Injustice

How Our Family Stories Shape Us: Identity, Cultural Memory, and the Central American Diaspora

Although I am glad to see attention finally given to the current plight of Central American refugees and migrants, I am appalled by the ways we continue to overlook decades of U.S. policy intervention in Central America and fail to connect how it has fueled migration since the 1980s.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 1:13 pm

A 30-Year Quest for Justice in Peru

“Sexual violence is also a weapon, not only as the military’s sense of right to conquer but as a form of subjugation,” said Gustavo Gorriti, an award-winning Peruvian journalist.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 8:57 am

Redlined: A Legacy of Housing Discrimination (VIDEO)

Learn your history.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 3:45 pm

The Families Belong Together Corporate Accountability Committee Responds to Wells Fargo Decision to Exit The Private Prison Industry

Another big bank says it will no longer finance Geo Group and CoreCivic.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 10:04 am

MEDIA STATEMENT: Mothers Being Mistreated in ICE Detention

Seventeen people are still detained, according to organizers.

  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 4:10 pm

Buried Abuse

Over a ten-month period, Latino USA partnered with Rewire.News on the story of one woman’s alleged sexual abuse.

  • Mar 8, 2019
  • 4:50 pm

Moms Celebrate That JPMorgan Chase Will No Longer ‘Bank the Private Prison Industry’

“Seventy-one percent of the average daily population in ICE custody are held in privately operated jails, many with documented histories of human rights abuses.”

  • Mar 6, 2019
  • 10:27 am

Organizations Pressure ICE to Release Infants, Young Children From Detention

RAICES staff said this is the youngest population it has ever documented in immigrant detention, with some clients’ files showing they are as young as five months old.

  • Mar 5, 2019
  • 9:37 am

Why Doesn’t Anybody Care About Report of Refugee Children Sexual Abuse Under Trump? Because #ObamaDidItToo

Obama did not, in fact, have a policy of separating children, but he did have the practice of separating thousands of children from their parents.

  • Feb 28, 2019
  • 2:22 pm

With Five Journalists Killed in Mexico Since AMLO Came Into Power, Will Freedom of the Press Change Under His Term?

On February 16, journalist Reynaldo López was shot and killed in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.

  • Feb 26, 2019
  • 1:01 pm

Statement From TORNILLO: THE OCCUPATION on the Action at the National Border Patrol Museum

“We believe that the Border Patrol and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement should be held accountable for their human rights violations.”

  • Feb 22, 2019
  • 9:57 am

New Lawsuit Against ICE Raid at East Tennessee Meat Processing Plant

Latino Rebels Radio: February 21, 2019

  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 5:31 pm

First Non-Governmental Data Reveal Family Separation Actively Ongoing at the Border

In McAllen alone, the Texas Civil Rights Project identified hundreds of family separations after the June injunction.

  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 8:53 am

Apartment Complex in North Houston, TX Sends Letter Asking Resident to Speak ‘English Only’

“I feel like my rights are just being, you know, violated.”

  • Feb 20, 2019
  • 2:17 pm

An Entire Town in El Salvador Mourned the Loss of 5 Lives Killed by Gang Members

People in Chalchuapa took to Facebook to express their outrage and pain for such a horrendous crime.

  • Feb 20, 2019
  • 8:11 am

ICE May Be Using New Enforcement Tactics in North Carolina: Why?

Latino Rebels Radio: February 17, 2019

  • Feb 17, 2019
  • 10:17 pm

ACLU Files Lawsuit on Behalf of U.S. Citizens Detained for Speaking Spanish 

“It’s unconstitutional to detain people just because of their language, accent, or color of their skin,” said Cody Wofsy, staff attorney with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 1:45 pm

Roberto Lovato: Elliott Abrams Is Bringing Violence of 1980s U.S. Latin America Policy to Venezuela (VIDEO)

“When I see Elliott Abrams on, in front of Congress, it stirs my subconscious, and I think it stirs the subconscious of the entire country, that wants to forget, but won’t and shouldn’t forget, what happened in Central America in the 1980s.”

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 2:04 pm