All posts tagged "immigrants"

  • Open Land, Closed Spaces

    As anti-immigrant sentiment rises in the U.S., will the door close completely for refugees in the state? RAMALLAH, PALESTINE – The morning is silent as the sun creeps over the water tanks positioned precariously on the rooftops...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Wyoming Marches to Keep Families Together

    From Jackson to Cheyenne, people protested the separation of migrant families at the border and advocates say the fight has just begun JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hundreds of thousands of people in more than 700 American towns...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Immigrants are Helping Fuel Local Economy

    A new report quantifies their contributions and outlines many of the challenges they increasingly confront   JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s no secret immigrants comprise a large portion of the local workforce. Now there is data on...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Fears, Anxieties Deepen for Immigrants

    Advocacy work in other parts of the state highlights a void in Teton County JACKSON HOLE, WY – Recently, Juntos founder and ACLU organizer, Antonio Serrano, based in Cheyenne, got a call from a girl whose father...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Federal Immigration and Intimidation

    ICE visit highlights change in protocol and a community mired in confusion JACKSON HOLE, WY – Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials rolled into town in unmarked cars on April 25 and 26 and arrested two Teton...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Don’t Miss: Storytelling for Change

    The Quiet Force, a film capturing the hushed experiences of Latinos in ski towns, holds a fundraiser next week JACKSON HOLE, WY – Donald Trump’s jarring words during his 2016 presidential campaign: “We will build a great...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • THE BUZZ: American Dreams, Undocumented Fears

    A ‘Day Without Immigrants’ illuminated the young people in Jackson fearful for their families and their futures. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For one month Nesley Corona waited in Agua Prieta in the state of Sonora, Mexico, with...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • A Day Without Immigrants in Jackson Hole

    JACKSON HOLE, WY — More than 100 Jacksonites, a number of high school students among them, braved frigid temps outside Jackson Hole High School this morning in support of the valley’s immigrant populace for a “Day Without Immigrants.”...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • JUST IN: Officials Dispel Immigration Enforcement Rumors

    JACKSON HOLE, WY — Rumors have been proliferating around the valley this weekend that US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials are knocking on doors in search of undocumented immigrants. According to Teton County Sheriff’s Office and Jackson Police...

    • Posted February 11, 2017
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  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Foreign Compassion

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – When he was 10 years old, my father emigrated to the U.S. with his family from Tel Kaif, Iraq—among the seven countries included in President Trump’s immigration ban enacted Friday that halted this...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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