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  • Hidden graves in Mexico count: 1,143

    Hidden graves in Mexico count: 1,143

    Rights Commission also found that 57,861 people have been reported missing in 20 years Reported by Mexico Daily News It’s been a bad week for the government with regards to human rights. A charge of “ethical bankruptcy” of civil servants was followed by the news that the number of secret, mass graves has been counted: the total

  • Arrested while applying for a green card

    Arrested while applying for a green card

    US immigration experts fear policy shift by Susan Zalkind A report by the Guardian Multiple cases of people being arrested while seeking green cards marks a dramatic shift in immigration policy, say observers: ‘This is what we all feared’ Leandro Arriaga arrived at the immigration office with his US citizen wife and three-month-old daughter on

  • Fearing deportation, undocumented immigrants wary of reporting crimes

    Fearing deportation, undocumented immigrants wary of reporting crimes

    Activists warn that crimes will go unreported and witnesses will refuse to testify over fears that interaction with police could lead to removal from the country by Tom Dart Evidence is mounting that undocumented immigrants are increasingly wary of reporting crimes or testifying in court, for fear that they could be detained and deported, according

  • Trump faces challenge of visa overstays, the largest source of illegal immigration

    Trump faces challenge of visa overstays, the largest source of illegal immigration

    by Josh Siegle As President Donald Trump focuses on border security in his initial actions to counter illegal immigration, a new report shows the unauthorized population increasingly is made up of those who first entered the U.S. legally. In each year from 2007 to 2014, the report from the Center for Migration Studies finds, more

  • Border wall divides lands, but not culture

    Border wall divides lands, but not culture

    A wall bars the physical passage of people in a park near San Diego— but music scales that barrier by George B. Sánchez-Tello This article first appeared in High Country News before the Election. The musicians stand in a circle bisected by a steel wall. Divided, they play together: strumming acoustic instruments, singing call and

  • Trump plan: Deport to  Mexico ‘all’ immigrants crossing illegally the border

    Trump plan: Deport to Mexico ‘all’ immigrants crossing illegally the border

    The idea is part of a raft of immigration proposals signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that are likely to spur international and legal challenges by Ginger Thompson and Marcelo Rochabrun Buried deep in the Trump Administration’s plans to round up undocumented immigrants is a provision certain to enrage Mexico — new authority for

  • Actor says: The police are ‘thugs’ being shielded  by corporate media

    Actor says: The police are ‘thugs’ being shielded by corporate media

    by Claire Bernish Award-winning actor and longtime environmental and animal rights activist, James Cromwell, held nothing back in an interview late last year, when discussing ongoing exploitation and brutalization of Indigenous peoples battling Energy Transfer Partners’ construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. To Cromwell, like innumerable observers, that the government would lash out violently against

  • What Trump can and can’t do to immigrants

    What Trump can and can’t do to immigrants

    by David Bacon While the government officials developing and enforcing U.S. immigration policy will change on Jan. 20, the economic system in which they make that policy will not. As fear sweeps through immigrant communities in the United States, understanding that system helps us anticipate what a Trump administration can and can’t do in regard

  • How Trump could kill a plan to get overtime pay

    How Trump could kill a plan to get overtime pay

    A rule that could get overtime pay for four million workers is in limbo, and Trump will help decide whether it survives. by Justin Elliot (ANALYSIS) — Donald Trump ran for president as the billionaire who would champion working people. As the president-elect put it in one of the major economic speeches of his campaign:

  • ALERT: CDC giving itself unconstitutional powers to round up and detain people

    ALERT: CDC giving itself unconstitutional powers to round up and detain people

    by Natural News Editors Analysis (Article by Catherine J. Frompovich, republished from www.activistpost.com) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention literally has overstepped its authority in proposing to grant itself powers that obviously negate any rights U.S. citizens thought they had by issuing the Proposed Rule “Control of Communicable Diseases” on Aug. 15, 2016

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