10/11/20, Foreign Policy: The World Needs a New Refugee Convention
10/9/20, Los Angeles Times: Trump immigration restrictions expected to impact economy long after he leaves White House
10/7/20, Palm Springs Desert Sun: ‘I’m scared for my life’: Nearly 20% of detainees at Adelanto ICE facility have COVID-19
10/7/20, New Humanitarian: Funding, fuel, and ‘famine’: Unpacking Yemen’s overlapping crises
10/7/20, Guardian: ‘Moria 2.0’: refugees who escaped fire now living in ‘worse’ conditions
10/7/20, Guardian: Giant refugee puppet to walk from Syria to UK in public art event
10/7/20, Vox: Stephen Miller, explained
10/6/20, New York Times: ‘We Need to Take Away Children,’ No Matter How Young, Justice Dept. Officials Said
10/6/20, Arizona Republic: Border Patrol raids No More Deaths camp near Arivaca for 2nd time in 3 months
10/6/20, BuzzFeed News: As Trump Cuts Refugee Admissions, US Officers Wonder: “Is This Who We Are?”
10/6/20, Religion News Service: Evangelical leaders seek to ‘take the high road,’ stress agreement as election looms
10/6/20, New York Times: Delayed Homeland Security Report Warns of ‘Lethal’ White Supremacy
10/5/20, Texas Observer: The Work Is All of Us
10/5/20, New Humanitarian: What’s at stake in the US election for refugees and asylum?
10/5/20, Univision: One man’s immigration dilemma: “We don’t know who you really are.”
10/4/20, Washington Post: Pope Francis’s new encyclical is a papal warning about a world going backward
10/2/20, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: At ICE detention center, red flag raised about gynecologist
10/10/20, New York Times editorial board: Trump’s Overhaul of Immigration Is Worse Than You Think
10/8/20, Guardian: Europe’s migration ‘crisis’ isn’t about numbers. It’s about prejudice
10/6/20, Boston Globe: ICE should be fixed, not abolished
10/6/20, Washington Post: Trump’s attacks on refugees expose the inadequacy of the current system
10/6/20, Christianity Today: Evangelical Witness Is Compromised. We Need Repentance and Renewal.
American Immigration Council report: The Impact of COVID-19 on Noncitizens and Across the U.S. Immigration System
The Emerson Collective: The Cost of Citizenship Denied
10/6/20, New York Times photo essay: In the Sahara, the Solace of Community Baking
The Great Battlefield (podcast): Advocating for Immigrants Through Collaboration and Tech with Rodrigo Camarena of IAN
Educational Resources & Opportunities
Advocates for Human Rights webinar: Seeking Safety: Asylum Seekers and Attorneys in Conversation
Join us to hear the latest updates on immigrants’ rights and how The Advocates’ work continues during the pandemic and amidst rapid changes to the legal landscape. Volunteer attorneys and clients will speak about their experiences and answer your questions. Finally, discuss the topic of your choice in a small breakout room and come together as a community of human rights supporters. Oct 13, 2020 07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada).
In the month of October, join Episcopal Migration Ministries, in partnership with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) and Lutheran Family Services of the Rocky Mountains (LFSRM), for a three-part training series for congregations interested in supporting and walking alongside asylum seekers. The three 90-minute virtual events will provide advocacy updates, resources for group discernment, ministry models, and important considerations when engaging in ministry with asylum seekers. Participants may choose to attend one or more of the virtual events offered. Registration is required. October 20 and 27 at 4:00 – 5:30PM Eastern.
Immigration Advocates Network webinar: Creative Outreach Strategies: How to Reach Communities During COVID-19
Learn how nonprofit organizations and legal service providers are innovating their outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic. The panelists will discuss their own programs and share their strategies and challenges to reach people who need legal help or information. The panelists are Alex Clark, Community Outreach Assistant/Montana Legal Services Association, and Hillie Teller, Assistant Director of the Community Outreach Program/ Legal Information for Families Today. Tue, Oct 27, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT.