Posts Tagged Immigration

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As other GOP candidates try to distance themselves from Trump’s transparently fascist positions to make themselves look better in comparison, Mike Huckabee has made it clear his problem with Trump’s proposal to bar Muslims from entering the US is that it doesn’t go far enough because, “If you’re willing to strap a bomb to the belly of your child to kill Americans, then you’re willing to lie about your religion.”

As other GOP candidates try to distance themselves from Trump’s transparently fascist positions to make themselves look better in comparison, Mike Huckabee has made it clear his problem with Trump’s proposal to bar Muslims from entering ...

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How politics & policing block undocumented women from reproductive health care

Ed. note: This post is by Xatherine Gonzalez and is re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

In September 2015, an undocumented woman arrived at a healthcare clinic outside of Houston, Texas for a routine follow-up exam.

Ed. note: This post is by Xatherine Gonzalez and is re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

In September 2015, an undocumented woman arrived at a healthcare clinic outside of Houston, Texas for a routine follow-up exam. ...

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Immigrant women in family detention center begin hunger strike & demand their release

As the pressure mounts on the Obama administration to close family immigrant detention centers once and for all, dozens of women at a detention center in Texas are begining a hunger strike and calling on the federal government to release them. 

As the pressure mounts on the Obama administration to close family immigrant detention centers once and for all, dozens of women at a detention center in Texas are begining a hunger strike and ...

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Young Latina demands North Carolina governor veto anti-immigrant bill

Last week, the North Carolina legislature ratified a bill that could be the United States’ newest “show me your papers” law. If passed, HB 318 would increase cooperation between law enforcement and federal immigration authorities by empowering local police to arrest anyone anyone not carrying state identification, and prohibiting “sanctuary cities” — cities where law enforcement is not required to hand undocumented immigrants over to immigration authorities. 

Last week, the North Carolina legislature ratified a bill that could be the United States’ newest “show me your papers” law. If passed, HB 318 would increase cooperation between law enforcement and federal immigration authorities by empowering ...

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Court cites UN torture convention to protect transgender immigrants in US

Ed note: This article is by Larry Buhl and was originally published by Free Speech Radio News.

Carey Avendaño-Hernandez unlawfully entered the U.S. in 2000 and settled in Fresno, California.

Ed note: This article is by Larry Buhl and was originally published by Free Speech Radio News.

Carey Avendaño-Hernandez unlawfully entered the U.S. in 2000 and settled in Fresno, California.

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The Feministing Five: Rachel B. Tiven

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Rachel B. Tiven, the Executive Director of Immigrant Justice Corps and a leading voice on the need for high quality legal representation for immigrants. We learned more about how gender intersects unjust immigration practices and policies, and what we can do to help.

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Rachel B. Tiven, the Executive Director of Immigrant Justice Corps and a leading voice on the need for high quality legal representation for immigrants. We learned more ...

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100 women are marching 100 miles for migrant dignity

Starting yesterday, 100 women began a 100-mile pilgrimage from York County Detention Center to Washington D.C., just in time for the Pope’s arrival. Each woman carries her own story of dealing with our country’s inhumane immigration system: facing deportation herself, living with family members in detention, or being continually excluded from the Obama administration’s deportation relief efforts

Starting yesterday, 100 women began a 100-mile pilgrimage from York County Detention Center to Washington D.C., just in time for the Pope’s arrival. Each woman carries her own story of dealing with our country’s inhumane ...

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