List of ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protests Scheduled Across the Country
On June 1, a general strike among Latinos and their allies dubbed “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes” (A Day Without Immigrants) is scheduled to take place in cities across the country in protest of the anti-immigrant laws passed in Florida and other states.
Latino Truckers Lead Boycott of Florida After Anti-Immigrant Law (OPINION)
A protest started by Latino truck drivers against Florida’s anti-immigrant law has now grown to include a diversity of drivers across the country.
Biden’s Last-Minute Policy Changes Complicate Crisis at Border (OPINION)
While the Biden administration says its focus is to counter misinformation, the policy changes announced just hours prior to the end of Title 42 are likely to sow further confusion at the southern border.
Biden’s New Rules for Asylum Seekers (OPINION)
In a joint press conference last week, the Department of State and Department of Homeland Security announced new measures at the U.S.-Mexico border in preparation for the end of Title 42.
White Supremacists, Fentanyl and Meth (OPINION)
While immigrants continue to be linked to the fentanyl crisis, the truth is much harder to confront for white America.
What the Anti-Cuba Protest at the World Baseball Classic Was Really About (OPINION)
On Sunday the U.S. played Cuba in the World Baseball Classic to a crowd of fans of the game and protesters against the Cuban regime. The goal of the demonstrations was presumably to bring awareness to Cuba’s totalitarian regime, but it was really about proximity to whiteness.
US State Department Announces More Aid for Venezuelan Migrants
the U.S. Department of State is allocating more than $140 million in additional humanitarian aid and $31 million in development assistance to “respond to the needs of vulnerable Venezuelans in Venezuela, Venezuelan refugees and migrants, and their generous host communities across the region,” according to a press release by Secretary Antony Blinken.
The Biden-Trump Border Disaster (OPINION)
As major media does an about-face and ignores the cruelty of the Biden administration’s immigration policy, voters should remember the promises made by then-candidate Joe Biden during his 2020 presidential campaign.
El Paso Shooter Admits to Targeting Latinos, Agrees to 90 Life Sentences
On February 8, the Texas man who carried out a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso in 2019 —which left 23 people dead and 22 injured— agreed to a plea deal in a 90-count indictment and agreed to accept 90 consecutive life sentences. He also admitted to specifically targeting Latinos.
How the Far-Right Gains Access to Latino Communities (OPINION)
Misogyny, homophobia, and transphobia are often used to draw more conservative Latinos to far-right political culture wars.
White House Pushes to Further Criminalize Asylum-Seekers (OPINION)
President Biden’s new border policy is being met with mixed reviews as heavy criticism is lobbed at the administration for continuing Trump-era guidelines.
What Lifting Title 42 Means for Asylum Seekers (OPINION)
Rather than ending the U.S.’s Trump-era stance on immigration, the Biden administration looks intent on furthering it to appease Republicans.
Border Patrol Union Stoking Anti-Latino Animus (OPINION)
In an attempt to shift negative attention away from the problematic and troubled agency, the National Border Patrol Council is deploying social media posts to spread misinformation and blatant lies.
In Search of the ‘Latino Vote’ (OPINION)
The “Latino vote” is the Holy Grail of politics, and locking it down is more difficult than people seem to have anticipated. A breakdown of why viewing Latino voters as a monolith is a mistake.
Futuro Poll: Latino Independents in Georgia Favor Kemp Over Abrams
In Georgia’s race for governor, Latino voters prefer the Republican incumbent Brian Kemp, a white man, over Democratic challenger Stacy Abrams, a Black woman, according to a recent Futuro Media poll.
Parents vs. Police (OPINION)
When reports of a shooting at Jefferson High School in San Antonio sent the school into lockdown on September 20, fearful parents attempting to enter the school clashed with police officers outside. After Parkland and Uvalde, parents have every right to distrust the police.
Former San Antonio Officer Charged in Shooting of 17-Year-Old
Former San Antonio police officer James Brennand, 25, has been charged in the shooting of Erik Cantu, 17, in a McDonald’s parking lot on October 2. The charges — two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by a public servant— are felonies and could increase if Cantu doesn’t survive his injuries.
San Antonio Police Officer Shoots Unarmed Teen in McDonald’s Parking Lot (VIDEO)
On Sunday, a San Antonio Police officer opened fire on a teen who had been eating in his car at a McDonald’s parking lot. Video released by SAPD shows the officer opening the driver-side door and ordering 17-year-old Erik Cantu out of the car without first identifying himself.
Cuba Requests Emergency Assistance From United States After Ian
In a seemingly unprecedented move, the Cuban government has asked the United States for assistance with recovery efforts after Hurricane Ian struck the island on September 27, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Idaho Lawmaker Shares Anti-Latino Meme Ahead of Election (OPINION)
Idaho State Rep. Tammy Nichols (R), currently running for state Senate, recently shared an offensive meme on social media that points to the overall Republican strategy of employing anti-Latino bias and rhetoric.
The Republican Stain on Hispanic Heritage Month (OPINION)
Thursday is the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, four weeks of celebrating Latino contributions not just to the United States, but to the entire hemisphere. Meanwhile, Republicans have decided to treat Latinos seeking sanctuary like vermin.