Tag Archives: Causes of migration

Arlington: “Cambio climático y migración”

Artículo original de Rafi Barglow / Arlington Teosinte Sister City Project   La semana pasada, Zulma Tobar y Bernardo Belloso vinieron desde El Salvador a visitar la escuela de Arlington para hablar con casi cuatrocientos estudiantes sobre importantes temas que nos unen.   Tobar es la co-coordinadora de Ciudades Hermanas, una organización que coordina las relaciones […]

Sistering Assembly at CCR /Asamblea de hermanamientos en CCR

(EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO)   Last saturday I had the opportunity to participate in the sistering assembly held by CCR. Ana facilitated a participative workshop in which all participants reflected on grassroots organization and the role each participant has to play.     During the last hour, I could meet with the beneficiaries of the CCR’s […]

Dennis Chinoy on the separation of children at the US border

Why has the highest law-enforcement official in the U.S. intervened to disqualify refugee status for desperate migrants, mostly women and children, who are fleeing physical and sexual violence at home? It seems (Jeff) Sessions has lost patience with clogging up the immigration system with people he regards basically as lawbreakers: “Saying a few simple words […]

Bangor delegation on migration in the salvadoran community Carasque

Joanie Ellis, from PICA, wrote the following after visiting Carasque, a community in the department of Chalatenango in El Salvador. We hope you enjoy this material, included in their June newsletter.   Leaving Carasque Joanie Ellis   In my dream we are riding on a bus filled with many Caresqueños. Laughing, singing, all in high […]

The Desperate Choices Behind Child Migration

By Alexandra Early, originally published on www.counterpunch.org As someone who just returned from living and working in El Salvador, I’m still having a hard time adjusting to our mainstream media’s never-ending wave of know-nothing commentary on the subject of immigration.   A case in point is the column penned by New York Timescolumnist Ross Douthat on […]