“While I do not know what the government has hoped to accomplish here, I do know what the effect of all this has been. A raising of public consciousness,” the No More Deaths volunteer said in a statement.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A man and his young daughter who drowned trying to cross into Texas were laid to their final rest Monday, a week after a heartbreaking image of their bodies floating in the Rio Grande circled the globe.
With the Help of Nuns and a Lawyer, a Paraguayan Indigenous Group Wins Back Their Ancestral Territory
After three years of struggle over their 500-hectare territory near the town of Itakyry in the department of Alto Paraná, the indigenous community can now return.
“This is playing politics with the lives of millions of people in our country,” said Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz.
The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation.
Latino USA visits South Los Angeles, the epicenter of an anti-oil-drilling movement that is gaining momentum and threatening an oil industry with deep roots in the city.
Not only is it historically accurate to call these detention centers concentration camps, but the uproar reveals a curious and cruel irony: conservatives are more outraged by the terms used to describe the detention camps than they are by the conditions inside them.
GENEVA (AP) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from a year earlier—and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The names of the dead are filling Colombia’s storied Bolívar Plaza.
Advocates launch Immigration Court Watch app to ensure greater accountability, transparency.
FROM LATINO USA: The story of Teresa Matías and how she ended up making a life-changing decision without full consent.
The global community needs to treat these children with dignity, providing them with access to education and healthcare, and ensuring that alternative care rather than detention is available.
In 187 of these cases, detainees lasted more than six months in solitary confinement.
Earlier this year, Natalie Ramos, a graduating senior in Vallejo, California, protested on social media when she was told she would have to share the valedictorian honor with nine other students.
“Trump and ICE can’t change the subject. This trial has exposed the illegality at the heart of ICE’s dragnet,” said Pablo Alvarado, NDLON Executive Director.
“Will local and federal Democrats enact policies that protect immigrants and reject collusion with ICE, or will we hear the usual rhetoric using immigration as a wedge issue for the next election?”
The experiences of migrant children detained in a Texas tent city are on display at a rare exhibit of their art at UT El Paso’s Centennial Museum.
Truth, Justice and Declassification: Secret Archives Show US Helped Argentine Military Wage ‘Dirty War’ That Killed 30,000
Documents include the forced disappearances of 30,000 people, international assassination squads that stalked their victims abroad and the kidnapping of hundreds of babies born in detention.