Immigration

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Latino Rebels Radio: October 7, 2021

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 7:50 PM

OPINION: The Racist Treatment of Haitian Migrants and Other Immigrants of Color Must End

Border Patrol whipping Haitian migrants brings to mind our sordid history of racist immigration polices based on public health concerns. It’s time for a change.

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 6:23 PM

New York’s Excluded Workers Fund Running Out of Money

After a staggering number of applications, advocates in New York are calling for more money for the first-of-its-kind pandemic relief fund for undocumented workers.

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 10:09 AM

Manchin: Immigration Reform Likely ‘Too Big’ for Budget Reconciliation Bill

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) tells Latino Rebels that immigration reform is “too big” to fit into the massive social spending bill currently being negotiated by Congressional Democrats on Capitol Hill.

  • Oct 4, 2021
  • 8:01 PM

Are ICE Detention Centers Necessary? (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA dives into the origins of privately-run immigration detention centers and how the detention industry ballooned into a sprawling network ripe with allegations of abuse.

  • Oct 1, 2021
  • 11:35 AM

New Biden Rules Would Limit Arrest, Deportation of Migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing bipartisan criticism over its approach to immigration, the Biden administration on Thursday announced new rules that require authorities to only pursue migrants who recently crossed into the country without permission or are deemed to pose a threat to public safety.

  • Sep 30, 2021
  • 5:26 PM

Haitians, La Migra, and Title 42: What We’re Not Talking About (OPINION)

Aside from the discussions we’re having about political and economic turmoil in Haiti, much more sinister actions are at play.

  • Sep 29, 2021
  • 6:19 PM

Biden Caught Between Allies and Critics on Border Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is caught between a hard place and an even harder one when it comes to immigration.

  • Sep 29, 2021
  • 10:29 AM

Biden Rule to Shield DREAMers Seeks to Bypass Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation, the latest maneuver in a long-running drama over the policy’s legality.

  • Sep 28, 2021
  • 4:11 PM

Greyhound Settles Lawsuit Over Immigration Sweeps on Buses

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Greyhound Lines Inc. will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit over the bus line’s practice of allowing U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to board its buses in Washington state to conduct warrantless immigration sweeps, the state attorney general said Monday.

  • Sep 28, 2021
  • 3:54 PM

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

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