“We, the Native Americans, reclaim the land known as Alcatraz Island in the name of all American Indians by right of discovery. We wish to be fair and honorable in our dealings with the Caucasian inhabitants of this land.”
Fort Worth has recorded over 90 murders this year so far—among those are Latino and Hispanic young men and women whose cases are either not solved or only partly solved.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hate crimes in the U.S. rose to the highest level in more than a decade as federal officials also recorded the highest number of hate-motivated killings since the FBI began collecting that data in the early 1990s, according to an FBI report released Monday.
In the 50’s and 60’s, the California Department of Transportation, better known as Caltrans, bought the house that Martha occupied —and hundreds of other houses— in order to demolish them and build the 710 freeway.
The policies that represent our country must protect all children and families, including non-citizens, who are guaranteed rights by the U.S. Constitution and international law.
Historically speaking, the cruelty surrounding U.S. immigration policy is arguably the most bipartisan issue of our times.
Professor Goodman gives a crash course on the history of migrant exploitation and expulsion in the United States, and lays out how the deportation machine still keeps the country running today.
“This is inhumane and unconscionable,” Haitian Bridge Alliance executive director Guerline M. Jozef said.
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.
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.
Michelle Ramos Vargas is the sixth trans person killed on the island this year.
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.
Out of the total number of 36,476 homicides in 2019, 3,874 were femicides, the highest figure since 1990.
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.
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.
If it took a whistleblower for the public to know about these brutal hysterectomies, what else don’t we know?
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.”
If this country and its leaders want to continue claiming that they care about their vets, then they need to start proving it.
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.
“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.