Chanel Rustad, a four-year-old Alaska Native child, is currently in the custody of a racist white couple, Nikki Richman and Joseph Jurco, after her father murdered her mother in January 2020. Chanel’s maternal grandmother is fighting for custody.
As we respond to the next political stunt involving migrants, let’s commit to protecting the institutions and liberties we often take for granted.
Governments can play a crucial role in supporting livestock farmers and safeguarding the agricultural sector against the adverse effects of climate change.
The Latino Content Creators for Immigrant Justice is a coalition of creators, activists, elected officials, organizations, and community members stressing the urgency of passing a pathway to citizenship, protecting the right to seek asylum without restriction, and addressing the mistreatment of immigrants.
As we continue the fight to prevent sexual violence, we also need to advocate for essential reproductive health care and services for survivors. This includes timely access to emergency contraception, which until recently was not available to women and girls in Honduras.
The Losing Puerto Rico media project launched a multimedia campaign to focus attention on an obscure and one-of-a-kind tax loophole that allows rich Americans to move to Puerto Rico and avoid paying most of their taxes.
The Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Chicago has sent a letter to Congress requesting that at least half of the funds allocated for Puerto Rico’s Nutritional Assistance Program be directed to supporting the island’s farmers and promoting greater self-sufficiency.
Empowerment is only possible when patients have the right information, at the right time, and in a language they understand. This National Minority Health Month, let’s work to get the right information to those vulnerable communities in order to save their lives.
Any media company that knowingly spreads false information should answer to a jury, writes Brenda Victoria Castillo, president and CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
The U.S. government must center its policies on the fundamental protection of children, which should include extending permanent legal residency to the parents and caretakers of U.S. citizen children.
Congressman Rubén Gallego, who is running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, has made history by raising more money in the first fundraising quarter than any other Latino Democrat in history, writes senior adviser Chuck Rocha.
The family of 16-year-old Susana Morales, who went missing while walking home in July 2022, is seeking justice after her body was discovered in early February by police in Gwinnett County, Georgia and the later arrest of a former police officer as a suspect.
DACA Recipients Have Delivered for Democrats. Time to Deliver a Pathway to Citizenship for Us (OPINION)
In spite of President Biden’s promise to protect immigrant communities, his administration and Congress have failed to deliver on promises of permanent status for millions of undocumented immigrants. His State of the Union address on Tuesday gives him an opportunity to chart a new path.
Honduras is the only country in Latin America where access to emergency contraception is banned and one of the few countries in the region where abortion is prohibited under any circumstances, including in cases of rape or incest.
Marco Rubio and his fellow Republicans must stop the political games and work in a bipartisan manner to either protect DREAMers, or be responsible for the demise of a program that has changed lives, strengthened our nation, and reflected the best of who we are as a people.
Puerto Rican independence would mean higher annual revenues for Puerto Rico, lower federal expenditures for the U.S. government, and would allow both sides to abandon the current shameful colonial relationship, as authors Javier A. Hernández and Alberto Medina explain.
Then, as now, American journalists were overwhelmingly Euro-Americans, or we can say, simply middle-class white people, who grew up with the privileges afforded to those who lived in mainstream America. They could not see the world as I did.
As we enter the third year of pandemic life, it is all too easy to forget about the other predicament at our doorsteps: the humanitarian crisis in the U.S.-Mexico border.
In the wake of the Texas abortion ban, a psychologist and a writer explore the repeated messages in the media about disparities in outcome and how that impacts people subliminally.
Images of migrant children in cages dominate the media, but what happens to these children after they are released is sometimes far worse. A former director of case management shares her story of working with children to provide more insight into the lack of responsibility for unaccompanied children.
The pandemic made it clear that if the nation truly values the essential role that workers play, we must make it easy for people to organize their workplaces and demand better conditions.