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Curated news resources about immigration and related topics.

2022 News

Creating classrooms that draw on immigrants’ skills
11/24/2022
A Mexican American Artist Finds Heroes in Farmworkers, Narsiso Martinez’s portraits honor the immigrants behind big American agribusiness.
11/10/2022
Holding Haitians at Guantánamo would be racist
11/5/2022
The role of immigration in the market for eldercare
11/4/2022
USA: Biden administration must not detain Haitian asylum seekers at Guantánamo
11/1/2022
Anti-immigrant campaign ads negatively impact Latinos mental health and make them feel unwelcome in US
11/1/2022
How Refugee Resettlement Works
10/18/2022
Noncitizens pay taxes and join the military. Why shouldn’t they vote? In D.C., where disenfranchisement is personal, they soon will
10/10/2022
"A Failure on All Our Parts.” Thousands of Immigrant Children Wait in Government Shelters.
10/7/2022
Migrants to settle on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard when shelter closes this weekend
10/5/2022
‘Perla’ investigation continues
10/4/2022
'This has changed me'; Vineyarders say migrants transformed their lives, missions
9/30/2022
Politicians are playing politics with refugees, but these workers are exactly what the US economy needs
9/29/2022
Attorneys lay out legal options for Martha's Vineyard migrants, including a visa for crime victims
9/26/2022
Mysteries, legal challenges follow Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis’s migrant flights
9/25/2022
97 Refugees Drown as Boat Sinks Off Syria’s Coast
9/25/2022
The west’s cruelty to migrants will only grow more inhuman. Don’t let the nightmare peddlers win by Mohsin Hamid
9/24/2022
In praise of activist lawyers
9/24/2022
Vineyarders gather, reflect on experience with migrants
9/23/2022
Congress members call for DOJ investigation
9/23/2022
Why Ron DeSantis Thinks Weaponizing Asylum Seekers Is a Winning Strategy
9/22/2022
Migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard have filed a lawsuit against Gov. DeSantis
9/21/2022
Trolling Martha's Vineyard: Island residents on the receiving end of abuse over helping migrants
9/20/2022
Criminal investigation launched into DeSantis asylum seeker flights
9/20/2022
Showing up for migrants who were pawns in a cruel gambit
9/20/2022
DeSantis actions on migrants is ‘mini-ethnic cleansing’, expert warns
9/19/2022
U.S. Policy in the Global South with Dr. Rigoberta Menchu Tum (Nobel Peace Prize) and Vincent Bevins a panel discussion at UMass Amherst
9/19/2022
Migrants at the Base: here's how they're set up and what comes next
9/19/2022
Criminal Investigation Is Opened After Migrant Flights to Martha’s Vineyard
9/19/2022
New model enlists regular Americans to resettle refugees
9/18/2022
Migrants and Refugees are on the move
9/16/2022
Let’s Call DeSantis’s Migrant Stunt What It Is—Kidnapping
9/16/2022
DeSantis hit with devastating news after his vile stunt
9/16/2022
Venezuelan Migrants Look to Next Steps at Joint Base Cape Cod
9/16/2022
‘Reverse Freedom Rides’: An echo of Martha’s Vineyard migrant flights 60 years ago
9/16/2022
DeSantis move to fly migrants to Mass. stokes confusion, outrage from critics
9/15/2022
Why were migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard? The political tactics behind the strategy.
9/15/2022
Busing migrants from the border is a blessing, not a punishment
9/14/2022
Trafficking in human lives should have consequences for its Republican perpetrators
9/14/2022
Voices of migrants, from a New England island in a new land 
9/14/2022
Brazilian asylum-seeker who died by suicide held in “horrific conditions,” attorneys say
9/1/2022
‘Day by Day, I Realize I Have Freedom Here’ A group of Afghan employees from the Kabul bureau of the NY Times
8/12/2022
The Photographs of the Border by Aviva Chomsky
8/11/2022
The secret history of the U.S. government’s family-separation policy
8/7/2022
L.A., Latinx Style: A Conversation Between Natalia Molina, Juan De Lara, George J. Sánchez, and Pierrette Hondagnew-Sotelo
8/5/2022
No Walls, No Borders – a reading list
7/29/2022
Mayor Bowser Requests D.C. National Guard to Support Migrants Being Bused Into Union Station
7/28/2022
The Other Pandemic: A Photoessay by Al Rendon (53 migrants suffocated to death)
7/25/2022
Remain In Mexico: Biden can end Trump-era policy, court rules
7/1/2022
Remain In Mexico: Biden can end Trump-era policy, court rules
7/1/2022
No, the 53 migrants who died in Texas didn't likely cross the border in that truck
6/29/2022
No, the 53 migrants who died in Texas didn't likely cross the border in that truck
6/29/2022
Review of Cuban Privilege: the Making of Immigrant Inequality on America
6/23/2022
Solidarity is not a crime: support for the NGO ships
5/23/2022
UNHRC: A record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide United Nations News Global perspective Human stories
5/23/2022
UNHRC: A record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide United Nations News Global perspective Human stories
5/23/2022
Solidarity is not a crime: support for the NGO ships
5/23/2022
Martha’s Vineyard schools teaching ‘next generation of bilingual support’
4/12/2022
Martha’s Vineyard schools teaching ‘next generation of bilingual support’
4/12/2022
President Biden, tear down those walls and let immigrants take jobs in high demand
2/24/2022
President Biden, tear down those walls and let immigrants take jobs in high demand
2/24/2022
Waiting for Rain: Climate Change and Social Media in Rural Colombia
2/22/2022
Waiting for Rain: Climate Change and Social Media in Rural Colombia
2/22/2022
Historical society to preserve quilts dedicated to migrants who died crossing into Arizona
2/2/2022
Historical society to preserve quilts dedicated to migrants who died crossing into Arizona
2/2/2022
Married MacArthur ‘geniuses’ explore border policy and immigration
1/13/2022
Married MacArthur ‘geniuses’ explore border policy and immigration
1/13/2022

Attribution

The resource list was compiled by Lynn Ditchfield with contributions from:

  • Anita Botti
  • Cheri Cluff
  • Michael Ditchfield**
  • Victoria Dryfoos
  • Camila Fernandez
  • Justen Foster
  • Shari Geistfeld**
  • Linda Graham
  • Marissa A. Gutierrez-Vicario
  • Julie Huff**
  • Naomi Ostwald Kawamura
  • Jenik Munafo Khelalfa
  • Roslyn Sue Le Mesurier
  • Kendra Mills
  • Vivian Maria Poey
  • Nadia Sahila
  • Jane Sampaio
  • Guy Michel Telemanque
  • Rachel Toon
  • Others

* - especially informative content

** - special thanks

Funds to help support granted in part by:

  • Mass Cultural Council (MVLCC)
  • Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship