Category Archives: Immigration & Detention

PROTEST ART TO OPPOSE IMMIGRATION DETENTION.

  I wanted to point out the contradiction. This country purports itself to be a safe haven for LGBTQ people, but it routinely tortures and harasses trans and gender nonconforming migrants in detention. I had known about the case of … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration & Detention | Leave a comment

Supreme Court Saves DACA

June 18, 2020. In an historic 5-4 decision the United States Supreme Court ruled today that the Trump administration’s effort in 2017 to terminate the program known as DACA violated the law. From the Opinion in Dept. of Homeland Security … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration & Detention | Leave a comment

Video-Covid-19’s Impact on Immigrants

Posted in Immigration & Detention | Leave a comment

COVID-19 PUBLIC CHAT via ZOOM

ONLINE PUBLIC CHAT — THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020 7:00 PM CST Board members in Texas and Illinois, plus immigrant activists in West Chicago invite listeners for a conversation about the impact of Covid-19 on migrants, detainees and the immigrant community, … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration & Detention | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

COVID-19: And What About the Migrants in the Border Shelters?

REIMAGINING THE BORDER — VOICES AT THE BORDER Common Ground Voices/La Frontera creates community music projects in collaboration with refugee shelters at the Mexico-US border. Their recent project DOS CUERPOS is available on YouTube. WHAT IS COMMON GROUND VOICES/LA FRONTERA? … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration & Detention | Leave a comment

COVID- 19 as a Threat to Immigrants in Detention

COVID-19 As a Threat to Immigrants In Detention   In late March, 2020 an immigration jail detainee tested positive for the deadly Corona Virus (COVID-19) at a New Jersey jail.  Shortly following this confirmed case the ACLU filed a lawsuit on … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration & Detention | Leave a comment

U.S. Trade policy and Immigration: Connecting the Dots

COMMENTARY The border, migrant laborers, the maquiladoras and now ICE jails and deportation. Why hasn’t the discourse on immigration reform ever taken into account how NAFTA produced waves of migration to the U.S.?  Or how CAFTA created maquiladora jobs but … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration & Detention, NAFTA, Research | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on U.S. Trade policy and Immigration: Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots: How Trade Policy and Immigration Intersect Posted on December 10, 2019 by ELVIA COMMENT The border, migrant laborers, the maquiladoras and now ICE jails and deportation. One of the legacies of a discourse on NAFTA (or USMCA) … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration & Detention | Leave a comment

A history lesson on how the paper wall is better than the border wall he wants to build.

Donald Trump has managed to get his border wall argues journalist for the Los Angeles Times Rachel Morris in her article entitled “Trump Got His Border Wall After All.” Morris’ article provides an in-depth look at the U.S. attitudes towards … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration & Detention | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on A history lesson on how the paper wall is better than the border wall he wants to build.

Delegate reflection, Cristina G.

FALL 2016 Women on the Border provided scholarships to two persons so that they could cross the border on a delegation produced by our allies in Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera in collaboration with the activists workers of Comité … Continue reading

Posted in Documentary Work, Immigration & Detention, NAFTA | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Delegate reflection, Cristina G.