Francisco Lozano

Drowning of Russian Migrant Highlights Danger of US Border Policy (PHOTOS)

Critics of the migrants trying to cross the border say that there are legal avenues and procedures to follow. However, many asylum seekers are never screened and are sent back to Mexico under Title 42, the Trump-era policy that denies entry to immigrants with the pretense of protecting public health.

  • Nov 15, 2022
  • 2:18 PM

Thousands March in El Salvador as Bukele Plans to Run for Re-Election

On Thursday, El Salvador’s Independence Day, President Nayib Bukele announced that he will seek re-election when his five-year term ends in 2024, defying a constitutional ban on consecutive re-election. Earlier that day, as the government held a military parade, thousands marched in the capital against Bukele and his policies.

  • Sep 16, 2022
  • 12:50 PM

Ukrainian Refugees at US-Mexico Border Provide Sharp Contrast With Other Asylum Seekers (PHOTO ESSAY)

While the world watches a humanitarian crisis unfold as Russia wages war on Ukraine, the Tijuana port of entry on the U.S. border is yet again seeing what the city is accustomed to: another immigration crisis, this one centered on Ukrainians seeking asylum and refugee status.

  • Mar 21, 2022
  • 3:33 PM

A Dispatch From Palmdale, Where Robert Fuller Was Found Dead, Hanging From a Tree

“We need answers. We need full transparency from the city and they are not giving us that. This is very shady,” Joshua Summerville of Lancaster told Latino Rebels. “They are telling us that there are no cameras outside the City Hall, the fire station and the businesses around the park?”

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 3:31 PM

‘¡No Puedo Respirar!’ (I Can’t Breathe): Scenes From Saturday’s Protest in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles protest was one of many that happened across the nation and the world. There was minimal police presence

  • Jun 7, 2020
  • 3:52 PM

In El Salvador, Frontline Personnel Decry Lack of Protective Equipment, Denounce Government COVID-19 Protocols

Intern doctors and nurses are complaining about lack of protective equipment, with some acting as whistle-blowers.

  • May 22, 2020
  • 2:55 PM

Sanders Supporters in California Are Asking: Where Do We Go From Here?

To his supporters, Sanders is not just a candidate—he is the conviction of core beliefs of many young and old progressives who have longed for someone to vindicate their struggles.

  • Apr 23, 2020
  • 5:01 PM

A Mother and Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Await Asylum Proceedings In Mexico, With No Answers In Sight

“Migrant Protection Protocols is a humanitarian disaster,” said Erika Pinheiro, Litigation and Policy Director for Al Otro Lado.

  • Oct 8, 2019
  • 11:08 AM

At the Inaugural Latinx Games Festival in Long Beach, Attendees Topple Obstacles on the Screen and in the Industry

The festival featured speakers, roundtable discussions, and an arcade with games from Latin American countries. 

  • Sep 17, 2019
  • 12:24 PM

Bernie Sanders Hosted a Roundtable Discussion in LA for POC Media: Here’s What He Had to Say

“We need to create a world where we are spending less money on weapons of mass destruction and more money in addressing human needs,” the Senator said.

  • Jul 30, 2019
  • 7:30 PM

During Rally in Downtown LA, Leaders and Activists Vow to Fight Against Trump’s Deportation Threats (Photo Essay)

“To all our immigrant family, we want to tell you, you are not alone, the majority of Americans don’t want you deported,” said Angélica Salas, Executive Director of CHIRLA.

  • Jun 26, 2019
  • 1:45 PM

Four Presidential Candidates Square Off in Immigration Forum

Many audience members shared their personal and emotional stories.

  • Jun 3, 2019
  • 8:05 AM

In El Salvador, Revolutionary Program Gives Inmates a Second Chance

“Yo Cambio” functions like a vocational junior college where inmates are enrolled in a program of their choice or one that matches their vocation or experience.

  • May 31, 2019
  • 3:02 PM

Is LA for Beto? It’s Too Early to Tell

Some in attendance said they were there to learn, but hadn’t made up their minds.

  • Apr 29, 2019
  • 3:37 PM

An Entire Town in El Salvador Mourned the Loss of 5 Lives Killed by Gang Members

People in Chalchuapa took to Facebook to express their outrage and pain for such a horrendous crime.

  • Feb 20, 2019
  • 8:11 AM

Nayib Bukele Wins Historic Presidential Elections in El Salvador

“Nayib has the capacity to makes us dream of a different country,” one of his supporters told Latino Rebels on Sunday.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 8:29 AM

Salvadorans Remember Revolutionary Past as Populist Leads Polls in Upcoming Sunday Election (PHOTO ESSAY)

The country’s civil war will cast a shadow on a new round of national elections.

  • Feb 2, 2019
  • 8:29 AM

In Tijuana, Bringing a ‘Sense of Normalcy’ to Migrant Children, One Meal at a Time (PHOTO ESSAY)

World Central Kitchen is serving an average of 3,200 meals a day to the mainly women and children seeking U.S. asylum in Tijuana, Mexico.

  • Dec 10, 2018
  • 3:31 PM

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