immigrants

The parents of 545 children separated at the border still haven’t been found. The pandemic isn’t helping.

“Lawyers say about 1,500 children had been taken from their parents in 2017, while zero-tolerance was being carried out during a secretive pilot program in El Paso. Many more of those parents were deported, never given the option of reuniting with their children in the United States.” Washington Post: The parents of 545 children separated at […]

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Let’s thank undocumented farm workers by putting them on a path to citizenship

Got FOOD? ”Next time you see someone in the farms, working like this in the ranches, in the campos, honk your horn, honk your horn, let them know you are so thankful for them because without them, no hay vida—without them, there’s no life.” NYT: A Former Farmworker on American Hypocrisy  In the pandemic, “illegal” workers are

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Chef wins Time cover:’As an immigrant and a cook, I’m so humbled’

“In the absence of action from the administration, Chef José Andrés once again is taking charge, caring for people in need and unifying the nation,” Pili Tobar of immigrant rights advocacy group America’s Voice said, and doing it while lifting up the working of immigrants, “who continue to harvest, serve, and shelve food so we can eat,”

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JULY 2nd: Nationwide ‘Close the Camps’ Demonstrations Announced to Protest Horrific Conditions at Trump Detention Centers

Nationwide ‘Close the Camps’ Demonstrations Announced to Protest Horrific Conditions at Trump Detention Centers Published on Saturday, June 29, 2019 by Common Dreams “We need to fight for immigrant families and stop Donald Trump’s racist policies, and we can only do it together.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer A woman holds a sign that says

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Opinion ‘Food Doesn’t Grow Here Anymore. That’s Why I Would Send My Son North.’

The Trump administration has pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord and cut all funding for Central American countries, their children are dying with thwir crops. Climate refugees…..  “So the paradox is that American carbon emissions are partly responsible for wretchedness in Guatemala that drives emigration, yet when those desperate Guatemalans arrive at the U.S.

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