Tennis star Novak Djokovic spent a weekend in Australian detention. He got out. Asylum seekers remain imprisoned.
2021 didn’t bring the immigration reform many hoped for, but grassroots organizing could turn things around in 2022.
Uncontrolled policing, fatal sea crossings and the U.K.’s Nationality and Borders Bill all threaten refugees in Europe.
More than 22,000 people being held in jails run by ICE face COVID with no option for social distancing.
The policy forces asylum seekers to stay out of the U.S. while awaiting court arrangements.
Trump left the system in shambles, but Biden let in a record low number of refugees over the last fiscal year.
Around 5,500 families were separated at the U.S-Mexico border, leaving children and parents with lasting trauma.
Such “accidents” are a recurring human cost of the policies of containment and repression imposed on migrants globally.
The senate parliamentarian’s opinion is non-binding — and, according to experts, wrong on the merits.
Advocates hope other states will be inspired to defend their immigration populations from predatory detention contracts.