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Articles by Teresa Gutierrez

Mexico, immigration and Obama’s Executive Order

November 22, 2014

New York saw one of the worldwide protests over killings in Mexico — on the same day as President Obama’s announcement on immigration.WW photo: Anne Pruden Philadelphia, Nov. 20.WW photo: Joseph Piette President Barack Obama issued a long-awaited Executive Order on immigration policy on Nov. [...]

Lessons of May Day & the migrant rights movement

November 20, 2014

WORKERS WORLD PARTY CONFERENCE Talk by Teresa Gutierrez to the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City.WW photo: G. Dunkel Not too long ago, the movement in this country hardly remembered, much less commemorated, May Day. In 2005, however, a wonderful grouping of labor [...]

No deportations of migrant youth!

July 9, 2014

Refugee status for detained children NOW Activists put a sardonic but accurate twist on the Fourth of July so-called celebration.  It is called the “Fourth of You-Lie.” This is certainly apropos of the current crisis on the U.S./Mexican border, which played out in Murietta, Calif., on July 4 [...]

Niñas/os migrantes encarcelados en la frontera

June 23, 2014

En respuesta a la oleada de noticias sobre miles de niñas/os migrantes atrapados por la Seguridad Nacional (DHS), el Procurador General de EUA, Eric Holder declaró el 6 de junio: “Cómo tratamos a los más necesitados, especialmente a los jóvenes que deben comparecer en el procedimiento de [...]

Set them free!

June 18, 2014

Migrant children jailed at border In response to the groundswell of news of thousands of migrant children ensnared by Homeland Security, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stated on June 6, “How we treat those in need, particularly young people who must appear in immigration proceedings — many [...]

SALVADORANS CELEBRATE: FMLN president sworn in

June 11, 2014

San Salvador, El Salvador — In yet another sign of the revolutionary momentum sweeping the Americas, Salvador Sánchez Cerén was inaugurated president of El Salvador on June 1 amidst an emotional and victorious air of celebration here in the capital. President Sánchez Cerén is the historic [...]

Migrant struggle in Europe reveals global crisis

June 8, 2014

Two incidents on European territory this week demonstrate how the deepening global economic and political crisis affects the international working class on the issue of forced migration. On May 28, French riot police raided a migrant camp in the port city of Calais, in northern France across from [...]

Gobierno federal ‘emplea’ inmigrantes detenidos como esclavos

June 3, 2014

29 de mayo de 2014   El diario estadounidense The New York Times en un artículo publicado esta semana, nos ha suministrado otro ejemplo de la necesidad de que el movimiento en contra de la encarcelación masiva se una a la lucha por los derechos de las/os inmigrantes.   El 24 de mayo, el [...]
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