CHICAGO — To be undocumented means, first, to be on the run. Then, on the lookout. Always.
Brazil’s divisive President Jair Bolsonaro has taken another step in his bold plans to develop the Amazon rainforest.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man was obsessed with Marbella Valdez. He sent her gifts, bought food for her friends. Prosecutors say he even planted a tracking device on her car.
The public demise of Alexa was violent, morbid, and preventable.
The Indigenous Náhuatl farmer, radio producer, and environmental activist was killed a day after he publicly spoke out against the Morelos Integral Project (MIP).
“Why is ICE shooting at anyone?” New Sanctuary Coalition Executive Director Ravi Ragbir asked. “This is a civilian agency, not a police agency, and the mere fact that they used a gun and fired a shot is excessive force.”
CHICAGO (AP) — Activist Hoda Katebi rarely takes a break from organizing. As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated in recent weeks, she became even busier.
In the middle of the Amazon, in the Brazilian city of Manaus, sits the only LGBTQ+ refugee centre in Latin America: Casa Miga.
Stickers bearing the dog’s image jumping a turnstile appeared on subway walls and trains.
“Clive police said investigators determined that the hit-and-run was intentional and that Franklin told detectives she hit the teen because she was ‘a Mexican’ during an interview,” KCCI reported.
There’s been a sharp increase in reports of religiously motivated crimes in Rio de Janeiro since 2016, in particular attacks on “terreiros”—the temples of the Candomblé and Umbanda faiths.
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.
Lehman College’s Latinx Student Alliance Pens Letter Demanding Diversity in English Department Curriculum
One of the demands includes “Reduction of British-focused courses.”
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 […]
Earlier this week, Latino Rebels received the following open letter.
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.
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.
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.”
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.