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The Cities Refugees Saved

Tanvi Misra CityLab
In the cities where the most refugees per capita were settled since 2005, newcomers helped stem or reverse population loss. Donald Trump lowered the maximum number of refugees it takes in for the third year in a row—to 30,000, lowest in three decade

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Invasive Species

Amit Majmudar Massachusetts Review
Taking a global perspective, Ohio poet Amit Majmudar masterfully links issues of ecology and refugees.

Organize and Fight for the Freedom of All Refugees and Migrants!

Nikole Cababa, Secretary General of BAYAN USA Bayan USA
demonstrators We are in the worst refugee crisis the world has ever seen with 69 million refugees fleeing their homelands, and each day worsens as millions are forced to migrate not by choice, but as a result of the neoliberal policies and free trade agreements t

Tidbits - Nov. 15, 2018 - Reader Comments: 2018 elections - What Next; Proportional Representation; Police and White Supremacists; Anti-Gravity; Labor Solidarity; Rabbis Support Refugee Caravan; War in Gaza; FREE Film Showings; more

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Reader Comments: 2018 elections - What Next; Proportional Representation; Police Links to White Supremacists; Anti-Gravity; Labor International Solidarity; Private Equity and Workers; Refugee Caravan; New War in Gaza; FREE Film Showings; and more....

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City Lights

Peter Neil Carroll Marin Poetry Center Anthology XXI 2018
In multicultural San Francisco, poet Peter Neil Carroll captures the local support for refugee rights.

As Long As Rights Are Trampled, There Will Be Forced Migration

Roy Bourgeois and Margaret Knapke Foreign Policy in Focus
We often debate the pros and cons of welcoming immigrants here. We seldom consider the U.S. impact on the countries they leave. Ultimately, reducing the flow of refugees requires a just foreign policy, one that values people over profits. You can be sure: As long as rights are trampled, voices are silenced, and lives are cut short — there will be forced migration. Even at great risk. Even without parents. Even with a wall.
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