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African Odyssey Turns to the South: The Great Migrations
Chronicles the economic hardships faced by Africans and the means they take to alleviate their suffering.
Border Vigils: Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World
A look at immigration controversies, focusing on the migrants' circumstances.
Bringing the Battlefield to the Border: The Wild World of Border Security and Boundary Building in Arizona
The U.S.-Mexican border has not only become Ground Zero for every experiment in immigration enforcement and drug interdiction, but also the incubator, testing site, showcase, and staging ground for ev...
Building a Solidarity City
A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty and anguish, not solely for immigrants and refugees, but also for other Montrealers confronting these same...
Challenging Kim Moody: Against The Current vol. 130
Two reports challenge Kim Moody’s assertion (“Immigrant Workers in the United States,”Part 1, ATC 127) that “[t]he claim is raised by some that the rapid growth of immigrant Latinos in the workforce h...
The Flood From the North: Washington's Role in Triggering the Child Migrant Crisis
International law and basic morality demand that the children of Central America are treated with the care and dignity that they and previous generations have been robbed under several decades of US f...
A Gran Marcha and Beyond: Against The Current vol. 122
March, 2006 marked an eruption that hit the streets, showed its strength, and took everyone including its participants by surprise. Millions marched all over the country: 300,000 in Chicago, 50,000 i...
"Illegals" of the World Unite?: Against The Current vol. 141
Murray, Star; Williams, Charles
An interview with David Bacon.
Immigrant Students and Workers Take to the Streets: Outpouring in Chicago: Against The Current vol. 122
Feinberg, Joseph Grim
In late February, word began to spread around Chicago about a protest against HR 4437, a bill passed by the House of Representatives to criminalize undocumented immigration, as well as aid given to un...
Keep Out: The case for open borders: New Internationalist October 2002 - #350
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at refugees and the challenges they face. Discussion of how the refugee experience differs in different parts of the world.
Living "Illegal": The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration
Marquart, Marie Friedmann; Steigenga; Williams;, Philip J.; Vasquez, Manuel A.
On Immigration and Wages: Against The Current vol. 131
Palestine overwhelmed by Illegal American Immigrants
Israel illegally annexed part of the Palestinian West Bank to its district of Jerusalem and then settled it with squatters, not only Israeli but also American.
A Policy without a Conscience
The tragedy and the horror of Lampedusa did not come out of the blue. Much of the responsibility lies with the policies pursued by European nations. The only policy that could prevent more tragedies l...
Position Paper: Committee Against the Deportation of Immigrant Women
This Position Paper was prepared by the Committee Against the Deportation of Immigrant Women (C.A.D.I.W.) in response to the growing discrimination and harassment faced by immigrant women.
Report from Dubai: Against The Current vol. 131
Dubai — This gulf emirate is shaping up into a key tourist destination. For golf, luxury hotels and high-end shopping, it is firmly established as a key player in the Middle East region. Dubai’s geogr...
Shooting to Kill Immigrants on the Mexican Border : A Border Agent Fired First at Immigrant Smugglers?
Sometimes it takes a small tragedy to call attention to expose a much bigger one. The small tragedy happened when Nicholas Ivie, a US Border Patrol agent, was shot dead on a dark night in rough terra...
Trafficked: For sexual exploitation: New Internationalist September 2007
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at slavery and sexual exploitation of women. Discussion of anti-trafficking measures.
When Human Beings Are Illegal: Against The Current vol. 136
Once the government assumes the task of separating citizens from "impossible subjects," historian Mae Ngai points out, "the border" is everywhere, not just between countries. Thus, the border has come...
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
African odysseys turn to the south
Fewer than 5% of African migrants now want to reach Europe or America. They’re looking instead to neighbouring countries, or the continent’s dreamland, South Africa. It’s a long, hard way there, and t...
Secretive contract reveals Ontario and Border Services jointly responsible for detention injustice
Sources News Release
The End Immigration Detention Network is releasing a secretive contract between the Ontario and Federal government which shows joint responsibility for immigration detention violations. Ontario has de...