Tag: migrants

11 Chinese migrants found hidden inside furniture, appliances in moving truck

× 11 Chinese migrants found hidden inside furniture, appliances in moving truck SAN DIEGO (KSWB) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers thwarted a suspected human smuggling attempt over the weekend when they found 11 Chinese migrants hidden inside furniture in a moving truck at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, authorities said. Around 5:25 p.m. […]

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Hundreds of Migrants Just Shut Down a Bridge Between the U.S. and Mexico

Hundreds of migrants shut down a bridge connecting the Mexican city of Matamoros and Brownsville, Texas, early Thursday in protest of Trump administration policies that have forced tens of thousands of asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their immigration cases are decided. Some 250-300 protesters marched from Matamoros to the middle of the bridge in […]

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“You Have Blood on Your Hands”: Jewish Protesters Call For Palantir to Drop Its ICE Contract

Jewish protesters from several groups rallied outside Palantir’s offices in Palo Alto and New York on Friday to get the tech company to stop collaborating with ICE, as a key contract date approaches. The protesters were affiliated with a handful of organizations, including Jews for Economic and Racial Justice, the grassroots Latinx group Mijente, and […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kellyanne Conway Trade Barbs Over Conditions at Southern Border

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), appearing next to Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), addresses the media after touring a border patrol facility housing children on July 1, 2019 in Clint, Texas. Photo: Christ Chavez (Getty) After what by all accounts was a harrowing visit to immigrant detention facilities, the last thing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably had time […]

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ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities

A man calls for the shutdown of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency during a march May 1, 2019, in Los Angeles. ICE authorities are expected to conduct a major crackdown on immigrants in Los Angeles and in major cities across the nation, beginning Sunday, June 23, 2019.Photo: David McNew (Getty) Despite reported misgivings […]

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