Immigration

Officials: All Migrants Are Gone From Texas Border Camp

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000 people, most of them Haitians, had converged just days earlier seeking asylum, local and federal officials said.

  • Sep 24, 2021
  • 5:31 PM

She Migrates (A Latino USA Podcast)

We travel to Mexico’s southern border and meet several migrant women in different stages of life, and of their journeys north, as well as the different routes they’re using to migrate.

  • Sep 24, 2021
  • 11:10 AM

A Humanitarian Crisis Rooted in History

Latino Rebels Radio: September 23, 2021

  • Sep 23, 2021
  • 5:06 PM

OPINION: The Time for a Pathway to Citizenship Is Right Now

It is the moment to acknowledge the hard sacrifices essential workers have been making before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what is morally required for us to live up to our ideals as Americans.

  • Sep 22, 2021
  • 4:55 PM

Officials: Many Haitian Migrants Are Being Released in US

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, undercutting the Biden administration’s public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.

  • Sep 22, 2021
  • 3:15 PM

DC Immigrant Rally Draws a Massive Number of Protestors, Few Journalists

Asked by Latino Rebels for a crowd count, a rally organizer said, “I don’t know, but this is way bigger than we expected.”

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • 5:16 PM

Black Leaders Call on President Biden to Grant Immediate Relief to Haitian Immigrants 

Representatives from leading civil rights organizations express outrage at treatment of Haitian and other Black immigrants at U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • 4:43 PM

In Shift, DHS Head Says Images From Border ‘Horrified’ Him

WASHINGTON (AP) — Photos and video of a Border Patrol agent on horseback using his long leather reins to lash at Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border prompted expressions of outrage Tuesday from Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, who sought to explain away the action a day earlier during a visit to South Texas.

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • 4:08 PM

The U.S. and Corporate Media Are Failing Asylum Seekers… Again (OPINION)

By leaving out key data, white-owned media narratives serve to harden white nationalist views

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • 2:01 PM

Are These Two Latino Members of Congress Legalization’s Last Stand?

Two Congressional Hispanic Caucus stalwarts in the House of Representatives are tying their votes on Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget deal to immigration reform.

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • 11:37 AM

US Officials Defend Expulsion of Haitians From Texas Town

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately expelling migrants to their impoverished Caribbean country and using horse patrols to stop them from entering the town.

  • Sep 20, 2021
  • 6:26 PM

Parliamentarian’s Decision Outrages Immigration Advocates, Sends Senate Democrats Reeling

“For me, this ruling does not mean that this process is over. We’re not going to take ‘no’ for an answer,” Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) said.

  • Sep 20, 2021
  • 5:28 PM

US Launches Mass Expulsion of Haitian Migrants From Texas

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico in a massive show of force that signals the beginning of what could be one of America’s swiftest, large-scale expulsions of migrants or refugees in decades.

  • Sep 20, 2021
  • 10:12 AM

9/11’s Immigration Legacy (A Latino USA Podcast)

September 11, 2001 marked a sharp, lasting redirection in U.S. immigration policy and attitudes. In this episode of Latino USA, we explore major changes and events from the past 20 years of immigration through the lens of this one catastrophic day.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 10:35 AM

Groups Sue Mexico Seeking to Stop Mass Removal of Migrants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Four migrant defense groups in Mexico announced Wednesday that they have sought court injunctions to block what they call “massive” deportations, arguing the government is violating due process and Mexican and international law governing asylum.

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 10:27 PM

Congress Can Ignore Immigration Guidance From Senate Parliamentarian

“You don’t have to do what the Parliamentarian says,” a senior aide familiar with the Democrats’ budget reconciliation strategy told Latino Rebels on Wednesday. “It’s just practice to do so.”

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 12:14 PM

Immigrant September 11 Cleanup Crews Seek Residency as a Reward

NEW YORK (AP) — Franklin Anchaua cleared thick layers of dust in offices, apartments and even in a chapel in lower Manhattan for weeks after the September 11 attacks.

  • Sep 8, 2021
  • 2:02 PM

Will Immigration Reform Be a ‘Pay-For’ in Democrats’ Budget Proposal?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants hangs in the balance on Capitol Hill this week as congressional committees take the formal steps to advance the various components of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation proposal.

  • Sep 7, 2021
  • 1:53 PM

OPINIÓN: Es hora de que todos nuestros congresistas y senadores apoyen a los inmigrantes

Cada decisión que nuestros legisladores toman nos afecta a todos, independientemente de estatus

  • Sep 1, 2021
  • 3:16 PM

Mexico: Help for US on Migrants ‘Can’t Go On Forever’

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president again sidestepped questions Thursday about the reinstatement of the U.S. “Remain in Mexico” policy.

  • Aug 26, 2021
  • 9:30 PM

ICE Funding Faces Rising Opposition From Democrats in Congress

The House of Representatives was back in the Capitol on Tuesday where Latino Rebels asked members about the future of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

  • Aug 25, 2021
  • 1:35 PM

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