Immigration

The State of the Immigrant Rights Movement in 2019

Latino Rebels Radio: January 17, 2019

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 12:30 pm

Watchdog: Many More Migrant Families May Have Been Separated

The report found ongoing problems keeping track of children, which could affect their well-being.

  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 12:10 pm

Rallies Call for Release of Detained Immigration Activist

In New York City, Los Angles, Boston, Springfield, Massachusetts, and Hartford, Connecticut, small crowds of supporters held signs saying “Free Eduardo Now” and chanted and banged drums as they delivered petitions to officials at the federal offices.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 9:34 pm

After Crossing Into Guatemala, Migrants Set Sights on Mexico

Migrants leaving Central America routinely cite widespread poverty, lack of opportunity and rampant gang violence as their motivation.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 4:12 pm

Inmigrantes en Puerto Rico no se escapan de las políticas racistas de Trump

Mientras el número de detenciones de inmigrantes indocumentados ha aumentado en la Isla según varios abogados de inmigración, la falta de transparencia del gobierno federal mantiene a Puerto Rico a ciegas.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 2:00 pm

New Caravan of Honduran Migrants Makes First Border Crossing

About 500 people, including dozens of children, lined up to show their documents to a first line of unarmed security personnel at the Agua Caliente border crossing Tuesday night.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 8:15 am

How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policies Separate Families in Puerto Rico

Roundups of undocumented immigrants in Puerto Rico have been on the rise, according to immigration attorneys, as the federal government’s lack of transparency keeps Puerto Ricans in the dark about the number of people affected.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 7:46 am

The Killers ‘Land of the Free’ Song Highlights Border Humanitarian Crisis With the Help of Spike Lee

“Down at the border, they’re gonna put up a wall.”

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:00 pm

NAHJ Responds to ‘Border Crossing’ NYT Podcast by The Daily 

“Proper journalism gives subjects a voice, rather than reducing the voice of an entire minority to the that of an American man with a microphone and background noises of splashing water,” said Hugo Balta.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 2:12 pm

Trump Administration Eyes Disaster Money to Fund Border Wall

The White House has directed the Army Corps of Engineers to comb through its budget, including $13.9 billion in emergency funds that Congress earmarked last year.

  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 7:18 am

Rep. Veronica Escobar Gives Her First US House Speech: ‘I Am a Proud Fronteriza’

“That’s why I have been profoundly disturbed by the rhetoric and policies from this Administration.”

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 4:43 pm

Companies Argue Against Proposal Not to House Separated Kids

Alex Friedmann, associate director of the Human Rights Defense Center, has submitted shareholder resolutions on the subject for a vote at the companies’ annual meetings.

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 8:27 am

NAHJ Urges Media to Fact Check Trump Administration Propaganda

“Stories must be written and reported with the base value of truth, instead of regurgitation.”

  • Jan 7, 2019
  • 9:44 pm

Democratic Members Visit CBP Facility Where 8-Year-Old Felipe Gómez Alonzo Died, Calling for Investigation

They discussed whether these types of facilities are adequately equipped.

  • Jan 7, 2019
  • 5:54 pm

Mexico Urges Thorough Probe Into Border Tear Gas Incident

In a statement Thursday, the ministry said through its embassy that it lamented any violent acts along its border. It reiterated its commitment to the safety of migrants.

  • Jan 4, 2019
  • 10:15 am

Today’s Propaganda From the White House

Fear and lies.

  • Jan 3, 2019
  • 8:21 pm

Forced Drugging of Immigrant Kids Continues (VIDEO)

“Every single child that I interviewed told me they were still being forcibly medicated,” attorney Crystal Adams told Reveal.

  • Jan 3, 2019
  • 12:44 pm