Immigration & Migration

Treatise on globalization | Think Piece

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During the global crisis, people have been questioning if we should continue globalization, but  is globalization or America the problem?

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‘We are suffering’: African migrants seeking asylum in the US, halted in Mexico, now report inhumane conditions

While the press covers deplorable conditions and treatment at detention centers along the US-Mexico border, currently, the pleas for help from 3,000 African migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexico-Guatemala border go largely ignored. 

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650 ICE agents deployed to Mississippi to arrest chicken catchers and cleaners at poultry plants

This week, US Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) resourced millions of dollars to carry out Trump Administration’s, largest, single-state immigration sweep of undocumented migrants at several Mississippi chicken processing plants.

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Stories and food at the margins have a seat at Tender Table

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Between folds of fufu, phở and stews are stories as rich and layered like the flavors found in the dozens of culinary dishes served at this week’s, Tender Table.

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Britain’s Windrush Generation scandal: Predictions, reflections and solutions

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London, UK: 5 May 2018. Hundreds of people joined the March for Windrush at Whitehall to protest against the Hostile environment that has targeted the Windrush generation.

After living and working in the UK for over fifty years, the Windrush Generation continues to fight against Britain’s deportation efforts.

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Iciline Brown: Windrush Generation Story | Film Doc

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A family of siblings document the journey of fighting for their immigrant mother, Iciline Brown, to gain reentry into the UK, in which she used to reside as a legal resident.

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To detain and deport: A racist UK history revisited in Windrush Scandal | Think Piece

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July 1596. In Peter Fryer’s book Staying Power, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth I sends correspondence to the Lord Mayor of London and other aldermen with the explicit suggestion “… that those kinde of people should be sent forth of the lande…”

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Disparities in US immigration policy show Black immigrants face biases

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New York City, New York. 15 Jan 2018. A protester at the 'Rally Against Racism: Stand Up for Haiti and Africa' held on Martin Luther King's Birthday in Times Square. Credit: Nancy Kaszerman/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News

The experiences and voices of Black immigrants from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, are largely invisible in the current tumultuous immigration climate of the US. Several key organizations work to fill in erasure by offering services that grant migrants a fighting chance amidst criminalization.

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Reunification of immigrant families still elusive under Trump Administration

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Father and son from Honduras rest at a McAllen, TX, shelter for immigrant families released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and awaiting disposition of deportation cases clogging the courts.

The Trump Administration espouses to operate under a Republican agenda that traditionally celebrates the family, but families are not safe in the current immigration climate.

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Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ statements backfire in lawsuit challenging TPS removal

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Lawsuit filed by Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants given nod to move forward.

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