Immigration

Abolish the Police Means Abolish ICE Too

In light of the protests demanding the defunding or the abolition of police, it is imperative that we recognize that local police and ICE are working hand in hand. ICE is detaining protesters and attempting to deport them. We need to abolish both ICE and the police.

U.S. Racist Immigration Policy Is Spreading the Virus, Not Containing It

Building on the existing horrors of the U.S. border, the Trump administration has used the pandemic as an opportunity to continue to enact racist and nationalist immigration policies, to the point of threatening to deport people even after they have tested positive for COVID-19.

ICE Detentions Continue in the Midst of a Pandemic

ICE agents continue to make arrests, even as cities across the United States brace for the COVID-19 pandemic. These actions put detainees’ health at risk, and expose the U.S.’s callous disregard for the lives of migrants.

ADOS: Right-Wing Cooptation of the Reparations Movement

ADOS, or American Descendants of Slavery, is an organization that differentiates itself from non-American Black people, including more recent immigrants who have suffered and resisted for generations. ADOS is co-opting the demand for reparations and making it serve the very systems we should fight against.

Mexico’s “Progressive President” Sends National Guard to Tear Gas Immigrants

A new migrant caravan made up of thousands of people left from Honduras in January to make the perilous journey north through Mexico. With Donald Trump pressuring him from across the border, President Andrés Manuel Lopéz Obrador of Mexico has gone further than ever to repress the caravan and send migrants back to Central America.