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

ICE Agent Opens Fire on Immigrants Outside a South Nashville Grocery Store

“This is unlike anything we have seen before. We have never seen an ICE agent use lethal force in a civil matter before,” said Anna Albescu, member of The MIX.

  • Sep 6, 2019
  • 10:27 AM

Climate Change, Poverty and Human Rights: An Emergency Without Precedent

The scale of this climate emergency very much depends on the level of effort the global community puts into mitigation.

  • Sep 5, 2019
  • 3:11 PM

Many Moms Say Children’s Health Worsened in Immigration Custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many mothers detained in border stations this summer reported the health of their children worsened while in custody, recounting bouts of fever, diarrhea and respiratory illness they say were not properly treated, according to a nonprofit legal group’s questionnaire of 200 detained women.

  • Sep 4, 2019
  • 3:45 PM

US Watchdog: Separated Migrant Children Suffered Trauma

WASHINGTON (AP) — Migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border last year suffered post-traumatic stress and other serious mental health problems, according to a government watchdog report Wednesday. The chaotic reunification process only added to their ordeal.

  • Sep 4, 2019
  • 10:38 AM

Powerful SOMOS SEMILLAS Song Vows to Bring Hope to Country’s Refugee and Undocumented Population

The song shows Freddy Flowpez dropping rhymes, accompanied by Jessica Pacheco’s gorgeous hook vocals.

  • Sep 3, 2019
  • 2:51 PM

Lawsuit: US Citizen Held for Skin Color, Latino Name

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Honduran-born U.S. citizen says in a federal lawsuit that he was illegally held in a Louisiana jail for days because a sheriff’s office wrongly suspected he was in the country illegally.

  • Aug 22, 2019
  • 1:15 PM

El Grito: Violence in Colombia Continues to Kill Activists

Despite the official ceasefire peace agreement signed by the government and FARC leaders in 2016 after 50 years of civil war, criminal armed groups have re-ignited the violence in areas previously occupied by FARC.

  • Aug 21, 2019
  • 4:58 PM

US Sued Over Honduran Man’s Suicide After Family Separation

HOUSTON (AP) — A new lawsuit blames the Trump administration’s family separations for the death by suicide of a Honduran father after being separated from his 3-year-old child.

  • Aug 19, 2019
  • 8:45 PM