Cosecha Movement Raises Over $1.5 Million in Emergency COVID-19 Fund for Undocumented Workers and Families
Organizers set a new goal at $2 million.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, 26-year-old daughter Civia Hernández has been working to adapt and bring the farm online, to survive in this new world.
“There are 120 of us in a small space and that’s how the pandemic spreads faster,” one part of a letter said.
The podcast explores the roots of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and how an agency created to protect us from terrorism has instead been weaponized against immigrants.
With encouragement and financial assistance, Mexico has been building itself up as more than a place asylum seekers transit through on the way to the U.S.—it wants to be a “destination” for asylum seekers itself.
Claiming it is protecting the U.S. against COVID-19-related health risks, the Trump Administration is using a CDC warning to effectively ban all asylum requests at the Southwest border.
‘The Infiltrators’ Review: Docu-Thriller Sees DREAMer Activists Expose the Shadiness at the Broward Transitional Center
By combining a conventional documentary form (footage and on camera interviews with the real infiltrators) and a scripted narrative —reenactments of events inside the facility brought to life by professional actors— The Infiltrators is both a suspenseful docu-thriller (as the directors like to call it) and an emotional political tale of young activists fighting for justice.
BOSTON (AP) — Wendy De Los Santos passed the test to become a U.S. citizen just days before government offices shut down nationwide because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite their shiny new label, however, the dystopian reality hidden in the letter is that half of all agricultural workers in the U.S. are undocumented.
Citing ICE COVID-19 Lawsuit, Lawyers and Advocates Continue Call for Release of Migrant Detainees From New Jersey Prison
Besides updates from the legal team about the status of the lawsuit, the press conference also included remarks by individuals who have been in contact with the four plaintiffs, including those were working on the case of plaintiff Héctor García Mendoza, who advocates say is asthmatic.
Latino USA visits Ciudad Juárez, where they tell the story of a mother and daughter who have been mired in a web of changing policy and subjected to ongoing violence.
NEW YORK (AP) — Reyna Martínez kept silent when the coronavirus killed her mother. She would hide in a bathroom and cry to keep the secret from her father.
Will we be a society governed by constitutional and human rights, compassion, and fairness, or by a cruel desire to punish those deemed unworthy of living?
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).
In this episode, Latino USA partners up with Documented, a nonprofit news site that covers immigrants in New York City, to get a behind the scenes look at the experience of trying to navigate the immigration courts as an asylum-seeker under the Trump Administration.
HOUSTON (AP) — The young migrants and asylum seekers swim across the Rio Grande and clamber into the dense brush of Texas. Many are teens who left Central America on their own; others were sent along by parents from refugee camps in Mexico. They are as young as 10.
LCR Declares ‘Victory in Bristol County!’ With COVID-19 Court Decision on Detainees in Immigrant Jails
“The decision is a powerful affirmation and validation of the COVID-19 concerns raised by our clients, all immigrants held by Sheriff Thomas Hodgson,” Iván Espinoza-Madrigal wrote in an email.
Court Finds Bristol County Sheriff and ICE Likely Violated Constitutional Rights of Immigrant Detainees in Their Care
Orders widespread COVID testing and prohibits future admissions.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 57-year-old person in immigration custody died Wednesday from complications related to the coronavirus, authorities said, marking the first reported death from the virus among about 30,000 people in immigration custody.