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textSolidarity June 1st! by solidarity Solidarity June 1st The June 1st strike is gaining momentum!...
Posted: Tue, May 30, 2023 8:18pm PDT
textPresident Boric Says Chile Will Open Embassy in Occupied Palestine by Brett Willkins
"We cannot forget a community that is suffering from an illegal occupation, a community that is resisting, a community that is seeing its rights and dignity violated every day," Chile's leftist president said....
Posted: Tue, Dec 27, 2022 11:29am PST
textMayor of El Paso refusing to let undocumented immigrant children in Convention cot shelter by Immigrant Children Are Innocent
When an adult parent is put in prison, the jailers don't throw the children in prison with their parent. The authorities put the children into foster care. In Texas, where the Mayor is refusing entry to the Convention center cot shelter for migrants, he is leaving out in the cold migrants with no immigration papers, he is leaving their babies and small children out in the cold with the parents. That is wrong. The children should immediately be put into foster care, not punished for illega...
Posted: Sun, Dec 25, 2022 12:37pm PST
textWinter 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - National Immigrant Solidarity N
Racist Hate and Migrantphobia Continues Under Biden...
Posted: Thu, Dec 1, 2022 10:26pm PST
textFall 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin
U.S. Political Prisoners Special Report: We Have Hundreds of Political Prisoners, Thousands of Asian-American Hate Victims, Half Million Child Farm Labors!...
Posted: Wed, Sep 14, 2022 1:42am PDT
textRefugee Crisis in America by Valdemar Arreola
As thousands of immigrants fill the US Mexico Border and 1.3 Million refugees from the Middle East arrived in 2020, h the US has become a haven for migrants seeking refuge. Many of which have been processed legally along with deportations of thousands of illegal immigrants at the Rio Grande, is The US in a refugee crisis?...
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 9:23pm PDT
textTrump's "Remain in Mexico" Immigration Policy Reinstated by Biden Administration by Naia Smith
Former President Trump's "Remain in Mexico" policy that keeps Mexican immigrants at the border for months at a time until their paperwork is assessed has been reinstated by the Biden administration. This is a controversial immigration policy that further polarizes U.S Americans and their policy beliefs surrounding immigration....
Posted: Mon, Dec 6, 2021 7:01pm PST
textThe road to barbarism by Robert Kurz
Capital is losing its capacity for productive investment and is turning to the financial markets, which are more profitable. It is with this money that the war machine and the trade deficit are financed. The US is under great pressure to constantly show that it is in control. Even the countries of the European Union have a major interest in the maintenance of this order....
Posted: Fri, Nov 26, 2021 8:09am PST
textA Better Solution to DACA by Rebecca Magallon
DACA is temporary relief for immigrant childhood arrivals to the United States, this articles calls for permanent solutions for DACA recipients....
Posted: Sun, Apr 25, 2021 1:55pm PDT
textUnemployment myth and "Migrantization" of precarity by Claudia Spengler and Johanna Neuhauser
Involuntary unemployment is afflicted with many prejudices, which impute a supposed lack of motivation and utility to those affected. Although these prejudices are easy to refute, politicians and representatives of the media cling to the neoliberal notion of individual guilt in unemployment. Unemployment has primarily structural causes and thus requires the assumption of political responsibility....
Posted: Sat, Mar 20, 2021 7:04am PDT
textSpring 2021 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
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?...
Posted: Sun, Feb 28, 2021 7:58pm PST
textFighting the "Immigrant Threat" by Lola Loustaunan
Milkman shows how the flux of low-wage immigrants into the U.S. workforce in recent decades is “not the cause either of the massive economic restructuring that began in the 1970s or the accompanying growth of economic inequality and labor degradation,” but precisely a consequence of these developments....
Posted: Tue, Feb 2, 2021 6:59am PST
textFor a borderless pragmatism. Outline of a Progressive Migration Policy by Christoph Spehr
Immigration leads to stronger economic growth, which in turn creates jobs, Without migration, we would all be sitting in Olduvia in East Africa, as we were 100,000 years ago. About 3% of the world's population, about 215 million people, live in a state other than the one in which they were born. Migration has always existed. Not everything has become more right-wing in the last 50 years....
Posted: Fri, Jan 8, 2021 3:52am PST
textWinter 2020 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
As Immigrant Detain, Deport and Dying Under Trump, What’ll be Biden Mean for Immigrant Rights?...
Posted: Wed, Dec 2, 2020 8:28am PST
textBeto, El Escritor de las cartas de los Braceros by Gil Villagran, MSW
The Bracero Program, based upon a U.S.-Mexico Treaty imported Mexican laborers for year-long contract during WWII. My father came to the California San Joaquin Valley Southern Pacific RR....
Posted: Thu, Oct 29, 2020 4:19am PDT
textIn CA, Latino farming communities hardest by COVID-19 and environmental injustice by Ramona du Houx
The California Latino community has been disproportionately infected by the coronavirus. Latinos make up 39 percent of the population in the state, but account for 56 percent of COVID-19 infections and 46 percent of deaths. That’s three times the rate as Whites. State officials say, many employers have not reliably provided protective equipment to workers or implemented social distancing or mask wearing rules. This is systemic racism. Too often, they live in neighborhoods that are located ne...
Posted: Tue, Oct 13, 2020 6:23pm PDT
textThe Divided Nation. White Nationalism in History and Society by Stephen E. Bronner
Americans have always valued their liberal heritage and their political system which tends toward the vital center. Two souls dwell in the American breast to speak with Goethe. White nationalists still regard American history as that of white Americans and have little respect for a revision of historiography. White privilege is a defining factor....
Posted: Tue, Oct 13, 2020 8:33am PDT
textFive Theses on the Political-Theological Foundation of Church Asylum by Benedikt Kern
Human rights did not just fall from the sky, but had to and must be fought for by those who are not granted them...This includes the unwritten human right to global freedom of movement. Solidarity is directed primarily at those who are enslaved and/or who, in the struggle for liberation, are working to overcome unjust social conditions....
Posted: Thu, Sep 24, 2020 4:53am PDT
textFall 2020 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
ICE Is Leaving Immigrants To Die In Detention, Trump Used Looted Venezuelan Public Money To Build Border Wall With Mexico...
Posted: Sun, Aug 30, 2020 3:08am PDT
textRefugees freed from Greek camp 'hell' left homeless by AFP
When Amir Hussein was finally allowed to leave the horrific migrant camp of Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos, it was supposed to be the end of a year-long odyssey....
Posted: Mon, Aug 3, 2020 1:08pm PDT
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