News Digest: April 26, 2019

Articles

4/25/19, New York Times: Cross-Border Patrols, Mercenaries and the K.K.K.: The Long History of Border Militias

4/24/19, The Nation: What Would an ‘Open Borders’ World Actually Look Like?

The vision of a borderless world has never been the exclusive domain of the political left, and many of our current problems can be traced to the fact that we are already living in a borderless world for corporations and capital, but not for people.

4/24/19, New York Times: 3-Year-Old Found Alone at Border Is One of Many ‘Heartbreaking’ Migrant Cases

4/24/19, NBC News: Almost 100,000 immigrants graduate HS without DACA protections

4/23/19, ENS: ‘Pilgrimage of Hope’ to raise awareness of immigrants’ plight in California’s Central Valley

4/23/19, New York Times: How the Supreme Court’s Decision on the Census Could Alter American Politics

4/23/19, NPR: At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Volunteer Medics Step In To Care For Migrants

“I certainly understand how divided we are as a community, as a country, about the subject of immigration,” Morgan says. “But at the end of the day, it’s important to us to be able to not lose sight of the fact that these are people who need help.”

4/23/19, Vox: The Supreme Court case over adding a citizenship question to the census, explained

The central policy question, therefore, is whether the American Community Survey — the sampling-based, more frequent survey that can’t be used for allotting seats in Congress — gives the government all the information it needs about citizenship, or whether it needs to have mandatory, enumerated official census data. The administration, of course, argues it needs both. Its critics argue that asking about citizenship on the census even though it’s already in the American Community Survey violates a legal requirement not to ask census questions that the government already has sufficient data on.

4/22/19, The Daily Orange: Local refugees work to become self-sustainable through community gardens, urban farming

4/22/19, UNHCR: Former Somali refugee inspires children with illustrated book

4/22/19, New York Times: ICE Faces Migrant Detention Crunch as Border Chaos Spills Into Interior of the Country

4/22/19, Immigration Impact: Tuition Equity Policies for Immigrant Students Continue to Advance at the State Level

4/22/19, Slate: Anti-Immigrant Armed Militias Posted Videos and Fundraised Through Facebook for Months

4/21/19, Vox: FBI arrests leader of private militia accused of detaining migrants on US border

4/19/19, Human Rights Watch: Lessons from History on US Border Policy

4/19/19, Immigration Impact: 30,000 More Seasonal Worker Visas to Become Available After a Bipartisan Push

4/19/19, CityLab: What Do Migrant Kids See When They Visualize ‘Home’?

4/18/19, Time: New York Courts: No ICE Arrests in Courts Without a Judicial Warrant

Opinion

4/22/19, Washington Post Editorial Board: The Supreme Court must see through the obvious sabotage behind Trump’s census question

4/20/19, New York Times Editorial Board: Will the Census Count All of America?

Publications

4/20/19, The Atlantic: Radio Atlantic: The Trauma at the Border (Podcast)

 

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