immigrants

06.11.2018

3,114 People Died or Have Gone Missing on Migratory Routes across the Globe in 2018 – IOM

3,114 People Died or Have Gone Missing on Migratory Routes across the Globe in 2018 – IOM

OM’s Missing Migrants Project (MMP) estimates that at least 3,114 people died or have gone missing on migratory routes across the globe in 2018.  The Mediterranean region, the Middle East, North Africa and the Americas rank among the planet’s deadliest migration corridors, each zone tallying confirmed fatalities of at least… »

11.09.2018

Undocumented immigrants plan statewide halt, escalating campaign for driver’s licenses in New Jersey

Undocumented immigrants plan statewide halt, escalating campaign for driver’s licenses in New Jersey

By Catalina Adorno After 15 years of calling and lobbying state legislators to no avail, undocumented immigrants in New Jersey are coming together to launch a new campaign for driver’s licenses — this time with a unique twist. On Sept. 17, hundreds will participate in an act they are calling… »

28.06.2018

Face 2 Face with Rev Juan Carlos Ruiz

Face 2 Face with Rev Juan Carlos Ruiz

On this show we speak with Rev Juan Carlos Ruiz from the New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC. We discuss the rebirth of the Sanctuary Movement ​in response to growing discrimination​ and violence ​against our immigrant community ​through detention and deportation. www.newsanctuarynyc.org… »

08.04.2018

The Coward-in-Chief’s Cruel War on Migrants

The Coward-in-Chief’s Cruel War on Migrants

Donald Trump is displaying his full cruelty, but there is also widespread opposition to his reactionary agenda that it needs to be mobilized for action, writes Danny Katch. EVERY YEAR around Easter–the day when Christians celebrate a poor Jewish carpenter from Nazareth whose message of equality and love was… »

03.02.2018

The Stateless of the Union: Trump’s War on Immigrants

The Stateless of the Union: Trump’s War on Immigrants

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night. It was to be his clarion call to bipartisanship. Instead, under the guise of a compromise position on the fate of nearly 800,000 DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients, Trump bashed Latino immigrants just like… »

28.01.2018

Urgently Needed—A BROAD Outpouring in Support of Immigrants!

Urgently Needed—A BROAD Outpouring in Support of Immigrants!

Millions of immigrants, including 800,000 DACA recipients (“Dreamers,” undocumented immigrants brought here as children), were betrayed and dealt a very serious blow today when the Democrats caved in to the Republicans and voted to reopen the government. Already last Friday, top Democrat Senator Schumer, in trying to make a deal… »

21.11.2017

Face 2 Face with Georgina Bates

Face 2 Face with Georgina Bates

On this show we speak with Georgina Bates director and choreographer of “Somehow We End Up Here, Again”. Georgina collaborates with journalist Jihii Jolly, documentarian Diana Diroy, and others on a timely mixed-media dance theater work exploring life under the radar, colored by the immigrant, refugee, and outcast perspectives. »

09.09.2017

Trump’s Hurricane of Hate

Trump’s Hurricane of Hate

As if Hurricane Harvey didn’t terrorize Texas enough, President Donald Trump has just unleashed a flood of fear in immigrant communities there and everywhere. On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that Trump is rescinding the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which gives nearly 800,000 young immigrants… »

01.08.2017

Assam Forum Bats for Work Permits to Bangladeshi Settlers

Assam Forum Bats for Work Permits to Bangladeshi Settlers

By Nava Thakuria Guwahati, India: on July 27, a patriotic forum in Assam urged the government in New Delhi to consider offering work permits (without voting rights) to millions of illegal Bangladeshi migrants in the state to avoid the potential humanitarian crisis that their deportation would cause. Reiterating its old… »

21.06.2017

Photos: World Refugee Day in NYC

Photos: World Refugee Day in NYC

New Yorkers sanding for Refugees on World Refugee Day. The March organized by African Communities Together (ACT) and City of Refuge Coalition went form 59th St and 5th Ave to Trump World Tower and Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in front of the United Nations. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on… »

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