Category Archives: immigration

Neither Human Nor Ghost: Chinese Immigrants Scrape By In San Gabriel Valley’s Boarding Houses

Many ‘boarding house’ residents are low-wage Chinese workers new to the U.S. They live among rats, roaches and dangerous conditions to earn a living.
— Read on laist.com/projects/2020/sgv-boarding-houses/

LA Times trying to relight “Yellow Peril” fears of turn of last century California? Sham and shame journalism 🤬

‘Flood the Streets’: ICE Targets Sanctuary Cities With Increased Surveillance – The New York Times

ICE is boosting its operations in sanctuary cities to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants, conducting round-the-clock surveillance in addition to deploying elite tactical agents.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/03/05/us/ICE-BORTAC-sanctuary-cities.html

Forget looking for criminals; hunt families and please head racist Trump 🤬

Public Charge Inadmissibility Final Rule: Revised Forms and Updated Policy Manual Guidance | USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published revised forms consistent with the final rule on the public charge ground of inadmissibility, which the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, inc

Source: Public Charge Inadmissibility Final Rule: Revised Forms and Updated Policy Manual Guidance | USCIS

Open Thread | Back to Immigration and This Administration😠😠😠 | 3CHICSPOLITICO

This is recurring subject here at 3CHICS. We told you when he was running what he was planning to do with regards to immigration. We told you that the ‘ it’s only about CRIMINAL ILLEGALS’ was absol…

Source: Open Thread | Back to Immigration and This Administration😠😠😠 | 3CHICSPOLITICO

The New Humanitarian | Opinion | Talk of an ‘unprecedented’ number of refugees is wrong – and dangerous

Instead of trumpeting ‘record’ numbers, advocates should be trying to build the political will to help refugees and those displaced around the globe.
— Read on www.thenewhumanitarian.org/opinion/2019/10/03/unprecedented-number-refugees-wrong-dangerous

Protesters Confront Congressmen Visiting NJ ICE Facility: ‘What Are You Doing To Shut This Place Down?’ – Gothamist

The vast majority of New York and New Jersey immigrants who are arrested by ICE end up in publicly-run county jails in overwhelmingly Democratic Essex, Hudson and Bergen counties.
— Read on gothamist.com/2019/08/22/nj_elizabeth_ice_jeffries.php

A Mississippi church counts its missing after ICE raids – Los Angeles Times

After the massive immigration raids in Mississippi, Father Roberto Mena has lost nearly half of his parishioners at his churches in the small rural towns of Forest and Morton. Workers’ families and loved ones are flocking to St. Michael not just for devotion and prayer, but for comfort and counseling.
— Read on www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-08-19/mississippi-catholic-church-after-ice-raids

The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False “Evidence” Against Migrants — ProPublica

Years after quitting her job as an attorney for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Laura Peña returned to the fight — defending migrants she’d once prosecuted. Then, a perplexing family separation case forced her to call upon everything she’d learned.

Source: The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False “Evidence” Against Migrants — ProPublica

Monday Open Thread | Kamala Harris: Trump Administration Is Running A “Campaign Of Terror” against minority communities | 3CHICSPOLITICO

The thug pretending to be president IS running a campaign of terror. It is no different than the klan’s reign of racial terror against Black people. His hateful words are radicalizing people …

Source: Monday Open Thread | Kamala Harris: Trump Administration Is Running A “Campaign Of Terror” against minority communities | 3CHICSPOLITICO

““This administration has directed DHS to conduct these raids as part of what I believe is this administration’s campaign of terror, which is to make whole populations of people afraid to go to work,” Harris said. “Children are afraid to go to school for fear that when they come home, their parents won’t be there.””