The United States needs to end MPP and Title 42. In addition Mexico needs to stop adhering to the U.S. government’s wishes to keep migrants and refugees in Mexico instead of letting them enter the United States.
There is no humane way to implement MPP. The last two years prove that there is no protection possible through the Migrant Protection Protocols.
The Mexican government’s shutting down El Chaparral leaves its displaced residents without hope. El Chaparral has been home of approximately 1,000 migrants for over a year.
The space is an iconic and unique park that provides the opportunity for our communities to see their loved ones on the other side through tiny holes in the border wall.
It is wrong-headed to think that deportation is the solution. We must first be humane and smart in responding to this new multilateral migration reality.
By militarizing border communities, migrants are forced to take dangerous routes in hostile terrain.
Thousands of deaths, over two decades, have covered the vast expanse of border counties with scattered unmarked graves because of a deadly border enforcement strategy.
This zine was created to uplift and center the voices of Black, Indigenous, and Trans migrants in the San Diego-Tijuana region.
Remains of suspected migrant found hanging from a tree 80 miles from the U.S. Mexico border.
The images from this week are sickening. Haitians seeking asylum are being whipped and rounded up like cattle by the U.S. Border Patrol to return them back to danger. Let me say this again: Adults and children are being whipped by agents of the United States government. By your government.
Our elected officials must fight for permanent protection. Not just for Dreamers but also the 11 million undocumented Americans in this country.
We should understand, most migrant families come for a better life and a better way of raising their kids.
We are hiding children in the desert again. In tents, on the grounds of a fort that once established dominance over the local indigenous peoples.
This report aims to highlight the voices of 27 grassroots activists, lawyers, social workers, and volunteers who live and work in the region.
One wonders what difference there is between Biden’s policies on immigration and Trump’s extremely restrictive, racist and punitive policies.
For the restoration of the asylum system, it is necessary to completely eliminate the MPP program.
Bus driver says that before crossing into this country migrants are tested for Covid-19. Then, at Catholic Charities RGV, they are tested again.
BNHR Statement on the Biden Administration’s Continuation of Trump-Era Policies & Rhetoric Criminalizing Immigrants & Asylum Seekers
Migrating to the United States to flee persecution and crisis is not a decision that can be postponed until it is convenient for the White House.
On day one of his presidency, Biden announced his immigration plan titled the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021.
America the so- called land of the free and land of opportunity has too often been a nightmare of abuse and disrespect for many immigrants.
Interfaith Immigration Coalition priority recommendations for “Welcoming and Supporting Migrants, Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, and Refugees.”
Thousands of children were separated from their loved ones. Supposedly, this policy was to deter migrants from wanting to come to the United States.
Villalobos’ death is another tragic incident in a long list of cases involving border agents who are never held accountable for their actions.
Activists, researchers, and journalists, concerned about human rights convened five panels representing different sections of the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Tells the true story of America’s immigration system from the perspective of the immigrants and the enforcers. It shows cruelty and inhumanity.
Our call to action is NOW! We must vote, we must write letters to our representatives demanding change, we must demand an end to MPP.
Border Patrol to attempt to bill itself as a police force capable of handling the duties of a municipal police department, and we should be wary.
What is absent is the personalization of these children. The impact of the generational trauma that our government is creating.
Explanation of our decision to postpone the People to People Fact-Finding Delegation to the U.S.-Mexico Border
Now more than ever, given the coronavirus crisis, we’ll redouble our vigilance and attention on these vulnerable populations, migrants and refugees.
The MPP program has become a fundamental part of the Trump administration’s efforts to gut the U.S. asylum system.
Excerpts from fighters in Texas who spoke with the People’s Tribune and its sister publication, the Tribuno del Pueblo.
They flock their way, to get to the promised land. They come seeking economic opportunities only to face disdain, hatred and, in many cases, death.
The Etowah Visitation Project is a member group of a national network which visits and monitors approximately 55 immigrant prisons in 23 states.
Collusion with Trump is far too evident. It is incredible that Obrador uses the same tactics of oppression that Trump uses against immigrants here.
The hype about terror, drugs, national security is catering to the U.S.-born and uninformed persons. It is a blatant disregard of fairness and human life.
‘You pay me, or you die with your daughter!’ ‘No choice but to leave’: Why a mother and her baby fled Guatemala all alone.
We are not only in violation of our own laws, U.S. laws and treaties that say you can’t send them back to danger. We’re behaving criminally.
It’s important that people see the truth, what we see here at the border. We don’t see criminals. We see families, who are in desperate need of help.
I am the Bad Hombre, Not your nightmare, But a friend … an Amigo who, Wants to dream and live in a better world, Alongside of you and all the others.
People being held in immigration detention in Louisiana are on a hunger strike to protest their inability to be free while making a case for asylum.
Unbearable: Last week I felt like our government reached a point of no return in abusing refugee families.
People have the right to migrate and to seek asylum. We must end the militarization of the border and stop the detention and deportation of immigrants.
The American Academy of Pediatrics warned that the thousands of children detained for months, will face risks to physical and emotional wellbeing.
We must not allow for a spokesman for the rich and a fascist to dictate to us what is good for this country.
ICE detention centers are present-day concentration camps. Corporations profit from human suffering.
Pedro Ríos has worked with American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) for 15 years. He has been the director of the border program for 10 years.
On December 15, Enrique Morones gave a warm welcome and a bit of history to volunteers who were bringing, sorting and loading cars with donations.
We help the guys connect with VA [Veterans Administration] benefits. We connect them with attorneys. We do the advocacy part to push legislation.
Estela Jiménez is one of the activists in San Diego, who has been organizing and collecting donations for the migrants in the Benito Juárez Sports Camp.
Interviews with participants in the march to the border. ‘Love Knows No Borders’ of December 10, 2018.
In December I traveled to the San Diego – Tijuana border where I had the honor of participating in “Love Knows No Borders”.