We must shift the scale away from subsidized violence and towards sustaining the protection and enrichment of immigrant communities.
Those who make it to the United States will face wretched conditions living in the shadows, even as they form the backbone of the U.S. economy.
Closed borders and ICE raids mean crowded detention centers and camps, which is always inhumane. In a pandemic, it’s a global public health threat.
Imagine running away from a lion all your life — that’s how 11 million undocumented immigrants feel today, and it takes a toll on their mental health.
It’s about asking whether we need an immigration system that terrorizes the least dangerous people in this country.
The agencies that separate families, abuse children, and deport innocent people should be just as toxic as Trump’s wall.
Supporting freedom of movement isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s a political winner for the left.
Walls are cropping up all over the world. But as with guns, the sense of safety and security that comes from a wall is almost entirely illusory.
An open letter from over one hundred artists, activists, scholars, and writers
If Trump declares a national emergency, he can fund his wall against the wishes of Democrats. Will he?
Here’s what we could spend it on instead.
The president is going to demonize the media no matter what they do. So why not do the right thing?
Congress has been working to pass legislation funding the federal government for months. If they don’t reach a deal by midnight Friday, one-quarter of the government will shut down.
The United States is a land of plenty, not scarcity — and undocumented immigrants are not the reason our hospitals and social services are crumbling.
Five billion dollars is not huge in a federal discretionary budget of more than $1 trillion. But it’s an incredibly meaningful sum to any number of smaller federal government programs.