BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negotiated exit to the country’s crisis, The Associated Press has learned.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s immigration chief resigned Friday and the country’s prisons director was swiftly nominated to replace him, as the country embarks on a crackdown on irregular migration through its territory in response to U.S. pressure.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday said he was bringing a longtime lawman and enthusiastic supporter out of retirement to serve as “border czar” as his administration struggles with a worsening crisis that his hard-line immigration policies have failed to stem.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday during a ceremony that often felt like a campaign rally for him and President Donald Trump.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s immigration chief presented his resignation to the president Friday as the country embarks on a crackdown on irregular migration through its territory in response to U.S. pressure.
On June 16, the country will go to the polls to elect a successor to former comedian Jimmy Morales, who rode a wave of anti-corruption protests to office as an outsider candidate in 2015.
Latino USA continues its coverage of the field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attempts to find a peaceful solution to the country’s deepening crisis.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence following accusations of migrant trafficking.
In His Critique of Biden Being a ‘Return to the Past,’ O’Rourke Brings Up Obama Administration Deportation Record
“You had immigration reform that had been languishing for 30 years, and within the Obama administration, 400,000 deported from this country in one year alone, destroying families and breaking up communities,” the Texas Democrat said at one point.
What the facts say these days.
Through a written statement, Elías Sánchez denied his involvement in any corruption, saying that any allegation in that direction is false.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The names of the dead are filling Colombia’s storied Bolívar Plaza.
Advocates launch Immigration Court Watch app to ensure greater accountability, transparency.
“By moving the date forward, Puerto Rico becomes a relevant state, and the candidates will be forced to pay attention to our needs,” governor Ricardo Rosselló said.
The State of Texas is investing more than $50 million to test the rape kit backlog, hire necessary staff and implement the technological infrastructure needed to avoid a backlog in the future.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega’s government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners.
Dignity will come at great cost to both Mexico and to the migrants fleeing extreme poverty and violence in Central America.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico and its largest city sued the Trump administration Monday in a first-of-its-kind lawsuit from a state seeking to stem the quick release of asylum seeking migrants into local communities and claim reimbursement for humanitarian efforts to shelter migrants temporarily.