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EWU Immigration Conference Addresses Student Worries

Cathi Tactaquin, executive director and co-founder of National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR), gave a keynote address to students and faculty at Showalter Auditorium titled “Immigration and the Trump Presidency.” Read more >

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Your Call: Principles for humanitarian immigration policies

(Feb. 15, 2017) We continue our weeklong immigration series by talking about what a fair and humane immigration policy would look like. Read more >

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Amnesty International USA, Coalition Partners Launch Campaign to Fight the Assault on Immigrant, Refugee Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to President Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration and refugees, a coalition of leading human rights, civil rights, legal, and faith-based groups launched a joint initiative today Read more >

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Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration: Interview with NNIRR Director

NNIRR Executive Director comments on President Trump's executive orders on immigration on this show on KPFA 94.1.

Listen here: https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=252120

 

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Your Call: President Obama’s immigration legacy

What is President Barack Obama’s legacy on immigration? Read more >

Trump wants to deport millions of Americans. Here’s how we can stop him.

In the days leading up to Trump’s inauguration,  Read more >

What Would You Do?

[Dec. 2, 2016]

(On the 2nd weekend in October, labor activists, military veterans, musicians, artists, and people of faith from across the US converged on both sides of the US-Mexico border at Nogales, AZ. The action was sponsored by School of the Americas Watch (SOAW) to draw attention to the “war on drugs’” and trade policies that drive migrants from their homelands only to find an increasingly militarized, dangerous and often deadly crossing). Read more >

Posada urges humanitarian stance on immigration from U.S. Rep.

It’s worth noting that Mary and Joseph’s biblical procession — from Nazareth to Bethlehem, then Egypt — resembles the plight of refugees fleeing turmoil in Mexico, Central America and the Middle East, said Claudia Rueda. Read more >

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Safe passage for migrants sought

International migrant rights activists at a global forum on migration and human rights in Dhaka yesterday observed that migrants and refugees seeking safe routes through international borders should be allowed to move and provide necessary assistances to ensure their human rights. Read more >

Kobach Accidentally Reveals Anti-Muslim Plan

On Sunday, Kris Kobach showed us his papers—and civil liberties groups now want him out. Read more >

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