Along with the divide between rich and poor in Europe, another has opened between the mobile and the stationary.
Posts Tagged: Migration
A new book looks at the history and current importance of the sanctuary movement.
In the 2010 fiscal year alone, the U.S. Border Patrol nabbed 447,000 would-be illegal immigrants along the southern border. In 2009, 417 were found dead, meeting their end in an attempt at a better life.
President Obama's speech in El Paso on May 10 put the immigration debate back on the table. In reaffirming his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform, he attempted to reframe a debate that has been dominated by a focus on security.
Artist Edgar Endress talks about his work on immigration, the currency of eks, and the Balkanization of Bolivia.
The grassroots transfer of money from North to South can be a powerful tool of cross-border organizing.