• From Afghanistan to Central America, US creates refugee crises

    From Afghanistan to Central America, US creates refugee crises

    Aug 29, 2021 09:22

    The United States has a responsibility to provide a safe haven for refugees, from Afghanistan, Latin America, or elsewhere, and to cease interventions that fuel these crises and displace so many.

  • Supreme Court allows revival of Trump-era ‘remain in Mexico’ asylum policy

    Supreme Court allows revival of Trump-era ‘remain in Mexico’ asylum policy

    Aug 27, 2021 19:20

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday (24 Aug 2021) refused to block a ruling from a federal judge in Texas requiring the Biden administration to reinstate a Trump-era immigration program that forces asylum seekers arriving at the southwestern border to await approval in Mexico.

  • Mexico files historic lawsuit against US gun companies fueling cartel carnage

    Mexico files historic lawsuit against US gun companies fueling cartel carnage

    Aug 08, 2021 18:15

    In a historic move welcomed by gun control advocates, the Mexican government recently has filed a lawsuit in a federal court in Massachusetts against American weapons manufacturers and suppliers, accusing them of negligent business practices enabling the illegal cross-border arms flow that contributes to Mexico's record homicide rate.

  • Land of Light (39)

    Land of Light (39)

    Jul 10, 2021 17:07

    Welcome to another interesting episode of our weekly programme “Land of Light” that sheds rays of light on the radiant life of the Almighty’s Last and Greatest Messenger to all mankind, Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).

  • Biden failed to reconcile border policy with science: Hundreds of thousands cross unvaccinated

    Biden failed to reconcile border policy with science: Hundreds of thousands cross unvaccinated

    Jun 23, 2021 18:51

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott claims that the "open-border policies" of the Biden administration have caused a surge in illegal border crossings. The numbers support Abbott. Dealing with migrants from countries with low vaccination rates has been very hazardous for the border patrol.

  • Biden administration is routinely sending Mexican children back to danger, report finds

    Biden administration is routinely sending Mexican children back to danger, report finds

    Jun 23, 2021 13:51

    While the Biden administration vowed to end Trump’s practice of expelling unaccompanied minors, the practice persists for children from Mexico.

  • Rights advocates concerned over Biden push to increase militarization of borders in Central America

    Rights advocates concerned over Biden push to increase militarization of borders in Central America

    Apr 15, 2021 19:36

    Human rights defenders have expressed concern after the Biden administration announced it reached agreements with Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala for those countries to boost their deployments of military forces to stop the flow of migrants trying to make their way to the United States.

  • Biden strikes international deal in bid to stop migrants reaching US border

    Biden strikes international deal in bid to stop migrants reaching US border

    Apr 15, 2021 18:17

    The Biden administration has struck an agreement with Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras to temporarily increase border security in an effort to stop migrants from reaching the US border. The agreement comes as the US saw a record number of unaccompanied children attempting to cross the border in March, and the largest number of Border Patrol encounters overall with migrants on the southern border – just under 170,000 – since March 2001.

  • Citing the pandemic, CBP has expelled newborn U.S. citizens with their migrant mothers

    Citing the pandemic, CBP has expelled newborn U.S. citizens with their migrant mothers

    Jan 08, 2021 10:31

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection has used a controversial Centers for Disease Control and Prevention order authorizing the expulsion of asylum-seekers on supposed public health grounds to send multiple U.S.-born infants — who are by law U.S. citizens — and their migrant families across the southern border to Mexico.

  • Latin America’s pandemic of mounting troubles

    Latin America’s pandemic of mounting troubles

    Jan 03, 2021 10:34

    Many regions performed badly when confronted with COVID-19, but Latin America fared worse than most, in terms of both lives and livelihoods lost. As of November 2020, nine of the 20 countries with the highest number of COVID-19 deaths per capita were in Latin America.