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One Year After Mississippi Raids, ICE Is a Threat to Workers Everywhere (OPINION)

If someone wanted to make us disappear, they’ve only made clear that we can no longer be invisible.

  • Aug 10, 2020
  • 4:41 PM

As the Daughter of an ICE Detainee, Here’s What I Learned From a Deep Dive Into Immigration Raids (OPINION)

Although I did not experience these six raids myself, I am writing from the perspective of not only a student researcher, but as a daughter with a parent at an ICE facility amidst a global pandemic.

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 5:29 PM

We Must Do Better to Protect and Support Cleaning Workers During COVID-19 (OPINION)

Now, during the most virulent outbreak in a century, we must do better to protect and support cleaning workers.

  • Jul 31, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

Nomademic: Dismantle the Walls That Plague Us (OPINION)

The virus has managed to act out one of America’s most obsessively repeated storylines, in which the nation is invaded by a dangerous outside element.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 6:02 PM

Elizabeth Warren: Puerto Ricans’ Choice for Vice President (OPINION)

She has demonstrated time and again an unshakable commitment to economic development, worker justice, and debt relief for the people of Puerto Rico—before it was fashionable.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 5:46 PM

Police Divestment Must Include LA Sheriff’s Department and Latino Voices (OPINION)

Now with growing awareness —and anger— about the systemic inequities that cut far too many Black and Brown lives short, we have to make sure that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department harmful and brutal practices are not allowed to go unchecked

  • Jul 21, 2020
  • 12:52 PM

Participar en sistemas carcelarios (OPINIÓN)

Los sistemas carcelarios viven dentro de nosotros.

  • Jul 15, 2020
  • 1:43 PM

First Latino President in Sierra Club’s History Calls on Young People to Get Engaged

Originally from Puerto Rico, Mr. Ramón Cruz has a long history of involvement within the environmental movement.

  • Jul 14, 2020
  • 12:04 PM

Participating in Carceral Systems (OPINION)

Carceral frameworks live inside of us. They aren’t discrete systems outside ourselves that we can dismantle without critically examining how they shape our ideas, strategies, and visions.

  • Jul 8, 2020
  • 5:06 PM

Our Long Walk to Freedom: A Step Forward (OPINION)

DACA is power materialized into a solution created for and by our community.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 12:04 PM

New Mexico’s Hispanic Families See Personal Connections to the Pain of the Black Community Due to Similar Experiences With Police Brutality

Nearly all (89%) respondents agree with the statement that they “understand the pain and frustration that the Black community feels right now with law enforcement because Latinos face similar experiences with law enforcement.”

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 3:38 PM

An Open Letter From Undocumented, DACAmented and Formerly Undocumented Leaders to the Immigrant Rights Movement

We are about to witness the Supreme Court slash DACA and put about 650,000 DACA recipients, including many of us, at risk of deportation. But this time we cannot do business as usual.

  • Jun 15, 2020
  • 8:00 AM

Lawsuit Requests Immediate Naturalization for Hundreds Whose Citizenship Oath Was Derailed by COVID-19

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Plaintiffs and a proposed class covering hundreds of individuals in the region.

  • Jun 11, 2020
  • 12:38 PM

Rape Survivor Evelyn Hernández Acquitted in Landmark Resolution, Demands Freedom for Women Imprisoned Under El Salvador’s Abortion Ban

El Salvador is considered to have the most extreme abortion ban in the world and is one of the only countries known to prosecute and imprison women in cases of obstetric emergencies.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 5:50 PM

24 Years Without Justice for Denis and Julio

They continue to pay for this injustice in Peru, where they are separated from their spouses, children and families.

  • Jun 9, 2020
  • 12:25 PM

Radicals of Color Speak Out Against Police Violence

“Lynching never actually went away. The powers that be have enshrined it into state power.”

  • May 30, 2020
  • 6:52 PM

MÃE! (Mom!): New Short Film Created in Isolation Depicts Challenges of Immigrants Facing COVID-19 Pandemic Away From Home

The film is meant to be a window into life, inspired by many stories of immigrants who have had to face the pandemic away from home.

  • May 26, 2020
  • 12:58 PM

Statement From La Morada With Regards of Ending Our Relationship With World Central Kitchen

Aid efforts should be grounded on principles of social justice, mutuality, working class and poor people empowerment instead of policing, charity and profit.

  • May 19, 2020
  • 4:59 PM

COVID-19 Class-Action Lawsuit: Detained Immigrants Demand Release From Elizabeth Detention Center

The suit details the dangerous conditions faced by the people confined at EDC, a private immigration prison operated by CoreCivic in New Jersey through a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

  • May 15, 2020
  • 1:40 PM

Democracy and Its Advocates Must Adapt to the COVID-19 Pandemic (OPINION)

The COVID-19 pandemic has put much of American life on hold, and efforts to ensure the robustness of US democracy have not been exempt.

  • May 13, 2020
  • 5:06 PM

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