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Immigration Agents Arrest 680 Workers in Massive Raids at Mississippi Food Processing Plants

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Immigration Agents Arrest 680 Workers in Massive Raids at Mississippi Food Processing Plants

(MORTON, Miss.) — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade.   The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President Donald Trump was scheduled to visit El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a “Hispanic invasion” was charged in a shooting that left 22 people dead in the border city.   Workers filled three buses — two for men and one for women — at a Koch Foods Inc. plant in...


Trump’s new asylum rule strands Central American migrants in Tijuana

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Trump’s new asylum rule strands Central American migrants in Tijuana

Reporting from Tijuana —    There was confusion on Monday among northbound migrants in Tijuana, following the Trump administration’s latest effort to ban virtually all foreigners from filing for asylum in the United States. Many, like Milsa Garcia, hadn’t even heard of the plan. The 33-year-old Guatemalan woman has been in this sprawling border town for 15 days since she was deported back to Mexico, after being apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the Rio Grande with her 4-year-old son on a raft. “I don’t know anything about that,” she said of the changes announced by the U.S. government. “I just want...


Trump Imposes New Restrictions on Asylum Seekers

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Trump Imposes New Restrictions on Asylum Seekers

The Trump Administration announced rules that migrants coming from Central America who have passed through other countries en route to the U.S. border will no longer be able to make a claim for asylum beginning today. Immigration attorneys and experts say the rule is a violation of domestic and international asylum laws. On Monday, the Trump Administration announced the change to asylum rules making it so that migrants had to have made an asylum claim at a previous country while en route to the U.S. before arriving to the southern border — anyone who hasn’t becomes ineligible for asylum in the U.S. In response, groups working with migrants have been...


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Visits The Border

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Visits The Border

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused President Donald Trump's administration of running "concentration camps" in its detention of migrants at the southern border. Conservatives quickly slammed the New York Democrat for her use of the term, which is most commonly associated with Nazi death camps during the Holocaust. "The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border, and that is exactly what they are -- they are concentration camps," Ocasio-Cortez told an Instagram Live audience Monday evening. "And if that doesn't bother you ... I want to talk to the people that are concerned enough with humanity to say that we should not,...


US Border Migrant Camps

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US Border Migrant Camps

Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, May 15, 2019. Adults and children slept on the ground and rigged up makeshift awnings with reflective blankets to shelter from the sun. Source: Reuters