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Spanish-Language Reporter Facing Deportation Denied Bond

An immigration judge denied bond for Manuel Durán during a hearing in Jena, Louisiana, the Southern Poverty Law Center said in a statement.

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 3:09 pm

Rosselló to Trump: ‘I Am Making a Public Request to You, Mr. President, to Meet With Me’

“Mr. President… you are getting the incorrect advice.”

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 1:27 pm

The State of the Immigrant Rights Movement in 2019

Latino Rebels Radio: January 17, 2019

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 12:30 pm

Watchdog: Many More Migrant Families May Have Been Separated

The report found ongoing problems keeping track of children, which could affect their well-being.

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 12:10 pm

On Why Destroying Bigotry in Hispanic Communities Is Mission Critical in 2019

We must build bigger tables and break bread with one another instead of building walls, physical or otherwise.

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 10:19 am

Venezuela’s Opposition Calls Maduro’s Government Illegitimate

The opposition-controlled legislative body approved tentative resolutions in an effort to promote a transitional government.

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 7:00 am

Rallies Call for Release of Detained Immigration Activist

In New York City, Los Angles, Boston, Springfield, Massachusetts, and Hartford, Connecticut, small crowds of supporters held signs saying “Free Eduardo Now” and chanted and banged drums as they delivered petitions to officials at the federal offices.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 9:34 pm

Teachers Strike Updates: L.A. Strongly Supports Teachers, New LMU Survey Shows

“I believe that there are resources available to end this strike,” School Board Member Scott M. Schmerelson said.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 9:14 pm

What One Puerto Rican Activist Told Judge About Debt Restructuring Case

These debt negotiations should not put profits over people.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 5:31 pm

Judge Hears Major Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring Case

The hearing involves more than $17 billion worth of debt backed by sales-tax bonds that the government issued, representing nearly a third of the island’s overall bonded debt.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 4:42 pm

After Crossing Into Guatemala, Migrants Set Sights on Mexico

Migrants leaving Central America routinely cite widespread poverty, lack of opportunity and rampant gang violence as their motivation.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 4:12 pm

Street Singer Gives Voice to Venezuela’s Growing Diaspora

Reyna’s Perdomo song has become the unofficial anthem of Venezuelans who have left their country.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 3:27 pm

Inmigrantes en Puerto Rico no se escapan de las políticas racistas de Trump

Mientras el número de detenciones de inmigrantes indocumentados ha aumentado en la Isla según varios abogados de inmigración, la falta de transparencia del gobierno federal mantiene a Puerto Rico a ciegas.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 2:00 pm

Brazil’s President Relaxes Gun Laws, More Changes Expected

Brazilians will no longer have to explain their desire for a gun to a police official, and each person can own four guns, up from two.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 11:29 am

New Caravan of Honduran Migrants Makes First Border Crossing

About 500 people, including dozens of children, lined up to show their documents to a first line of unarmed security personnel at the Agua Caliente border crossing Tuesday night.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 8:15 am

Surviving R. Kelly in the Me Too Era (PODCAST)

A deep conversation about a decades-long story.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 8:00 am

How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policies Separate Families in Puerto Rico

Roundups of undocumented immigrants in Puerto Rico have been on the rise, according to immigration attorneys, as the federal government’s lack of transparency keeps Puerto Ricans in the dark about the number of people affected.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 7:46 am

The Killers ‘Land of the Free’ Song Highlights Border Humanitarian Crisis With the Help of Spike Lee

“Down at the border, they’re gonna put up a wall.”

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:00 pm

Fighting Sexism en la Cocina

I began to have very real realizations that this thing I had rejected was suddenly the thing that was going to keep me nourished and healthy

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 5:17 pm

After Countless Protests Against Gender Violence in Puerto Rico, Rosselló Finally Met with Local Feminists

The organization Colectiva Feminista en Construcción has been working tirelessly to bring attention to the issue of violence against women in Puerto Rico

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 3:50 pm