct action in Britain: the ‘terrorist trial’ of the Stansted 15

By GRAEME HAYES, STEVEN CAMMISS, and BRIAN DOHERTY 16 March 2018 for openDemocracy The severity of the charge faced by the Stansted 15 should be seen as an important moment in defining the scope for non-violent protest in the UK…

German pilots refuse to deport Afghan refugees

Between January and September of this year, 222 German pilots refused to return refugees and immigrants from Afghanistan who had reached Germany.  The government considers Afghanistan to be a safe country while, at the same time, advising against travelling to…

From Coast to Coast, Anti-Trump Protests Declare: “Not My President”

Protests are growing across the United States following Tuesday’s election. On Saturday, 10,000 people marched in New York City. Eight thousand more marched in Los Angeles, where 200 people were arrested. Protesters also took to the streets in Philadelphia; San…

Bernie Sanders Statement on Deportations

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday issued the following statement after Reuters reported that U.S. immigration officials plan a new round of deportation raids: “I oppose the painful and inhumane business of locking up and deporting families who have fled…

Refugee Crisis 2016: mass deportations and resettlement efforts by social organizations

On their own initiative, social organisations both inside and outside Greece are attempting to overcome the confusion and the violations of international treaties caused by the joint statement of 28 EU leaders with Turkey on the 18th of March 2016.…

The Netherlands: Halt Plan to Deport Somalis

The Netherlands: Halt Plan to Deport Somalis The Dutch government should not deport Somalis to any part of south-central Somalia, including Mogadishu, until security improves substantially, and the UN refugee agency has issued new guidelines, Human Rights Watch said today.…