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Trump Immigration Plan Offers a Ticket to the American Dream. The Poor Need Not Apply.

The Trump administration has said the immigration overhaul it announced this week will ensure that new legal residents carry their own weight, without prejudice or favor. Yet the new rule for weeding out those who might be a drain on taxpayers will almost certainly disadvantage poor people from Latin America, Africa and parts of Asia. Read more >

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Kamala Harris: Immigration raids will distort 2020 census

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris decried recent immigration raids as part of the Trump administration's "campaign of terror" that will distort the upcoming 2020 census. Read more >

The El Paso Shooter Embraced Eco-Fascism. We Can’t Let the Far Right Co-Opt the Environmental Struggle.

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Immigration ICE arrested hundreds of people in raids. Now ‘devastated’ children are without their parents.

Elizabeth Iraheta was passing the Koch Foods processing plant in Morton, Miss., on Wednesday when she saw immigration officials swarming outside and a helicopter overhead. Big silver buses lined the driveway and agents blocked the entrance gates. Read more >

Immigration Agents Arrest 680 Workers in Massive Raids at Mississippi Food Processing Plants

(Aug. 7, 2019) (MORTON, Miss.) — U.S. immigration officials raided seven Mississippi chicken processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. Read more >

Join the Tweet Storm TODAY - Lift your voice in support of refugees and asylum seekers!

The Administration's attacks on refugees and asylum seekers have grave, long term consequences -- threatening the very survival of tens of thousands in our global community and reneging on U.S. commitments and responsibility to be a welcoming nation for those in need of safety. Trump has already taken steps to decimate access to asylum, has slashed the U.S. refugee resettlement program -- and is now reportedly considering ZERO refugees for resettlement next year! Read more >

Conservatives Are Wrong About What’s Driving Immigration

During Tuesday night’s Democratic candidate debate, the CNN anchor Dana Bash asked a provocative question of Senator Bernie Sanders: “You want to provide undocumented immigrants free health care and free college. Why won’t this drive even more people to come to the U.S. illegally?” Read more >

'People are dying': how the climate crisis has sparked an exodus to the US

(July 29, 2019) At sunrise, the misty fields around the village of Guior are already dotted with men, women and children sowing maize after an overnight rainstorm. Read more >

Barr Changes Asylum Rules, Limits Family Endangerment Claims

Attorney General William Barr ruled Monday that immigrants fearing persecution because of threats against their family members are no longer eligible for asylum. Read more >

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Ninth Circuit ruling could wipe out hundreds of family-separations convictions

(July 25) WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in California substantially narrowed the government’s ability to charge people for crossing the border illegally — a case that could invalidate hundreds of prosecutions that were at the core of the Trump administration’s separations of migrant families last year. Read more >

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