Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

2019-10-21: News Headlines

San Diego PSL (2019-10-21). San Diego protest demands closure of migrant concentration camps. liberationnews.org "The detention of migrants and refugees seeking asylum is a direct result of U.S. imperialism."

Staff (2019-10-21). U.S. Takes Step to Require DNA Samples From Asylum-Seekers. truthdig.com WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said. | The Justice Department on Monday issued amended regulations that would mandate DNA collection for almost all migrants who cross between official entry points and are held even temporarily. | The official said the rules would not apply to legal permanent residents or anyone entering the U.S. legally, and children under 14 are e…

John Feffer (2019-10-21). The Far Right's War on the World. commondreams.org U.S. Border Patrol agents process immigrants from Central America while taking them into custody on August 17, 2016 near Roma, Texas. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/ice_children_850_567_0.jpeg

Sarah Abed (2019-10-21). Ceasefire Ends, Talks on Syria Between Erdogan and Putin Begin. globalresearch.ca Monday marks the thirteenth day since Turkey began its third cross border military operation in Syria ironically named "Operation Peace Spring". In the past two weeks civilian and militant lives on both sides have been lost, a large exodus has …

Nick Buxton (2019-10-21). Trump's border wall is a multi-billion dollar corporate handout. nationofchange.org The militarisation of the US border has led to an increase in migrant deaths and a windfall for the security industry.

The Canary (2019-10-21). Australian newspapers join together in campaign against government secrecy. thecanary.co Australia's major newspapers published redacted front pages on Monday in a coordinated campaign to highlight government secrecy that is often justified on national security grounds. | Rival media businesses first banded together to fight for press freedom in June after police raided the Canberra home of a News Corporation journalist and the Sydney headquarters of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in search of leaked government documents that had formed the basis of news reports embarrassing to the government. | A former army lawyer has been charged over the leaks and several journalists could also be charge…

Tamaryn Nelson (2019-10-21). Trump Found a Different Way to Build His Wall. commondreams.org A woman walk past prototype sections of a border wall between Mexico and the United States under construction on October 5, 2017 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/border_wall_prototype_0_0.png

teleSUR (2019-10-20). US Pompeo Supports Israel Attacking Alleged Iranian Threats. telesurenglish.net United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed Friday that Israel has the "fundamental right" and the operational freedom to act in the region against the supposed Iranian threat. | RELATED: | Pentagon Chief in Afghanistan as US Aims to Restart Taliban Talks | During an interview with The Jerusalem Post, Pompeo also said that Washington will closely monitor the Syrian-Iraqi border despite the withdrawal of U.S. troops. | After meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ben…

teleSUR-rb, EF (2019-10-19). Another Journalist Killed in Colombia, Gov't Remains Silent. telesurenglish.net In Colombia, journalist and broadcaster Javier Cordoba Chaguendo was killed by a hitman while conducting a music program at a community radio station in Tumaco, Nariño, on the border with Ecuador. | RELATED: | Colombia: Three Indigenous Leaders Killed by Hitmen | The Foundation for the Press Freedom (FLIP), reported this Saturday on social media that Cordoba was shot Friday night at the Planeta Stereo station, located in the Llorente neighborhood of Tumaco. | "FLIP regrets the murder of…

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2019-10-18). Syracuse, N.Y. says: 'Close the Camps' with people's power. workers.org "Up, up with liberation! Down, down with deportation!" rang out Oct. 11 as more than 75 people marched through the streets of downtown Syracuse, N.Y. They were responding to a national call for Close the Camps actions that day to "Stop the war on immigrants, Indigenous peoples and refugees!" At . . . | Continue reading Syracuse, N.Y. says: 'Close the Camps' with people's power at Workers.org

Naureen Shah (2019-10-18). Why is the Trump Administration Trying to Tear This 26-Year-Old DACA Recipient Away From Her Child? aclu.org Anahi Jaquez —Estrada is scared. As soon as Monday, she may be deported to a country she hardly knows: away from her 8-year-old daughter and her husband, both of whom are United States citizens. She has lived in the U.S. almost her entire life and is in the process of becoming a lawful permanent resident. Her story is at once exceptionally tragic and a paradigmatic example of how our immigration legal system is failing — and tearing families apart. | I met Anahi in late July at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention site in Aurora, Colorado, where she has spent the last year and a…

United Nations (2019-10-18). Amid ongoing fighting in northeast Syria, hundreds cross Iraqi border in search of safety. un.org Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people to flee, the UN said on Friday, despite a cessation of hostilities deal between Turkish forces and Syrian-backed Kurdish military.

United Nations (2019-10-18). Friday's Daily Brief: Afghan mosque killings, Syrians flee violence, South Sudan floods, Ukraine human trafficking, anti-Semitism rises, Guterres on Mozambique poll. un.org A recap of Friday's main stories: Afghanistan mosque killings condemned by UN chief, Syrian civilians flee violence, thousands affected by flooding in South Sudan, UN migration agency warns of "pervasive" human trafficking in Ukraine, UN expert calls for better education to combat growing anti-Semitism.

Hatewatch Staff (2019-10-18). Anti-immigrant Group Leader Maria Espinoza Runs for Congress Again. splcenter.org Maria Espinoza, the national director of the anti-immigrant hate group the Remembrance Project, is running again for Congress in her home district in Texas.

United Nations (2019-10-17). New labour laws in Qatar benefiting migrant workers a 'momentous step forward': ILO. un.org New legislation in Qatar which will allow foreign workers to freely change jobs and leave the country without the approval of their employers, has been praised by the International Labour Organization (ILO) as "a momentous step forward in upholding the rights of migrant workers."

United Nations (2019-10-16). Ingredients for a new life: how cooking helps refugees and migrants blend in. un.org On a Friday afternoon, in a small restaurant kitchen in the New York borough of Brooklyn, head chef Alexander Harris is giving instructions to his attentive team, preparing them for the busy evening ahead. So far, the tables are empty, but the small, popular space, with just a handful of tables – and some stools around the bar – will soon be bustling with the evening crowd.

United Nations (2019-10-16). Wednesday's Daily Brief: Soaring obesity rates, sustainable development funding alliance, new UN office to support Haiti. un.org A recap of Wednesday's main stories: Poor global diets triggering obesity; cancer incidents expected to rise indicates new 'atlas'; CEOs join UN to tackle SDG funding; New UN Mission launches in Haiti; to blend better into Big Apple life, NYC restaurant gives migrants, refugees and fresh start.

Esteban Guevara (2019-10-16). Newark protesters: Democratic Party machine an accomplice in Trump's war on immigrants. liberationnews.org Protesters gathered in Newark, New Jersey for a rally and 3-mile march up to the detention center organized by the Resist the Deportation Machine Network on Oct. 12 to demand the closure of the ICE concentration camp in Essex county.

Staff (2019-10-16). It Was the Longest Debate So Far, But CNN & NYT Asked No Questions on Climate Crisis & Immigration. democracynow.org Despite ongoing climate chaos and a sustained humanitarian disaster at the southern border, The New York Times and CNN failed to ask candidates directly about immigration or the climate crisis at Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate. We speak with Marielena Hincapié, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center, who says the lack of attention to immigraton "was a major gap in the three-hour debate." We also speak with journalist Kate Aronoff about the debate's failure to address the climate crisis.

Staff (2019-10-16). Headlines for October 16, 2019. democracynow.org 12 Democratic Candidates Take to the Stage in Ohio, Pence Heads to Turkey as Erdogan Vows No Ceasefire in Northern Syria, State Dept. Official: White House Put "Three Amigos" in Charge of Ukraine Policy, Activists Arrested in D.C. over Trump Plan to Gut Refugee Resettlement, British Family Detained for a Week After Mistakenly Driving Across U.S.-Canada Border, Egypt Tortured Journalist & Activist Esraa Abdel Fattah in Custody, Worst Fires in Decades Rage Across Lebanon, Mexican Senate Slated to Vote on Bill to Legalize Marijuana, Man Launches Hunger Strike Amid Mohawk Land Dispute with Real Estate Developers, Cal…

Staff (2019-10-15). California Lawmakers Passed a Bill Banning Private Prisons. therealnews.com Activist Amani Sawari talks about what the impact on people in private prisons and immigration detention centers will be if Governor Gavin Newsom signs AB32, which would phase out private prisons by 2028.

Staff (2019-10-15). Headlines for October 15, 2019. democracynow.org Syrian Troops Advance Across Northern Syria After Deal with Kurds, Ex-Top Russia Adviser Testified Bolton Called Giuliani a "Hand Grenade", 12 Democrats Will Take the Stage for Presidential Debate in Ohio Tonight, Fort Worth Cop Charged for Murder After Killing Atatiana Jefferson, Judge: Trump Broke Law by Declaring Emergency to Secure Border Funding, Arizona: Bulldozers Destroyed Protected Cacti to Clear Way for Trump Wall, 8-Year-Old Girl Easily Scales Replica of Trump's "Impenetrable" Border Wall, Protests Erupt at Barcelona Airport over Sentencing of Catalan Leaders, Mexico: 14 Police Officers Killed in Ambus…

Staff (2019-10-14). Headlines for October 14, 2019. democracynow.org Syrian Troops Mass at Turkish Border After Striking Deal with Kurds, Pentagon Deploying Additional 1,800 Troops to Saudi Arabia, NYT: Russian Warplanes Bomb 4 Hospitals in Syria over 12 Hours, Appeals Court Rules Trump Must Turn Over Financial Records, Video Shows Fake Trump Shooting Journalists, Political Rivals, Fox News' Shepard Smith Has Quit Network, Hunter Biden to Step Down from Chinese Company Board, White Cop Kills Black Woman by Shooting Through Her Bedroom Window, Japan: 40 Have Died in Typhoon Hagibis, Ecuador: Indigenous Protests Force Government to Reinstate Fuel Subsidies, Uganda LGBT Activists Fig…

Staff (2019-10-14). Kurds Turn to Bashar al-Assad for Protection as U.S. Abandons Former Allies to Turkish Assault. democracynow.org Syrian troops are massing near the Turkish border, one day after Bashar al-Assad's government reached a deal to help protect the Kurds from Turkey's deadly air and ground assault. On Sunday, the Kurds agreed, in a deal brokered by Russia, to hand over two border towns to the Syrian government in exchange for protection. The Kurds had been allied with the United States up until last week, when President Trump abruptly pulled U.S. troops from northern Syria, paving the way for Turkey's assault. More than 130,000 people have already been displaced over the past five days since Turkey invaded northern Syria. The deat…

Teresa Albano (2019-10-11). Resisting Anti-Immigrant Hate in the City of Big Shoulders. progressive.org A gaggle of far-right MAGA men showed up at a Chicago church to protest its immigrant rights work. Bad decision.

splcenter (2019-10-11). Trump's latest policy assault on immigrants is cruel and unnecessary. splcenter.org Last week the Trump administration renewed its attack on immigrants, this time limiting admission to our country to only people who can prove they will have health insurance coverage within 30 days of entering the United States.

Tyler Durden (2019-10-09). Erdogan Says Military Invasion of Syria Has Begun as Turkish Jets Bomb the Kurds. theantimedia.com Video shows Turkish troops crossing the border, as journalists warn that "a new phase of this bloody regional war could be about to begin."

Nicole Roussell (2019-10-07). Vigil: Justice for Nebane Abienwi! Cameroonian migrant dies in ICE custody. liberationnews.org On October 7, protesters gathered in front of immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington, D.C. for a candlelight vigil in response to the death of a 37-year-old Cameroonian asylum seeker who died in ICE custody.

PSL Connecticut (2019-10-04). 'This is an emergency:' New Haven demands a real Sanctuary City. liberationnews.org " øQue queremos? °Ciudad Santuario! øCuando? °Ahora!" was the chant that rang out from the steps of New Haven City Hall on Oct. 2, as a crowd of 50 people gathered to demand immediate action from the Board of Alders on an ordinance establishing strong sanctuary city legislation.

Hatewatch Staff (2019-09-26). Trump Official Ken Cuccinelli Speaks to Anti-Immigrant Hate Group. splcenter.org The acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) became the latest Trump administration official to speak at an event organized by the anti-immigrant hate group Center for Immigration Studies.

splcenter (2019-09-24). Family separation under the Trump administration — a timeline. splcenter.org Long before the Trump administration implemented its "zero tolerance" immigration enforcement policy in 2018, it was already separating children from their parents as part of a "pilot program" conducted in the El Paso, Texas, area and along other parts of the border.

Lucas Koerner (2019-09-11). Venezuela's Maduro Warns of Colombia 'Threat' as Trump Fires Bolton. venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan military exercises along the border started on Tuesday.

CounterSpin (2019-08-23). Sasha Abramsky on Trump's New Attack on Immigrants. fair.org Media…

2019-10-21: Social Media Postees

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U.S. Takes Step to Require DNA Samples From Asylum-Seekers
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-10-21
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said. | The Justice Department on Monday issued amended regulations that would mandate DNA collection for almost all migrants who cross between official entry points and are held even temporarily. | The official said the rules would not apply to legal permanent residents or anyone entering the U.S. legally, and children under 14 are e…
truthdig.com/articles/u-s-takes-step-to-require-dna-samples-from-asylum-seekers/

San Diego protest demands closure of migrant concentration camps
San Diego PSL | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-21
"The detention of migrants and refugees seeking asylum is a direct result of U.S. imperialism."
liberationnews.org/san-diego-protest-demands-closure-of-migrant-concentration-camps/

The Far Right's War on the World
John Feffer | commondreams.org | 2019-10-21
U.S. Border Patrol agents process immigrants from Central America while taking them into custody on August 17, 2016 near Roma, Texas. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/ice_children_850_567_0.jpeg
commondreams.org/views/2019/10/21/far-rights-war-world?cd-origin=rss

Ceasefire Ends, Talks on Syria Between Erdogan and Putin Begin
Sarah Abed | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-21
Monday marks the thirteenth day since Turkey began its third cross border military operation in Syria ironically named "Operation Peace Spring". In the past two weeks civilian and militant lives on both sides have been lost, a large exodus has …
globalresearch.ca/ceasefire-ends-talks-syria-erdogan-putin/5692617

Trump Found a Different Way to Build His Wall
Tamaryn Nelson | commondreams.org | 2019-10-21
A woman walk past prototype sections of a border wall between Mexico and the United States under construction on October 5, 2017 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/border_wall_prototype_0_0.png
commondreams.org/views/2019/10/21/trump-found-different-way-build-his-wall?cd-origin=rss

Trump's border wall is a multi-billion dollar corporate handout
Nick Buxton | nationofchange.org | 2019-10-21
The militarisation of the US border has led to an increase in migrant deaths and a windfall for the security industry.
nationofchange.org/2019/10/21/trumps-border-wall-is-a-multi-billion-dollar-corporate-handout/

Australian newspapers join together in campaign against government secrecy
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2019-10-21
Australia's major newspapers published redacted front pages on Monday in a coordinated campaign to highlight government secrecy that is often justified on national security grounds. | Rival media businesses first banded together to fight for press freedom in June after police raided the Canberra home of a News Corporation journalist and the Sydney headquarters of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in search of leaked government documents that had formed the basis of news reports embarrassing to the government. | A former army lawyer has been charged over the leaks and several journalists could also be charge…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2019/10/21/australian-newspapers-join-together-in-campaign-against-government-secrecy/

US Pompeo Supports Israel Attacking Alleged Iranian Threats
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-20
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed Friday that Israel has the "fundamental right" and the operational freedom to act in the region against the supposed Iranian threat. | RELATED: | Pentagon Chief in Afghanistan as US Aims to Restart Taliban Talks | During an interview with The Jerusalem Post, Pompeo also said that Washington will closely monitor the Syrian-Iraqi border despite the withdrawal of U.S. troops. | After meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ben…
telesurenglish.net/news/us-secretary-supports-israel-actions-against-alleged-iranian-threat-20191020-0013.html

Another Journalist Killed in Colombia, Gov't Remains Silent
teleSUR-rb, EF | telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-19
In Colombia, journalist and broadcaster Javier Cordoba Chaguendo was killed by a hitman while conducting a music program at a community radio station in Tumaco, Nariño, on the border with Ecuador. | RELATED: | Colombia: Three Indigenous Leaders Killed by Hitmen | The Foundation for the Press Freedom (FLIP), reported this Saturday on social media that Cordoba was shot Friday night at the Planeta Stereo station, located in the Llorente neighborhood of Tumaco. | "FLIP regrets the murder of…
telesurenglish.net/news/Another-Journalist-Killed-in-Colombia-Govt-Remains-Silent-20191019-0009.html

Why is the Trump Administration Trying to Tear This 26-Year-Old DACA Recipient Away From Her Child?
Naureen Shah | aclu.org | 2019-10-18
Anahi Jaquez –Estrada is scared. As soon as Monday, she may be deported to a country she hardly knows: away from her 8-year-old daughter and her husband, both of whom are United States citizens. She has lived in the U.S. almost her entire life and is in the process of becoming a lawful permanent resident. Her story is at once exceptionally tragic and a paradigmatic example of how our immigration legal system is failing — and tearing families apart. | I met Anahi in late July at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention site in Aurora, Colorado, where she has spent the last year and a…
aclu.org/news/immigrants-rights/why-is-the-trump-administration-trying-to-tear-this-26-year-old-daca-recipient-away-from-her-child

Syracuse, N.Y. says: 'Close the Camps' with people's power
Minnie Bruce Pratt | workers.org | 2019-10-18
"Up, up with liberation! Down, down with deportation!" rang out Oct. 11 as more than 75 people marched through the streets of downtown Syracuse, N.Y. They were responding to a national call for Close the Camps actions that day to "Stop the war on immigrants, Indigenous peoples and refugees!" At . . . | Continue reading Syracuse, N.Y. says: 'Close the Camps' with people's power at Workers.org
workers.org/2019/10/44077/

Stop the Normalization of Concentration Camps
Ashley Smith | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-18
After dragging its feet for months, the Democratic Party has finally launched an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. While this is welcome news, there is a danger that we will become transfixed by the proceedings in Washington and stop organizing the resistance against Trump, especially against his racist war on immigrants and refugees. That would…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/18/stop-the-normalization-of-concentration-camps/

Amid ongoing fighting in northeast Syria, hundreds cross Iraqi border in search of safety
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-18
Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people to flee, the UN said on Friday, despite a cessation of hostilities deal between Turkish forces and Syrian-backed Kurdish military.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1049561

Friday's Daily Brief: Afghan mosque killings, Syrians flee violence, South Sudan floods, Ukraine human trafficking, anti-Semitism rises, Guterres on Mozambique poll
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-18
A recap of Friday's main stories: Afghanistan mosque killings condemned by UN chief, Syrian civilians flee violence, thousands affected by flooding in South Sudan, UN migration agency warns of "pervasive" human trafficking in Ukraine, UN expert calls for better education to combat growing anti-Semitism.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1049621

Anti-immigrant Group Leader Maria Espinoza Runs for Congress Again
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-10-18
Maria Espinoza, the national director of the anti-immigrant hate group the Remembrance Project, is running again for Congress in her home district in Texas.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/10/18/anti-immigrant-group-leader-maria-espinoza-runs-congress-again

New labour laws in Qatar benefiting migrant workers a 'momentous step forward': ILO
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-17
New legislation in Qatar which will allow foreign workers to freely change jobs and leave the country without the approval of their employers, has been praised by the International Labour Organization (ILO) as "a momentous step forward in upholding the rights of migrant workers."
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1049471

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Soaring obesity rates, sustainable development funding alliance, new UN office to support Haiti
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-16
A recap of Wednesday's main stories: Poor global diets triggering obesity; cancer incidents expected to rise indicates new 'atlas'; CEOs join UN to tackle SDG funding; New UN Mission launches in Haiti; to blend better into Big Apple life, NYC restaurant gives migrants, refugees and fresh start.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1049381

Ingredients for a new life: how cooking helps refugees and migrants blend in
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-16
On a Friday afternoon, in a small restaurant kitchen in the New York borough of Brooklyn, head chef Alexander Harris is giving instructions to his attentive team, preparing them for the busy evening ahead. So far, the tables are empty, but the small, popular space, with just a handful of tables – and some stools around the bar – will soon be bustling with the evening crowd.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1049391

Newark protesters: Democratic Party machine an accomplice in Trump's war on immigrants
Esteban Guevara | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-16
Protesters gathered in Newark, New Jersey for a rally and 3-mile march up to the detention center organized by the Resist the Deportation Machine Network on Oct. 12 to demand the closure of the ICE concentration camp in Essex county.
liberationnews.org/newark-protesters-democratic-party-machine-an-accomplice-in-trumps-war-on-immigrants/

It Was the Longest Debate So Far, But CNN & NYT Asked No Questions on Climate Crisis & Immigration
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-16
Despite ongoing climate chaos and a sustained humanitarian disaster at the southern border, The New York Times and CNN failed to ask candidates directly about immigration or the climate crisis at Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate. We speak with Marielena Hincapié, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center, who says the lack of attention to immigraton "was a major gap in the three-hour debate." We also speak with journalist Kate Aronoff about the debate's failure to address the climate crisis.
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/16/no_immigration_questions_in_democratic_debate

California Lawmakers Passed a Bill Banning Private Prisons
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-15
Activist Amani Sawari talks about what the impact on people in private prisons and immigration detention centers will be if Governor Gavin Newsom signs AB32, which would phase out private prisons by 2028.
therealnews.com/stories/california-bans-private-prisons

Kurds Turn to Bashar al-Assad for Protection as U.S. Abandons Former Allies to Turkish Assault
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-14
Syrian troops are massing near the Turkish border, one day after Bashar al-Assad's government reached a deal to help protect the Kurds from Turkey's deadly air and ground assault. On Sunday, the Kurds agreed, in a deal brokered by Russia, to hand over two border towns to the Syrian government in exchange for protection. The Kurds had been allied with the United States up until last week, when President Trump abruptly pulled U.S. troops from northern Syria, paving the way for Turkey's assault. More than 130,000 people have already been displaced over the past five days since Turkey invaded northern Syria. The deat…
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/14/kurds_northern_syria_turkey_assad

Resisting Anti-Immigrant Hate in the City of Big Shoulders
Teresa Albano | progressive.org | 2019-10-11
A gaggle of far-right MAGA men showed up at a Chicago church to protest its immigrant rights work. Bad decision.
progressive.org/dispatches/chicago-anti-immigration-sentiments-albano-191011/

Trump's latest policy assault on immigrants is cruel and unnecessary
splcenter.org | 2019-10-11
Last week the Trump administration renewed its attack on immigrants, this time limiting admission to our country to only people who can prove they will have health insurance coverage within 30 days of entering the United States.
splcenter.org/news/2019/10/14/trumps-latest-policy-assault-immigrants-cruel-and-unnecessary

Erdogan Says Military Invasion of Syria Has Begun as Turkish Jets Bomb the Kurds
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-10-09
Video shows Turkish troops crossing the border, as journalists warn that "a new phase of this bloody regional war could be about to begin."

Erdogan Says Military Invasion of Syria Has Begun as Turkish Jets Bomb the Kurds

Vigil: Justice for Nebane Abienwi! Cameroonian migrant dies in ICE custody
Nicole Roussell | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-07
On October 7, protesters gathered in front of immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington, D.C. for a candlelight vigil in response to the death of a 37-year-old Cameroonian asylum seeker who died in ICE custody.
liberationnews.org/vigil-justice-for-nebane-abienwi-cameroonian-migrant-dies-in-ice-custody/

'This is an emergency:' New Haven demands a real Sanctuary City
PSL Connecticut | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-04
" øQue queremos? °Ciudad Santuario! øCuando? °Ahora!" was the chant that rang out from the steps of New Haven City Hall on Oct. 2, as a crowd of 50 people gathered to demand immediate action from the Board of Alders on an ordinance establishing strong sanctuary city legislation.
liberationnews.org/this-is-an-emergency-new-haven-demands-a-real-sanctuary-city/

Trump Official Ken Cuccinelli Speaks to Anti-Immigrant Hate Group
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-09-26
The acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) became the latest Trump administration official to speak at an event organized by the anti-immigrant hate group Center for Immigration Studies.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/09/26/trump-official-ken-cuccinelli-speaks-anti-immigrant-hate-group

Family separation under the Trump administration — a timeline
splcenter.org | 2019-09-24
Long before the Trump administration implemented its "zero tolerance" immigration enforcement policy in 2018, it was already separating children from their parents as part of a "pilot program" conducted in the El Paso, Texas, area and along other parts of the border.
splcenter.org/news/2019/09/24/family-separation-under-trump-administration-timeline