Injustice

Report: Teen Who Died in US Custody Unresponsive for Hours

HOUSTON (AP) — A flu-ridden 16-year-old from Guatemala writhed in agony inside a U.S. Border Patrol cell and collapsed on the floor where he lay for several hours before he was found dead, according to video released Thursday that further calls into question the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrant families.

  • Dec 6, 2019
  • 8:35 AM

Lehman College’s Latinx Student Alliance Pens Letter Demanding Diversity in English Department Curriculum

One of the demands includes “Reduction of British-focused courses.”

  • Nov 21, 2019
  • 4:24 PM

25 Years After Prop 187: They Are Still Winning (OPINION)

Across California, commemorations, forums, and panels have recently discussed the 25-year impact of the state’s infamous anti-immigrant Proposition 187 measure. I myself regret not being fully prepared to reflect on the timely anniversary. Instead, I am left to react to the commemorations of others, mostly those led by the mainstream media interviewing Latino politicians and […]

  • Nov 18, 2019
  • 12:24 PM

Mississippi’s Latino Community

Latino Rebels Radio: November 10, 2019.

  • Nov 10, 2019
  • 6:40 PM

An Undocumented Student’s Open Letter to Former Obama WH Press Secretary Jay Carney and Amazon

Earlier this week, Latino Rebels received the following open letter.

  • Oct 25, 2019
  • 3:40 PM

Latino USA Presents: Marshals’ Lawlessness

The story of Isac Garcia-Wislar, a man who became one of about 60,000 people detained each day by the U.S. Marshals Service.

  • Oct 23, 2019
  • 11:01 AM

Lawsuit: ICE Agent Threatened Immigrant, Raped Her for Years

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An immigration agent threatened a Honduran woman living in Connecticut with deportation if she didn’t have sex with him, then raped her as often as four times a week for seven years, impregnating her three times, the woman says in a federal lawsuit.

  • Oct 23, 2019
  • 9:03 AM

Futuro Studios and Los Angeles Times to Premiere ‘The Battle of 187’ Podcast on Anti-Immigrant Proposition

“In a lot of ways, the culture war we’re seeing around immigration on a national level started in California with Prop 187. Understanding Prop 187 helps us understand Donald Trump.” 

  • Oct 22, 2019
  • 4:30 PM

Officials: Immigrant Kills Himself in ICE Jail in Louisiana

HOUSTON (AP) — A Cuban man who legally sought asylum died by apparent suicide while being detained at an immigration jail in Louisiana, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Oct 17, 2019
  • 9:04 AM

A Mother and Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Await Asylum Proceedings In Mexico, With No Answers In Sight

“Migrant Protection Protocols is a humanitarian disaster,” said Erika Pinheiro, Litigation and Policy Director for Al Otro Lado.

  • Oct 8, 2019
  • 11:08 AM

Vermont Dairy Workers Call on Hannaford Supermarkets to Join Migrant Rights Program

In recent months, Migrant Justice contacted Hannaford about the campaign, but has received no response.

  • Oct 4, 2019
  • 10:56 AM

With Impeachment Looming, the US Cannot Forget the Root Causes of the El Paso and Pittsburgh Massacres

Trump’s rhetoric, since introducing his presidential campaign in June 2015, has been filled with racist sentiment.

  • Oct 1, 2019
  • 11:32 AM

Stopping the Wall: One Family’s Fight (VIDEO)

Dr. Ramiro Ramírez, a plaintiff in a lawsuit to halt construction of the border wall, shares the story of the Hidalgo County, Texas-based Jackson Ranch Church and Cemetery and Eli Jackson Cemetery, which are considered historic landmarks.

  • Sep 27, 2019
  • 12:01 PM

Mexico Finds Rumors, Bodies, But Not 43 Missing Students

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Five years after 43 students were kidnapped by police and turned over to a drug gang, Mexican authorities hunting for them say they have found dozens of clandestine graves and 184 bodies, but none of the missing students.

  • Sep 27, 2019
  • 8:39 AM

Personas trans sufren el desastre de María desde la marginación

Ni el Gobierno federal ni el de Puerto Rico tienen un plan o protocolo para atender las necesidades de esta comunidad que sufrió discrimen en los refugios, así como al momento de buscar medicinas o alimentos, y al solicitar ayuda de FEMA.

  • Sep 24, 2019
  • 8:53 AM

Stopping Homophobic Violence in Schools

Homophobia in schools assaults LGBTQ+ students’ right to exist.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 5:29 PM

Nurses Speak Out About Border Conditions

RN Response Network/National Nurses United release 20-page report called “Compassion Without Borders: RNs Report on the Public Health Crisis at the Border.”

  • Sep 17, 2019
  • 1:19 PM

Courts Free More Suspects in Case of Disappeared Students

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Courts have exonerated another 24 people implicated in one of the country’s most notorious crimes, the disappearance of 43 students, a federal official said Sunday.

  • Sep 16, 2019
  • 10:07 AM

Today’s Fresh Hell in Immigration: ‘Remain in Mexico’

The “Remain in Mexico” policy violates United States treaty obligations (of non-refoulement), the Immigration and Nationality Act, and more.

  • Sep 13, 2019
  • 1:12 PM

Mexicans March to Demand Safety and Justice for Women

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people marched silently in Mexico’s capital Sunday to urge justice for women who suffer violence in one of the most dangerous countries to be female, victims who include students murdered by rejected suitors, girls raped before they reach puberty and single mothers who disappear without a trace.

  • Sep 9, 2019
  • 9:39 AM

Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition Responds to ICE Agent Shooting Antioch Resident

Organization calls for accountability, disentanglement, saying “ICE makes our community less safe.”

  • Sep 6, 2019
  • 3:44 PM