Politics

Parliamentarian Wants More Debate as Immigration Legalization Program Moves Forward in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Democrats returned to Capitol Hill this week, where they expressed confidence in the prospects of passing a legalization program for up to eight million immigrants through the budget deal currently making its way through both chambers of Congress.

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • 2:02 PM

Equally Unequal: The Exclusion of Latino Jurors

Under any method of calculation, that’s bad for the cause of justice.

  • Sep 13, 2021
  • 5:42 PM

Shining Path Leader Abimael Guzmán Dead at 86

Guzmán left his job as a professor of philosophy in 1980 to lead Shining Path in what would become the deadliest civil conflict in Peru’s history as an independent country.

  • Sep 13, 2021
  • 12:43 PM

9/11’s Immigration Legacy (A Latino USA Podcast)

September 11, 2001 marked a sharp, lasting redirection in U.S. immigration policy and attitudes. In this episode of Latino USA, we explore major changes and events from the past 20 years of immigration through the lens of this one catastrophic day.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 10:35 AM

Congress Can Ignore Immigration Guidance From Senate Parliamentarian

“You don’t have to do what the Parliamentarian says,” a senior aide familiar with the Democrats’ budget reconciliation strategy told Latino Rebels on Wednesday. “It’s just practice to do so.”

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 12:14 PM

Will Immigration Reform Be a ‘Pay-For’ in Democrats’ Budget Proposal?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants hangs in the balance on Capitol Hill this week as congressional committees take the formal steps to advance the various components of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation proposal.

  • Sep 7, 2021
  • 1:53 PM

OPINIÓN: Es hora de que todos nuestros congresistas y senadores apoyen a los inmigrantes

Cada decisión que nuestros legisladores toman nos afecta a todos, independientemente de estatus

  • Sep 1, 2021
  • 3:16 PM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: Bukele Administration Shoots the Messenger Again

Bukele administration officials have forcefully denied new evidence of their negotiations with gangs. While gang negotiations have become common practice for politicians in El Salvador, broad public hostility toward such talks incentivizes secrecy.

  • Aug 29, 2021
  • 3:13 PM

Peruvian Policy Chief Leads Congressional Hispanic Staff Association

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ivelisse Alexandra Porroa-García is a Latina outwardly brimming with a self-confidence that allows her to operate as a top legislative staffer in the Capitol, but she says her main insecurity at work is her Peruvian accent.

  • Aug 27, 2021
  • 4:41 PM

Bukele’s Gang Negotiations

Latino Rebels Radio: August 26, 2021

  • Aug 26, 2021
  • 4:41 PM

Mexico Welcomes 124 Afghan Refugee Journalists, Families

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico welcomed a group of 124 Afghan media workers and their families Wednesday after the group fled their country because of the Taliban takeover.

  • Aug 25, 2021
  • 2:24 PM

ICE Funding Faces Rising Opposition From Democrats in Congress

The House of Representatives was back in the Capitol on Tuesday where Latino Rebels asked members about the future of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

  • Aug 25, 2021
  • 1:35 PM

Supreme Court Orders ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy Reinstated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to block a court ruling ordering the Biden administration to reinstate a Trump-era policy that forces people to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the U.S.

  • Aug 24, 2021
  • 8:34 PM

OPINION: Biden May Not Regret Leaving Afghanistan, But I Do

While many pundits and politicians are focused on who’s to blame for this still unfolding debacle, it’s critically important that we not short shift the dark reality that is about to beset the nearly 40 million people who call this long-suffering country home.

  • Aug 24, 2021
  • 5:27 PM

580 Hill Staffers Join New Progressive Staff Association in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Progressive Staff Association (CPSA) claims 580 members just 11 weeks after the group received June approval as an official staff association, Latino Rebels has learned.

  • Aug 24, 2021
  • 2:56 PM

AOC, Espaillat Support Broader ‘Essential Worker’ Category for Pathway to Citizenship

“One of the ways that [a pathway to citizenship] can be included [in budget reconciliation] is in some of the essential worker and frontline worker provisions that we saw in our first reconciliation package with the American Rescue Plan,” Ocasio-Cortez told LR outside the House chamber after votes on Monday.

  • Aug 24, 2021
  • 9:37 AM

DREAMer Invites Obama to TED Talk in Mexico

“What better way to address DACA than by having the person who issued the executive order that created the program?” Francisco López told Latino Rebels.

  • Aug 23, 2021
  • 12:46 PM

Bolivia Ex-Prez Áñez Charged With Genocide

The charges relate to actions taken by Áñez shortly after being declared president when she issued a decree giving the military responsibility for public security. In the next week, security forces shot 20 people to death and injured dozens of others in two clashes in Cochabamba and El Alto.

  • Aug 23, 2021
  • 10:57 AM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: What’s Changed for Migrants Under Biden?

Seven months into Biden’s term, the administration is considering reinstating Remain in Mexico and is ramping up Title 42 border expulsions. The future of DACA and TPS recipients also remains in limbo as Congress stalls on immigration reform.

  • Aug 20, 2021
  • 3:19 PM

La entrevista con Juan Francisco Sandoval

A Latino Rebels Radio exclusive en español.

  • Aug 19, 2021
  • 6:28 PM

Movement for Black Lives: Feds Targeted BLM Protesters

The federal government deliberately targeted Black Lives Matter protesters via heavy-handed criminal prosecutions in an attempt to disrupt and discourage the global movement that swept the nation last summer in the wake of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Movement for Black Lives.

  • Aug 19, 2021
  • 2:12 PM

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