Politics

Lawsuit: ICE Detention Centers Deny Detainees Contact With Attorneys

The American Civil Liberties Foundation of Southern California and the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Stanford Law School have filed a class action lawsuit against ICE, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, and private prison operator Geo Group, Inc. for creating unlawful barriers to attorney-client communications.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 9:35 pm

White House Closer to Partial Shutdown With Wall Demand

Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 8:43 am

Warrants Served on Eve of 9-Month Anniversary of Marielle Franco’s Murder

Details of the “extremely complex” investigation have yet to be released, but police did say the warrants cover 15 locations throughout the state of Rio, as well as a municipality in neighboring Minas Gerais.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 11:46 am

McKinsey: Puerto Rico Bondholder and Fiscal Board’s Lead Adviser

The world’s largest financial consulting firm leads the operations of Puerto Rico’s federally-appointed Fiscal Control Board, as evidenced by emails obtained by the Center for Investigative Journalism.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 3:01 pm

Sens. Menendez, Rubio, Durbin and Leahy Introduce TPS Bill for Venezuela

The bipartisan legislation seeks to grant Temporary Protected Status for eligible Venezuelans.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 1:26 pm

McKinsey: Bonista de Puerto Rico y principal asesor de la Junta

La firma de consultoría financiera más grande del mundo coordina las operaciones de la Junta de Control Fiscal, según demuestran los emails obtenidos por el Centro de Periodismo Investigativo.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 8:14 am

Democrats Hold Advantage Among Latino Voters in Lead Up to 2020 Election

More than two-thirds (67 percent) of Latino voters said they would be more likely to vote Democratic in 2020 if a Latino candidate such as Julián Castro was on the ballot.

  • Dec 11, 2018
  • 12:35 pm

New UCLA Study Finds 96% Growth in Latino Vote Across 8 States

This report relies on a social science approach to evaluate official election data to draw conclusions about turnout and vote growth.

  • Dec 11, 2018
  • 12:07 pm

The U.S./Mexico Border: How Often and Why Arizonans Cross Into Mexico

According to the poll’s findings, 30% of Arizonans have crossed the border into Mexico in the past 12 months.

  • Dec 10, 2018
  • 5:36 pm

ICE’s Network of Immigration Detention Facilities

Latino Rebels Radio: December 6, 2018

  • Dec 6, 2018
  • 5:46 pm

The Era of Cultural Accelerators

The time is now.

  • Dec 6, 2018
  • 4:01 pm

Mexico City’s New Mayor Disbands Riot Police

Claudia Sheinbaum was sworn into office yesterday.

  • Dec 6, 2018
  • 12:05 pm

WhatsApp Skewed Brazilian Election, Proving Social Media’s Danger to Democracy

Misinformation via social media played a troubling role in boosting far-right Congressman Jair Bolsonaro to the presidency.

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • 4:31 pm

Government Data Reveals the Inner Workings of the U.S. Immigration Detention System

ICE relied on 638 sites scattered throughout the United States to detain individuals, often moving them from one facility to another.

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • 2:26 pm

El cinturón de seguridad de la Junta de Control Fiscal

Correos electrónicos entregados al Centro de Periodismo Investigativo luego de una demanda de acceso a la información muestran cómo se eslabona este costoso cinturón, coordinado principalmente con el presidente de la entidad, José Carrión.

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • 12:35 pm

Argentina Increases Police Gun-Firing Liberties

Minister of Security Patricia Bullrich defended the decree and said that if protocols of firearm use aligned with “clear and transparent regulations, we will have an orderly society that is clear about where the good is and where the evil is.”

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • 12:15 pm

‘With a New Sheriff, Los Angeles Will Fully Kick ICE Out of Our Community’

Newly elected LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has vowed to protect immigrants in Los Angeles.

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • 10:02 am

What Happens Next to Migrants in Tijuana, Mexico? (VIDEO)

It’s the question many are asking.

  • Dec 4, 2018
  • 11:03 am