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

El Salvador Court Frees Rape Survivor on Trial Under Total Abortion Ban

Evelyn Hernández was falsely accused of aggravated homicide after surviving stillbirth.

  • Aug 19, 2019
  • 3:06 PM

In Mexico, Hundreds of Women Take to the Streets to Protest Police Sexual Assault

The protests come after two separate cases that have shaken the nation where policemen have been accused of raping teenage girls. 

  • Aug 19, 2019
  • 2:13 PM

More Than 200 Entertainers, Activists and Leaders Sign Letter of Support for Latino Community After El Paso Shooting and Mississippi ICE Raids

“Though real pain and fear are sweeping through our communities, we remain powerful,” the letter states.

  • Aug 16, 2019
  • 5:00 AM

Black Mississippians Respond to the ICE Raids

This is a nation of immigrants. Its strength lies in its diversity. Its shame lies in its racial bias.

  • Aug 11, 2019
  • 4:51 PM

Mass Shootings Have Latinos Worried About Being Targets

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard.

Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband and I get out of here alive?

  • Aug 11, 2019
  • 3:30 PM

Fueling Fears of a ‘Hispanic Invasion’

The cancer of white supremacy will require a much more complex and multifaceted cure.

  • Aug 11, 2019
  • 2:20 PM

Immigration: Nearly Half of Those Arrested in Raid Released

MORTON, Miss. (AP) — A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says nearly half of those arrested during the largest immigration raid in a decade in the United States have been released.

  • Aug 8, 2019
  • 3:54 PM

Cross-Border Ties Still Strong Despite El Paso Mass Shooting

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Chatting with friends and carrying his lunch cooler, Carlos Carrillo was among hundreds packing the international bridge as they returned to Mexico from their jobs across the border.

  • Aug 7, 2019
  • 5:16 PM

Teacher Struggles to Explain Mass Shootings to New Immigrants in ALTERNATINO’s Latest Timely Sketch

“Our hearts go out to the victims, and to all communities targeted by hatred and gun violence.”

  • Aug 7, 2019
  • 12:50 PM