2019-11-12: News Headlines

RT (2019-11-12). Wait, what? Campus newspaper apologizes for DOING JOURNALISM, calls protest coverage 'retraumatizing and invasive'. rt.com A US college newspaper has apologized for photographing and talking to protesters who picketed a speech by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The paper claims that standard journalistic practice hurt their feelings. | Sessions was invited to Northwestern University last week by the College Republicans. Northwestern being an American campus, protesters turned out to heckle Sessions, in particular for his role in implementing President Donald Trump's administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies last year. | The social justice crowd booing a Republican is nothing new, but the college newspaper, the…

RT (2019-11-12). Canada's identity crisis: Wokeness clashes with WWI remembrance in Don Cherry scandal. rt.com Calling out immigrants who do not wear a poppy in memory of WWI veterans got legendary Canadian sportscaster Don Cherry fired and further polarized the nation struggling to reconcile "woke" values with its history and tradition. | Red poppy badges are a must-have accessory around Remembrance Day — November 11 — across the British Commonwealth, symbolizing the armistice that ended the First World War. When Cherry — the octogenarian sports commentator and former hockey coach — called out immigrants who refused to wear the badge, however, he was fired from Sportsnet and accused of being xenoph…

Albert Bender (2019-11-12). Nashville immigrant and refugee community celebrates "huge victory" over ICE. peoplesworld.org NASHVILLE—On Friday, Nov. 1, the immigrant and refugee community here celebrated a decision by the Davidson County Sheriff's Department to terminate its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Sheriff's Department will no longer house ICE detainees at its detention center in Nashville. The termination of the policy with ICE was hailed by community advocates as a "huge …

RT (2019-11-12). Mystery as 'thousands' of birds found DEAD on shores of Indian lake. rt.com The shocking discovery of more than 1,000 dead birds of various species along the shores of India's biggest inland salt lake has left authorities scratching their heads. | The corpses of more than a dozen species of migratory birds were found littered around Sambhar Lake, in the northern state of Rajasthan, in recent days. | The lake is a favored winter spot of migratory birds from Europe and China and is a recognized wetland of international importance, so the unexplained mass death has sparked serious concern among officials. | "We have never seen anything like this," Abhinav Vaishnav, a local bird-watche…

Mark Gruenberg (2019-11-12). Unions fight for DACA recipients as Supreme Court tackles their fate. peoplesworld.org AUSTIN, Texas—"P.V.," an assistant county attorney in Austin, Texas, knows many facets of the immigration issue, and particularly about the "Dreamers." P.V., you see, is an AFSCME member, and a beneficiary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In other words, he too is a Dreamer. Now his fate, and that of the …

Ilana Novick (2019-11-12). Horrifying Emails Reveal Stephen Miller's White Nationalism. truthdig.com Trump White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, as The Washington Post reported in August, " rarely puts anything in writing, eschewing email in favor of phone calls." Despite making extensive anti-immigration comments in high school, and being, as the Guardian pointed out in 2017, " the architect of the first travel ban," there ha…

the gray zone (2019-11-12). Overthrown Honduran President Zelaya interviewed. indybay.org He discusses the extreme violence, drug trafficking, economic depression, migration crisis, Juan Orlando Hernández (JOH), WikiLeaks, Venezuela, and more. | Video by Ben Norton…

teleSUR (2019-11-12). Bolivia's Evo Morales Lands In Mexico As A Political Refugee. telesurenglish.net A Mexican Air Force G550 aircraft landed on Tuesday in Mexico City with Bolivia's Evo Morales, who was granted political asylum by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) on Monday. | RELATED: | Bolivia: Police Shoot Anti-Coup Protesters in El Alto | During his morning press conference, the Mexican president revealed that the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) leader's air travel was a real odyssey. | "A journey through different spaces and political decisions", AMLO commented while…

SOCEIA (2019-11-12). The Future of DACA: Immigrant Rights Commission Special Hearing in San Francisco. indybay.org San Francisco City Hall in Room 408, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco 94102…

commondreams (2019-11-12). EFF Sues DHS to Obtain Information About the Agency's Use of Rapid DNA Testing on Migrant Families at the Border. commondreams.org ______________________________…

El Cerrito Progressives and others (2019-11-12). Vigil/Rally: Pathway for Permanent Residency for DACA, TPS & DED (El Cerrito). indybay.org Plaza of EL Cerrito City Hall, 10890 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito 94530…

Lynda Carson (2019-11-12). The fate of DACA recipients goes before the US Supreme Court. indybay.org According to government sources, there were around 15,500 active DACA recipients in the San Francisco metropolitan area (San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward) as of September 4, 2017.

commondreams (2019-11-12). The Indivisible Project's Statement on DACA Supreme Court Case. commondreams.org ______________________________…

HomeIsHere.US (2019-11-12). National Walkouts for DACA: Rally in Half Moon Bay. indybay.org Mac Dutra Park at Kelly St and Main St, Half Moon Bay, 94019…

Staff (2019-11-12). Headlines for November 12, 2019. democracynow.org Longtime Bolivian President Evo Morales Takes Asylum in Mexico, Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on DACA Cases, Televised Impeachment Hearings to Start Tomorrow, Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick May Jump Into 2020 Race, NY Republican Congressman Peter King Retires, Donald Trump Jr. Heckled Off Stage by His Own Supporters, EPA to Restrict Scientific Research Used to Write Public Health Regulations, Israeli Military Kills Palestinian Commander in Targeted Assassination in Gaza, Afghan Government & Taliban Agree on Prisoner Exchange, Chilean Government Bows to Protests & Agrees to Rewrite Constitution, 260 Arrested in…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2019-11-12). A Refrain of 'Drop the Charges' Rises as Scott Warren Faces Retrial for Giving Aid to Migrants in Need. commondreams.org Human rights advocates and family members gathered outside a federal courthouse in Arizona on Tuesday as the retrial began for Scott Warren, who faces up to a decade behind bars for providing humanitarian aid to migrants in the Sonoran Desert. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/scott20warren-20alli20jarrar-20amnesty20international.jpg

Julia Conley, staff writer (2019-11-12). Privacy Rights Group Demands Answers From Trump Administration on 'Coercive' DNA Testing at Border Crossings. commondreams.org The Electronic Frontier Foundation on Tuesday demanded the Trump administration hand over documents regarding its use of DNA tests to verify parent-child relationships among immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border—tests that critics say are coercive and invade families' privacy. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-11598073281.jpg

Julia Conley, staff writer (2019-11-12). Dreamers and Allies Rise Above Trump's Latest 'False, Divisive' Attack as Supreme Court Hears Pivotal DACA Case. commondreams.org Undeterred by President Donald Trump's latest racist attack on immigrants and their rights, hundreds of DACA recipients and allies gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to support the plaintiffs in a case challenging the president's attempt to rescind DACA protections. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-11818855831.jpg

Kevin Gosztola (2019-11-12). Trump Applauds Bolivia's Military Coup As US Establishment Media Blame Morales For Turmoil. commondreams.org Moments after Trump's statement praising the Bolivian military, Mexico announced it had granted Morales political asylum. Around two dozen lawmakers and officials from Bolivia already had sought refuge from Mexico. (Photo: Flickr) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/donald.png

teleSUR (2019-11-11). Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Man in Occupied West Bank. telesurenglish.net Israeli forces shot and killed a 22-year-old Palestinian man Monday in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Authority (PA) said. | RELATED: | Israeli Guard Shoots Unarmed Palestinian in the Back: Video | Omar Badawi was shot in the abdomen in Al-Aroub refugee camp near Hebron city during a march marking the 15th anniversary of the death of former Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, according to the PA news agency Wafa. | "There were protests in commemoration of Yasser Arafat'

United Nations (2019-11-08). 60,000 young refugees and migrants who arrived in Italy alone lack support. un.org United Nations agencies on Friday highlighted the dire needs of thousands of unaccompanied and separated children who have arrived in Italy as refugees, lacking the proper support to transition through to adulthood.

United Nations (2019-11-08). Friday's Daily Brief: Syria war update as talks continue, 'credible evidence' Morsi death due to prison conditions, force condemned in Chile protests. un.org A recap of Friday's stories in brief: Ongoing upheaval threatens civilians in Syria; 'Brutal' prison conditions may have prompted Morsi's death; Rights experts condemn use of force in Chile protests; ICJ will hear claims by Ukraine; 60,000 youth refugees who travelled alone, in need across Italy.

Staff (2019-11-08). Headlines for November 8, 2019. democracynow.org George Kent: Giuliani Carried Out Smear Campaign Against U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, U.S. and China Aim to Roll Back Some Tariffs, "A Warning": Anonymous Senior Official Slams Trump in New Book, Michael Bloomberg Preparing to Jump Into 2020 Race, Sanders Immigration Plan: Abolish ICE & Create Path to Citizenship, Undocumented Students to Stage Walkout to Support DACA, Report: DHS to Have Biometric Data on 260 Million People, Iraq: Security Forces Continue Bloody Crackdown on Anti-Government Protesters, Tensions Rise in Bolivia over Disputed Presidential Election, Brazil Sides with U.S. at U.N. Vote Condemning U.S…

Aída Chávez (2019-11-07). With Bold Immigration Plan, Bernie Sanders Becomes the Only Candidate to Call for Break Up of ICE and CBP. theintercept.com The plan, released Thursday, also calls to improve conditions in industries that rely on immigrants, including instating a domestic workers' bill of rights.

Staff (2019-11-06). Headlines for November 6, 2019. democracynow.org Democrats Take Virginia Legislature & Beat Trump-Backed Governor in Kentucky, NYC Approves Ranked-Choice Voting; Tucson Voters Reject Sanctuary City Measure, JPMorgan CEO Accuses Warren of "Vilifying" Richest Americans, Sondland Now Says There Was Quid Pro Quo on Ukraine, Scientists: Humanity Risks "Untold Suffering" from Climate Change, Brazilians Protest the Largest Oil Auction in Brazilian History, Activists Arrested After Blockading Port of Vancouver in Pipeline Protest, 9 Members of Mormon Family Murdered in Mexico, Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Stabbed in Hong Kong, Israeli Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Expelling…

splcenter (2019-11-05). Stephen Miller's Affinity for White Nationalism Revealed in Leaked Emails. splcenter.org In the run-up to the 2016 election, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist literature, pushed racist immigration stories and obsessed over the loss of Confederate symbols after Dylann Roof's murderous rampage, according to leaked emails reviewed by Hatewatch.

Staff (2019-11-05). "Release My Mother": A Yale Student Fights to Halt Deportation of His Mother with Stage IV Cancer. democracynow.org Tania Romero, an undocumented mother from Honduras and survivor of stage IV cancer, is fighting to remain in the United States with her four children. Two months ago, Romero was imprisoned by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the privately owned Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia, interrupting her life-saving medical treatments. In mid-August, Romero was pulled over for a minor traffic infraction and arrested for not having a driver's license. Tania Romero's attorney requested a stay of deportation on humanitarian grounds because of her fragile health, but it was denied in September. Her son, Cristian…

Staff (2019-11-05). Bill McKibben on U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Accord, California Fires, Climate Refugees & More. democracynow.org The Trump administration notified the United Nations Monday that it would withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris climate agreement, starting a year-long process to leave the international pact to fight the climate crisis. The United States — the world's largest historic greenhouse gas emitter — will become the only country outside the accord. Trump's announcement of the withdrawal came on the first day possible under the agreement's rules. From Middlebury, Vermont, we speak with Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org. "The decision of the United States to be the only country on Earth … unwilling to…

Hatewatch Staff (2019-10-31). Trump Official Who Once Led Hate Group Resigns Ombudsman Role. splcenter.org Julie Kirchner, a nativist hard-liner with ties to an anti-immigrant hate group, has resigned as ombudsman at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Hatewatch Staff (2019-10-18). Anti-immigrant Group Leader Maria Espinoza Runs for Congress Again. splcenter.org Maria Espinoza, the national director of the anti-immigrant hate group the Remembrance Project, is running again for Congress in her home district in Texas.

2019-11-12: Social Media Postees

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Canada's identity crisis: Wokeness clashes with WWI remembrance in Don Cherry scandal
rt.com | 2019-11-12
Calling out immigrants who do not wear a poppy in memory of WWI veterans got legendary Canadian sportscaster Don Cherry fired and further polarized the nation struggling to reconcile "woke" values with its history and tradition. | Red poppy badges are a must-have accessory around Remembrance Day — November 11 — across the British Commonwealth, symbolizing the armistice that ended the First World War. When Cherry — the octogenarian sports commentator and former hockey coach — called out immigrants who refused to wear the badge, however, he was fired from Sportsnet and accused of being xenoph…
rt.com/news/473273-cherry-canada-poppy-racism/

Unions fight for DACA recipients as Supreme Court tackles their fate
Mark Gruenberg | peoplesworld.org | 2019-11-12
AUSTIN, Texas–"P.V.," an assistant county attorney in Austin, Texas, knows many facets of the immigration issue, and particularly about the "Dreamers." P.V., you see, is an AFSCME member, and a beneficiary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In other words, he too is a Dreamer. Now his fate, and that of the …
peoplesworld.org/article/unions-fight-for-daca-recipients-as-supreme-court-tackles-their-fate/

Wait, what? Campus newspaper apologizes for DOING JOURNALISM, calls protest coverage 'retraumatizing and invasive'
rt.com | 2019-11-12
A US college newspaper has apologized for photographing and talking to protesters who picketed a speech by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The paper claims that standard journalistic practice hurt their feelings. | Sessions was invited to Northwestern University last week by the College Republicans. Northwestern being an American campus, protesters turned out to heckle Sessions, in particular for his role in implementing President Donald Trump's administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies last year. | The social justice crowd booing a Republican is nothing new, but the college newspaper, the…
rt.com/usa/473258-college-newspaper-apologizes-journalism/

Nashville immigrant and refugee community celebrates "huge victory" over ICE
Albert Bender | peoplesworld.org | 2019-11-12
NASHVILLE–On Friday, Nov. 1, the immigrant and refugee community here celebrated a decision by the Davidson County Sheriff's Department to terminate its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Sheriff's Department will no longer house ICE detainees at its detention center in Nashville. The termination of the policy with ICE was hailed by community advocates as a "huge …
peoplesworld.org/article/nashville-immigrant-and-refugee-community-celebrates-huge-victory-over-ice/

Horrifying Emails Reveal Stephen Miller's White Nationalism
Ilana Novick | truthdig.com | 2019-11-12
Trump White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, as The Washington Post reported in August, " rarely puts anything in writing, eschewing email in favor of phone calls." Despite making extensive anti-immigration comments in high school, and being, as the Guardian pointed out in 2017, " the architect of the first travel ban," there ha…
truthdig.com/articles/horrifying-emails-reveal-stephen-millers-white-nationalism/

Overthrown Honduran President Zelaya interviewed
the gray zone | indybay.org | 2019-11-12
He discusses the extreme violence, drug trafficking, economic depression, migration crisis, Juan Orlando Hernández (JOH), WikiLeaks, Venezuela, and more. | Video by Ben Norton…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/11/18828010.php

Bolivia's Evo Morales Lands In Mexico As A Political Refugee
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-12
A Mexican Air Force G550 aircraft landed on Tuesday in Mexico City with Bolivia's Evo Morales, who was granted political asylum by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) on Monday. | RELATED: | Bolivia: Police Shoot Anti-Coup Protesters in El Alto | During his morning press conference, the Mexican president revealed that the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) leader's air travel was a real odyssey. | "A journey through different spaces and political decisions", AMLO commented while…
telesurenglish.net/news/Bolivias-Evo-Morales-Lands-In-Mexico-As-A-Political-Refugee-20191112-0005.html

Mystery as 'thousands' of birds found DEAD on shores of Indian lake
rt.com | 2019-11-12
The shocking discovery of more than 1,000 dead birds of various species along the shores of India's biggest inland salt lake has left authorities scratching their heads. | The corpses of more than a dozen species of migratory birds were found littered around Sambhar Lake, in the northern state of Rajasthan, in recent days. | The lake is a favored winter spot of migratory birds from Europe and China and is a recognized wetland of international importance, so the unexplained mass death has sparked serious concern among officials. | "We have never seen anything like this," Abhinav Vaishnav, a local bird-watche…
rt.com/news/473233-thousand-birds-dead-india-lake/

EFF Sues DHS to Obtain Information About the Agency's Use of Rapid DNA Testing on Migrant Families at the Border
commondreams.org | 2019-11-12
______________________________…
commondreams.org/newswire/2019/11/12/eff-sues-dhs-obtain-information-about-agencys-use-rapid-dna-testing-migrant?cd-origin=rss

The Future of DACA: Immigrant Rights Commission Special Hearing in San Francisco
SOCEIA | indybay.org | 2019-11-12
San Francisco City Hall in Room 408, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco 94102…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/10/18827988.php

Trump Applauds Bolivia's Military Coup As US Establishment Media Blame Morales For Turmoil
Kevin Gosztola | commondreams.org | 2019-11-12
Moments after Trump's statement praising the Bolivian military, Mexico announced it had granted Morales political asylum. Around two dozen lawmakers and officials from Bolivia already had sought refuge from Mexico. (Photo: Flickr) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/donald.png
commondreams.org/views/2019/11/12/trump-applauds-bolivias-military-coup-us-establishment-media-blame-morales-turmoil?cd-origin=rss

Vigil/Rally: Pathway for Permanent Residency for DACA, TPS & DED (El Cerrito)
El Cerrito Progressives and others | indybay.org | 2019-11-12
Plaza of EL Cerrito City Hall, 10890 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito 94530…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/10/18828000.php

The fate of DACA recipients goes before the US Supreme Court
Lynda Carson | indybay.org | 2019-11-12
According to government sources, there were around 15,500 active DACA recipients in the San Francisco metropolitan area (San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward) as of September 4, 2017.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/12/18828050.php

The Indivisible Project's Statement on DACA Supreme Court Case
commondreams.org | 2019-11-12
______________________________…
commondreams.org/newswire/2019/11/12/indivisible-projects-statement-daca-supreme-court-case?cd-origin=rss

National Walkouts for DACA: Rally in Half Moon Bay
HomeIsHere.US | indybay.org | 2019-11-12
Mac Dutra Park at Kelly St and Main St, Half Moon Bay, 94019…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/11/10/18827985.php

Dreamers and Allies Rise Above Trump's Latest 'False, Divisive' Attack as Supreme Court Hears Pivotal DACA Case
Julia Conley, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-12
Undeterred by President Donald Trump's latest racist attack on immigrants and their rights, hundreds of DACA recipients and allies gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to support the plaintiffs in a case challenging the president's attempt to rescind DACA protections. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-11818855831.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/11/12/dreamers-and-allies-rise-above-trumps-latest-false-divisive-attack-supreme-court?cd-origin=rss

A Refrain of 'Drop the Charges' Rises as Scott Warren Faces Retrial for Giving Aid to Migrants in Need
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-12
Human rights advocates and family members gathered outside a federal courthouse in Arizona on Tuesday as the retrial began for Scott Warren, who faces up to a decade behind bars for providing humanitarian aid to migrants in the Sonoran Desert. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/scott20warren-20alli20jarrar-20amnesty20international.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/11/12/refrain-drop-charges-rises-scott-warren-faces-retrial-giving-aid-migrants-need?cd-origin=rss

Privacy Rights Group Demands Answers From Trump Administration on 'Coercive' DNA Testing at Border Crossings
Julia Conley, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-12
The Electronic Frontier Foundation on Tuesday demanded the Trump administration hand over documents regarding its use of DNA tests to verify parent-child relationships among immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border—tests that critics say are coercive and invade families' privacy. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-11598073281.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/11/12/privacy-rights-group-demands-answers-trump-administration-coercive-dna-testing?cd-origin=rss

Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Man in Occupied West Bank
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-11
Israeli forces shot and killed a 22-year-old Palestinian man Monday in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Authority (PA) said. | RELATED: | Israeli Guard Shoots Unarmed Palestinian in the Back: Video | Omar Badawi was shot in the abdomen in Al-Aroub refugee camp near Hebron city during a march marking the 15th anniversary of the death of former Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, according to the PA news agency Wafa. | "There were protests in commemoration of Yasser Arafat'…
telesurenglish.net/news/Israeli-troops-kill-Palestinian-Man-in-Occupied-West-Bank–20191111-0009.html

60,000 young refugees and migrants who arrived in Italy alone lack support
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-08
United Nations agencies on Friday highlighted the dire needs of thousands of unaccompanied and separated children who have arrived in Italy as refugees, lacking the proper support to transition through to adulthood.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1050951

Friday's Daily Brief: Syria war update as talks continue, 'credible evidence' Morsi death due to prison conditions, force condemned in Chile protests
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-08
A recap of Friday's stories in brief: Ongoing upheaval threatens civilians in Syria; 'Brutal' prison conditions may have prompted Morsi's death; Rights experts condemn use of force in Chile protests; ICJ will hear claims by Ukraine; 60,000 youth refugees who travelled alone, in need across Italy.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051021

With Bold Immigration Plan, Bernie Sanders Becomes the Only Candidate to Call for Break Up of ICE and CBP
Aída Chávez | theintercept.com | 2019-11-07
The plan, released Thursday, also calls to improve conditions in industries that rely on immigrants, including instating a domestic workers' bill of rights.
theintercept.com/2019/11/07/sanders-immigration-plan-ice-cbp/

Stephen Miller's Affinity for White Nationalism Revealed in Leaked Emails
splcenter.org | 2019-11-05
In the run-up to the 2016 election, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist literature, pushed racist immigration stories and obsessed over the loss of Confederate symbols after Dylann Roof's murderous rampage, according to leaked emails reviewed by Hatewatch.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/11/12/stephen-millers-affinity-white-nationalism-revealed-leaked-emails

"Release My Mother": A Yale Student Fights to Halt Deportation of His Mother with Stage IV Cancer
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-05
Tania Romero, an undocumented mother from Honduras and survivor of stage IV cancer, is fighting to remain in the United States with her four children. Two months ago, Romero was imprisoned by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the privately owned Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia, interrupting her life-saving medical treatments. In mid-August, Romero was pulled over for a minor traffic infraction and arrested for not having a driver's license. Tania Romero's attorney requested a stay of deportation on humanitarian grounds because of her fragile health, but it was denied in September. Her son, Cristian…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/5/cancer_patient_tania_romero_ice_detention

Bill McKibben on U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Accord, California Fires, Climate Refugees & More
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-05
The Trump administration notified the United Nations Monday that it would withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris climate agreement, starting a year-long process to leave the international pact to fight the climate crisis. The United States — the world's largest historic greenhouse gas emitter — will become the only country outside the accord. Trump's announcement of the withdrawal came on the first day possible under the agreement's rules. From Middlebury, Vermont, we speak with Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org. "The decision of the United States to be the only country on Earth … unwilling to…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/5/trump_admin_paris_climate_agreement_withdrawal

Trump Official Who Once Led Hate Group Resigns Ombudsman Role
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-10-31
Julie Kirchner, a nativist hard-liner with ties to an anti-immigrant hate group, has resigned as ombudsman at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/10/31/trump-official-who-once-led-hate-group-resigns-ombudsman-role

Anti-immigrant Group Leader Maria Espinoza Runs for Congress Again
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-10-18
Maria Espinoza, the national director of the anti-immigrant hate group the Remembrance Project, is running again for Congress in her home district in Texas.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/10/18/anti-immigrant-group-leader-maria-espinoza-runs-congress-again