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German Hospitality: A Compact With Rogue African Rulers

The new issue of Konkret is dedicated to the German and European debate about immigrants. Several articles focus on how the German government tries to limit the possibilities of refugees to ask for asylum. 74 more words

African Politics

Immigration Control and the case of Wadih Chourey: Ticks in Statistical Boxes for the Wrong Reasons?

I am all for Strong, Effective, Robust and most any other kind of Effective Immigration Control to address the real immigration problem suffered by this country – but it must be Just and Compassionate. 696 more words

Home Politics

Migration and Human Rights (52): Remote Border Controls, Or How to Deal With Poor People On the Move

Many of the poorest people in the world are determined to seek a better life in wealthy countries. The governments and large swats of the populations of those countries react with increasing despair to this stubborn fact, even though the numbers of immigrants aren’t really much higher than they used to be. 981 more words

Intervention

Distinguishing Among Different Kinds of Safe Harbor in a Refugee Crisis

This weekend many of my clergy colleagues have given their time, money, and personal comfort to demonstrate against oppression of immigrants in this country without legal authorization. 542 more words

Unitarian Universalism

Cautious about "First Principle Euphoria"

For weeks, if not months, my historian’s heart and mind have been nervous, conflicted, about the various “Standing on the Side of Love” campaigns teeming through my denomination, Unitarian Universalism. 1,002 more words

Gardening as Racism

The neighbors catty-cornered from one of our lilacs have a beautiful grapevine growing against our common fence. For about two weeks, I’ve been noticing that their grapes have twined and vined over and through my lilac, first where it overhangs their property, and now, way into my yard. 68 more words

Unitarian Universalism

Immigration Control? Hundreds Of Bodies Found In Mass Grave In Texas

Source:  zerohedge

The bodies of hundreds of undocumented immigrants who died (usually from exposure in the 100-degree-plus heat) while crossing the Texas-Mexico border over the last few years have been discovered in… 234 more words

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