May Day Ten Years Later: Reflections on the Legacies of Immigrant Spring

Escrito por  |  1 / May / 2016

As the militant protests against Donald Trump in California and across the nation attest, resistance to open racism and xenophobia is on the upswing. On May Day 2016, demonstrations from different sectors of the immigrant rights and labor movements once again hit U.S. streets drawing on the legacy of demonstrations a decade ago.

The Deported: An Endless Story

Escrito por  |  15 / March / 2016

While the migrants unpack their sacks, the volunteers call them up one by one to hand them their identification documents. Many migrants will decide to try their luck again and continue their journey to the United States because returning to their own neighborhoods would mean death.

US Refugee Crisis Raises Grave Human Rights Concerns

Escrito por  |  9 / February / 2016

Since the surge of unaccompanied minors on the US border in 2014, numbers of Central American migrants have not decreased overall, as both the US and Mexico carry out mass deportations. International and U.S. legal protections and procedures for refugees guarantee basic rights and safety for asylum-seekers. Are these requirements being met?

Stop the Raids and Focus Instead on U.S. Policy towards Central America

Escrito por  |  11 / January / 2016

We, the undersigned organizations working in the fields of human rights, Latin American solidarity, immigrant rights, women’s rights and fair foreign policy, call for humanitarian protection for Central American migrants through administratively-granted relief and for an immediate halt to the raids.

Caravan of Mothers of Disappeared Migrants

Escrito por  |  10 / December / 2015
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Today, we are with mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters from Central America who are searching for their loved ones, who are not in their places of origin, nor their destinations, and the last communication they sent was from here, from the country of transit.

Justice for the Martyr of Migration?

Escrito por  |  10 / September / 2015
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On the official front, a flurry of activity surrounding Nohemi’s death has unfolded in several nations.

Deportation, Detention and Abuse on the U.S.-Guatemala Border

Escrito por  |  8 / September / 2015

The victims of this extraterritorial policy are Central American migrants who cross every day, seeking to save their lives and their families from the violence and hunger plaguing their countries.