immigration

IDEAS & DEBATES

Can the Police Stop Deportations? A Debate with Kshama Sawant

March 02, 2017 | Could cops help immigrants resist the ICE? Or does this demand only create illusions in a deeply racist institution? A debate with Socialist Alternative.

Wladek Flakin

UNITED STATES

10,000 Immigrants Go On Strike in Milwaukee

February 14, 2017 | What would happen if the Trump administration really were to deport millions of undocumented workers from the US? Milwaukee, Wisconsin got a brief taste of that on Monday, the #DayWithoutLatinos. (...)

Wladek Flakin

UNITED STATES

La Migra and Their Unions: Not With Us

February 03, 2017 | Unions representing the Customs and Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement were among the first to endorse Trump’s nomination for presidency. Several months later, despite federal (...)

Tre Kwon

US-MEXICO

Trump’s Presidency: A Tipping Point for Immigrant Workers

December 21, 2016 | Under Barack Obama, the situation of Mexicans and Central Americans was unsustainable. With Trump, millions of families face a dire future.

Jimena Vergara

US-MEXICO

Call to Fight: Socialists in Mexico Against Deportations

December 04, 2016 | Trump has promised to carry out two to three million deportations as president. The renegotiation of NAFTA will dramatically increase precarious work conditions in Mexico and the US.

Sergio Moissen

UNITED KINGDOM

UK Protest: Shut Down Deportation Center!

December 03, 2016 | The Movement for Justice organized a mass protests at UK’s main immigration deportation center for women.

Alejandra Ríos

UNITED STATES

College Students Rise Up Against Trump

November 17, 2016 | Universities walk out against Trump! They demand their campus become a "Sanctuary Campus".

The Gypsies’ Tortuous Journey

June 16, 2016 | The migration crisis has clearly shown the structural nature of racism and xenophobia in Europe. The Roma people are among the most oppressed in the continent; in France, there has been a rapid (...)

Philippe Alcoy

EUROPE

#May19: Europe-wide Anti-racism Day Demonstration

March 19, 2016 | Major mobilisations are taking place in London, Scotland and Wales. Tens of thousands across Europe are predicted to take the streets, saying #RefugeesWelcome, #BlackLivesMatter, No to (...)

Alejandra Ríos

EUROPE

Calais: Refugees sew their lips shut in hopes of making themselves heard

March 10, 2016 | Helplessly facing the inevitable destruction of their camp in Calais, eight refugees decided on Wednesday to express their profound distress by sewing their lips shut with wire and needles. On (...)

Paul Carson-Saher

UNITED STATES

Obama’s Crocodile Tears

January 08, 2016 | Hardly a week into the new year and the Obama administration has made headlines in two ways. The first, is the ICE raids of Central American families’ homes, often in the middle of the night, (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

United States

The War at Home

November 28, 2015 | Amid war mongering and escalating racist rhetoric, the murder of two black youths spur protests in Minneapolis and Chicago. The fight against the war abroad is intrinsically linked to the (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

EUROPE

Germany: Faster Deportations through ’Transit Zones’

October 30, 2015 | Faster, more inhumane. This sums up the newest hardening of the asylum laws in Germany. But even that is not enough for the reactionary forces within the German regime. Deportations of refugees (...)

Bastian Schmidt

IMMIGRATION CRISIS

Understanding the role of imperialism behind Europe’s migratory tragedies

September 22, 2015 | In 2015, more than 340,000 undocumented immigrants arrived in Europe. In the same period, more than 2,600 people died in the Mediterranean, and hundreds suffocated in truck containers, as (...)

André Augusto

UNITED KINGDOM

Demo: Refugees are welcome here!

September 14, 2015 | On September 12 more than 100,000 people marched in London in support of refugees. Tens of thousands took part in similar protests in Belfast, Brighton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York, (...)

Alejandra Ríos

MEXICO

New Mexican Ambassador will Continue the Country’s Subordination to the U.S.

September 12, 2015 | On September 3, Miguel Basáñez Ebergenyi was confirmed as Mexico’s new ambassador in the US, with the blessing of US president Barack Obama. His appointment was proposed by Mexican president Enrique (...)

Tania Vonki

IMMIGRATION CRISIS

It is not enough to cry for you Aylan

September 10, 2015

Roberto Amador

IMMIGRATION CRISIS

International Solidarity against Xenophobia in Europe

September 08, 2015 | We present a joint statement by the Courant Communiste Révolutionnaire (CCR, France), Clase contra Clase (Spanish State) and Revolutionäre Internationalistische Organisation (RIO, Germany).

UNITED STATES

L.A. Activism Commemorates 45th Anniversary of Chicano Moratorium

September 04, 2015 | On August 29, 2015, marches took place in three different cities in Los Angeles County to mark the 45th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium.

Julia Wallace

EUROPE

Thousands Welcome Refugees in Germany

September 02, 2015 | Almost ten thousand people took to the streets in protest on Saturday in Dresden, Germany to express their solidarity with refugees coming to Europe, against the growing wave of xenophobia in Germany.