Juan de Dios Sánchez Jurado

Immigrant-Led Group Releases ‘Deportation Defense Manual’

As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to target immigrants, this week Make the Road New York relaunched its Deportation Defense Manual to inform immigrants of their rights when dealing with ICE agents.

  • Aug 12, 2022
  • 6:12 PM

NY Judge Denies Request by More Than 80K First-Time DACA Applicants

Last Wednesday, a New York judge denied a request by over 80,000 first-time applicants for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to order the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume the processing of first-time applicants.

  • Aug 8, 2022
  • 1:28 PM

New Latino Media, Entertainment Company Aims to Tap Growing Spending Power 

GoDigital Media Group has acquired the Latino media and entertainment solutions company NGL Collective. The goal is to create a large, digital-first outlet to link a Latino audience with advertising and entertainment that is more inclusive and creates more representation of this growing population.

  • Aug 4, 2022
  • 4:31 PM

Latino-Heavy Nevada Looks to Host First-in-Nation Presidential Primary in 2024

Nevada is the third most diverse state in the country, with a nearly 30 percent Latino population. It is the only state currently in the running with a significant amount of Latino voters, who in recent years have become the second largest voting bloc by ethnicity in the country.

  • Aug 1, 2022
  • 5:44 PM

Activists Blast Health Officials for Delaying Release of Monkeypox Vaccine

In the wake of the World Health Organization declaring the growing monkeypox outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern” on Saturday, activists in New York are calling on the city and the federal government for more aggressive outreach.

  • Jul 27, 2022
  • 2:46 PM

Simón Mejía of Bomba Estéreo on Colombian Music and Bad Bunny Collab

The Bogotá-born musician sits with Latino Rebels in New York to discuss Bomba Estéreo’s hit collaboration with Puerto Rican reggaetonero Bad Bunny, “Ojitos Lindos,” Colombian music, and the duende myth that features in the group’s new film.

  • Jul 22, 2022
  • 4:52 PM

Report: Growing Latino Vote Could Decide Elections in 2022, Beyond

A study from the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Institute analyzed the electoral choices of Latino voters in U.S. Senate races across five states in 2020. The findings show that a notable percentage of the growing Latino electorate split its ballots between parties when choosing Senate candidates and presidential candidates.

  • Jul 19, 2022
  • 11:25 AM

Extreme Heat Threatens Latino Residents in Texas

As high temperatures threaten to leave Texans without power to cool their homes, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates a grid carrying about 90 percent of the state’s power load, has asked residents to turn up their thermostats and reduce their use of major appliances from 2 to 8 p.m. to avoid outages.

  • Jul 15, 2022
  • 5:55 PM

Report: ‘US Educational Progress for All’ Means Investing in Latino Students

The report, titled “Latino Student Success: Advancing U.S. Educational Progress for All” and released by UnidosUS, makes seven recommendations to guarantee that decades of steady educational progress made by Latinos are not erased by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Jul 12, 2022
  • 5:42 PM

First Latina University President, UnidosUS Founder Both Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Of the hundreds of recipients since 1963, only 20 Latinos have received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On Thursday, July 7, two more names were added to that prestigious list when President Joe Biden honored Texans Dr. Julieta García and Raúl Yzaguirre at the White House.

  • Jul 8, 2022
  • 5:04 PM

Spanish Language Coalition Thanks the FTC for Initiative to Protect Latinx Online

The Spanish Language Disinformation Coalition sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, thanking the agency for its plans to initiate a new rulemaking to protect Latinx consumers and prevent unfair and deceptive practices by online platforms.

  • Jul 8, 2022
  • 12:41 PM

Poll: 46% of US Voters Support Debt Cancelation for Puerto Rico, Other Colonies

If U.S. territories like Puerto Rico were granted either statehood or independence, 46 percent of likely voters in the United States would support a one-time debt cancellation by the federal government to compensate the residents of those territories for the century-long impact of second-class citizenship, according to a poll conducted by IZQ Strategies.

  • Jul 7, 2022
  • 3:54 PM

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