Civil-society groups urge Mexico to reject renewed attack on asylum

Escrito por  |  19 / September / 2021
Tent camp of migrants at El Chaparral Port of Entry, Tijuana, Mexico - March 2021

More than 70 civil-society organizations have sent a letter to the Mexican government (reprinted below) urging it to refuse to  Continue Reading »

105 Groups Demand Biden End Trump’s Anti-Asylum Policies Ahead of Former President’s Visit to Border

Escrito por  |  12 / August / 2021
U.S. - Mexico border fence, Arizona - Sonora border

Biden’s continued use of Title 42 has driven family separations, groups say News release by Welcome With Dignity – June  Continue Reading »

Corruption challenges Biden’s Plan for migration from Central America

Escrito por  |  8 / July / 2021

The biggest rock in the way of the White House’s plans to stop the influx of people across the Southern border is regional corruption and graft.

Family reunification: tearing down the razor wire

Escrito por  |  2 / July / 2021
Children in US CBP detention - McAllen, TX - 2018

Reuniting the more than five thousand children forcibly separated from their parents by the Donald Trump administration has been a slow and agonizing process.

Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Guatemala

Escrito por  |  15 / June / 2021

In order for Vice President Kamala Harris’ first visit to Guatemala to achieve any measure of success, her agenda must include meetings with a variety of critical voices concerned with the implementation of U.S. foreign policy towards this country.

Was Trump’s Family-Separation Policy Torture?

Escrito por  |  12 / April / 2021

“A crime against humanity” and “a disgrace to our great country”: that’s how 99-year-old Benjamin Ferencz, the last surviving prosecutor of the Nazis at the Nuremberg war-crimes trials, characterized the Donald Trump administration’s coercive separation of thousands of immigrant children from parents seeking asylum.

Farmworkers need families, not deportation and exploitation

Escrito por  |  9 / April / 2021

During the Trump administration, the U.S. deported an average of 275,725 people per year, almost the same number of workers – 257,667 – brought by growers last year to labor in U.S. fields. Contract laborers on H2-A visas now make up is a tenth of the U.S.’s total agricultural workforce – an increase of more than 100,000 in just six years.