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Illegal immigrants have rights too

On December 29, an Associated Press report about Afghan refugees said that: “Pakistani police in multiple raids detained at least 1,200 Afghan nationals, including women and children, who had entered…

Immigrants are essential

In the coming decades, most Americans will need to prepare for climate change. And that will include preparing for migration. Many Americans will become internal migrants, because one day the…

Blaming Immigrants

Blaming immigrants

The recent terrorist incident in New Zealand has once again brought the debate of immigration into the spotlight with Far-Right forces heaping eulogies on the xenophobic attacker. The heart-wrenching scenes…

Mexican Immigrants

Mexican immigrants

When we think about Mexican immigration to el norte, we must examine it under historical context. That is, unlike the millions of European immigrants who travelled across an entire ocean…

Immigrants’ Plight

Immigrants’ plight

The United States of America’s Declaration of Independence states “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with…

Immigrants

Immigrants

My apologies to my readers. I am sure they get tired of hearing about immigrants. Immigrants get tired of being in a position where the likes of me are compelled…

White Immigrants

White immigrants

Happy Native American Heritage Month! In this “Make America Great Again” era, where white nationalists (and your nextdoor neighbours who claim not to be white nationalists) rail against undocumented immigration…

Refugees, immigrants and double standards

Viet Thanh Nguyen is an American writer and author of the bestselling novel, ‘The Sympathizer’. He came to the US with his family in the summer of 1975 after a…

Hate Crime, Immigrants And Fascism

Hate crime, immigrants and fascism

The third attack on Indian-Americans within a span of 12 days has created a sense of fear and insecurity among non-white Americans, South Asians in particular. One assumed that such…

Citizenship For Immigrants?

Citizenship for immigrants?

Balochistan is facing a variety of problems, one of which is the influx of Afghan immigrants. One of the most serious problems in this regard is the issue of hundreds…