Human Trafficking

CIS blames the victim and misleads you on U visas. Surprised?

David North, writing on the blog of the Center for Immigration Studies got into some serious victim-blaming while talking about the U visa program, which largely benefits victims of domestic violence and other serious crimes. “The sharp drop in denials … Continued

Food Justice

Holiday gathering brings together Latino community

On December 5, 2010, the Latino community in Milan, Missouri gathered to celebrate the winter holidays. Kids and adults alike were in eager anticipation as the holiday party signaled a break in their usual routines.  Working adults were able to … Continued

Immigration

Cross-post: Wage Theft Epidemic Spurs Nationwide Protests

In These Times originally published this article by Art Levine on November 12, 2010: Activists in more than 30 cities, organized by Interfaith Worker Justice and backed by labor groups, are staging a National Day of Action Against Wage Theft … Continued

Sheriff Arpaio Chains Together Immigrants and Forces March

By Dan Weiss Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Phoenix, AZ will chain together hundreds of detained immigrants today and force them to march out of a detention facility and into a “Tent City”. Arpaio’s Maricopa County office released a media advisory … Continued

International

Bosnian Immigration Issue Symptom of International Corporate Robbery

International discourse on immigration and Human Trafficking in Western Europe has focused on Balkan states, especially Bosnia and Herzegovina as one of the main culprits. Illegal activity and organized crime in Bosnia, the implication of all Bosnians as corrupt, as … Continued

Politics

Today We Stand for Human Rights

Today is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - a document that has had a profound affect globally on human dignity. Despite 60 years of clearly defined and generally accepted freedoms, we are still struggling to … Continued