2021-06-17: News Headlines

Napoléon Gómez Urrutia (2021-06-17). México — El litio: Recurso estratégico nacional. globalizacion.ca El mundo se encuentra en una transición energética que cambiará las dinámicas humanas y tendrá un gran impacto en todas las naciones del planeta. El litio va a jugar un papel preponderante, no únicamente como metal capaz de cambiar las…

Free Commander X (2021-06-17). Commander X taken from Mexico by the United States government. indybay.org On Friday June 11th, 2021 between 3: 30 P.M. and 4: 00 P.M. (Mexico City hours), Christopher Doyon was illegally detained. Known Worldwide as Commander X, this Hactivist has the quality of refugee recognized by the Mexican government, and even so he was handed over to the United States government, in violation of his human rights. We demand the Mexican government to act in benefit of the rights of Commander X and manage his urgent release.

The Associated Press (2021-06-17). US Ends Strict Trump-Era Asylum Rules for Violence Victims. latinorebels.com The U.S. government on Wednesday ended two Trump administration policies that made it harder for immigrants fleeing violence to qualify for asylum, especially Central Americans.

splcenter (2021-06-17). SPLC offers guide on immigrant students' right to a public education. splcenter.org &nbsp…

Elie Mystal (2021-06-17). The Democrats Are Failing Dreamers, Failing Immigrants. thenation.com The Democrats Are Failing Dreamers, Failing Immigrants…

_____ (2021-06-16). Organizing Poultry Workers Starts With Learning Together. popularresistance.org She's been denounced by Tyson Foods as a "radical union organizer," but Magaly Licolli doesn't organize unions — she organizes workers. | Licolli is a leader in the workers' center movement that since the 1970s has been organizing labor difficult to formally unionize. An immigrant who developed a passion for popular education through her theater education in Mexico, Licolli served as the executive director of the now-defunct Northwest Arkansas Workers' Justice Center, a nonprofit founded in 2007 to serve the region's poultry workers, where she worked with local community organizer Fernando Garcia. In 2019 L…

Editorial La Jornada (2021-06-16). México y Estados Unidos: Avances y pendientes. globalizacion.ca Ayer por la mañana, en la sede de la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores en esta capital, el secretario de Seguridad Nacional de Estados Unidos, Alejandro Mayorkas, se reunió con funcionarios mexicanos de alto nivel para tratar asuntos fronterizos, de migración,…

Free Commander X (2021-06-16). Commander X taken from Mexico by the United States government. indybay.org On Friday June 11th, 2021 between 3: 30 P.M. and 4: 00 P.M. (Mexico City hours), Christopher Doyon was illegally detained. Known Worldwide as Commander X, this Hactivist has the quality of refugee recognized by the Mexican government, and even so he was handed over to the United States government, in violation of his human rights. We demand the Mexican government to act in benefit of the rights of Commander X and manage his urgent release.

The Associated Press (2021-06-16). US and Mexico Seek Ways to Do More on Irregular Immigration. latinorebels.com MEXICO CITY (AP) — In consecutive visits this month, Vice President Kamala Harris and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas have conveyed to the most important U.S. partner that the Biden administration is taking a more nuanced approach to immigration than its predecessor, but still asking what more Mexico can do.

The Associated Press (2021-06-16). Report Blames Poor Welds for Mexico City Subway Collapse. latinorebels.com MEXICO CITY (AP) — A preliminary report by experts into the collapse of a Mexico City elevated subway line that killed 26 people placed much of the blame Wednesday on poor welds in studs that joined steel support beams to a concrete layer supporting the track bed.

news.un (2021-06-16). 'Families came first' for remittances in year of pandemic, says Guterres. news.un.org Migrants working away from their families made significant sacrifices to send money home last year as they did before COVID, UN chief António Guterres said on Wednesday, warning that now is not the time for countries to withdraw their support to these key workers.

Liberation staff-Sequim (2021-06-16). Sequim, Washington community to protest racism at local restaurant. liberationnews.org In light of a recent racist and xenophobic attack on local immigrant business owners by the owners and employees of Blondie's Plate restaurant, previous Blondie's employees and patrons are calling for the community to gather downtown at Washington St and Sequim Ave.

_____ (2021-06-16). Politically Motivated Academics Have Forsaken Science on 'Whiteness' as They Steer America Towards Civil Strife. strategic-culture.org If white supremacy and 'systemic racism' were genuine problems, America would not be a major destination for migrant flows as it now is. | A disturbing trend has gained a foothold in the United States as members of the academic community are espousing virulent views on race that seem more guided by political prejudices and affiliations than any solid scientific research. The consequences of this misguided research, much of which casts hateful aspersions on white people, could lead to unthinkable disaster down the road. | "Into whatsoever houses I enter, I will enter to help the sick, and I will abstain from all i…

WSWS (2021-06-16). UK High Court rules six asylum seekers were detained illegally in Napier barracks. wsws.org After briefly emptying the barracks in early April, the Home Office has begun to fill Napier again, with the site housing up to 265 migrants, with around 12 in each block.

Latino Rebels (2021-06-16). On DACA's 9th Anniversary, Immigrant Youth and Allies Tell Biden and Demorcats That It's Not Enough. latinorebels.com "Republicans want a pathway to deportation, not citizenship. We demand Democrats go it alone to deliver permanent protections for millions now," a release from United We Dream said.

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