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Rights Defenders Decry 'Unlawful and Cruel' Texas Anti-Migrant Effort as Abbott Surges Troops

"Operation Lone Star appears designed to further criminalize Latinx, Black, and other immigrant communities by arresting and detaining them on trumped-up charges that often fail to pass legal muster."

Brett Wilkins ·


Refugees Face Tear Gas, Water Cannons as Violence Escalates at Poland-Belarus Border

The unrest at the Belarus-Poland border comes as the Lukashenko government faces fresh sanctions.

Andrea Germanos ·


We Need to Shut Down ICE's Mass Immigration Detention Machine

Effective oversight and transparency are not enough.

Eunice Cho ·


Over 84 Million People Forcibly Displaced by Climate Emergency, Insecurity, and Violence

"The international community must redouble its efforts to make peace, and at the same time must ensure resources are available to displaced communities and their hosts."

Jessica Corbett ·


Human Rights Advocates Condemn 'Intolerable' Abuse of Refugees Trapped at Poland-Belarus Border

"A few thousand people at Europe's Polish border, many of whom have fled some of the worst crises in the world, is a drop in the ocean compared to the number of people displaced to countries that are much poorer elsewhere," said one refugee rights advocate.

Julia Conley ·


Why We Must Defund the Global Climate Wall

To create a safer, more sustainable world, the United States needs to divert border money toward climate action.

Todd Miller ·


Worst Polluters Spending Over Two Times More on Border Militarization Than on Climate Action

"Maybe, instead of spending a fortune to arm the borders, we should help the world transition to clean energy so people don't have to leave their homes."

Kenny Stancil ·


Report Details 'Jaw-Dropping' Abuse of Asylum Seekers by US Border Agents

The accounts of 160 asylum officers portray "DHS as an agency that appears to have normalized shocking abuses at the U.S. border."

Julia Conley ·


Tlaib Leads Call for Biden to Take 'Commonsense Steps' to Aid Afghan Evacuees

"Our country has long offered shelter to those seeking refuge from catastrophe. Now is the time to continue that tradition and stand beside Afghan evacuees in need."

Jessica Corbett ·


Inhumane Border Policing Only Exacerbates Displacement and Suffering

Increased and more violent border policing does not work. It is time to abolish it.

Heba Gowayed ·

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