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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raised quite a kerfuffle by using the term "concentration camps" to describe the current administration's use of military encampments to hold refugees, asylum seekers, and other migrants in abhorrent conditions
In late April Linda and Phyllis spent 5 days at a shelter in San Diego assisting families just released from border detention. Both are retired and work supporting detainees and asylum seekers. These notes are from that experience.
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
Scott Warren offered food, water, and clothing to migrants on a deadly stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. Now he’s facing twenty years in prison. Humanitarian groups fear the situation will only get worse.
Nikole Cababa, Secretary General of BAYAN USA
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