10/20/20, Times-News: North Carolina sanctuary churches offer shelter, advocacy to immigrants

10/20/20, AP: Trump administration adds criminal disqualifiers to asylum

10/20/20, Des Moines Register: Although Trump administration cuts refugees, Republican Polk County supervisor works to aid them

10/19/20, Washington Post: Supreme Court to review Trump’s border wall funding and ‘Remain in Mexico’ program

10/19/20, Immigration Impact: The Senate Reveals CBP Violated the Law by Rounding Up Migrants — In Guatemala

10/19/20, Christianity Today: The Most Diverse Small Town in America Mourns Refugee Cuts

10/19/20, New York Times: Migrant Workers Restricted to Farms Under One Grower’s Virus Lockdown

10/18/20, New York Times: Refugees Who Assisted the U.S. Military Find the Door to America Slammed Shut

10/16/20, Univision: Trump administration “surreptitiously” deported Venezuelans through a third country

10/16/20, El Paso Times: A new El Paso shelter for migrant children opened its doors. But where are the kids?

10/16/20, New York Times: A Regulatory Rush by Federal Agencies to Secure Trump’s Legacy


10/24/20, New York Times editorial board: New Visas Limits Would Be a Self-Inflicted Wound for the U.S.

10/23/20, CNN: Refugees like my ancestors are part of what made America great

10/23/20, New York Times: The Complexity in ‘Where Are You From?’

10/21/20, Washington Post editorial board: Let’s not mince words. The Trump administration kidnapped children.

10/20/20, Hill: In Aurora, Colorado, we welcome immigrants. This is why your city should, too

Policy Resources

ILRC Report: Denying the Right to Vote: Politicization of the Naturalization Process as a Novel Form of Voter Suppression

MPI Feature: Impacts of Climate Change as Drivers of Migration

IZA World of Labor: Integrating refugees into labor markets

UC Press: Divided by the Wall: Progressive and Conservative Immigration Politics at the U.S.-Mexico Border


Moving Beyond Pandemic (MPI podcast): Human Smuggling in an Age of Pandemic

Educational Resources & Opportunities

Ryerson University webinar series: Sanctuary: What’s Next? An International Forum For, With and By Undocumented Migrants

An invitation for academics, activists and policy makers to come together and set a new agenda for urban strategies for undocumented residents. This pioneering online series features six seminars, open to the international community and based on perspectives across three cities – San Francisco USA, Toronto Canada & London UK:

  1. Race, Migration and Policing: 5th November 12:00 – 13:30 EST
  2. Intersectional solidarities and coalition building: 6th November 12:00 – 13:30 EST
  3. Anti-deportation and anti-detention: 12th November 14:00 – 15:30 EST
  4. Decent work 13th November: 12:00 – 13:30 EST
  5. Access to health 19th November: 12:00 – 13:30 EST
  6. Access to education 20th November: 12:00 – 13:30 EST