‘Heal the damage’: Activists urge Joe Biden to move beyond ‘border security’

Biden has said he will end construction of Trump’s wall, but activists say they hope for more than a return to the status quo

As Joe Biden prepares to take office, activists say the president-elect must not only take meaningful action to stabilize the US-Mexico border, but also reckon with his own history of militarizing the border landscape and communities.

Biden has promised to end many of the Trump administration’s border policies, but has yet to unveil the kind of bold immigration plan that would suggest a true departure from Obama-era priorities. Cecilia Muñoz, Obama’s top immigration adviser who memorably defended the administration’s decision to deport hundreds of thousands of immigrants, was recently added to Biden’s transition team.

Continue reading…

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Free Trading Ideas, Latest News, And Articles.

Please Enter Your Email Address:




Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us and our affiliates. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

Latest

Extinction Rebellion protesters stay away from court over Covid-19 fears

Dozens of Extinction Rebellion protesters failed to attend their court hearings after the campaign group told them to stay away due to the coronavirus...

Handmade nest lures golden eagles back to Highlands estate

A nest of arm-sized sticks built on a precipitous crag by an octogenarian conservationist dangling from a rope has enticed a pair of golden...

Country diary: how wayside walnuts grew to benefit the community

Rub a walnut leaf between your fingers and it releases an exquisite perfume. Some say the smell is reminiscent of furniture polish, but I...

New British standard for biodegradable plastic introduced

A new British standard for biodegradable plastic is being published which scientists say will cut through a jungle of classifications that leave consumers confused.Plastic...

We wish you a happy Womens Day!

Happy International Women's Day! Grand Capital team wishes all women a happy International Women's Day. We're pleased to share that there are more and more...