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  • Trump demands Congress fund border wall as price for keeping dreamers

    Trump demands Congress fund border wall as price for keeping dreamers

    White House wants hardline measures in return for deal on DACA Democrats, Dreamers and advocates slam ‘immoral’ and ‘shameful’ list by Lauren Gambino The Trump administration on Sunday issued a list of hardline immigration demands, including funding for a wall on the Mexico border and a crackdown on admittance of children from Central America, as

  • Justice for dreamers – punish the authors of forced migration

    Justice for dreamers – punish the authors of forced migration

    by David Bacon Analysis The DACA youth, the “dreamers” are the true children of NAFTA – those who, more than anyone, paid the price for the agreement. Yet they are the ones now punished by the Trump administration as it takes away their legal status, their ability to work, and their right to live in

  • Relatives of undocumented children caught up in ICE dragnet

    Relatives of undocumented children caught up in ICE dragnet

    In a shift from how it operated during the Obama administration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is cracking down on relatives who let undocumented kids stay with them after entering the U.S. by Hannah Dreier This summer, a Kansas City man named Edwin got a call from immigration officials. They had picked up his nephew at

  • As DACA’s end is announced, advocacy groups stand in  defense of Dreamers

    As DACA’s end is announced, advocacy groups stand in defense of Dreamers

    As DACA’s end is announced, advocacy groups stand in defense of Dreamers by Dylan Gascon New America Media held a national press call on Thursday Sept. 7 addressing not only the future of the Dreamers, but a study on Dreamers’ contribution to the economy, as well as a personal story from a DACA recipient. This

  • Anti-immigrant rally in Laguna Beach ends in violence

    Anti-immigrant rally in Laguna Beach ends in violence

      by Dylan Gascon At first glance, it would seem as if nothing was amiss in the seaside town of Laguna Beach. Visitors casually left their cars at the $10 a day parking lot to take a trolley shuttle toward the town, passing the local arts festival that happens at this time of year. Posters

  • They got hurt at work and then they got deported

    They got hurt at work and then they got deported

    How insurance companies use a Florida law to get undocumented immigrants arrested and deported when they get injured on the job — and what it means in Trump’s America by Michael Grabell, ProPublica, and Howard Berkes, NPR At age 31, Nixon Arias cut a profile similar to many unauthorized immigrants in the United States. A

  • Why did 10 immigrants die in this truck in Texas?

    Why did 10 immigrants die in this truck in Texas?

    Their deaths, after being crammed into an uncooled trailer amid scorching summer heat, expose the callousness of smuggling along the US-Mexico border by David Agren in Calvillo, Tom Dart in San Antonio and Nina Lakhani One day earlier this month, Johny Serna was brought by his mother to pray the rosary at a parish shrine

  • Florida county sued for detention of US citizen

    Florida county sued for detention of US citizen

    Suit against Miami-Dade County claims Honduran-born Garland Creedle was illegally detained, as activists hope to restore Miami’s ‘sanctuary city’ status by Richard Luscombe In itself, Garland Creedle’s short stay at Miami’s Turner Guilford Knight correctional centre ought to have been unremarkable. Arrested after an alleged domestic dispute at his family’s home one evening in March,

  • Trump says it again: Mexico will pay for the wall

    Trump says it again: Mexico will pay for the wall

    Trump and Peña Nieto met in Germany where trade was the chief topic Compiled by Mexico News Daily Despite an agreement between the leaders of Mexico and the United States that a border wall would no longer be the subject of public discussion by them, U.S. President Donald Trump today repeated earlier claims that Mexico

  • UN calls for decriminalizing drugs use worldwide

    UN calls for decriminalizing drugs use worldwide

    American press silence by Justin Gardner The Free Thought Project A little-noticed public statement issued by the United Nations last week contains a dramatic shift in thinking on the issue of “illicit” substance use. After recommitting to the failed idea of prohibition just last year, the UN is now calling for the worldwide decriminalization of