For now, the asylum ban is still here, and every day that it is in effect is a day that thousands of asylum seekers are turned away from the border on top of the 2.7 million denials justified under Title 42
Racism lowers the floor for how all people are treated. But it’s not too late to change.
No diplomatic solution is possible without serious pressure on Putin.
It’s not enough to say no to war. We urgently need our government to invest in real human needs for all, instead of further militarizing our planet.
The idea that we have to either support military action and sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, or “do nothing,” is a false binary.
The U.S. needs to focus on bringing as many Afghans as possible to safety as refugees.
It’s beautiful that there’s an Olympic team for 82 million displaced people. But have we accepted mass displacement as the new normal?
The factors that drive displacement are often complex, but welcoming refugees isn’t.
The United States is a land of plenty, not scarcity — and undocumented immigrants are not the reason our hospitals and social services are crumbling.
In 2015, ordinary Europeans welcomed refugees with open arms. Will we do the same with the caravan from Central America?
Allowing white nationalist rhetoric to demonize immigrants is how agencies like I.C.E. and the Border Patrol get away with the grossly inhumane treatment of undocumented people and refugees.
The U.S. is slamming the door on people forcibly displaced by American interventions.
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.
Veterans often wrestle with the things they’ve done in war. When will ordinary Americans do the same?
The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice.