Thousands of Undocumented Migrants Demand Naturalization in France
On Friday, International Migrants Day, 270 organizations in France called for demonstrations in different cities in support of an action by undocumented immigrants. French president Emmanuel Macron has condemned thousands of people to live in fear and precariousness, but many are going out into the streets to demand the normalization of status for all.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 23, 2020
The Newest Member of Biden’s Transition Team: Defender of Obama Era Deportations and Family Separations
Obama’s top immigration advisor, Cecilia Muñoz has been named to Biden’s transition team. Well known for defending Obama’s record of deportation, her appointment shows continuity between Biden and Obama’s immigration policies.
Tatiana CozzarelliNovember 14, 2020
The Final Debate: More of the Same With a Mute Button
Stripped of political theater, the final debate of the 2020 presidential election showed clearer than ever before that Donald Trump and Joe Biden want to present themselves as candidates of bourgeois “stability.” Though they differ in tactics, their responses showed that they share a vision of shoring up U.S. capitalist interests and revitalizing the decaying U.S. imperialist regime — and that they are more than willing to sacrifice the working class and oppressed across the world to do it.
Madeleine FreemanOctober 23, 2020
ICE’s Forced Hysterectomies Are Part of a Long History of State Sterilization of Women of Color
According to a whistleblower report, an ICE detention center is performing hysterectomies on women without their consent or awareness. This is consistent with a long history of forced sterilization of women of color in the United States.
Tatiana CozzarelliSeptember 15, 2020
Immigrants Detained in Concentration Camps Go on Hunger Strike
Hunger strikes have become a common form of resistance and struggle in detention centers. Last week, detainees in Bakersfield, California went on a hunger strike to fight unsafe and deplorable conditions.
Elias KhouryJuly 16, 2020
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.
Carmin MaffeaJuly 2, 2020
ICE Agents Are Arresting Black Lives Matter Protesters
ICE agents have been targeting protesters in areas like Arizona and New York City, hard-hit COVID hotspots.
K.S. MehtaJune 14, 2020
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.
Rebecca MargoliesMay 14, 2020
Trump to Ban Immigration in Xenophobic “Shock Doctrine”
Donald Trump tweeted out an executive order on Monday night banning immigration in the United States. This is a massive and unprecedented escalation of Trump’s xenophobic and nationalistic immigration policy.
Left VoiceApril 21, 2020