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TAKE ACTION: Witness at the Border to Restore Asylum

Attend: Witness at the Border to Restore Asylum: Amor, No Odio LOVE, NOT HATE 4-day event Friday, Feb 14 – Monday, Feb 17 The Muslim Ban…Family Separation…Children in Cages…the cruel policy of Remain in Mexico (MPP)…now PACR and HARP—stealth policies that rush the deportation of asylum seekers. Witnessing is the […]

Rohingya families arrive at a UNHCR transit centre

For Rohingya Refugees, a ‘Frenzy of Sexual Violence’

In ‘silent anguish,’ thousands of women fear community stigma as births begin to spike. Late last year, as violent repression in Myanmar sent Rohingyas fleeing to safety in Bangladesh, women from the mainly Muslim minority were subjected to what a United Nations official called “a frenzy of sexual violence.” Now, […]

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Resisting Trump Order at SA International

Part of a gathering movement in San Antonio, Texas, and reflective of actions taking place across the country and around the world, a group of roughly 40 area residents occupied San Antonio International Airport on Sunday, January 29, 2017, to oppose the recent Trump Executive Order on visas and refugees. […]