Immigration

Jon Queally, staff writer
A strategy document being circulated among European Union foreign ministers and obtained by the Guardian newspaper reveals a military plan designed, in theory, to demolish the networks of human smugglers operating in the Mediterranean Sea could involve ground forces taking action inside Libya. Earlier this week, Libyan officials rejected an EU...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Many have described the conditions within the immigration prisons as inhumane and have reported allegations of sexual abuse. (Photo: Ignotus the Mage/cc/flickr)
The U.S. government may begin separating migrant children from their families...
Common Dreams staff
Coffins are carried through Brussels in protest at the EU’s cruel policies on migration April 23, 2015. (Amnesty International/Flickr/cc)
At a time of historically high human displacement, and lagging humanitarian...

Further

The humanitarian crisis that is the influx of thousands of unaccompanied kids from Central America stranded at our border has been met with the usual right-wing compassion, aka hysterical protests about an "invasion" of "illegals forced upon us." So when news spread of the expected arrival of 40 (short) invaders in an Arizona town, Tea Party congressional candidate Adam Kwasman turned up to speechify about "the abrogation of the rule of law" and later tell a reporter he'd seen the children on...