street politics

Anti-Deportation Activists Are Blocking Coaches to Charter Flights

We watched Reclaim the Power members blockade the depot of a coach company that transports people due to be deported on charter flights.
Ben Charlie Smoke

'I Was Gone from the World and Nobody Noticed': One Woman's Story of Being Trapped by NXIVM

"I remember scratching down my arms and wanting to scream."
Sarah Berman

British Airways Is Still Complicit in Deporting LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

I watched activists crash an airline gala to chant "deportation contracts make us sick" and hand out sick bags to 200 guests, including the CEO of British Airways.
Oscar Rickett

A Culinary Program in El Salvador Is Giving At-Risk Youths a Reason to Stay

Gastromotiva trains young Salvadorans in culinary and life skills to provide them with better work opportunities and alternatives to migration.

A Month After Going Viral, Grime MC Marci Phonix Has More to Say

As a guest on a news segment about the Windrush deportation crisis, he made a Conservative politician look ridiculous. But Marci isn't done.
Tshepo Mokoena
british food

British Food Wouldn’t Be the Same without the Windrush Generation

Early Caribbean migrants helped rebuild Post-War Britain’s healthcare and transport systems, but they also revolutionised its food scene. Now, this pioneering generation faces deportation due to newly tightened immigration policy.
Riaz Phillips
Yarls Wood

Hunger-Striking Yarl's Wood Detainees Told They Could Be Deported Early for Protesting

MPs and legal experts have criticised the Home Office, telling VICE there is "no lawful basis to make this kind of threat".
Mattha Busby

The Green Party Is Calling for Deportation Protesters' Terror-Related Charges to Be Dropped

Last year, demonstrators stopped a deportation flight from leaving the UK, and the government now wants to make an example of them.
Mattha Busby

The US Soldiers Stuck in Immigration Limbo Under Trump

The Army wanted 19-year-old Private First Class Kyungmin Cho and others like him. Now it's not so sure.
Julia Preston
true crime

Police Brutality and Deportation Won’t Stop the Deadly MS-13 Gang

We talked to local cops and community activists about Trump's favourite target: a murderous gang comprised partly of immigrants he does not understand.
Michael Edison Hayden

The Lawyers Trying to Get Their Clients Sent to Jail

Public defenders in New York City are actually trying to get immigrant clients sent to Rikers to avoid the feds – and deportation.
Sonja Sharp

Prosecutors Are Quietly Helping Protect Immigrants from Trump

These DAs are trying to avoid slapping immigrants with criminal charges that could eventually get them deported.
Christie Thompson