Immigration

06.06.2015

Immigration, Myths and the Irresponsibility of Europe

Immigration, Myths and the Irresponsibility of Europe

Human Wrongs Watch By Roberto Savio* Rome, 7 June 2015 – With little fanfare, the German IFO Institute for Economic Research recently published a report on population projections for Germany which states simply that the country’s population is shrinking fast. The country has lost 1.5 million inhabitants since the… »

01.05.2015

How for-Profit Prisons have Become a Big Lobby.

How for-Profit Prisons have Become a Big Lobby.

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s detention budget includes a mandate from Congress that at least 34,000 immigrants remain detained on a daily basis, a quota that has steadily grown each year, even as the undocumented immigrant population in the United States has leveled off. Private prisons have profited… »

09.04.2015

No Immigration Reforms in the US under Obama.

No Immigration Reforms in the US under Obama.

New York, April 8, 2015 – During a Town Hall Meeting on immigration held in Jackson Heights tonight, the district’s congressman Joe Crowley said he was doubtful that any immigration reform would pass during what remains of President Obama’s second term. He said “It makes more sense with what is… »

16.01.2015

Disarming words: the dictionary of immigration

Disarming words: the dictionary of immigration

By Sara Bosco Migration is one of the biggest and most complex of today’s phenomena. Every day, all over the world, thousands of people try to cross the borders of their homelands in search of a better life in a new country. The present international situation of globalisation is contributing… »

05.12.2014

President Obama’s Immigrant Initiative: A Questionable Proposition

President Obama’s Immigrant Initiative: A Questionable Proposition

By Arturo Ignacio Sánchez President Obama’s executive action on immigration has been uncritically embraced and lauded by immigrant activists, so-called political progressives, and corporate interests. At first glance, this is totally understandable. From an immediate humanitarian perspective the initiative will insulate five million undocumented immigrants from deportation. In effect, immigrant… »

28.11.2014

Living Nightmare for Detained Immigrants in Georgia

Living Nightmare for Detained Immigrants in Georgia

Reports are mounting of a living nightmare in Lumpkin, Georgia, at Stewart, a 1,750-bed detention facility housing immigrants facing potential deportation. According to multiple interviews with detained immigrants at Stewart, they are dealing with maggots in food, improper medical care, sweltering temperatures, and in many cases no communication with staff… »

21.11.2014

President Obama and the Immigration Move

President Obama and the Immigration Move

New York 11/20/2014 – For immigrant activists who have been working for immigration reform for more than 10 years, what President Obama did today is what we wanted him to do when he was elected back in 2008. Instead the President decided to work with Congress and the Republican Party… »

30.07.2014

Is What We Hear About Migration Really True? Questioning Eight Stereotypes

Is What We Hear About Migration Really True? Questioning Eight Stereotypes

It is a common belief that migration harms European societies, and that the European Union would be better off with either very few immigrants or none at all, says a report by the Italy-based Migration Policy Centre*. These are the report’s key findings:… »

14.06.2014

Children on the Run: The Deepening Immigration Crisis

Children on the Run: The Deepening Immigration Crisis

Have you seen the pictures? All the kids, sleeping on floors in row upon row, detained by the Department of Homeland Security. There are more children coming in every day, and the federal government doesn’t know where to keep them. “When I first saw the pictures,… »

07.06.2014

March for Freedom – Police brutality faced by the refugees on their way to Brussels

March for Freedom – Police brutality faced by the refugees on their way to Brussels

Amir, a member of the March for Freedom of the refugees to Brussels, explains what the March is all about and what happened at the 5th of june in Luxemburg. Transcript of a video posted by Luxemburg Wort. What is the March for Freedom about? The March for… »

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