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Curated news resources about immigration and related topics.

2024 News

An American Immigration Council Analysis of the President’s 212(f) Proclamation and Interim Final Rule Restricting Asylum
6/5/2024
Asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border worry about their next move: ‘We cannot return’
6/5/2024
“The Case for Open Borders”: Journalist John Washington on New Book & Biden Asylum Ban
6/5/2024
Seeking fantasies across the sea
5/27/2024
The rightwing plan to take over ‘sanctuary’ cities – and rebuild them Maga-style
5/26/2024
A Mural Project Remembers Uvalde’s Lost Lives
5/23/2024
NYC Migrants Are Being Welcomed by Kansas City’s Mayor to Fill Jobs
4/16/2024
The border needs fixing, but not because migrants are dangerous: Most immigrants, authorized and unauthorized alike, are more law-abiding than native-born Americans.
3/31/2024
Baltimore Key Bridge Collapses, Killing Six Immigrant Workers Who Had No Access to Emergency Warnings
3/27/2024
How the imagery of White women victims is being used to stoke anti-immigrant fear
3/27/2024
Missing, presumed dead workers from Key Bridge weren’t informed of mayday call
3/27/2024
Immigrant families on edge amid uncertainty over new Texas law
3/21/2024
Martha’s Vineyard officials condemn DeSantis remarks on sending more migrants but say they’d be ready to respond
3/21/2024
Fictions about the Forces Driving Migration
3/20/2024
Racism derails public meetings on migrants, housing law in Mass
3/19/2024
New immigration estimates help make sense of the pace of employment
3/7/2024
Plight of migrant laborers killed, held hostage in Middle East exposes Israel’s reliance on overseas workforce
3/5/2024
An undocumented immigrant was arrested for allegedly killing a college student. Now Latinos are facing harassment and threats. When a white person commits a crime, only the accused is judged. But when the suspect is a person of color, people of color are treated as proxy suspects
3/5/2024
Four reasons the immigration crisis isn’t going away
2/29/2024
Fictions about the Forces Driving Migration
2/21/2024
Trump and allies plotting militarized mass deportations, detention camps
2/21/2024
U.S. Policies Punish Refugees at the Border
2/20/2024
Worried about immigrants overwhelming the U.S.? Take our quiz
2/19/2024
Barbed Wire
2/16/2024
Democrats Are Helping Make the US Border Look More and More Like Gaza
2/15/2024
Birth of A National Immigration Policy
2/15/2024
They Came Here for a New Life. Now They’re Trapped in O’Hare
2/10/2024
Immigration to Boost US GDP by $7 Trillion Over Decade, CBO Says
2/7/2024
Immigrants Make America Stronger and Richer
2/5/2024
GOP Congressman Suggests 'Pinochet Air' Death Flights for Migrants
2/2/2024
Invisible Lives: Meet Canada’s Undocumented Kids
2/2/2024
First They Came For the Immigrants
1/31/2024
The historically familiar subtext to fears about immigrants to the U.S.
1/30/2024
“Do I have to come here injured or dead?”
1/28/2024
But who can hear you in the desert -part of Migrating and Vanishing series
1/24/2024
Migrant Families Expelled from NYC Hotel After Mayor Adams Issues New 60-Day Shelter Limit
1/10/2024
Asylum seekers faced racist severe abuse in ICE detention under Trump, suit says
1/2/2024
Why a Greenwich teen is sending hundreds of letters to kids detained in immigration shelters in Texas
1/1/2024

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