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Spring 2021 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert!
by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network (Info [at] ImmigrantSolidarity.org)
Sunday Feb 28th, 2021 7:58 PM
2021 Can This Could Be An New Era For The Immigrant Rights at this COVID And New President? Yet Many Americans Are Strikingly Tolerant Of Massive COVID-19 Casualties, Why?
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Spring 2021 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert!

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2021 Can This Could Be An New Era For The Immigrant Rights at this COVID And New President? Yet Many Americans Are Strikingly Tolerant Of Massive COVID-19 Casualties, Why?

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In This Issue:

1) Many Americans are strikingly tolerant of massive COVID-19 casualties (Pg 1)

2) New claims of migrant abuse as Ice defies Biden to continue deportations (Pg 3)

3) Biden immigration policy looks beyond reversing Trump (Pg 3)

4) Updated State Data Continues To Show Wide Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Rates by Race/Ethnicity (Pg 4)

5) Community Activists and Medical Experts from the U.S. at Action LA Network Condemn U.S./Europe COVID-19 “Vaccine Racism” (Pg 5)

6) “Biden immigration policy looks beyond reversing Trump (Pg 6)

7) US Will Allow Entry To 25000 Migrants Waiting for Hearings (Pg 8)

8) APAPA Applauds CA Legislature's Funding Approval to Help Address Surge of AAPI Hate Crimes (Pg 8)

9) US fully restores protections for young immigrants (Pg 8)

10) Asian Americans Express Alarm Over Recent Acts of Violence And Demand Action (Pg 9)

11) Outcry as more than 20 babies and children deported by US to Haiti (Pg 11)

12) Reported Massacre of 19 People Underscores Dangers Faced by Migrants in Mexico (Pg 13)

13) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter! (Pg 14)

 

Please download our latest newsletter: http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/Newsletter/Spring21.pdf


2/4: Many Americans are strikingly tolerant of massive COVID-19 casualties

Maitreya Bhakal - CGTN

Apparently, Americans love challenging authority. They don't like being told what to do. Ever since the nation was founded on the genocide of native Americans and the theft of their lands, toxic notions of "freedom" and the need to project strength remain core elements of U.S. culture. As many Americans would put it, if we do anything we don't like – even if it's good for us – "the terrorists win."

If we wear masks, the virus wins
Unfortunately, this concept of rejecting authority extends to authoritative expert advice too. Many Americans – with their bodies infested with drugs and minds with propaganda – are proud of the freedom to believe whatever they want. Just witness the ubiquitous popularity of conspiracy theories in the country – from Iraq's weapons of mass destruction to QAnon to Russian hacking.

This contradiction lies at the heart of U.S. culture. Call it the Schrodinger's American: someone who is both challenging of authority and believes whatever they are told as long as it fits into their pre-conceived notions.

The U.S. government is both the instigator and the beneficiary of this mass delusion. Most of these crank conspiracy theories are pumped into the public by the government itself – much like the drugs it pumps into them. This helps keep them in check and distracts them from domestic problems.....

Link to the Article: http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1414

2/22: Community Activists and Medical Experts from the U.S. at Action LA Network Condemn U.S./Europe COVID-19 “Vaccine Racism”

Panelists say wealthy nations stockpile life-saving vaccines while poor countries and poor people within these countries are ignored. Western countries criticize China, despite China’s success in containing the virus and providing vaccines to the world.

Lee Siu HinNational Immigrant Solidarity Network
 
Activists from immigrant rights, community, peace and social justice movements are increasingly critical of the giant corporate pharmaceutical companies in Western countries for launching vaccine imperialism and racism against communities of color and poor countries across the globe.

Read the Full Statement:
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1417

 

More About COVID Healthcare/Vaccine Justice:
12/10: ICE Mismanagement Created Coronavirus “Hotbeds of Infection” In and Around Detention Centers(1)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1392

12/10: ICE Mismanagement Created Coronavirus “Hotbeds of Infection” In and Around Detention Centers(2)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1393

2/3: UCLA CHPR releases COVID19 specialized data for Asian and Pacific Islander groups
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1396

2/18: New Analysis: Updated State Data Continues To Show Wide Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Rates by Race/Ethnicity
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1416

2/22: Why wealthy spots like Beverly Hills, San Marino have the highest COVID vaccination rates
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1408

2/23: Why Black and Hispanic small-business owners have been so badly hit in the pandemic recession
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1410


2/2: New claims of migrant abuse as Ice defies Biden to continue deportationss

Ice condemned as ‘rogue agency’ after rights groups allege torture by agents and man deported to Haiti who had never been there

Julian Borger– The Guardian

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has been denounced as a “rogue agency” after new allegations of assaults on asylum seekers emerged, and deportations of African and Caribbean migrants continued in defiance of the Biden administration’s orders.

Joe Biden unveiled his immigration agenda on Tuesday, and his homeland security secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, was confirmed by the Senate, but the continued deportations suggested the Biden White House still does not have full control of Ice, which faces multiple allegations of human rights abuses and allegations that it has disproportionately targeted black migrants....
 

Link to the Article: http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1395

More About Biden’s Immigrant Policy:
12/8: US fully restores protections for young immigrants
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1390

12/9: U.S. prolongs migration accord for disaster-hit countries
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1391

2/7: Biden immigration policy looks beyond reversing Trump (1)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1397

2/7: Biden immigration policy looks beyond reversing Trump (2)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1398

2/8: Border Patrol Policies Are Designed to Kill Hundreds of Migrants Each Year (1)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1399

2/8: Border Patrol Policies Are Designed to Kill Hundreds of Migrants Each Year (2)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1400

3/8: Outcry as more than 20 babies and children deported by US to Haiti
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1401

2/12: US Will Allow Entry To 25000 Migrants Waiting for Hearings
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1403

2/22: Asylum-seekers forced to wait in Mexico begin to enter U.S.: 'Who thought this day would come?'
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1407


2/20: Asian Americans Express Alarm Over Recent Acts of Violence And Demand Action

Arun Venugopal, WNYC - Gothamist
 
On Wednesday, a man violently shoved a 52-year-old Chinese woman on a sidewalk in Flushing, Queens. The victim required at least five stitches after knocking her head on the concrete floor.

A video of the incident, which took place in daylight outside a bakery and showed the attacker throwing an object at the woman before pushing her, was shared online and quickly went viral, the latest in a string of violent incidents that have troubled Asian American communities and prominent public officials.....

Link to the Article:

Part One:
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1405

Part Two:
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1406

More About Anti-Asian Racist Violence:
2/9: Hate crimes against Asian Americans are nothing new
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1402

2/14: Anti Asian-American Violence is on the Rise, Again. Here’s How You Can Help
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1404

2/17: APAPA Calls for Action Condemning Rise in Hate Crimes Against Asian Pacific Islander Americans
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1415

2/23: Racist Attack on Asian Medical Student Prompts Pleas for Tolerance
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1409

2/24: APAPA Applauds CA Legislature's Funding Approval to Help Address Surge of AAPI Hate Crimes
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1411

2/27: Hundreds rally in NYC to protest attacks on Asian Americans
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1413


More Recent Immigrant Justice News..

12/8: US fully restores protections for young immigrants
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1390

12/9: U.S. prolongs migration accord for disaster-hit countries
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1391

12/10: ICE Mismanagement Created Coronavirus “Hotbeds of Infection” In and Around Detention Centers(1)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1392

12/10: ICE Mismanagement Created Coronavirus “Hotbeds of Infection” In and Around Detention Centers(2)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1393

1/26: Reported Massacre of 19 People Underscores Dangers Faced by Migrants in Mexico
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1394

2/2: New claims of migrant abuse as Ice defies Biden to continue deportations
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1395

2/3: UCLA CHPR releases COVID19 specialized data for Asian and Pacific Islander groups
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1396

2/4: Many Americans are strikingly tolerant of massive COVID-19 casualties
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1414

2/7: Biden immigration policy looks beyond reversing Trump (1)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1397

2/7: Biden immigration policy looks beyond reversing Trump (2)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1398

2/8: Border Patrol Policies Are Designed to Kill Hundreds of Migrants Each Year (1)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1399

2/8: Border Patrol Policies Are Designed to Kill Hundreds of Migrants Each Year (2)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1400

3/8: Outcry as more than 20 babies and children deported by US to Haiti
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1401

2/9: Hate crimes against Asian Americans are nothing new
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1402

2/12: US Will Allow Entry To 25000 Migrants Waiting for Hearings
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1403

2/14: Anti Asian-American Violence is on the Rise, Again. Here’s How You Can Help
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1404

2/17: APAPA Calls for Action Condemning Rise in Hate Crimes Against Asian Pacific Islander Americans
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1415

2/18: New Analysis: Updated State Data Continues To Show Wide Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Rates by Race/Ethnicity
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1416

2/20: Asian Americans Express Alarm Over Recent Acts of Violence And Demand Action (1)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1405

2/20: Asian Americans Express Alarm Over Recent Acts of Violence And Demand Action (2)
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1406

2/22: Asylum-seekers forced to wait in Mexico begin to enter U.S.: 'Who thought this day would come?'
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1407

2/22: Why wealthy spots like Beverly Hills, San Marino have the highest COVID vaccination rates
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1408

2/22: Community Activists and Medical Experts from the U.S. at Action LA Network Condemn U.S./Europe COVID-19 “Vaccine Racism”
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1417

2/23: Racist Attack on Asian Medical Student Prompts Pleas for Tolerance
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1409

2/23: Why Black and Hispanic small-business owners have been so badly hit in the pandemic recession
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1410

2/24: APAPA Applauds CA Legislature's Funding Approval to Help Address Surge of AAPI Hate Crimes
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1411

Justice for Christian Hall Killed by Cops Prevent Future Tragedies for Marginalized Minorities
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1412

2/27: Hundreds rally in NYC to protest attacks on Asian Americans
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Issues&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=1413


Please download our latest newsletter: http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/Newsletter/Spring21.pdf

 


Useful Immigrant Resources on Detention and Deportation

 

Useful Handouts and Know Your Immigrant Rights When Marches
 
 
Immigrant Marches / Marchas de los Inmigrantes
(By ACLU)

Immigrants and their supporters are participating in marches all over the country to protest proposed national legislation and to seek justice for immigrants. The materials available here provide important information about the rights and risks involved for anyone who is planning to participate in the ongoing marches.

If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. You should be careful in the way you speak when approached by the police, FBI, or INS. If you give answers, they can be used against you in a criminal, immigration, or civil case.

The ACLU's publications below provide effective and useful guidance in several languages for many situations. The brochures apprise you of your legal rights, recommend how to preserve those rights, and provide guidance on how to interact with officials.

IMMIGRATION
Know Your Rights When Encountering Law Enforcement
| Conozca Sus Derechos Frente A Los Agentes Del Orden Público

ACLU of Massachusetts - Your Rights And Responsibilities If You Are Contacted By The Authorities English | Spanish | Chinese

ACLU of Massachusetts - What to do if stopped and questioned about your immigration status on the street, the subway, or the bus
| Que hacer si Usted es interrogado en el tren o autobus acerca de su estatus inmigratorio

ACLU of South Carolina - How To Deal With A 287(g)
| Como Lidiar Con Una 287(g)

ACLU of Southern California - What to Do If Immigration Agents or Police Stop You While on Foot, in Your Car, or Come to Your Home
| Qué Hacer Si Agentes de Inmigración o la Policía lo Paran Mientras Va Caminando, lo Detienen en su Auto o Vienen a su Hogar

ACLU of Washington - Brochure for Iraqis: What to Do If the FBI or Police Contact You for Questioning English | Arabic

ACLU of Washington - Your Rights at Checkpoints at Ferry Terminals
| Sus Derechos en Puestos de Control en las Terminales de Transbordadores

LABOR / FREE SPEECH
Immigrant Protests - What Every Worker Should Know:
| Manifestaciones de los Inmigrantes - Lo Que Todo Trabajador Debe Saber

PROTESTERS
ACLU of Florida Brochure - The Rights of Protesters
| Los Derechos de los Manifestantes

STUDENTS
Washington State - Student Walkouts and Political Speech at School
| Huelgas Estudiantiles y Expresión Política en las Escuelas

California Students: Public School Walk-outs and Free Speech
| Estudiantes de California: Marchas o Huelgas y La Libertad de Expresión en las Escuelas Públicas

 


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