immigration

Honduran Migrant Caravan 4000 Strong Marching To US Border, Trump Apoplectic  

Honduran Migrant Caravan 4000 Strong Marching To US Border, Trump Apoplectic  

October 18, 2018

Thousands of self-organized Hondurans fleeing violence and poverty are marching to US/Mexico border. Trump threatens to stop money for Honduras and send troops to border

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Week of September 23rd, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Week of September 23rd, 2018

October 1, 2018

Eze Jackson, Khalilah Harris, and Dharna Noor talk about Maryland’s only 2018 gubernatorial debate, place-based solutions to climate change, demands for justice at Johns Hopkins University and Hospital, and the Kirwan Commission on Education

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins' Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins’ Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

September 22, 2018

Dozens of students, faculty and community members marched through campus on Friday and delivered a petition demanding Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University end its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Countries Alarmed Over Venezuelan Migration Forget History of Venezuela’s Acceptance of Migrants

August 28, 2018

As governments in Latin America hold emergency meetings to discuss how to curtail the influx of Venezuelans escaping their country’s economic crisis, they forget how Venezuela for the longest time took in economic refugees escaping other country’s crises

The Link Between Immigration and the Military Budget

August 10, 2018

IPS’s Khuri Peterson-Smith joins Marc Steiner to talk about the connection between the new US military budget and its direct connection to the the immigration crisis and Trump’s policies in both areas

Citizenship Questions in the 2020 Census Designed to Intimidate Latino Communities

August 7, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross approved a late request from the Justice Department for a citizenship question to be added to the 2020 census. Trump officials who supported the Supreme Court’s evisceration of the Voting Rights Act used it to justify their move by claiming it reinforced protections against voting discrimination. Marc Steiner talks with Eduardo…

Grassroots Movements Aim to #AbolishIce and Block Deportations

August 3, 2018

Maru Villalpando, of North West Detention Center Resistance, says she was targeted for deportation for demanding humane immigration policies

2020 Census: The Hidden Agenda Behind Trump’s Citizenship Question

July 24, 2018

TRNN Replay: The Trump administration wants to include a citizenship status question on the census form, which would allow officials to create a list of supposedly alien voters that they would challenge in the 2020 election. Citizens have until August 7 to challenge the question with the Commerce Department

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: July 20, 2018

July 22, 2018

This week Eze and Khalilah discuss reporting from the Baltimore Bureau including concerns about Baltimore police overtime, immigrant rights advocacy, and which candidates for Governor of Maryland transportation advocates are supporting. They also review Marc Steiner’s interview with E. Ethelbert Miller on his new book of poetry If God Invented Baseball

Immigrant Rights Advocates Support Jealous Over Hogan for Maryland Governor

July 16, 2018

Neither Ben Jealous nor Governor Larry Hogan support the protestors’ call to abolish ICE, but advocates say it is time to stop Hogan’s policies of criminalizing Maryland immigrants