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Illegal and Inhumane: Biden-Harris and Immigration

It is the U.S. that has created or greatly contributed to the economic, climatic, and political instability in many of these Latin American and Caribbean countries. As in Afghanistan, the U.S. has the moral and legal obligation to respond humanely to this desperate cry for help.

Sunny Robinson ·


'We Must Get This Done': House Dems Urge Restoration of Citizenship Pathway in Reconciliation Bill

"The moment is now," the lawmakers assert. "We urge you to reinstate a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, TPS holders, farmworkers, and essential workers in the Senate's version of the reconciliation bill."

Brett Wilkins ·


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 ·


'Drop the Charges': Greece Delays Trial of Humanitarians Who Aided Refugees at Sea

"The criminalization of humanitarianism continues."

Andrea Germanos ·


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 ·


The Path Toward a Just, Feminist Future in Haiti

Grassroots organizations led by and for women, girls, and LGBTIQ+ Haitians are best positioned to understand and address the immediate needs of their communities grappling with ongoing humanitarian and human rights disasters.

Yifat Susskind ·


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 ·

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