Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has consistently adopted an aggressive and punitive stance against immigrants throughout his political career, including the use of harmful rhetoric and enacting bigoted legislation to the detriment of Florida’s economic well-being.
In the face of unconstitutional immigration laws enacted in Texas, Florida, and Kansas, Congress and the Biden administration must take action now.
A group of civil rights organizations has filed a lawsuit against the DeSantis administration in Florida on behalf of the state’s farmworkers, among other affected parties, in hopes of reversing a recently implemented anti-immigrant law.
In response to the recent passage of an anti-immigrant bill in Florida, immigrant rights activists have planned a number of protests in Chicago for this weekend, to coincide with two NASCAR street races being held in the city.
At a campaign stop in Eagle Pass, Texas on Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he plans to bring his state’s harsh anti-immigrant policies to the federal government if he becomes president.
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.
With Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis launching his presidential campaign this week after passing a slew of anti-immigrant measures, Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes freelance writer and LR contributor Arturo Domínguez to discuss how some Latino truckers are pushing back with a proposed boycott of the Sunshine State.
While some truckers have posted on social media calling on drivers to curb deliveries to Florida, immigration advocates say it’s too soon to tell if there will be any widespread action.
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.
A lot of people have accents. And with a little more respect and knowledge, Hollywood might finally portray them that way.
Julio welcomes Karma Chavez, professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and author of ‘Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities,’ to discuss the current legislative assaults on LGBTQ rights.
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.
In late February, Gov. Ron DeSantis unveiled a series of extreme anti-immigrant proposals for the upcoming legislative session, including repealing previous state laws that offered legal rights and protections to undocumented people
The Florida Legislature has ceased to function as an independent body and instead serves as a rubber stamp for Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, the result of which is a slew of legislation that targets the vulnerable, diminishes civil liberties, and serves special interest groups at the expense of working people.
The GOP has made inroads with Latino voters in recent years in much of the U.S. and especially in Florida. That strong showing, however, is leading to some tension as the newly emboldened Republicans in Washington aim to launch an aggressive agenda around immigration policy.
As the fight for African American studies continues in Florida, Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Sean Arce, co-founder of the Mexican American Raza Studies Program in Tucson, to draw parallels between the current battle and Arizona’s ethnic studies battle over a decade ago.
A roundup of the week’s top Latino news from around the world, written by Latino Rebels senior editor Hector Luis Alamo.
The Biden administration is under growing pressure from leftists in Latin America as well as U.S. lawmakers to expel Jair Bolsonaro from a post-presidential retreat in Florida following his supporters’ brazen attack on Brazil’s capital over the weekend.
The recently announced Netflix series will follow three friends hoping to make it in the world of reggaetón. But when Netflix announced the show, no Boricuas appeared to be behind the camera—either as producers, consultants, or in its eight-person writers’ room.
Latino voters were generally supportive of the Biden administration’s policies but remain extremely worried about inflation and the rising cost of living. Pre-election myths about frustration leading to a seismic Latino shift towards the right were ultimately wrong.
Florida Democrats can turn things around, but it will take a long-term plan, cohesive economic messaging that appeals to working people, year-round voter registration, permanent offices offering tangible services, and electing down-ballot candidates to build a bench.