Making a city a sanctuary for undocumented people requires more than just the title. While promises to protect undocumented communities are appreciated, it is crucial for people to remain vigilant.
Poetry From Another Land: 7 Poems Written by Women From the Countries Affected By Trump’s Travel Ban
Poetry as a medium allows the poet to transform their realities into something universal; something raw and unfiltered that is accessible to all of us. Listed below are seven poems written by women from each of the countries affected by Trump’s ban. Each poem lays bare the bodies and souls of the women behind them, offering a glimpse into a feeling or experience most of us will never have. These haunting poems provide us with what we need during this dark moment in America—the opportunity to empathize.
In the eyes of for-profit prisons, Trump’s order ensures large numbers of immigrant detainees in detention facilities. If the order is enacted, expanding investment in detention facilities will prove to be a successful financial move for privatized prison companies, regardless of the costs imparted on the lives of other humans.
Just two days after the 2017 SAG awards where she won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black,” Diane Guerrero spoke at UCLA about her new memoir, “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.”
In response to Trump’s executive orders, the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) called for an emergency rally and march, on the same day Trump signed the executive orders, to defend immigrant students from Trump’s anti-immigrant policies at UCLA.
Through their powerful voices, undocumented immigrants from different parts of the world will come together in a one-of-a-kind exhibit to share their stories with the rest of the world.
After President Obama announced that he would tackle the messy immigration system without Congress, the backlash began immediately.
The separation of families is what is at stake for many undocumented immigrants such as myself.