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Autopsy: Dead Guatemalan Boy Had Influenza

The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator said in a statement late Thursday that more tests need to be done before a cause of death can be determined for Felipe Gómez Alonzo.

  • Dec 28, 2018
  • 11:01 am

Chile Court Upholds Tighter Rules for Human Rights Prisoners

The decision is a defeat for conservative forces in country’s ruling party.

  • Dec 27, 2018
  • 9:27 pm

Migrant Teen Tent City Staying Open Into 2019

The government also plans to house more teens at another temporary shelter in Homestead, Florida, expanding the total number of beds from 1,350 to 2,350.

  • Dec 27, 2018
  • 8:55 am

Deaths of 2 Children Raise Doubts About US Border Agency

“There is a real failure here that we all need to reckon with,” said incoming Rep. Veronica Escobar, a Democrat elected last month to represent El Paso in Congress.

  • Dec 27, 2018
  • 8:39 am

This Is How DHS Responded to the Death of an 8-Year-Old Boy in Border Patrol Custody

“In the last 24 hours, I have a directed a series of additional actions to care for those who enter our custody,” Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen said.

  • Dec 26, 2018
  • 3:21 pm

Medical Checks Ordered After 2nd Detained Child Migrant Dies

The death came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial government shutdown underway over President Donald Trump’s request for border wall funding.

  • Dec 26, 2018
  • 10:47 am

New Asylum Policy Comes With Few Details, Many Questions

The process at the border remains status quo until specific new procedures are put in place.

  • Dec 22, 2018
  • 12:41 pm

Arroyo Barril: Coal Ash and Death Remain 15 Years Later

The story of a silent environmental disaster.

  • Dec 22, 2018
  • 10:25 am

Salvadoran Woman Seeks Sanctuary, 9 Miles From White House

“I don’t deserve to get deported. I deserve to stay here in this country with my children because they are American citizens,” Rosa Gutiérrez López said.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • 9:01 pm

Not Messing Around: Sheriff Will ‘Physically Remove’ ICE From County Jails

“We are going to physically remove ICE from the county jails,” Alex Villanueva said at the Truth Act Community Forum.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • 5:33 pm

Mexico to Let Migrants Remain While US Asylum Claims Proceed

The decision was a historic one for Mexico, which has traditionally refused to accept the return of any migrants who aren’t Mexican.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • 11:48 am

Brazil’s Lula to Stay in Prison

The last-minute reversal capped an eventful day at the high court.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • 11:05 am

US Pledges $10.6B Aid for Central America, Southern Mexico

The plan was announced in a joint U.S.-Mexican statement released by the State Department and read aloud by Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard in the Mexican capital.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 9:51 pm

Vote for the 2018 Rebelde of the Year

Here we go.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 1:23 pm

Trump Organization May Return for Business in Dominican Republic

Critics say the agreements could carry conflicts of interest that compromise the presidency.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 11:55 am

Tucson Panel Rejects Request to Remove Pancho Villa Statue

“We don’t want to forget that history, that history that is grounded in Mexican-ness,” said Lydia Otero, a professor of Mexican-American studies at the University of Arizona.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 9:43 pm

Protests Arise After Guatemalan Girl Dies in US Custody

Nery Caal disputes the claim that his daughter had not had anything to drink or eat.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 9:29 am

White House Closer to Partial Shutdown With Wall Demand

Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 8:43 am

Family of Migrant Girl Disputes Official Story on Her Death

In a statement released by lawyers, the parents of Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin said the girl had been given food and water and appeared to be in good health as she traveled through Mexico with her father.

  • Dec 16, 2018
  • 10:14 am

US Says 7-Year-Old Who Died in Custody Had Not Appeared Ill

The girl, identified by a Guatemalan official as Jackeline Caal, had gone days without food and water, a Department of Homeland Security statement said. Yet immigration officials said she did not appear to be ill when detained.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 3:57 pm

Autopsy Set for Migrant Girl, 7, Who Died in Border Custody

Officials say the girl was found December 6 near Lordsburg, New Mexico, by U.S. Border Patrol agents.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 8:21 am