Immigration

19.11.2016

Trump’s Offensive Against Undocumented Migrants Will Fuel Migration Crisis

Trump’s Offensive Against Undocumented Migrants Will Fuel Migration Crisis

By Emilio Godoy* “Donald Trump will not stop me from getting to the U.S.,” said Juan, a 35-year-old migrant from Nicaragua, referring to the Republican president-elect who will govern that country as of Jan. 20. Juan, who worked as a street vendor in his… »

12.10.2016

International Migrant Crisis Hits a Breaking Point in Baja California

International Migrant Crisis Hits a Breaking Point in Baja California

They come from many of the war-torn, economically pillaged and environmentally devastated corners of the globe, principally from Haiti and the Congo but also Eritrea, Senegal, Ghana, Pakistan, and other nations. In their thousands, men, women and children now wait in the northern Mexican border cities of Tijuana and Mexicali… »

05.09.2016

European right hails AfD success in German election

European right hails AfD success in German election

Right-wing populists in other countries have greeted the results of a regional German election, which saw an anti-immigration, anti-EU party take 20 percent. One says it’s a harbinger of a “patriotic spring.” Right-wing populists across Europe cheered the strong… »

31.08.2016

New York Dreamer Challenges Nationwide Immigration Injunction

New York Dreamer Challenges Nationwide Immigration Injunction

NEW YORK — A first-of-its-kind lawsuit opened up a new front in the defense of the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration relief initiatives, known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (expanded DACA). The lawsuit filed in the U.S. »

31.05.2016

“Civil Disobedience is survival”

“Civil Disobedience is survival”

Ireri Carrasco sues Obama Admin for denying her DACA over protestas In Chicago, a migrant justice activist is suing the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to renew her DACA protection because of her activism. Twenty-nine-year-old Ireri Unzueta Carrasco received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status in 2013. DACA is… »

17.05.2016

Deterring Migration by Terrorizing Refugees

Deterring Migration by Terrorizing Refugees

Danny Katch looks at the cruel logic for the Obama administration’s plans to launch a new wave of raids to detain and deport Central American mothers and children LAST WEEK, officials in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans for a month-long “surge” against Central American refugees who entered… »

16.03.2016

A Comprehensive Lie to Immigrants

A Comprehensive Lie to Immigrants

The Democrats are seen as the pro-immigrant party–but disgust with the bigotry of Republicans shouldn’t blind anyone to the injustices they commit, writes Danny Katch. THE BERNIE Sanders campaign is generating new enthusiasm among millions of supporters, including Latino voters. The day after he shocked pundits and analysts by winning… »

13.01.2016

We want ICE out of New York City

We want ICE out of New York City

By Danny Katch Protesters blockade New York City streets to demand an end to ICE raids against refugees More than 100 people came to a press conference and rally in New York City on January 8 to protest the New Year’s home raids ordered by the Obama administration against Central… »

01.01.2016

Disunity, the Hallmark of European Union Foreign Policy

Human Wrongs Watch By Emma Bonino* ROME, 1 January 2016  (IPS) – The appalling crisis ravaging the Middle East and striking terror around the world is a clear challenge to the West, but responses are… »

18.06.2015

Hungarian government manifests its xenophobia: but only to other Hungarians

Hungarian government manifests its xenophobia: but only to other Hungarians

This central European country, famous for goulash, the world’s best footballer of the 1950s – Ferenc Puskas, the biro pen and the rubik cube, among other things, is making headlines these days for more unpleasant reasons. Ever since the country turned sharply to the political right in 2010 following scandals… »

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