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TPS: Trump Government Ends Protection for Nicaraguans and Opens Door to Mass Deportation

The DHS announced a new attack on the immigrant community. TPS will not be extended for Nicaraguans and Hondurans will only get a six-month extension.

Luigi Morris

November 7, 2017

Trump and a Policy of Fear Against Migrants

This week, the Donald Trump government deported 498 immigrants in an ICE offensive against the Sanctuary Cities.

Ximena Goldman

October 3, 2017

Trump Cancels DACA, Launches Draconian Attack on Young Immigrants

According to reports, Trump is expected to end the DACA program today, putting hundreds of thousands of young people in jeopardy of deportation. The action would reverse a hard-fought gain, however limited, of the immigrant community and would represent one of the worst attacks on this community in decades.

Robert Belano

September 5, 2017

Revenge of the Corn: Los Angeles Defends Its Elotero Workers!

Hundreds attend rally in Los Angeles in solidarity with elotero Benjamin Ramirez.

Julia Wallace

July 28, 2017

Ten Dead After Migrants Are Trapped in Trailer Amid Summer Heat in Texas

Ten immigrants found dead in Texas due to heat exposure and asphyxiation.

Mira Craig-Morse

July 26, 2017

Can the Police Stop Deportations? A Debate with Kshama Sawant

Kshama Sawant, a socialist member of Seattle's city council, has called on the mayor to deploy the police to stop deportations. Could cops help immigrants resist the ICE? Or does this demand only create illusions in a deeply racist institution like the Seattle Police Department? A debate with the comrades of Socialist Alternative.

Nathaniel Flakin

March 2, 2017

10,000 Immigrants Go On Strike in Milwaukee

What would happen if the Trump administration really were to deport millions of undocumented workers from the US? Milwaukee, Wisconsin got a brief taste of that on Monday, the #DayWithoutLatinos. More than ten thousand people went on strike.

Nathaniel Flakin

February 14, 2017

La Migra and Their Unions: Not With Us

Unions representing the Customs and Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement were among the first to endorse Trump’s nomination for presidency. Several months later, despite federal stays, they carry out detention and deportation orders under Trump’s xenophobic ban on refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly-Muslim countries. The CBP and ICE unions have no place in our labor movement.

Tre Kwon

February 3, 2017

Trump’s Presidency: A Tipping Point for Immigrant Workers

In 2016 international migration is expected to exceed 250 million globally. Migrant workers will likely send about 601 billion dollars to their countries of origin. The United States is the source of most of these remittances, with an estimated outflow of up to 56,000 million in 2014. However, the gradual development of discriminatory measures for migration, starting at the border, is likely to exacerbate human rights violations for a people who constitute the bedrock of the US economy.

Jimena Vergara

December 21, 2016