Locked-Up Immigrants Face Danger and Despair

In late March, as COVID-19 began to spread across the state, Ventura Quintanar-Rico made a call from the Stewart Detention Center, a private prison in Lumpkin, Georgia. Read more >

Latino lawmakers call for farmworkers to be shielded from deportation during pandemic

Latino lawmakers on Wednesday asked Democratic and Republican congressional leaders to include protections for the nation's farmworkers in the next coronavirus relief package, urging them to grant  Read more >

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Immigrants are in the same boat with the rest of us in this pandemic. The administration doesn't care.

As the global pandemic ramps up, few of us would imagine that our government would unnecessarily expose people to the novel coronavirsus. Yet the Trump administration has repeatedly shown it is willing to do just that to immigrant communities in the United States. Read more >

Don’t Let Trump Make Immigrants Victims of COVID-19

(Mar. 27) Last October, Alfredo Espinoza was working at a restaurant in Spokane, Washington, when he was picked up by Border Patrol agents who had been tipped off that an undocumented worker was there. Read more >

Pandemics Close Borders—And Keep Them Closed

(Mar. 25, 2020) "THIS IS WHY WE NEED BORDERS!” President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday morning. He offered no additional context, but it’s safe to assume the “this” in his tweet was the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. In recent months, his administration has taken progressive action to strengthen borders and travel controls in response to the virus. Read more >

Demand health, human and civil rights protections for migrant communities in the wake of Covid-19!

As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic worsens by the day, we are deeply concerned for migrant communities in the U.S. and across the globe who are further endangered by draconian policies and enforcement practices that threaten community health and exacerbate the consequences of this crisis on immigrant families. Read more >

Immigration advocates call on Barr to halt migrant prosecutions amid coronavirus outbreak

Immigration advocates are calling on Attorney General  Read more >

Coronavirus Is Spreading across Borders, But It Is Not a Migration Problem

As public-health officials race to keep the coronavirus (COVID-19) from becoming a full-blown global pandemic, governments around the world have been  Read more >

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