JHISN Newsletter 02/19/2022

Our newsletter this week illustrates the incoherence and political confusion of current US immigration policy. Democrats just proposed a bill to remedy immigration court interference from the executive branch, but Biden continues to embrace the anti-immigrant policies of Title 42. Read More

JHISN Newsletter 02/05/2022

Not all of us know that Ecuadorians compose the largest immigrant community here in central Queens. We offer a story about the history and recent increase in migration from Ecuador, which is also a story about Jackson Heights today.   Read More

JHISN Newsletter 1/22/2022

Today’s newsletter looks at two urgent issues: the lifting of a state eviction moratorium and the resurgent threat of federal ‘public charge’ policies that would deny working-class immigrants access to assistance with food, housing, and health care needs.    Read More

JHISN Newsletter 1/8/2022

Our newsletter looks at the mourning and mobilizing of NYC immigrant workers whose lives are literally on the line in the risky, low-wage business of food delivery and the most recent immigrant-led campaigns to protect essential workers in NY State. Read More

JHISN Newsletter 12/18/2021

In this issue, we offer you a local story of a very special museum exhibition in Queens, and the statewide campaign to end ICE detention of immigrants, in the context of the 20th-century criminalization of immigrants of color in the US.   Read More

JHISN Newsletter 12/04/2021

This week’s feature article takes a look at the latest news on national immigration legislation. The news is not good. But the more political awareness we can build around what is happening, and the more solidarity we can offer in the struggle for collective security… Read More