Undocumented immigration

Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) speaks about Republicans’ abandoning the bipartisan border deal during the Senate Democrats’ press conference in the US Capitol on Tuesday, February 6, 2024.

The Democrats’ Hard-Right Turn on Immigration Is a Disaster In Every Way The Democrats’ Hard-Right Turn on Immigration Is a Disaster In Every Way

It’s amoral. It’s desperate. It’s politically reckless. It’s wrong no matter how you look at it.

Feb 8, 2024 / Adam Johnson

11 Arguments for Open Borders

11 Arguments for Open Borders 11 Arguments for Open Borders

A world not divided by militarized borders would help form a world where sustainability and justice take precedence over extraction and exploitation.

Feb 5, 2024 / John Washington

“MADE IN USA” clothing labels sit in a pile at the 5 Thread facility in Los Angeles.

“Made in America” Never Meant More Ethical “Made in America” Never Meant More Ethical

Garment workers in the US are paid far below minimum wage. New legislation, if implemented successfully, would change that.

Nov 20, 2023 / Derek Guy

Only a Social Movement Can Win Real Immigration Reform

Only a Social Movement Can Win Real Immigration Reform Only a Social Movement Can Win Real Immigration Reform

Activists marched for three days straight, demanding that Congress finally change the immigration registry date.

Sep 1, 2023 / Editorial / David Bacon

A migrant holds her baby as she runs to avoid a fire on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, on September 12, 2020.

What the War on Terror Has to Do With the Rise in Mass Migration What the War on Terror Has to Do With the Rise in Mass Migration

The war on terror has led to the displacement of at least 38 million people, many of whom fled for their lives as fighting consumed their worlds.

Jul 24, 2023 / Andrea Mazzarino

City University of New York

Universities Shouldn’t Forget About Undocumented Students Universities Shouldn’t Forget About Undocumented Students

Many colleges ignored the undocumented community once President Biden took office, but CUNY’s new efforts show how higher education can better support these students.

Jul 21, 2023 / StudentNation / Yamila Martinez

US-Mexico Border

The Techno Dystopia Flourishing at the Border The Techno Dystopia Flourishing at the Border

Seeing the phaseout of Title 42 through the lens of a growing border-industrial complex.

Jun 13, 2023 / Todd Miller

A Wave of Evictions Is Devastating California’s Farmworkers

A Wave of Evictions Is Devastating California’s Farmworkers A Wave of Evictions Is Devastating California’s Farmworkers

As growers bring in more H-2A workers, affordable housing for local farmworkers has become sparse in the region's labor camps.

Apr 12, 2023 / Multimedia / David Bacon

Immigration Reform Protest

For Mixed-Status Students, Immigration Reform Is the Only Hope For Mixed-Status Students, Immigration Reform Is the Only Hope

More than 22 million people in the US are in mixed-status households, where at least one undocumented person lives with citizens or lawful temporary immigrants.

Feb 2, 2023 / StudentNation / Yamila Martinez

Javier Zamora and the Canon of Undocumented Literature

Javier Zamora and the Canon of Undocumented Literature Javier Zamora and the Canon of Undocumented Literature

The poet’s memoir joins a growing body of work chronicling the personal and political odysseys undocumented Americans face. 

Oct 31, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Jesús A. Rodríguez

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