A Dome of Insecurity
Over Uvalde and South Texas, politicians have maintained a border security apparatus with thousands of armed law enforcement officers lording over a largely Latino population. It took one young man just minutes to make tragic mockery of an ideological blanket of security.
That Time Gil Cedillo Called Me and Asked About Making L.A. a Sanctuary City (And Nothing Happened)
For a while, hopes ran high that, with Gil Cedillo championing the issue, the City of Los Angeles might move boldly and adopt a forceful Sanctuary policy. It never happened.
Prison-Deportation-Education Pipeline a Fact we Can’t Ignore
Connecting prison education programs to cross-border educational opportunities post-deportation promotes second chances. Deportation isn’t a death sentence.
Struggling Undocumented Workers Denied Earned Unemployment Benefits
Without a financial safety net, immigrant workers continued to work during the pandemic. They had no choice, and many were ineligible for unemployment benefits.
The Border-Industrial Complex in the Biden Era
While the Biden administration has ditched the racist justifications that went with it, its officials continue to zealously promote the building of a border-wall system that’s increasingly profitable and ever more like something out of a science-fiction movie.
How Border Deployment Led to Union Organizing in Texas
In mid-April, members of the Texas State Guard, Army and Air Force National Guard declared themselves to be the “Military Caucus” of the Texas State Employees Union (TSEU), an affiliate of the Communications Workers of America.
Scotus Torn on Whether Biden Can End Trump’s Inhumane Asylum Policy?
Many of the tens of thousands who have been compelled to wait in Mexico have become victims of kidnapping, sexual assault and torture as they wait in crude encampments.
Medi-Cal Benefits for Undocumented Workers Expanded
Last year we were able to push forward the Medicaid expansion enabling coverage for more uninsured, low income, undocumented workers, now including all those 50 and older.
Let's Treat All Refugees as Though They Were Ukrainian
Sonali Kolhatkar: Masses of refugees from Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and elsewhere have faced racially motivated hostility in Europe. Now, Ukraine’s refugee crisis is revealing Western double standards.
Deported Black Veterans - Yes, You Read That Right
David Love: As we hear the news about thousands of people - including many Black people - cast aside and sent away for their undocumented or non-citizen status, few of us realize that some of them served in the armed forces.
Joe Biden’s Deportation Frenzy: The 700,000 Club
Jemima Pierre: In under a year, the Biden regime has detained and deported more asylum seekers than his predecessor, demonstrating that there is an alignment among the US political elites – of both parties – when it comes to creating and enforcing racist, inhumane laws.
A Legal Defense Program for Immigrants Has Stalled in LA City Council…
Join immigration advocates and directly affected Angelenos to learn how you can support a permanent justice fund to defend communities from an unjust immigration system.
As a Dreamer, I Worry About Being Deported, Even with My Full-Ride College Scholarship
Diana Martinez: åçCongress should do the right thing and provide millions of undocumented immigrants a pathway to permanent legalized status.
Biden-Harris and Immigration: Illegal and Inhumane
Sunny Robinson: Detention, removal, and mistreatment of migrants must end. Families should remain together and family reunion in the US should be facilitated.