A wrap-up of the most important and interesting Latino news items from the past week
A roundup of the week’s top Latino news from around the world, written by Latino Rebels senior editor Hector Luis Alamo.
Following a week that included a failed coup attempt in Brazil by followers of former president Jair Bolsonaro and U.S. president Joe Biden receiving heavy criticism for expanding Trump-era immigration policy, what parallels can be drawn from these events? Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela searches for answers by welcoming both Sabrina Fernandes and Juliana Macedo do Nascimento to discuss both issues.
The violence that erupted in Brazil over the weekend has broad implications for Americans. Most immediately, it’s a reminder that instead of championing democracy, we’re exporting shameful coup tactics.
President Biden’s new border policy is being met with mixed reviews as heavy criticism is lobbed at the administration for continuing Trump-era guidelines.
As thousands of children were taken from their parents at the southern border during a Trump administration crackdown on illegal crossings, a federal public defender in San Diego set out to find new strategies to go after the longstanding deportation law fueling the family separations.
President Joe Biden walked a muddy stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border and inspected a busy port of entry Sunday on his first trip to the region after two years in office, a visit shadowed by the fraught politics of immigration as Republicans blame him for record numbers of migrants crossing into the country.
A rundown of the Latino-centric news from the first week of the new year.
President Joe Biden said Thursday the U.S. would immediately begin turning away Cubans, Haitians, and Nicaraguans who cross the border from Mexico illegally. Instead, the U.S. will accept 30,000 people per month from those countries and Venezuela for two years as long as they come legally, have eligible sponsors, and pass background checks.
President Joe Biden intends to visit the U.S.-Mexico border —his first trip there since taking office— in connection with his meeting next week in Mexico City with the leaders of Mexico and Canada.
For this debut episode of #WajInvadesAmerica, host Wajahat Ali presents the latest in the world of white journalism and then welcomes Pulitzer winner Maria Hinojosa of Futuro Media to talk about #immigration narratives.
Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo gives a rundown of some of the facts, bits of news, real histories, and actual lies he came across during the past week.
In this Latino USA episode, MIT president Rafael Reif reflects on his tenure and how his upbringing in Venezuela shaped his outlook on education. He also shares a message for Latino and Latina students who want to pursue higher education.
The Mexican government has dismantled a massive migrant camp in the southern state of Oaxaca where tens of thousands of migrants have obtained temporary transit documents on their way to the United States border.
Rather than ending the U.S.’s Trump-era stance on immigration, the Biden administration looks intent on furthering it to appease Republicans.
This week’s wrap-up comes to you from the cozy confines of quarantine, as senior editor Hector Luis Alamo has managed to catch COVID for only the second time this year.
How Latino immigrants thumb their noses at America by butchering the English language.
In her first piece for Futuro Investigates, Futuro Media founder and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa reflects on why the crisis of migrants crossing the desert, a decades-old story, should matter to all of us right now.
Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo gives a review of some of the most interesting and important things he saw, read, and heard over the past week.
In this year-long investigation from Futuro Investigates, we dig into how the U.S. government’s decades-long “prevention through deterrence” policy has knowingly created a deadly funnel, pushing migrants crossing the border into the deadliest terrain in the country.
On this episode of Latino Rebels Radio, host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Futuro Media senior producers Julieta Martinelli and Roxanne Scott to discuss the debut Futuro Investigates story about the dangers migrants face in the Arizona desert.