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Lawsuit Alleges ICE, DHS, and Vermont DMV Targeting Immigrant Leaders in Retaliation for Activism

Migrant Justice leaders at risk of deportation for engaging in protected First Amendment activity.

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 4:01 pm

Second-Largest US Private Prison Operator Accused of Illegally Paying Asylum Seekers Just $1 a Day

Groundbreaking class action lawsuit addressing alleged wage theft in immigrant detention centers.

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 3:49 pm

Insured to Profit: Conflicts of Interests in the Career of José Carrión III

As chair of the Oversight Board, Carrión —an insurance executive from the Carrión family banking dynasty— has played a central role in designing and approving policy decisions that prioritize Wall Street profits over the well-being of Puerto Ricans.

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 2:21 pm

Rains in Chile Destroy About 85 Percent of Desert Microorganisms

The Atacama Desert in Northern Chile. (Photo by A. Duarte/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0)

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 1:46 pm

And Now a Word From Our New ‘Fans’

Ah, our weekly dose of hate and racism.

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 10:09 am

Making Weed Legal in Mexico?

From NPR

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 8:58 am

The Gun Control Conversation Can’t End, Because Families’ Pain Never Does

You push that pain away until something reminds you—a birthday, an anniversary or a holiday. All the pain comes rushing back just like before.

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 8:34 am

Mijente Statement on MULTIPLE Arrests of Peaceful Protestors at GA State Capitol

“Georgia is well-known for some of the worst voter suppression efforts in the country, and today’s arrests of peaceful protestors are a prime example of this extreme intimidation of people of color.”

  • Nov 13, 2018
  • 5:00 pm

Texas Youth Power Alliance to Register 300,000 Young Voters by 2020

Building the electoral power for young people in Texas to win on the issues that matter to them.

  • Nov 13, 2018
  • 11:15 am

The Inter-American Human Rights Commission Expresses ‘Deep Concerns’ for Brazil

The report calls out violence and hate speech against indigenous and LGBTI people as well as Afro-descendants and women.

  • Nov 13, 2018
  • 11:15 am

Nevada Didn’t Win With a Blue Wave: It Won With a Latino, Immigrant and Working Class Wave

In early 2018, we doubled down on our theory that prioritizing conversations with infrequent voters was the winning formula.

  • Nov 13, 2018
  • 6:12 am

Unbent, Unbowed: Remembering Antonio González

We honor him by continuing La Lucha he loved.

  • Nov 12, 2018
  • 12:15 pm

Ex-Army Chief Convicted for Pinochet-Era Crimes

General Juan Emilio Cheyre, who served as head of the army from 2002 to 2006 and is 71 years old, was a young officer when the “Caravan of Death” arrived in the Northern city of La Serena and executed 15 individuals.

  • Nov 12, 2018
  • 10:05 am

Are We Finally Seeing the ‘Latino Vote’ Impacting More and More Elections?

Latino Rebels Radio: November 11, 2018

  • Nov 11, 2018
  • 9:52 pm

A Bunch of Financial Journalists Decided to Openly Mock Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis in a Tone-Deaf DESPACITO ‘Skit’

“We can help you with your little bankruptcito/we’re the brains, you’re the debtor in ‘el possessionito’”

  • Nov 11, 2018
  • 11:51 am

The Vote, Unchained

Florida’s Amendment 4 passed with over 64% of the vote.

  • Nov 10, 2018
  • 3:32 pm

Latino Voters Want Congress to Pass Climate Change Legislation

“Over 78 percent of Latinos have personally experienced the effects of climate change in their state.”

  • Nov 10, 2018
  • 3:09 pm

New Rules Deny Asylum Rights to Migrants

The rules are widely expected to target Central American migrants, of which 5,000 are currently being sheltered in a sports arena in Mexico City.

  • Nov 9, 2018
  • 1:39 pm

Democracy Is at Risk in Latin America and the Far Right Is Moving in: Here’s How It Went Wrong for the Left

The risk is that democracy is failing many, increasingly normalizing the demonization of the “other.”

  • Nov 9, 2018
  • 12:03 pm