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document SPLC survey: Presidential campaign leading to widespread fear, bullying in schools splc_the_trump_effect.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by via Southern Poverty Law Center
(April 13, 2016) A survey of approximately 2,000 teachers by the Southern Poverty Law Center indicates that the presidential campaign is having a profoundly negative impact on schoolchildren across the country, according to a report released today.
Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2016 3:00AM
text For the first time, a team of refugees will compete in the Olympics by Libby Nelson
More than 100,000 refugees have already arrived in Greece in 2016 alone.
Posted: Fri Mar 4, 2016 1:44AM
text UNITE HERE Condemns ICE Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children by via UNITE HERE Local 483
LOS ANGELES, CA, January 7, 2016 — Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Monday that ICE officials detained 121 adults and children in Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina over New Year’s weekend, all of whom are in the process of being repatriated. In response, UNITE HERE, a union of 270,000 hospitality workers across the U.S. and Canada, joins immigrant advocacy groups nationwide in denouncing the ongoing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation raid...
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 11:54PM
audio Adelina Nicholls, executive director de GLAHR Habla de Redadas por ICE En Georgia, USA (audio/x-wav 345.1MB) by paz
Adelina Nicholls, executive director of GLAHR who is now handling 5 cases (that appear to be already transferred to a South Texas facility) The raids that DHS announced days before Christmas seem to have started in the Atlanta area on January 2nd. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents barged into homes, even when asked for warrants at the door, removing mothers and children as young as 4 years old. By mid-day the phone at the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) was ...
Posted: Sun Jan 3, 2016 10:43PM
text Greek conscripts: 'we won't take part in fighting migrants' by Diktio Spartakos
A collective statement on the migrant crisis from “Diktyo Spartakos” (‘Spartacus Net’), a far leftist formation inside the Greek army, and signed by conscript soldiers from 50 different units.
Posted: Sun Nov 8, 2015 10:16PM
text Fall 2015 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Migrant’s Human Rights Violations, Syria Refugee Crisis – Proudly Made by U.S.A. + Dump the Trump!
Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:00AM
text Refugees themselves, Iraqis volunteer to help others reach safety in Germany by Rebecca Murray
Many have travelled from war-torn countries like Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan by boat, train, car and on foot. All that's left is navigating the Austrian and German police cordons on the bridge linking the two neighbouring countries.
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 12:48AM
image Deplorable images in asylum-seekers reception center 120_hungary_asylum_seekers.jpg original image (500x245) by Amnesty International
The shocking images of scores of refugees and asylum-seekers being thrown food by Hungarian police at a registration center in Roszke underscores the deplorable conditions facing those being held by the Hungarian authorities, said Amnesty International today.
Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:12AM
audio Immigrant Rights Noise Demo at 5th District Federal Court in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 7.3MB) by WTUL News and Views
Interviews with immigrant rights activists in New Orleans to protest the federal lawsuit that blocks President Obama's deferred action programs from being implemented.
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 5:46AM
text Lives of Somali Americans in Minnesota by Ahmed Said
Lives of Somali Americans in Minnesots
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 11:22PM
image Francisca from PuenteAZ Interview on SB01070 5years later/ Joe Arpio on settingthestandard 120_puentelogo_web-5.jpg original image (300x187) by paz
Francisca from PuenteAZ Interview on SB01070 5years later/ Joe Arpio on settingthestandard On June 18, 2014, alongside our members who have been arrested in workplace raids, we filed a lawsuit against Arpaio, Montgomery, and MCSO challenging two state laws that turn immigrants into felons simply for working to provide for their families. We are requesting an immediate injunction and permanent halt to the workplace raids and to expunge the records of raid victims who continue to face discr...
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:47AM
text Misguided Border Security Bill Threatens Public Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) today jointly introduced the “Arizona Borderlands Protection and Preservation Act” in the U.S. Congress. A press release from Sen. McCain’s office claims that the bill is necessary to grant border security personnel full access to federal lands along the Arizona-Mexico border, including national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and monuments.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:33PM
text CBP Unveils Body-Worn Camera Testing Locations by American Civil Liberties Union
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection today unveiled the locations where it will begin its pilot testing of body-worn cameras. The pilot marks the latest effort by CBP to respond to the concerns of border residents about the alarming trend of excessive use of force incidents by its officers and agents.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:54PM
text The Other Interview: Escape from North Korea by Amnesty International
This is the harrowing story of Park Ji-hyun who was born in North Korea. In the 1990s the country experienced a wide scale famine that killed up to a million people. After her family was displaced, Ji-hyun was left to care for her dying father.
Posted: Fri Feb 6, 2015 6:22PM
text Congress Considers Destructive Border Security Proposals by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— The U.S. Congress has taken up consideration of HR 399, which would dramatically ramp up ongoing militarization in the southern border region in the name of “border security,” including in some of the most sensitive and important wildlife habitat in the nation. The bill would also permanently exempt border security activities from more than a dozen environmental laws within 100 miles of the Mexican border, including the Endangered Species Act, Wilderness Act, and National...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:35PM
image Ahilan Arulanantham from ACLU breaks down "New" Immigration policy on Settingthestandard 120_10298734_10152354988853286_6856623136391597590_n.jpg original image (450x450) by paz
Ahilan Arulanantham from ACLU breaks down "New" Immigration policy on Settingthestandard
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:11PM
image Al Rojas interview on Setting the Standard 120_10644336_833942823328871_2234627503285354711_o.jpg original image (2048x1365) by paz
Al Rojas interview on Setting the Standard on kpfa talking about the connections of politics in Mexico and US.
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:02PM
text The West in danger of forgetting suffering refugees says charity head by by Ruth Gledhill
The deaths of two Syrian babies from cold last week was an example of the conditions faced by hundreds of thousands on a daily basis.
Posted: Mon Dec 1, 2014 11:37PM
text Winter 2014 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Is Obama's Immigration Plan Too Modest? Proposals Cover Less Than Half of Nation's Undocumented
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:14PM
text These Damn Illegals: immigration “victories” and historical amnesia by Cesar A. Cruz
This is a brief look back at attacks to the Mexican community, to immigrants, and a deeper understanding to who is "illegal."
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:33PM