Migrant Protection Protocols Only Protect a Broken System

By: Yanneli Llamas Still reeling from the aftershocks of the Trump administration’s implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), those seeking asylum are met with yet another barrier in the wake of MPP’s reimplementation. MPP has not stemmed the flow of migration, but only places individuals fleeing danger in a position of greater vulnerability. Background … Continue reading Migrant Protection Protocols Only Protect a Broken System

Beware the Bonbon Eating Immigrants

By Timothy R. Koch In 2002, by a five-to-four decision, the Supreme Court ruled that an undocumented worker, Jose Castro—illegally laid off from his minimum-wage job making polyvinylchloride pellets because he participated in an unsuccessful unionization campaign—was not protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc., v. NLRB, 535 U.S. 137 … Continue reading Beware the Bonbon Eating Immigrants