Immigration

Migrant Women to No Longer See Doctor Accused of Misconduct

HOUSTON (AP) — Immigration authorities have stopped sending detained women to a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing surgeries without consent, a government spokesman said Tuesday.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 8:38 AM

For Many Immigrant Students, Remote Learning During COVID-19 Comes With More Hurdles

There is a very real danger that the move to remote learning could reinforce the very inequalities immigrant students already encounter in U.S. schools.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 10:16 AM

The Inhumane Treatment of Migrants in Detention Centers Must Stop Now (OPINION)

If it took a whistleblower for the public to know about these brutal hysterectomies, what else don’t we know?

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 3:56 PM

‘Hatemonger’: Author Jean Guerrero On Stephen Miller (A Latino USA Podcast)

On this episode of Latino USA, Jean Guerrero joins Maria Hinojosa to discuss Miller’s California roots, the mentors who shaped his ideology and career as a young man, and his lasting impact on the U.S. immigration system.

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • 2:57 PM

Immigrant Rights Groups Denounce Court’s TPS Decision

Chanting “Trump escucha, estamos en la lucha. (Trump listen, we are fighting)” with banners in hand, TPS holders and their families marched from Union Station to Capitol Hill, demanding that Congress pass a law that would provide them a road to permanent residency.

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 3:46 PM

Court: Trump Can End Temporary Legal Status for 4 Countries

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration can end humanitarian protections that have allowed hundreds of thousands of people from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan to remain in the United States, a divided appeals court ruled Monday.

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 5:15 PM

Laredo Residents Join Together Against Construction of Border Wall

Standing in front of a large banner that read “Stand with vets. Stop the Wall. Defend Laredo,” members of the No Border Wall Coalition were accompanied by Veterans United Against the Wall and the local chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 1:13 PM

Advocates Representing Various Refugee Groups Ask New ICE Director to ‘Bring Human Rights Home’

The statement was signed by advocates from Vietnamese, Central American, and Haitian refugee communities.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 10:54 AM

Stalled by Pandemic, Migrants Press in Quest for Better Life

LAJAS BLANCAS, Panamá (AP) — Duperat Laurette fled Haiti after her country’s massive 2010 earthquake, making her way first to the Dominican Republic, then Chile and five years later to Panamá, all with the dream of reaching the U.S. and finding a job to help support 14 siblings left behind in Haiti.

  • Sep 8, 2020
  • 12:45 PM

President Trump Must Stop Demonizing and Dehumanizing TPS Recipients (OPINION)

Many immigrants like me are terrified that at any moment we can be separated from our families, or sent to crowded, inhumane detention centers—more dangerous than ever in the face of COVD-19.

  • Sep 4, 2020
  • 12:41 PM

Unforgetting With Roberto Lovato (PODCAST)

Maria and Julio are joined by journalist Roberto Lovato to discuss the cycle of violence throughout El Salvador’s history, from revolutions to the rise of gangs in Los Angeles, and how the United States has played a role in all of it.

  • Sep 3, 2020
  • 2:26 PM

Trump Administration Plans Expanded Use of Personal Data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday to expand the collection of personal “biometric” information by the agency in charge of immigration enforcement, raising concerns about civil liberties and data protection.

  • Sep 2, 2020
  • 1:45 PM

Questions and Answers on Status of Trump’s Border Wall

President Donald Trump is trying to keep his promised border wall with Mexico in the public eye during his reelection bid, touting it this week on a trip to Yuma, Arizona.

  • Aug 21, 2020
  • 12:17 PM

Latino USA Presents: The Migrant Student Club

Across the country, over 300,000 students migrate for work in agriculture and the students face extraordinary odds, both in academia and their social life.

  • Aug 18, 2020
  • 4:57 PM

A Coalition of Street Vendors in Newark Demands More Assistance Amid Pandemic

Five months after the statewide quarantine began, Ferry Street in Newark looks like a different neighborhood—the swarm of people visiting is no longer there.

  • Aug 14, 2020
  • 1:24 PM

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

Latino USA Presents: After The Mississippi Raids

Latino USA’s Maria Hinojosa and Miguel Macias traveled to the heart of Mississippi to hear about the long term effects of the largest immigration raid in U.S. history.

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 1:07 PM

In Trump’s War on Immigrants, His Greatest Foes Are Immigrants Themselves (OPINION)

In the end, what Trump is intellectually and morally incapable of understanding is that long after he’s gone, immigrants will keep coming, keep dreaming, and keep helping make America as great as it will ever be.

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 11:27 AM

4 Poultry Plant Execs Indicted After 2019 Immigration Raid

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade.

  • Aug 7, 2020
  • 9:18 AM

Seeking Refuge in US, Children Fleeing Danger Are Expelled

HOUSTON (AP) — When officers led them out of a detention facility near the U.S.-Mexico border and onto a bus last month, the 12-year-old from Honduras and his 9-year-old sister believed they were going to a shelter so they could be reunited with their mother in the Midwest.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 5:32 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

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