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2020-10-21: News Headlines

Teresa Gutierrez (2020-10-21). Proveer agua para migrantes y aliados es un crimen para EE.UU. workers.org Trump no solo continúa llevando a cabo una vil diatriba antiinmigrante casi a diario, sino que los agentes del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas llevaron a cabo recientemente un siniestro ataque SWAT en Arizona. Y en la ciudad de Nueva York, los agentes de ICE están arrestando a . . . |

Al Neal (2020-10-20). Supreme Court to review 'Remain in Mexico' policy; migrants face terror-filled wait. peoplesworld.org For asylum seekers and refugees forced to stay in Mexico as their requests to enter the United States enter procedural limbo, their lives are minimized to being political and legal ping-pong balls, going back and forth over the new (incomplete) border wall with every court ruling or Trump administration executive order. On Monday, Oct. 19, …

Ashley Smith (2020-10-20). Competing with Nature: COVID-19 as a capitalist virus. mronline.org He's turned it into a political propaganda unit to the point that it is unable to deal even with a major outbreak within our own borders. The U.S. is beginning to exhibit the features of a failed nation state.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr (2020-10-20). $18 Billion COVID Vaccine Gold Rush Threatens Horseshoe Crabs, Ocean Ecosystem. globalresearch.ca The annual spring congregation of egg-laden horseshoe crabs on the east coast provide a vital food source for annual migrations of millions of shore birds. | The

WSWS (2020-10-20). Queensland state election underscores political instability in Australia. wsws.org While focussing on closing the state borders due to COVID-19, Labor is reassuring the corporate elite that a Labor government will meet all its requirements.

Forbes West (2020-10-19). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration: Reds need not apply. peoplesworld.org Immigrants inside the United States can be denied the ability to adjust their status to "lawful permanent resident" on the grounds of membership "or affiliation" [emphasis added] with a Communist or "totalitarian" party, either foreign or domestic, according to new policy "guidance" issued Oct. 2 by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The directive refers to …

RT (2020-10-19). Greece to expand wall on Turkish border to block migrants. rt.com Athens said on Monday it had finalized plans to build a wall along Greece's border with Turkey, to prevent large numbers of migrants from crossing into the country illegally. | About 26 kilometers (16 miles) of wall will be added to an existing 10 km section of fence, government spokesman Stelios Petsas said, adding that the project is due to be completed by the end of April. The five-meter (15-foot) barrier would cost €63 million ($74 million). | The wall will be made of galvanized square steel tubes and concrete foundations, Greece's public order ministry has said. In addition, a surveillance camera net…

The Canary (2020-10-19). MPs vote to remove child refugee protections from immigration law. thecanary.co The government has stripped out protections for lone child refugees from immigration legislation that will end EU freedom-of-movement rules in the UK.Unaccompanied children: MPs voted 327 votes to 264 — majority 63 — to remove an amendment made by peers which would have required the government to ensure unaccompanied children in the EU continue to be relocated with close relatives in the UK. The division list showed six Conservative MPs rebelled to try and keep the measure in the Bill, including former ministers David Davis and Tim Loughton.The amendment to continue existing arrangements had been…

RT (2020-10-19). US Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump's appeal on border wall funding while reviewing legality of 'stay in Mexico' policy. rt.com The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by Donald Trump's administration over a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional boundaries when funneling military funds to border wall construction. | The legal battle around Trump's 2016 campaign cornerstone — the US-Mexico border wall — continued on Monday when the Supreme Court agreed to hear his appeal. | Back in June, a lower court ruled that the Trump administration's decision to shift military money to construction of a border wall, after Congress had refused to appropriate funds for the project, was illegal. Trump took $2.5 billion from…

Global Research News (2020-10-19). Selected Articles: Where Are the Borders of the State of Israel? globalresearch.ca By Let no one say — without a vigorous challenge — that the so-called 'new normal' …

Majdi Khaldi (2020-10-19). Where Are the Borders of the State of Israel? Why Do They Refuse to Demarcate Them? globalresearch.ca When you ask any Israeli government official or diplomat about the borders and map of the State of Israel, surely you will not get a clear answer. Successive Israeli governments, backed up by the Zionist movement worldwide, have ambitions to …

NAACP LDF & CHRGJ NYU (2020-10-19). Friday 10/23: Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice (Day 2). indybay.org Virtual conference (FREE)…

NAACP LDF & CHRGJ NYU (2020-10-19). Thursday 10/22: Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice (Day 1). indybay.org Virtual conference (FREE)…

yenisafak (2020-10-19). India says Chinese soldier apprehended in Ladakh, to be returned. yenisafak.com The Indian army said on Monday that it had captured a Chinese soldier after he strayed across a contested de facto border in the western Himalayan region where both countries have amassed thousands of troops after a deadly clash in June.The People's Liberation Army soldier was apprehended in the Demchok area of eastern Ladakh, and would be returned after the completion of formalities, the Indian army said in a statement."The PLA soldier has been provided medical assistance including oxygen, food and warm clothes to protect him from the vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh climatic conditions," the statement sai…

Julia Conley, staff writer (2020-10-19). Amid Trump Failure to Get Pandemic Under Control, Canada Extends Border Closure With US. commondreams.org Canadian officials are regarding the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. warily, as Public Safety Minister Bill Blair on Monday announced the country is extending its border restrictions for at least another month. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/screen_shot_2020-10-19_at_4.34.52_pm.png

Staff (2020-10-18). COVID Hit Alabama Hard. State Officials Funneled CARES Act Relief to Donors. truthout.org Now in its seventh month, Covid-19 still snakes across America. It first attacked densely packed, blighted areas like New York City and Chicago, along with prisons, immigrant jails, meat slaughterhouses, and nursing homes. It then swerved south and west — again to heavily populated areas in Florida, Texas, and Arizona. In all these areas, frontline "essential" workers and those living with them were the hardest hit. | In the second month, the virus stormed into insulated American towns we…

RT (2020-10-18). 18yo Chicago man arrested after teacher & classmates witness sexual assault on 7yo student during online class. rt.com An 18-year-old man has been charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a minor after he was caught on a livestream abusing a seven-year-old student in the middle of an online class in Chicago. | The shocking incident occurred in West Chesterfield during a break from an online class on Thursday, when the teacher asked the students to mute themselves and turn off their cameras. The young victim's camera, however, remained on and caught the sexual abuse act — livestreaming it to multiple students, as the teacher desperately urged them to log off immediately. | When police raided the victim's house to…

League of Consv. Voters and partners (2020-10-18). Tuesday 10/20: Immigration & Environment: Building Upon Our Roots for a Just Future. indybay.org Online via livestream…

Mehr News Agency (2020-10-18). Border guards aiding deprived areas under pandemic. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Iranian border guards in South Khorasan Razavi province have been providing the people living in the deprived regions of the province with help under the pandemic.

Ben Norton (2020-10-17). Unelected Bolivian govt detains, doxxes, threatens international observers on eve of election. thegrayzone.com Bolivia's unelected transitional administration has repeatedly threatened international electoral observers, detained monitors from Argentina in the airport, and shared the private information of Spanish supervisors with a far-right activist. By Ben Norton LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — On the eve of Bolivia's first election since a violent November 2019 military takeover that removed President Evo Morales from office, the unelected de facto government has detained, doxxed, and threatened international electoral observers. On October 16, Bolivia's migration department shared the private information …

Fight Back (2020-10-17). Minneapolis protest demands legalization for immigrants. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Around 100 people marched through downtown Minneapolis, October 14, from Senator Amy Klobuchar's office to the Hennepin County Jail. The march was part of an ongoing campaign by the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) demanding legalization for all immigrants including those eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), TPS (Temporary Protected Status), and DED (Deferred Enforced Departure) status. More than a million immigrants that hold these statuses are in increasing danger of deportation because of recent court rulings that open the door to the Trump administra…

news.un (2020-10-17). Twelve migrants dead, others missing off the coast of Djibouti: IOM. news.un.org Twelve migrants have died and others are missing after being thrown off a boat by smugglers off the coast of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-10-17). Bolivian security forces detain Argentine deputy Federico Fagioli. peoplesdispatch.org The deputy from Frente de Todos coalition in Argentina was detained at the airport in El Alto by immigration officials, police and unidentified individuals and taken to a detention center in the airport…

WSWS (2020-10-17). US border police attack Native American protest against Arizona border wall. wsws.org Thirty protesters were shot with rubber bullets and teargassed during a ceremony Monday held at a border checkpoint on O'odham lands in southern Arizona.

2020-10-20: News Headlines

Ashley Smith (2020-10-20). Competing with Nature: COVID-19 as a capitalist virus. mronline.org He's turned it into a political propaganda unit to the point that it is unable to deal even with a major outbreak within our own borders. The U.S. is beginning to exhibit the features of a failed nation state.

Forbes West (2020-10-19). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration: Reds need not apply. peoplesworld.org Immigrants inside the United States can be denied the ability to adjust their status to "lawful permanent resident" on the grounds of membership "or affiliation" [emphasis added] with a Communist or "totalitarian" party, either foreign or domestic, according to new policy "guidance" issued Oct. 2 by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The directive refers to …

RT (2020-10-19). Greece to expand wall on Turkish border to block migrants. rt.com Athens said on Monday it had finalized plans to build a wall along Greece's border with Turkey, to prevent large numbers of migrants from crossing into the country illegally. | About 26 kilometers (16 miles) of wall will be added to an existing 10 km section of fence, government spokesman Stelios Petsas said, adding that the project is due to be completed by the end of April. The five-meter (15-foot) barrier would cost €63 million ($74 million). | The wall will be made of galvanized square steel tubes and concrete foundations, Greece's public order ministry has said. In addition, a surveillance camera net…

RT (2020-10-19). US Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump's appeal on border wall funding while reviewing legality of 'stay in Mexico' policy. rt.com The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by Donald Trump's administration over a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional boundaries when funneling military funds to border wall construction. | The legal battle around Trump's 2016 campaign cornerstone — the US-Mexico border wall — continued on Monday when the Supreme Court agreed to hear his appeal. | Back in June, a lower court ruled that the Trump administration's decision to shift military money to construction of a border wall, after Congress had refused to appropriate funds for the project, was illegal. Trump took $2.5 billion from…

Global Research News (2020-10-19). Selected Articles: Where Are the Borders of the State of Israel? globalresearch.ca By Let no one say — without a vigorous challenge — that the so-called 'new normal' …

Majdi Khaldi (2020-10-19). Where Are the Borders of the State of Israel? Why Do They Refuse to Demarcate Them? globalresearch.ca When you ask any Israeli government official or diplomat about the borders and map of the State of Israel, surely you will not get a clear answer. Successive Israeli governments, backed up by the Zionist movement worldwide, have ambitions to …

NAACP LDF & CHRGJ NYU (2020-10-19). Thursday 10/22: Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice (Day 1). indybay.org Virtual conference (FREE)…

NAACP LDF & CHRGJ NYU (2020-10-19). Friday 10/23: Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice (Day 2). indybay.org Virtual conference (FREE)…

yenisafak (2020-10-19). India says Chinese soldier apprehended in Ladakh, to be returned. yenisafak.com The Indian army said on Monday that it had captured a Chinese soldier after he strayed across a contested de facto border in the western Himalayan region where both countries have amassed thousands of troops after a deadly clash in June.The People's Liberation Army soldier was apprehended in the Demchok area of eastern Ladakh, and would be returned after the completion of formalities, the Indian army said in a statement."The PLA soldier has been provided medical assistance including oxygen, food and warm clothes to protect him from the vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh climatic conditions," the statement sai…

Julia Conley, staff writer (2020-10-19). Amid Trump Failure to Get Pandemic Under Control, Canada Extends Border Closure With US. commondreams.org Canadian officials are regarding the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. warily, as Public Safety Minister Bill Blair on Monday announced the country is extending its border restrictions for at least another month. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/screen_shot_2020-10-19_at_4.34.52_pm.png

Staff (2020-10-18). COVID Hit Alabama Hard. State Officials Funneled CARES Act Relief to Donors. truthout.org Now in its seventh month, Covid-19 still snakes across America. It first attacked densely packed, blighted areas like New York City and Chicago, along with prisons, immigrant jails, meat slaughterhouses, and nursing homes. It then swerved south and west — again to heavily populated areas in Florida, Texas, and Arizona. In all these areas, frontline "essential" workers and those living with them were the hardest hit. | In the second month, the virus stormed into insulated American towns we…

RT (2020-10-18). 18yo Chicago man arrested after teacher & classmates witness sexual assault on 7yo student during online class. rt.com An 18-year-old man has been charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a minor after he was caught on a livestream abusing a seven-year-old student in the middle of an online class in Chicago. | The shocking incident occurred in West Chesterfield during a break from an online class on Thursday, when the teacher asked the students to mute themselves and turn off their cameras. The young victim's camera, however, remained on and caught the sexual abuse act — livestreaming it to multiple students, as the teacher desperately urged them to log off immediately. | When police raided the victim's house to…

League of Consv. Voters and partners (2020-10-18). Tuesday 10/20: Immigration & Environment: Building Upon Our Roots for a Just Future. indybay.org Online via livestream…

Mehr News Agency (2020-10-18). Border guards aiding deprived areas under pandemic. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Iranian border guards in South Khorasan Razavi province have been providing the people living in the deprived regions of the province with help under the pandemic.

Ben Norton (2020-10-17). Unelected Bolivian govt detains, doxxes, threatens international observers on eve of election. thegrayzone.com Bolivia's unelected transitional administration has repeatedly threatened international electoral observers, detained monitors from Argentina in the airport, and shared the private information of Spanish supervisors with a far-right activist. By Ben Norton LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — On the eve of Bolivia's first election since a violent November 2019 military takeover that removed President Evo Morales from office, the unelected de facto government has detained, doxxed, and threatened international electoral observers. On October 16, Bolivia's migration department shared the private information …

Fight Back (2020-10-17). Minneapolis protest demands legalization for immigrants. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Around 100 people marched through downtown Minneapolis, October 14, from Senator Amy Klobuchar's office to the Hennepin County Jail. The march was part of an ongoing campaign by the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) demanding legalization for all immigrants including those eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), TPS (Temporary Protected Status), and DED (Deferred Enforced Departure) status. More than a million immigrants that hold these statuses are in increasing danger of deportation because of recent court rulings that open the door to the Trump administra…

news.un (2020-10-17). Twelve migrants dead, others missing off the coast of Djibouti: IOM. news.un.org Twelve migrants have died and others are missing after being thrown off a boat by smugglers off the coast of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-10-17). Bolivian security forces detain Argentine deputy Federico Fagioli. peoplesdispatch.org The deputy from Frente de Todos coalition in Argentina was detained at the airport in El Alto by immigration officials, police and unidentified individuals and taken to a detention center in the airport…

WSWS (2020-10-17). US border police attack Native American protest against Arizona border wall. wsws.org Thirty protesters were shot with rubber bullets and teargassed during a ceremony Monday held at a border checkpoint on O'odham lands in southern Arizona.

Staff (2020-10-16). Headlines for October 16, 2020. democracynow.org COVID-19 Hospitalizations on the Rise Across U.S. as Confirmed Cases Hit 8 Million, French Police Raid Homes of Government Officials in Probe of Failed Coronavirus Response, WHO Finds Remdesivir Fails to Prevent COVID-19 Deaths, World Health Organization Warns Many Will Have to Wait Until 2022 for Vaccine, Senate on Track to Confirm Far-Right Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Oct. 26, Joe Biden Defends 1994 Crime Bill and Calls for More Police Funding, President Trump Refuses to Disavow Far-Right Anti-Semitic QAnon Conspiracy Theory, Trump Celebrates Apparent Extrajudicial Killing by U.S. Marshals Carryi…

Staff (2020-10-16). Indigenous communities fight the border regime Trump is imposing on their lands. therealnews.com In our final First Nations Friday, we discuss the ongoing protests at Trump's U.S./Mexico border wall, where Indigenous communities call for an end to colonial borders. We also have a special announcement about a new show coming to The Real News Network!

Urooj Alavi (2020-10-16). ICE is Trying to Deport My Husband While I Treat COVID Patients. aclu.org I work as a registered nurse in an intensive care unit in Southern California. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, I've been working alongside my colleagues as we try to save the lives of the sickest patients and comfort their families. The hours have been long, and we have all seen more than our share of sorrow., , Fortunately, for most of the pandemic I had my husband to lean on. It was comforting to know that while I was in the unit, he was at home caring for our two young children and that when I came home he would be there to support me., , That changed in July, when ICE detained him during a routine check…

The Canary (2020-10-16). Thousands call for new Brexit 'lorry park' to be named after Nigel Farage. thecanary.co Thousands of people are calling for a huge, new Brexit "lorry park" in Kent to be named after Nigel Farage. A tongue-in-cheek petition wants the Brexit Party leader to be recognised for his contribution to the UK leaving the EU."Diesel-soaked Valhalla": Up to 1,700 lorries will be able to park at the new facility, which is under construction next to the M20 in Ashford. While the government refers to it as an "inland border facility", the online campaign prefers to describe it as a "diesel-soaked Valhalla".As the UK approaches the end of the Brexit transition period, a number of measures are being put in pl…

Mehr News Agency (2020-10-16). VIDEO: Israeli police raid in a wedding ceremony sparks anger. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) — Zionist police brutally attacked an Orthodox wedding ceremony for breaking the lockdown rules, injuring several people in front of children and arresting several others including the groom.

Silky Shah (2020-10-16). Why America Still Needs to Abolish ICE. commondreams.org A silent protest in New York's World Trade Center on Jan. 6, 2020 in support of children who have died in ICE custody. (Photo: Erik McGregor / LightRocket via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/201014-think-ice-detention-center-protest-se-438p_93b98671d80bfef8c91310c978532281.fit-2000w.jpg