Injustice

Reps. Cuellar and Escobar Introduce Resolution Condemning Trump’s Threat to Shut Down Border

“Closing down any one of the ports of entry, let alone the whole border, would have a myriad of unintended and irreparable economic, diplomatic, cultural, and humanitarian consequences.”

  • Apr 4, 2019
  • 11:16 AM

ACLU Issues Complaint Demanding Investigation Into Abuses in Outdoor Border Patrol Detention Facility

The complaint, sent to officials within the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, calls for an immediate end to the caging of immigrants in outdoor holding areas.

  • Apr 3, 2019
  • 12:29 PM

Central American (In)Visibility: A Poem

Zero tolerance policies/Combined with white supremacy

  • Apr 1, 2019
  • 9:47 AM

An Update From Ravi Ragbir About His Immigration Case (VIDEO)

The immigrant rights activist talks to IN THE THICK about what has happened to him since he faced on order of deportation last year.

  • Mar 30, 2019
  • 11:03 AM

‘Todos Somos Martha’: Ecuadorians Protest Gender Violence, Femicide and Xenophobia

There are now approximately 600 registered femicides in Ecuador since January 1, 2014.

  • Mar 28, 2019
  • 3:54 PM

Houston-Area Elected Official Apologizes After Telling Harris County Judge to ‘Speak English’

“This is not Mexico,” Chambers County Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Tice said.

  • Mar 27, 2019
  • 1:51 PM

The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Education Released Video Celebrating Natural Hair, Hours Later Woman Behind It Was Fired

Much like the roots of antiblackness in the country itself, the people in power seem to stop at no cost to maintain white supremacy.

  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 2:48 PM

Booting the Braids: Farmworkers Lead the Way Across Campuses to Boycott Wendy’s

Since 2013, the nationally renowned Coalition for Immokalee Workers and its partnering Student/Farmworker Alliance has led a fervent campaign to get Wendy’s to join the Fair Food Program.

  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 2:13 PM

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