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Monthly Archives: December 2019
In the past few weeks, the Trump administration has moved to bar refugees and asylum seekers, closing the door on people whose lives depend on finding safe haven. In a cascade of awful, the administration: Said it will accept a … Continue reading
I read a lot of awful news every day, which sometimes leaves me feeling hopeless and powerless. That doesn’t help me or anyone. So I trot out all the old-but-true cliches: Better to light one candle than to curse the … Continue reading
“The inn is not full in Minnesota,” wrote Governor Tim Walz last week. Affirming Minnesota’s long tradition of welcoming refugees, he told Homeland Security Secretary Mike Pompeo that Minnesota will continue to accept refugee resettlement: “Refugees strengthen our communities. Bringing … Continue reading
From the border to long-term detention facilities, the immigration detention system fails to meet medical needs of immigrants, causing deaths and permanent injuries. Most recently, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ordered the arrest of doctors trying to get flu vaccines … Continue reading