2018-09-19: News Headlines

Democracy Now! (2018-09-18). Immigrants Seeking Shelter After Hurricane Florence Fear Deportation as FEMA Shifts Funds to ICE. democracynow.org While the worst of Hurricane Florence is over, officials say the most dangerous flooding is yet to come for residents of the Carolinas and Virginia, as thousands have been ordered to evacuate their homes and hundreds more have sought rescue from rising floodwaters. But undocumented immigrants have expressed concern they will encounter immigration enforcement if they seek help. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has reallocated nearly $10 million from FEMA's budget to ICE to pay for detention space and deportations. We speak with Laura Garduño García, a DACA recipient and Greensboro-based organizer with Siembra N…

aclu (2018-09-18). In Guatemala, a Tireless Search for Parents Separated From Their Children. aclu.org Working with the ACLU, human rights defenders look for missing parents in villages and remote regions of the country. | When Lesly Tayes, a Guatemala City-based tax lawyer, first saw images of children locked in cages inside immigration detention facilities near the southern U.S. border, she was stunned. "It made me very upset and sad," she said. "Later I learned that Guatemala had the highest number of separated families and I felt even worse. I wanted to help." Within weeks, she'd have her chance. | Earlier this summer, the ACLU sued the Trump administration over its policy of separating parents from their chi…

Tamara Pearson (2018-09-18). Why Mexico's Next President is No Friend of Migrants. counterpunch.org When it comes to immigration and refugees, Mexico's progressive president elect, Andres Lopez Obrador, has more in common with US president Donald Trump than you'd expect. While the world watches on as the US deports refugees and immigrants and locks up children, Mexico is already deporting more Central Americans than the US. Further, between 2016 and 2017, nearly 60,000 Central American children were detained here in migration prisons (officially dubbed "stations"). More

Shared by Samantha Borek (2018-09-18). Immigrants Seeking Shelter Fear Deportation as FEMA Shifts Funds to ICE. truthout.org While the worst of Hurricane Florence is over, officials say the most dangerous flooding is yet to come for residents of the Carolinas and Virginia, as thousands have been ordered to evacuate their homes and hundreds more have sought rescue from rising floodwaters. But undocumented immigrants have expressed concern they will encounter immigration enforcement if they seek help. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has reallocated nearly $10 million from FEMA's budget to ICE to pay for detention space and deportations. We speak with Laura Garduño Garcia, a DACA recipient and Greensboro-based organizer with Siembra NC and the American Friends Service Committee; and with Mary Small, policy director for Detention Watch Network. | TRANSCRIPT: | AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I'm Amy Goodman with Juan González. | JUAN GONZàÅLEZ: The death toll from Hurricane Florence has reached 32 as rivers in the Carolinas…

Ryan Devereaux (2018-09-16). Justice Department Attempts to Suppress Evidence That the Border Patrol Targeted Humanitarian Volunteers. theintercept.com Text messages between Border Patrol agents and wildlife officials bolster claims that No More Deaths volunteers in Arizona were targeted for prosecution.

aclu (2018-09-14). Trump's Border Wall Obsession Is a Threat to the Southwest Border Region. aclu.org To save lives, preserve habitats, and ensure thriving border communities, Congress should stop funding President Trump's border wall. | Given all the false rhetoric and rage that drive President Trump's fixation on building his border wall, it's critically important to step back from that noise and think about people and places that would be jeopardized if his wall obsession continues to be funded by Congress. | Take, for instance, aclu (2018-09-14). Trump's New Attack on Immigrant Children. aclu.org The government has proposed new regulations which are a roadmap for keeping immigrant children and families locked up indefinitely. | Last Thursday, two federal agencies announced new regulations concerning the detention of immigrant children. They are nothing less than a roadmap for keeping children and families locked up indefinitely. | The proposed regulations have a very clear goal, which is to terminate a longstanding federal consent decree — known as the Flores Settlement Agreement — that sets nationwide…

Hatewatch Staff (2018-09-13). Hatewatch Headlines 9/14/2018. splcenter.org Steve King is back at it with the bigotry; White nationalists talk of infiltrating GOP; Anatomy of a fearmongering lie about immigrants; and more.

aclu (2018-09-13). A Second Chance for Separated Families. aclu.org The Trump administration agrees to allow separated families to apply for asylum under proper procedures. | The fight over the asylum rights of families who had been separated by the Trump administration took what could be a critical turn late last night. Following weeks of negotiation, parties in three lawsuits — including the ACLU's class-action lawsuit, which first blocked the family separation policy and forced the government to reunite families — brokered an agreeme…

TeleSur English (2018-08-20). Venezuelan Immigrants Forced To Flee Brazilian Border Town. venezuelanalysis.com Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza released a statement Saturday condemning the "dangerous matrix of xenophobic opinions."

2018-09-19: Social Media Postees

Why Mexico's Next President is No Friend of Migrants
Tamara Pearson | counterpunch.org | 2018-09-18
When it comes to immigration and refugees, Mexico's progressive president elect, Andres Lopez Obrador, has more in common with US president Donald Trump than you'd expect. While the world watches on as the US deports refugees and immigrants and locks up children, Mexico is already deporting more Central Americans than the US. Further, between 2016 and 2017, nearly 60,000 Central American children were detained here in migration prisons (officially dubbed "stations").
counterpunch.org/2018/09/18/why-mexicos-…

Immigrants Seeking Shelter After Hurricane Florence Fear Deportation as FEMA Shifts Funds to ICE
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-09-18
While the worst of Hurricane Florence is over, officials say the most dangerous flooding is yet to come for residents of the Carolinas and Virginia, as thousands have been ordered to evacuate their homes and hundreds more have sought rescue from rising floodwaters. But undocumented immigrants have expressed concern they will encounter immigration enforcement if they seek help. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has reallocated nearly $10 million from FEMA's budget to ICE to pay for detention space and deportations. We speak with Laura Garduño García, a DACA recipient and Greensboro-based organizer with Siembra N…
www.democracynow.org/2018/9/18/immigrant…

In Guatemala, a Tireless Search for Parents Separated From Their Children
aclu | aclu.org | 2018-09-18
Working with the ACLU, human rights defenders look for missing parents in villages and remote regions of the country. | When Lesly Tayes, a Guatemala City-based tax lawyer, first saw images of children locked in cages inside immigration detention facilities near the southern U.S. border, she was stunned. "It made me very upset and sad," she said. "Later I learned that Guatemala had the highest number of separated families and I felt even worse. I wanted to help." Within weeks, she'd have her chance. | Earlier this summer, the ACLU sued the Trump administration over its policy of separating parents from their chi…
aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/deportat…

Immigrants Seeking Shelter Fear Deportation as FEMA Shifts Funds to ICE
Shared by Samantha Borek | truthout.org | 2018-09-18
While the worst of Hurricane Florence is over, officials say the most dangerous flooding is yet to come for residents of the Carolinas and Virginia, as thousands have been ordered to evacuate their homes and hundreds more have sought rescue from rising floodwaters. But undocumented immigrants have expressed concern they will encounter immigration enforcement if they seek help. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has reallocated nearly $10 million from FEMA's budget to ICE to pay for detention space and deportations. We speak with Laura Garduño Garcia, a DACA recipient and Greensboro-based organizer with Siembra NC and the American Friends Service Committee; and with Mary Small, policy director for Detention Watch Network. | TRANSCRIPT: | AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I'm Amy Goodman with Juan González. | JUAN GONZàÅLEZ: The death toll from Hurricane Florence has reached 32 as rivers in the Carolinas…
truthout.org/video/immigrants-seeking-sh…

Justice Department Attempts to Suppress Evidence That the Border Patrol Targeted Humanitarian Volunteers
Ryan Devereaux | theintercept.com | 2018-09-16
Text messages between Border Patrol agents and wildlife officials bolster claims that No More Deaths volunteers in Arizona were targeted for prosecution. | The post Justice Department Attempts to Suppress Evidence That the Border Patrol Targeted Humanitarian Volunteers appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/09/16/border-patro…

Trump's New Attack on Immigrant Children
aclu | aclu.org | 2018-09-14
The government has proposed new regulations which are a roadmap for keeping immigrant children and families locked up indefinitely. | Last Thursday, two federal agencies announced new regulations concerning the detention of immigrant children. They are nothing less than a roadmap for keeping children and families locked up indefinitely. | The proposed regulations have a very clear goal, which is to terminate a longstanding federal consent decree — known as the Flores Settlement Agreement — that sets nationwide…
aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/immigran…

Hatewatch Headlines 9/14/2018
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2018-09-13
Steve King is back at it with the bigotry; White nationalists talk of infiltrating GOP; Anatomy of a fearmongering lie about immigrants; and…
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2018/09/14/hatew…

A Second Chance for Separated Families
aclu | aclu.org | 2018-09-13
The Trump administration agrees to allow separated families to apply for asylum under proper procedures. | The fight over the asylum rights of families who had been separated by the Trump administration took what could be a critical turn late last night. Following weeks of negotiation, parties in three lawsuits — including the ACLU's class-action lawsuit, which first blocked the family separation policy and forced the government to reunite families — brokered an agreeme…
aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/deportat…

Venezuelan Immigrants Forced To Flee Brazilian Border Town
TeleSur English | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-08-20
Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza released a statement Saturday condemning the "dangerous matrix of xenophobic opinions."
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14009

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