Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Deportation

Screen Grabs: Heavy themes for heavy times

New movies: Social media manipulation, voter suppression, deportation, white nationalism... Oh, and Suzi Quatro!

DACA decision offers no real protection, rights groups warn

On Thursday, Free SF, a coalition of immigrants’ rights groups, warned that the Supreme Court’s rejection of Trump’s attempt to end DACA offers no real protection for most undocumented...

Stop calling the police on us

Stop Calling Stop Stalling  Stop Talking while more Black Sons are fallen  No I mean Stop enabling and Colonizing  a system that kills  more than it does anything else with roots in the original lie...

Lawsuit seeks to reduce ICE detention during pandemic

People in ICE detention are not facing criminal charges. Deportation is a civil matter – and yet, the law allows the government to lock people up while a judge...

What we saw at Sundance, part 3: Crossed borders and different lives

Culling through the forty features viewed at both the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals last week has been as much fun as watching them in the first place. Here...

How ICE treats transgender people — a horror story

Lexis Avilez thought she was going home on Christmas. It seemed, she later said, like a miracle when Yuba County sheriff’s deputies took her Dec. 25 from the cell where...

Chatting by cell: ‘Uncuffed’ is a prison podcast for our time

As setups to Thanksgiving jokes go, a manic wild turkey that burst into a California prison compound seems almost too on-the-nose, considering how two other turkeys received presidential pardons...

SF man faces deportation—for a crime he committed at 16

Based solely on appearances, Simon Liu resembles any other tech worker in San Francisco: Clad in a puffy jacket and sneakers, Simon carries his slender laptop so he can...

Foreign correspondent: Turkey plans attack on Syrian Kurds

ISTANBUL —The Turkish government plans to use Syrian refugees to displace the local Kurdish population in northern Syria. But so far, the scheme isn’t working so well. Last week, Turkish...

Will progressive Democratic Party slate collapse over D5 race?

The San Francisco Democratic Party will decide Wednesday night who to endorse in the fall elections – and there’s a schism in what was seen in the past as...