Immigration

Susan Fitzgerald speaks about her volunteer work at a refugee shelter in New Mexico during a presentation in Juneau on Friday, May 31, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Learn about the US southwest border from someone you probably know

Some things are better than we think. Some aren’t.

 

Manni Guillen, whose family moved to Juneau from Mexico when he was a baby, speaks at the Love Knows No Borders rally in Juneau on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Guillen spoke about his experiences growing up in Juneau and working with the Border Angels nonprofit. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Opinion: Thanks to those who attended Saturday’s rally

Over 200 people gathered to support migrant rights.

 

People gather outside the Millennium Biltmore Hotel to protest against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Los Angeles. Sessions gave a speech at the hotel. (Jae C. Hong | The Associated Press)

Pair of evening events will prelude weekend immigration rally

Translator will share her experiences, offer advice on organization.

People gather outside the Millennium Biltmore Hotel to protest against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Los Angeles. Sessions gave a speech at the hotel. (Jae C. Hong | The Associated Press)

Pair of evening events will prelude weekend immigration rally

Andrea Dewees has worked as a translator at a pair of immigrant family detention centers in Texas. This week, she’ll appear at a series of… Continue reading

In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who’ve been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)

Walker urges Trump administration to stop splitting children from parents

Gov. Bill Walker has joined opponents of the Trump administration’s effort to separate illegal immigrant children from their families. In a statement Tuesday, Walker called… Continue reading

In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who’ve been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)

Walker urges Trump administration to stop splitting children from parents

Gov. Bill Walker has joined opponents of the Trump administration’s effort to separate illegal immigrant children from their families. In a statement Tuesday, Walker called… Continue reading