Hijos de las Guerras

Central American children

Tom Hayden: The tens of thousands of Central American children streaming towards the US border are refugees from violence and economic crisis fostered by decades of wrongheaded US foreign policy.

Putting Children’s Migration in Context

Child Refugees

Beatriz Manz: What is troubling, however, is that the debate over what the U.S. should do with these children has centered on how to deport them as rapidly as possible. The naive notion is that deportation will send an unmistakable message not to attempt the dangerous journey north.

Casualties in the War on Immigrants

war on immigrants

Rev. Hannah Petrie: The Obama administration’s order to review deportation procedures must be bolstered by our own response as tax-paying citizens and fellow human beings to demand that such fascist and un-American policies be amended immediately.

Life on Hold: Asylum Delayed

asylum delayed

Carmen Iguina: Like Marco, there are hundreds of other immigrants, languishing in detention, waiting for the government to complete their “reasonable fear” determinations.

Border Complaints Drop – Thanks to Organizing

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Border Complaints Drop: No one filed a report alleging a civil rights or abuse violation involving the US Border Patrol in the El Paso area.

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