In the midst of election news, the future of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers is muddled. The insecurities and anxieties that marginalized communities share during election cycles are often overlooked, and when an election is colored with xenophobia, the livelihood for migrants is at risk
Despite criticism, Trump and the Pentagon are trying to one-up the French and their Bastille parade.
The conversation regarding the Dream Act and who it impacts does not fully address the issues immigrant communities face, which is why immigrant activists are demanding a clean Dream act: one that would create a pathway to U.S. citizenship without using young immigrants to further harm immigrant communities. In practice, this would mean a deal without funding for a border wall and increased border security, interior enforcement, detention centers or mandatory E-Verify.
Teenage Pregnancy on the Rise: How Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Has Led to Inadequate Reproductive Health
Venezuela’s supermarkets aren’t the only ones displaying empty shelves due to dwindling supplies. The country’s economic and political crisis is marked by another shortage -birth control and contraceptives- leading to many unplanned teen pregnancies and leaving many Venezuelans with little to no options or control of their sex lives.
As Democrats advocate for a DACA solution and Republicans push for a border wall, government funding remains in limbo.
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is on January 11th. One day is not enough to shed light on the atrocities of Human Trafficking and slavery. Ways to help fight against slavery is to first call your representatives and demand they take stronger stances against Human trafficking and demand that they reach out to Global leaders to take stronger stances against Human Trafficking
Despite Trump, countless women from a variety of backgrounds won positions in elected office in this year’s November elections.
To many who favor net neutrality, the internet levels the playing field of knowledge for those who cannot afford to go to school. Without net neutrality, education would potentially be tilted in favor of the upper middle class, pushing those who cannot afford higher prices behind.
If the Trump administration proceeds with the repeal of TPS, immigrants will be forced to leave their careers and lives, to return to cities still struggling with the aftermath of hurricanes, earthquakes and gang violence.
The reverence for and the sanctity of the American Dream today may not remain as it was originally intended, but despite the tides of change, it continues to draw millions of immigrants to its shore from across the globe.