As Dictators Target Citizens Abroad, Few Safe Spaces Remain

For émigrés and exiles, pressure on families back home, social media intimidation, even kidnapping, have become a regular part of life.

#assassinations-and-attempted-assassinations, #cyberharassment, #deportation, #extraordinary-rendition, #fugitives, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #immigration-and-emigration, #kidnapping-and-hostages, #political-prisoners, #politics-and-government, #social-media, #targeted-killings, #uighurs-chinese-ethnic-group

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President Biden, the Clock Is Ticking to Rescind a Trump Immigration Policy

Border crossings between the U.S. and Mexico should return to normal status, with normal rules for asylum seekers.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #central-america, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #mexico, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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U.S. Grants Temporary Protections to Thousands of Haitians

The designation, which will be in place for 18 months, could protect as many as 150,000 Haitians living temporarily in the United States.

#appeals-courts-us, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #haiti, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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Migrants Separated From Their Children Will Be Allowed Into U.S.

A handful of parents from Mexico and Central America who were deported under the Trump administration’s family separation policy will be reunited this week with their children.

#american-civil-liberties-union, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #deportation, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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A Sharp Divide at the Supreme Court Over a One-Letter Word

In an immigration ruling that scrambled the usual alliances, the justices differed over the significance of the article “a.”

#deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Supreme Court Rules on Immigration Notice Rules

In an immigration ruling that scrambled the usual alliances, the justices differed over the significance of the article “a.”

#deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #kavanaugh-brett-m, #supreme-court-us

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To Lead ICE, Biden Taps Ed Gonzalez, a Sheriff From Texas

Ed Gonzalez would take over an agency that has not had a permanent leader since 2017.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #gonzalez-ed-harris-county-tex-sheriff, #harris-county-tex, #human-trafficking, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Denmark Strips Some Syrians of Residency Status

The country is the first E.U. nation to make such a move. Many Syrians say that returning to their native country isn’t an option, and rights groups warn that the policy will tear some families apart.

#asylum-right-of, #denmark, #deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #syria

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‘Essential’ Migrant Farmworkers Risk Infection and Deportation

In California, undocumented farmworkers have been labeled essential by the government and prioritized for vaccines. But public health officials face several challenges in reaching an unprotected population.

#agriculture-and-farming, #california, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Migrant Families at U.S.-Mexico Border Deported by Surprise

When 149 migrants were escorted onto a bridge by U.S. Border Patrol agents, they had no idea where they were being taken. Many collapsed, crying, when they learned they were back in Mexico.

#border-patrol-us, #central-america, #ciudad-juarez-mexico, #deportation, #el-paso-tex, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico

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He Was Caught Jaywalking. He Was Almost Deported for It.

Javier Castillo Maradiaga was freed this week after 15 months in federal detention. New York had turned him over to ICE in error.

#bronx-nyc, #correction-department-nyc, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-detention

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Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany

The deportation of Friedrich Karl Berger capped what could be the last prosecution by the U.S. government of collaborators in Nazi war crimes.

#berger-friedrich-karl, #deportation, #germany, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #immigration-and-emigration, #oak-ridge-tenn, #rosenbaum-eli-m-1955, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #world-war-ii-1939-45

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After Three Years in a Church Facing Deportation, ‘Today I Have Freedom’

Saheeda Nadeem, 65, an undocumented immigrant from Pakistan who was given sanctuary by the First Congregational Church in Kalamazoo, Mich., learned this week that she would not be deported, her lawyer said.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #kalamazoo-mich, #michigan, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Biden Faces Pressure to Make Amends on Family Separation

Restitution, mental health services and legal permanent residency are among the demands for compensation to families harmed by the Trump-era border policy.

#american-civil-liberties-union, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration

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Judge Blocks 100-Day Pause on Deportation, a Blow to Biden’s Immigration Agenda

A court in Texas issued a 14-day nationwide temporary restraining order sought by the state’s attorney general that would prevent carrying out the policy, which was issued within hours of the president’s inauguration.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #deportation, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #paxton-ken, #texas, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Israel Extradites Teacher Accused of Abuse in Australia, Reports Say

Malka Leifer, who fled to Israel, faces 74 counts of sexual abuse related to her tenure as a principal at a Jewish girls’ school in Melbourne.

#australia, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #deportation, #extradition, #israel, #leifer-malka, #melbourne-australia, #principals-school, #sex-crimes

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American Woman to Be Deported From Bali After Calling It ‘Queer Friendly’

Indonesian immigration officials detained the woman overnight Tuesday and said she was being deported for “spreading information that could unsettle the public.”

#bali-indonesia, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deportation, #race-and-ethnicity, #travel-and-vacations, #twitter

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Facing Deportation, They Fled to the Safety of a Church. Now They are Free.

A Jamaican couple spent nearly two and a half years inside Philadelphia churches, isolated even further by the pandemic. This month, U.S. immigration officials relented.

#asylum-right-of, #churches-buildings, #deportation, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #jamaica-west-indies, #philadelphia-pa, #thompson-oneita

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As Biden Prepares to Take Office, a New Rush at the Border

The president-elect has promised a more humane border policy. But devastated economies and natural disasters in Latin America have fueled a spike in migration that could make pledges hard to keep.

#arizona, #asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration

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Three Years After Family Separation, Her Son Is Back. But Her Life Is Not.

Many of the migrant families separated under the Trump administration’s most controversial immigration policy have been reunited. But some are still struggling.

#deportation, #families-and-family-life, #family-separation-policy-us-immigration, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #trump-donald-j

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Judge Orders Government to Fully Reinstate DACA Program

Up to 300,000 additional undocumented immigrants could be allowed to apply for protection from deportation under a new court ruling. President Trump had sought to cancel the program.

#deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #garaufis-nicholas-g, #immigration-and-emigration

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After a Pandemic Pause, ICE Resumes Deportation Arrests

The Trump administration says it is targeting criminals, but government data suggests that many others are getting caught up in immigration sweeps.

#california, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration

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A Private Security Company Is Detaining Migrant Children at Hotels

Under emergency coronavirus orders, the Trump administration is using hotels across the country to hold migrant children and families before expelling them.

#american-hotel-and-lodging-assn, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deportation, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #hampton-inns, #hilton-worldwide-holdings-inc, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention

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‘Immigration Nation’ Review: The Banality of Deportation

This Netflix documentary looks at the bureaucracy of immigration enforcement — an intriguing investigation that probably won’t change any minds.

#border-patrol-us, #deportation, #foreign-workers, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #netflix-inc, #television, #web-original-programming

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Asylum Officers Condemn What They Call ‘Draconian’ Plans by Trump

A Trump administration plan to overhaul the asylum system would subject vulnerable families to danger and violate international law, officers who would carry out the policy said.

#asylum-right-of, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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How ICE Helped Spread the Coronavirus

The New York Times, in collaboration with The Marshall Project, investigated how Immigration and Customs Enforcement became a domestic and global spreader of the virus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #trump-donald-j

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A Woman Without a Country: Adopted at Birth and Deportable at 30

She grew up thinking she was American. When she realized that she wasn’t, her quest to fix the problem put her at risk of deportation.

#adoptions, #alaska, #citizenship-and-immigration-services-us, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #trimble-rebecca

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Trump Says Administration Will Try Again to End ‘Dreamers’ Program

Responding to Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, the president said he will follow the rules set out by the justices to challenge the Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

#deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #miller-stephen-1985, #obama-barack, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump Says Administration Will Try Again to End DACA

Responding to Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, the president said he will follow the rules set out by the justices to challenge the Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

#deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #miller-stephen-1985, #obama-barack, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Why the Supreme Court DACA Ruling Affects Us All

Dreamers, and all Americans, deserve more stability than they are getting under Donald Trump.

#citizenship-and-naturalization, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #deportation, #illegal-immigration

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My Futile Struggle for Stillness

I am isolating in a Mexican village, alternating between being impressed by my capacity for serenity and wanting to strangle myself for descending into triteness of Eat, Pray, Love proportions.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #deportation, #discrimination, #immigration-and-emigration, #trump-donald-j

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More Than 900 Children Have Been Expelled Under a Pandemic Border Policy

Since the coronavirus broke out, the Trump administration has deported hundreds of migrant children alone — in some cases, without notifying their families.

#asylum-right-of, #border-patrol-us, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #politics-and-government, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump Is Using the Coronavirus to Flout Immigration Laws

Refugees and unaccompanied children are the targets of summary border expulsions.

#asylum-right-of, #border-patrol-us, #canada, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deportation, #epidemics, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #medicine-and-health, #mexico, #obama-barack, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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Before Covid-19, Trump Aide Sought to Use Disease to Close Borders

The president’s chief adviser on immigration, Stephen Miller, had long tried to halt migration based on public health, without success. Then came the coronavirus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deportation, #immigration-and-emigration, #miller-stephen-1985

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The Mission to Hunt Nazis Has Become a Race Against Time

The latest target was a 94-year-old man in Tennessee said to have been a guard at a concentration camp in Germany. “These people are old, and they’re dying,” a prosecutor said of the cases’ urgency.

#berger-friedrich-karl, #concentration-camps, #deportation, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #holt-rebecca-l, #oak-ridge-tenn, #oak-ridge-national-laboratory, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #world-war-ii-1939-45

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