Advocates Say ICE Is Continuing Mass Deportations of Black Migrants

“This is inhumane and unconscionable,” Haitian Bridge Alliance executive director Guerline M. Jozef said.

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • 1:20 PM

Report: US Agents Working in Guatemala Violated Agreement

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — U.S. immigration agents assigned to Guatemala to advise local authorities violated terms of their funding by helping officials deport Hondurans traveling in a migrant caravan early this year, the Democratic staff of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee’ said in a report Tuesday.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 5:57 PM

From Latino USA: The Matter Of Castro Tum

Roland, who was born in Haiti and lived for decades in the U.S. as a legal permanent resident, had been in and out of immigration court since 2012 over a minor criminal conviction, a process that had torn apart his marriage.

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 5:53 PM

From ¡MARIA!: The Defund the Police Segment

With Priscilla Gonzalez of Mijente.

  • Oct 2, 2020
  • 1:49 PM

Six Trans People Killed in Puerto Rico This Year

Michelle Ramos Vargas is the sixth trans person killed on the island this year.

  • Oct 1, 2020
  • 11:12 AM

Trans Latinx Activists Gather for the 3rd Annual Marcha de Lxs Putxs

La Marcha, as some trans women call it, is also a call to decriminalize sex work and to ban an anti-loitering law, colloquially known as walking while trans, which gives power to the police to arrest a transgender woman because of the assumption that they are engaging in sex work.

  • Sep 29, 2020
  • 1:34 PM

Homicides Decline in Mexico as Femicides Rise

Out of the total number of 36,476 homicides in 2019, 3,874 were femicides, the highest figure since 1990.

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 3:57 PM

Push Within El Salvador to Advance Priest Massacre Case

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — For years, attempts within El Salvador to investigate and prosecute the masterminds of a massacre of six Jesuit priests during that country’s civil war have been delayed and deflected by legal maneuvers.

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 3:38 PM

1 Officer Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Not for Her Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong, with prosecutors saying Wednesday two officers who fired their weapons at the Black woman were justified in using force to protect themselves.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 3:39 PM

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

Nurse Says Women in Georgia ICE Detention Faced Forced Hysterectomies and Other Dangerous Health Practices

Dawn Wooten also accuses authorities at the detention facility of refusing “to test detained immigrants for COVID-19 who have been exposed to the virus and are symptomatic.”

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 3:22 PM

A Closer Look at Sexual Violence Within the US Military

If this country and its leaders want to continue claiming that they care about their vets, then they need to start proving it.

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 5:19 PM

A Body Other Than My Own

We have labored to rationalize a world wherein skin color, gender, sexual identity, religion, place of birth, and physical ability are risk factors for suffering and death.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 4:04 PM

United Farm Workers Pledges to Boycott Foster Farms After COVID-19 Deaths

“As time has gone on, and especially since late July, we have been increasingly disturbed to realize that the company was not going to meet us or the workers halfway,” said Elizabeth Strater, UFW’s Director of Alternative Organizing.

  • Sep 4, 2020
  • 3:49 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

Colombians Gather in Times Square to Remember Deaths of Young People Killed in Latest Massacres

“We are protesting because in Colombia the killings and massacres are coming back,” said Aura Angélica Hernéndez.

  • Aug 25, 2020
  • 11:14 AM

In London, Community Fights to Save ‘Latin Village’ Amid Gentrification, Pandemic Lockdown

The “Latin Village,” or “Pueblito Paisa” to Spanish speakers, was previously an unused Edwardian department store until the early 1980s, when a few migrants began to trade there.

  • Aug 21, 2020
  • 2:36 PM

Activists: Police Killings of Latinos Lack Attention

Latino advocates and families of those killed by police say they aren’t trying to pull the focus away from Black lives, but want to illustrate their own suffering from policing and systemic racism.

  • Aug 18, 2020
  • 3:26 PM

Dethroning Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle Is Crucial to End State-Induced Violence (OPINION)

Her tenure as state attorney for Miami-Dade is patterned by a refusal to hold power accountable.

  • Aug 17, 2020
  • 1:06 PM

Mourners Gather in Houston to Remember Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillén

HOUSTON (AP) — Flags from the U.S., Texas and Mexico flew at half staff Friday as a white, horse-drawn carriage embellished with white flowers brought in the custom green casket that carried the remains of a slain soldier.

  • Aug 15, 2020
  • 10:27 AM

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

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