Under U.S. trade agreements, corporations are suing developing country governments for sums that far outstrip the value of humanitarian aid.
The factors that drive displacement are often complex, but welcoming refugees isn’t.
Many of the families detained at the U.S.-Mexico border have lost their livelihoods as a result of U.S. economic policies.
Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.
Two decades of high costs for Mexico’s agriculture, economy, families, and environment
An IPS and Community Cinema [DC] preview that captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration.
Mexicans have little to celebrate as NAFTA turns 20 years old in 2014 – the destruction caused by the agreement continues to push many Mexicans to migrate to try to make a living.
A study by the Heritage Foundation maintained that Hispanic immigrants are deficient in I.Q. and thus disposed to rely on “government handouts.”
Along with the divide between rich and poor in Europe, another has opened between the mobile and the stationary.
Migration and its root causes have been an integral part of the post-war reconciliation process in Nicaragua. The Peace Promoters have found that most Nicaraguans, no matter their political leaning or past military involvement – Contra or Sandinista – are facing many of the same issues. Working closely with families as a conflict mediator, a lawyer, and a disability rights activist, Uriel has increasingly come across a single issue: migration. He will talk about migration and the large systematic dynamics behind it, especially in terms of Nicaragua’s often-contentious relationship with the United States.
A new book looks at the history and current importance of the sanctuary movement.
Remarks by Father Pedro Panoja Arriola on behalf of Belen, Posada del Migrante at the National Press Club on October 12, 2011.
Belén, Posada Del Migrante (Bethlehem, the Migrant’s Shelter) is a migrant shelter based in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico which continues to be the voice for the human rights of migrants in transit facing kidnapping, extortion, sexual abuse and murder.
Please join our panel as they shed light on the violence against female migrants, the abuse of migrants and the details of their work as they document and denounce human rights violations of migrants by Mexican officials.
Fue un proyecto humanizador radical.
In the 2010 fiscal year alone, the U.S. Border Patrol nabbed 447,000 would-be illegal immigrants along the southern border. In 2009, 417 were found dead, meeting their end in an attempt at a better life.