Thousands of Haitian Migrants to Stay in U.S.

Border agents are making life-altering decisions for thousands of Haitian families on the border on whether they can stay in the U.S. or be deported.

#asylum-right-of, #border-patrol-us, #deportation, #haiti, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #texas, #united-states-politics-and-government

Adoptees Shouldn’t Have to Live in Fear of Being Deported

There’s bipartisan support for legislation that could put an end to the peril facing transnational adoptees.

#adoptions, #blue-bayou-movie, #chon-justin, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #immigration-and-emigration, #law-and-legislation

Biden Pushes Deterrent Border Policy After Promising ‘Humane’ Approach

The deportation of Haitian migrants is a stark example of how President Biden has deployed some of the most aggressive approaches to immigration put in place by former President Donald J. Trump.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #deportation, #haiti, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Germany’s Far Right Is Nowhere in the Election. But It’s ‘Here to Stay.’

In the next national Parliament, the far-right Alternative for Germany party is likely to remain a pariah force. But it looks assured, too, of a role in shaping the country’s future.

#alternative-for-germany, #berlin-germany, #elections, #european-union, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #germany, #green-party-germany, #halle-germany, #hanau-germany-shooting-2020, #hitler-adolf, #immigration-and-emigration, #kabul-afghanistan, #merkel-angela, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #neo-nazi-groups, #politics-and-government, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #weidel-alice

Images of Border Patrol’s Treatment of Haitian Migrants Prompt Outrage

The footage offered a glimpse of the chaos that has been unfolding in Texas and called into question President Biden’s decision to swiftly deport thousands.

#asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #del-rio-tex, #haiti, #harris-kamala-d, #homeland-security-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #united-states-politics-and-government

For Families in Europe, U.S. Travel Ban’s End Is a New Beginning

Plans to lift the restrictions were met with relief by those who have been unable to visit loved ones. Others, though, are coping with lost jobs and lost opportunities.

#europe, #immigration-and-emigration, #travel-warnings

Long Island Man Targeted Latino Immigrants for Attack, Police Say

The authorities said the 19-year-old man chose victims at gathering places for day laborers.

#assaults, #brookhaven-ny, #day-laborers, #farmingville-ny, #hate-crimes, #immigration-and-emigration, #long-island-ny, #lucero-marcelo, #national-day-laborer-organizing-network, #patchogue-ny, #suffolk-county-ny

After Setback, Democrats Vow to Push Ahead on Immigration Overhaul

After a top Senate official rejected a proposal to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants, Democrats said they would craft an alternative.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #dream-act-development-relief-and-education-for-minors-act, #federal-budget-us, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #macdonough-elizabeth, #menendez-robert, #migrant-labor-agriculture, #schumer-charles-e, #senate, #united-states-politics-and-government

Deported by U.S., Haitians Are in Shock: ‘I Don’t Know This Country’

Haitians who lived abroad for years have been returned to a country in crisis that they barely recognize — often, they say, without a hearing.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #del-rio-tex, #deportation, #haiti, #haiti-earthquake-august-2021, #henry-ariel, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #mayorkas-alejandro

I’m a Texas Abortion Provider. My Work Serves the Community.

Navigating care for pregnancy and abortion in Texas is impossible.

#abortion, #children-and-childhood, #immigration-and-emigration, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #supreme-court-us, #texas

Glimpses of ‘Lost Tribe’ Jewish Communities in India and Myanmar

Often overlooked, the communities in South and Southeast Asia complicate notions of Jewish identity while emphasizing its malleability.

#assam-state-india, #christians-and-christianity, #immigration-and-emigration, #india, #israel, #jews-and-judaism, #myanmar, #photography, #synagogues, #travel-and-vacations

Residents of Del Rio Feel the Impact of the Migrant Crisis

The influx of thousands of migrants has led to squalor under a bridge, and a dispirited town beyond it.

#border-barriers, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #haiti, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #laughlin-air-force-base-del-rio-tex, #mexican-americans, #rio-grande-river, #texas

Democrats Dealt a Blow on Immigration Plans

The Senate’s parliamentarian ruled that Democrats’ plan to give 8 million immigrants a path to citizenship could not be achieved through the reconciliation process.

#citizenship-and-naturalization, #democratic-party, #dream-act-development-relief-and-education-for-minors-act, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #macdonough-elizabeth, #senate, #united-states-politics-and-government

Merkel’s Children: Living Legacies Called Angela, Angie and Sometimes Merkel

For some refugee families who traveled to Germany during the migrant crisis of 2015 and 2016, gratitude for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to welcome them comes via a namesake.

#afghanistan, #africa, #elections, #europe, #germany, #immigration-and-emigration, #merkel-angela, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #orban-viktor, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

Haiti Protests Mass Deportation of Migrants to a Country in Crisis

Haiti migration officials have asked the United States for a “humanitarian moratorium” even as they prepare to receive the first returnees from Texas. “Will we have enough to feed these people?”

#del-rio-tex, #deportation, #haiti, #immigration-and-emigration, #politics-and-government

Biden Administration to Deport Haitians in South Texas

More than 14,000 Haitians are camping out under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, awaiting processing by the United States Border Patrol.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-patrol-us, #del-rio-tex, #haiti, #harris-kamala-d, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico

How Hope, Fear and Misinformation Led Thousands of Haitians to the U.S. Border

Some left to find work. Others to escape violence or racial discrimination in other countries. But many believe ‘there is nothing to go back to.’

#border-patrol-us, #del-rio-tex, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration

Fully Virtual Weddings Are Happening in Utah

Thousands of international couples, separated by Covid-19 travel restrictions, have found a surprising lifeboat in Provo, Utah, where the wedding process has been fully virtualized.

#immigration-and-emigration, #weddings-and-engagements

From TV to the French Presidency? Éric Zemmour Eyes Trump’s Path

Éric Zemmour, a writer and TV celebrity known for his far-right nationalism, dominates political talk in France as he weighs a run for president.

#cnews-canal-plus-sa, #elections, #france, #immigration-and-emigration, #le-pen-marine, #les-republicains-france, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #national-rally-france, #politics-and-government, #trump-donald-j

Thousands of Migrants Huddle in Squalid Conditions Under Texas Bridge

The temporary camp in Del Rio has grown with staggering speed in recent days during a massive surge in migration that has overwhelmed the authorities.

#border-patrol-us, #del-rio-tex, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration

Ida Nudel, ‘Angel’ to Soviet Jews Seeking to Flee, Dies at 90

During the Cold War, she fought for the rights of others and waged a 16-year fight of her own for an exit visa to Israel. She finally won in 1987.

#cold-war-era, #deaths-obituaries, #immigration-and-emigration, #israel, #jews-and-judaism, #nudel-ida, #russia, #ussr-former-soviet-union

CNews, a Fox-Style News Network in France, Rides a Wave of Discontent

CNews, the creation of the billionaire Vincent Bolloré, has become France’s No. 1 news network by giving a new bullhorn for right-wing views on crime, immigration, climate and Covid.

#cnews-canal-plus-sa, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #france, #immigration-and-emigration, #news-and-news-media, #politics-and-government, #television

Is Stranger Hatred Hard-Wired Into Humans?

“Of Fear and Strangers,” by George Makari, examines the history of xenophobia, its evolution in modern times and how we might combat it.

#books-and-literature, #discrimination, #immigration-and-emigration, #makari-george-j, #of-fear-and-strangers-a-history-of-xenophobia-book, #race-and-ethnicity

The U.K. Prepared for a Jobs Crisis, but Got the Unexpected

Instead of a surge in unemployment, businesses are struggling to fill positions, presenting a new risk to the pandemic recovery.

#bank-of-england, #coaches-and-managers, #employment-agencies, #great-britain, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #shortages, #unemployment

Stop Imprisoning People Who Seek Refuge in the U.S.

We can protect human rights, lower costs and ensure that people show up to immigration proceedings, without detaining thousands. 

#immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #united-states-politics-and-government

Trump May Be Gone, But the Fight Against His Border Wall Goes On

Residents in Los Ebanos, Texas, on the Rio Grande thought Joe Biden’s victory would end their fears of losing their property for a wall. It hasn’t worked out that way.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #border-barriers, #border-patrol-us, #eminent-domain, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #rio-grande-valley-tex, #texas-civil-rights-project, #trump-donald-j

In U.S. Drone Strike, Evidence Suggests No ISIS Bomb

U.S. officials said a Reaper drone followed a car for hours and then fired based on evidence it was carrying explosives. But in-depth video analysis and interviews at the site cast doubt on that account.

#afghanistan-war-2001, #bombs-and-explosives, #children-and-childhood, #civilian-casualties, #deaths-fatalities, #drones-pilotless-planes, #immigration-and-emigration, #islamic-state-in-iraq-and-syria-isis, #kabul-afghanistan, #taliban, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

Shelters on the Mexico-U.S. Border Welcome L.G.B.T.Q. Migrants

A community in Tijuana is a model of a physically and psychologically safe place for vulnerable migrants.

#asylum-right-of, #children-and-childhood, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #immigration-and-emigration, #transgender-and-transsexuals

New to the American Melting Pot, and Finding Its Taste Bittersweet

In her memoir, “Beautiful Country,” Qian Julie Wang gives readers a child’s-eye view of what it’s like to find your way in a strange land.

#beautiful-country-a-memoir-book, #books-and-literature, #brooklyn-nyc, #china, #content-type-personal-profile, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #wang-qian-julie

A Sanctuary Takes Shape, Framed Around Migrants

Near Tijuana’s border with San Diego, innovative housing is being constructed for refugees.

#architecture, #central-america, #design, #homeless-persons, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #prouve-jean-1901-84, #san-diego-calif, #squatters, #tijuana-mexico, #university-of-california-san-diego

As Migrants Surge Toward Border, Court Hands Biden a Lifeline

Desperate to control the unrelenting buildup on the border, Biden administration officials turn their focus to deterring migration, dashing hopes of asylum seekers.

#asylum-right-of, #bersin-alan-d, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #matamoros-mexico, #mexico, #supreme-court-us

Americans Stretch Across Political Divides to Welcome Afghan Refugees

“Even the most right-leaning isolationists” are coming forward to help those fleeing Afghanistan, a pastor said. A mass mobilization is underway.

#afghanistan-war-2001, #arizona, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #veterans, #volunteers-and-community-service

‘Everyone Is on the List’: Fear Grips Nicaragua as It Veers to Dictatorship

A crackdown on opposition by President Daniel Ortega leaves Nicaraguans to wonder: Who is next?

#elections, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #immigration-and-emigration, #managua-nicaragua, #nicaragua, #ortega-daniel, #political-prisoners

Inger Stojberg, Danish Official, Faces Impeachment Trial Over Migration Policy

Inger Stojberg, who presided over tough anti-immigrant policies when her party was in charge, is being tried on charges of illegally separating couples who sought asylum.

#denmark, #europe, #immigration-and-emigration, #politics-and-government, #stojberg-inger

I Worked With the U.S. I Thought I Would Be Saved.

Thousands of Afghans like me had their hopes for escape from the Taliban dashed when the U.S. completed its withdrawal.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #airlifts, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #humanitarian-aid, #immigration-and-emigration, #kabul-afghanistan, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #united-states, #united-states-agency-for-international-development, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #visas

Stranded in Kabul: A U.S. Resident Runs Out of Options

Refugee groups say hundreds, and possibly thousands, of green card holders have been left behind.

#afghan-americans, #afghanistan-war-2001, #airlifts, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #immigration-and-emigration, #kabul-afghanistan, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #taliban, #visas

Stranded in Kabul, Afghanistan: A US Resident Runs Out of Options

Refugee groups say hundreds, and possibly thousands, of green card holders have been left behind.

#afghan-americans, #afghanistan-war-2001, #airlifts, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #immigration-and-emigration, #kabul-afghanistan, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #taliban, #visas

Iowa Farmworker Gets Life in Prison for the Murder of Mollie Tibbetts

Cristhian Bahena Rivera was convicted in May in the 2018 fatal stabbing of Ms. Tibbetts, which Donald J. Trump used to stoke opposition to illegal immigration.

#border-barriers, #brooklyn-iowa, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #iowa, #mexico, #missing-persons, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rivera-cristhian-bahena, #tibbetts-mollie, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #university-of-iowa

What Voters in a California Swing District Say About Afghanistan

In a battleground district, even some Trump voters said they were hesitant to hold President Biden accountable for the casualties and chaos in the U.S. pullout from Afghanistan.

#afghanistan-war-2001, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #california, #immigration-and-emigration, #politics-and-government

Exile or Jail: The Grim Choice Facing Russian Opposition Leaders

Experts say the current exodus of journalists and dissidents is the biggest wave of political emigration in the country’s post-Soviet history.

#freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #immigration-and-emigration, #navalny-aleksei-a, #political-prisoners, #politics-and-government, #putin-vladimir-v, #russia, #sobol-lyubov, #zhdanov-ivan-y

From Kabul Airport to a Houston Walmart: ‘Desperate to Get to America’

Members of an Afghan family endured kidnappings, threats and car bombs over the decade they waited for U.S. visas. Now they’re starting a new life in Texas.

#afghanistan-war-2001, #american-rescue-plan-2021, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #houston-tex, #immigration-and-emigration

An Afghan Refugee Built a Robot as a Message of Hope

As Afghans flee the Taliban, the experiences of a fellow countryman, Saidullah Karimi, warn of tough times ahead, but also carry a message of hope.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #content-type-personal-profile, #greece, #immigration-and-emigration, #karimi-saidullah-1970, #labor-and-jobs, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #robots-and-robotics

Biden’s Border Dilemma

Increased crossings from Central America are forcing the administration to choose between two major goals — stopping migrants or stopping the root causes.

#audio-neutral-informative, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #central-america, #corruption-institutional, #immigration-and-emigration

The Latest G.O.P. Schism: How to Handle Afghan Evacuees

The resettlement of Afghan allies in the U.S. is revealing an internal divide between the party’s anti-immigrant wing and other conservatives who want to help the refugees.

#afghanistan-war-2001, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

A Squalid Border Camp Finally Closed. Now Another One Has Opened.

President Biden’s policies helped shut down a camp in Mexico that housed migrants during the Trump administration. But thousands are gathered now in a new camp. “The border is not really any different,” said a lawyer working there.

#asylum-right-of, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #reynosa-mexico

Supreme Court Allows Revival of Trump-Era ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy

The court’s unsigned order refused to stay a ruling from a federal judge in Texas forbidding the Biden administration from ending the policy.

#appeals-courts-us, #asylum-right-of, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #decisions-and-verdicts, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #supreme-court-us, #texas, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

I’m Organizing Evacuations From Afghanistan. It’s Chaos.

In the absence of American guidance, it has fallen to volunteers to figure out how to rescue Afghans scrambling for their lives.

#afghanistan, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #immigration-and-emigration, #kabul-afghanistan, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #taliban, #united-states

El dilema de EE. UU. en Guatemala: ¿detener la corrupción o la migración?

El presidente Joe Biden prometió abordar la corrupción en Centroamérica, un propósito que ha tenido que pasar a segundo plano para lograr un clima de cooperación que reduzca el flujo migratorio.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #central-america, #corruption-institutional, #el-salvador, #giammattei-alejandro, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #united-states-international-relations

Biden Faces a Trade-Off: Stop Corruption, or Migration?

President Biden promised to attack corruption in Central America head on, but that goal has taken a back seat to cooperating on stopping migrants from the region.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #central-america, #corruption-institutional, #el-salvador, #giammattei-alejandro, #immigration-and-emigration, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #united-states-international-relations

A Texas Sheriff’s Grim Task: Finding Bodies as Migrant Deaths Surge

After working in oil fields, Oscar Carrillo eyed the stability of law enforcement or funeral work. As a border sheriff, he is doing both.

#border-patrol-us, #carrillo-oscar, #chihuahuan-desert-mexico, #deaths-fatalities, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #smuggling, #texas