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How ICE’s Mishandling of Covid-19 Fueled Outbreaks Across the Country

To date, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has reported over 12,000 virus cases. Our investigation found that the impact of infection extended beyond U.S. detention centers. The format of this investigative reporting is video (14.39 min). To …

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NNIRR April Perspectives on Racial Justice & Migrant Rights

April News & Updates from NNIRR The Fight for Racial Justice Continues The conviction of Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s murder is an important step towards police accountability. We breathe a sigh of relief in the …

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The House passes legislation to limit the president’s ability to impose travel bans.

The Democratic-led House on Wednesday passed legislation to prevent the White House from instituting expansive travel bans like the one former President Donald J. Trump imposed on predominantly Muslim countries, and would explicitly bar any such …

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Celebration is laced with warnings after Derek Chauvin conviction

The former police officer may have been found guilty of all three charges, but Democrats and activists said more needed to be done about systemic policing problems. Democrats and activists celebrated Tuesday’s conviction of the former …

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After criticism, Biden says he will raise U.S. cap on refugee admissions

President Joe Biden said on Saturday he will raise the cap on the number of refugees admitted this year to the United States, a day after he drew criticism from Democratic lawmakers for agreeing to keep …

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Reclaiming Asylum, Rethinking the Border

When Juana Pedro recently answered the phone at her Cincinnati home, she heard the voices of her thirteen-year-old nephew, Baltazar, and eleven-year-old niece, Eulalia—Guatemalan children apprehended near El Paso, Texas, by Border Patrol agents. “The real …

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Their Lawsuit Prevented 400,000 Deportations. Now It’s Biden’s Call.

Trump tried to end a 30-year program that shielded migrants, many fleeing conditions that U.S. foreign policy helped foster. What does America owe them? Cristina Morales got the news that she was going to lose her …

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What’s Driving the Surge at the Southern Border?

Blaming the increase in arrivals on current immigration policy only papers over harder truths, experts say. For a relatively popular Biden administration, the recent surge of migrants at the southern border has emerged as a glaring …

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Immigration: A Women’s Humanitarian Perspective

A Facebook Live recording of a panel discussion on the border, an event featuring Alma Maquitico, NNIRR Co-Director on a panel discussion with powerful women leaders working across the Texas border region. Including: Dr. Isabel Araiza, …

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Black Immigrants Matter

In immigration, as in policing, every arm of the US incarceration and deportation machine brings down a hefty amount of its weight onto the backs of Black people. The day after a Minneapolis Police officer killed …

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Letters & Politics: Immigration at the Border

KPFA radio interview with Cathi Tactaquin, NNIRR’s founder and former director, and expert on immigration policy, speaks with Letters & Politics about the situation for migrants, included children, who are currently stranded at the U.S.-Mexico Border. …

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Is there a crisis at the border? Advocates in Texas say it’s ‘political manipulation’

The Texas governor has sent troops to fortify the border while advocates say the immigration numbers are being politicized Along the winding road which follows the Rio Grande west from Mission, Texas, dozens of armed border …

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