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NNIRR ED Cathi Tactaquin talking about immigration issues on KPFA 94.1

(July 3) NNIRR's ED Cathi Tactaquin sat with KPFA's Kris Welch to talk about a range of immigration issues on this popular Bay Area radio program. Listen here:

https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=314090

Experts Slam Trump for "Halting Legal Immigration" with Planned Closure of Overseas Immigration OfficeH

Experts have criticized a plan by President Donald Trump’s administration to close overseas immigration offices currently assisting foreigners applying for visas to come to the United States legally. Read more >

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The Scott Warren Case is Part of a Crackdown on Aid to Migrants

[Jan. 11, 2019] He offered food, water, and clothing to migrants on a deadly stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. Now he’s facing twenty years in prison. Humanitarian groups fear the situation will only get worse. Read more >

Trump Takes Government Workers Hostage to Demand Border Wall Funding

Interview with Catherine Tactaquin, executive director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, conducted by Scott Harris Read more >

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TEAR GAS IN TIJUANA: THE CRISIS AT THE U.S. BORDER, AND WHAT WE CAN DO

[Nov. 26, 2018] Yesterday a group of hundreds of migrants marching from Central America was stopped at the border between Tijuana and San Diego by tear gas. The group tried to get around a Mexican police blockade, and officials from U.S. Read more >

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'Tear Gassing Children Is Outrageous and Inhumane': US Condemned for Violence Against Asylum Seekers

As legal experts and human rights advocates overnight and Monday morning continued to denounce the tear gassing of children and other asylum seekers by U.S. Read more >

Immigration Activists Bash Trump’s Family Reunification Plan

The federal government, rushing to meet a court-imposed deadline to reunite children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, has released a nine-page, flowchart-heavy plan detailing its process for family reunification. Read more >

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Sending Troops to the Border Will Cause More Migrant Deaths

(April 11, 2018) Late Friday night, Defense Secretary James Mattis approved the deployment of up to 4,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more >

The Controversial Debate On Immigration and ICE Raids in Sanctuary Cities

Host Mitch Jeserich talks to Catherine Tactaquin, Executive Director and Co-founder of the National Network for Immigrants and Refugee Rights about the controversial debate on immigration. Read more >

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The Trump Administration Ends Immigration Protection for Dreamers (DACA).

NNIRR Executive Director Catherine Tactaquin spoke with Berkeley Pacific station KPFA's Mitch Jeserich on the morning of Sept. 5, 2017, soon after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Administration's decision to end the DACA program.

Listen to the program on KPFA's Letters and Politics show: Read more >

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