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October 26, 2015
Junot Díaz Just Lost an Award for Speaking Out Against the Dominican Republic’s Anti-Haitian Pogrom
New York’s Dominican Consul General revoked Díaz’s Order of Merit last week, calling him “anti-Dominican.”
June 26, 2015
‘The Ghosts of 1937 Are Warning Us’
The past feels dangerously present as deportation and silence devastate Haitian life in the Dominican Republic.
June 23, 2015
The True Story of a Texas Prison Riot
And how our rush to lock up immigrants has overwhelmed the federal prison system.
Seth Freed Wessler
June 15, 2015
Concentration Camps in the Dominican Republic?
With mass deportations looming, Dominicans of Haitian descent live in constant fear of detainment.
April 7, 2015
How the ‘Biden Plan’ Will Worsen the Plight of Central American Refugee Children
The vice president is promoting a 2016 budget that deepens the drug-war and free-trade agendas that contributed to the crisis.
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March 17, 2015
Immigrant Workers Are Being Deported for Getting Injured on the Job
A climate of impunity for employers, coupled with the threat of deportation, is forcing undocumented workers to bear the costs of injury and abuse.
March 9, 2015
Immigrants’ Greatest Fear Isn’t What You Think
And collective action is the only answer.
April 17, 2014
Not One More: Can These Hunger Strikers Stop Obama’s Deportations?
For families torn apart, Obama’s failure to reform deportation procedures is a matter of life and death.
April 16, 2014
Why Has Obama’s Approval Rating Among Latinos Fallen 20 Points Since Election Night?
His deportation policy isn’t just a moral failure—it’s bad politics, too.
March 31, 2014
Why Has President Obama Deported More Immigrants Than Any President in US History?
Since 9/11, immigration has become increasingly tangled with criminal enforcement and national security.