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Migrant Justice Newsletter - JAN 2024

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Articles in this monthly newsletter:  1. ICE Air: Update on Removal Flight Trends.   2. US Needs Better Access to Asylum, NOT Less.  3.   Mauritanians Deported from Ohio.  4. At the Border: Recent Incidents at and around the US-Mexico Border.  5. Accountability for ‘Gross Violations of Human Rights’ at Open-Air Detention Sites at US-Mexico Border.  6.  Black Immigrants and the Hidden Injustices of US Immigration Court.  7.  Fifty Catholic Organizations Urge Senate to Not Restrict Asylum.   8. Congress Members Call for End to Monroe Doctrine and US Intervention in Latin America.   9. What Mexico’s President Wants in Exchange for Assisting the US with Immigration Enforcement.   10.  Americans Making Immigrants Safe (AMIS) helps asylum seekers become self-sufficient in Cleveland.


See the Take Action items listed at the bottom of this newsletter. Our advocacy is needed to maintain some modicum of humanity in the nation’s immigration system and to address root causes of migration. 

A) Tell Congress: The Right to Asylum Is NOT a Bargaining Tool

B) Ask your Congressperson to co-sponsor of HR943 calling for the end of the Monroe Doctrine

C) Tell President Biden to Shut Down Gitmo

D) Join a Solidarity Delegation to Panama

E) Tell Congress: Stop Funding War and Inhumane Migration Policies