fbpx

undocumented migrants

How COVID-19 preys upon poverty — and will make it worse

By Mark A. Bonta / May 15, 2020 / Comments Off on How COVID-19 preys upon poverty — and will make it worse

In the wake of COVID-19, the world economy is set to contract 3 percent in 2020, according to recent estimates from the International Monetary Fund.  As devastating as this may be, the long-term economic prospects are even worse, as a research analysis by IMF economists found that five years after a pandemic, economic inequities will […]

> Read More

No one knows how many undocumented Haitians died after Dorian destroyed two Bahamas shantytowns

By Josh Wilson / September 7, 2019 / Comments Off on No one knows how many undocumented Haitians died after Dorian destroyed two Bahamas shantytowns

Two shantytowns on Abaco Island in the Bahamas were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian — and Haitian activists in Florida are pleading with the government of the Bahamas to suspend its strict immigration enforcement policies while the bodies are collected, reports the Miami New Times. Known as the Mudd and Pigeon Peas, the two shantytowns account […]

> Read More