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Analysis: Sen. Alex Padilla Can Win on Immigration Reform

Unless Padilla or the other Latino senators take a hard line on immigration reform, a legalization bill is unlikely to be enacted during the current Congress.

  • Oct 10, 2021
  • 12:11 PM

The Nightmare of Migrants Crossing the Darién Jungle

Reporter David González M. follows one Haitian migrant, his family, and others from as far away as Pakistan as they prepare to make the deadly journey through the Colombia-Panama border region.

  • Oct 8, 2021
  • 4:23 PM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: Exposed by the Pandora Papers

Central America, in Brief: The Pandora Papers, a global investigation led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) involving more than 600 journalists in 117 countries, shed new light on how offshore banking shields the cash of Central America’s wealthy and well-connected, including presidential candidates and former heads of state. While the practice doesn’t prove illegal activity, it raises serious questions about transparency and economic inequality.

  • Oct 8, 2021
  • 3:01 PM

UnidosUS Announces That It Has Cut Corporate Ties With Facebook After Whistleblower Revelations

On Friday, the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization said it cut ties with Facebook after a whistleblower revealed that Facebook has been intentionally promoting products and policies that harm the Latino community and undermine democratic principles.

  • Oct 8, 2021
  • 1:56 PM

Suni Reyes From NYC

Suni Reyes takes the stage to share some of her latest material about Puerto Rico, Dominicans and oh yeah, colonialism.

  • Oct 8, 2021
  • 12:06 PM

Latinidad Is Broken, We’re Broken (OPINION)

What one betrays when disavowing Latinidad is the delusion of a single country culturally owning entire continents, various and vibrant ways of life, through the manipulation of a single language. What is to be the legacy of Latinidad? What is the legacy of whiteness? Are they really that different?

  • Oct 8, 2021
  • 10:38 AM

Immigrant Rights Rally in Front of White House Leads to Arrests

Hundreds of protesters turned up at Lafayette Square in front of the White House on Thursday for a midday “escalation rally” for immigrant rights. Dozens were arrested.

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 10:23 PM

The Tanton Papers

Latino Rebels Radio: October 7, 2021

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 7:50 PM

OPINION: Time to End Gun Violence Plaguing Latinx Communities

While Latinx people are disproportionately affected by the gun violence crisis, we are also on the front lines of ending it.

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 5:26 PM

Looking Back at Some of the Latinos and Latinas Who Played Lollapalooza This Summer

We spoke with Latina and Latino artists at this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago about their identity and how the pandemic has affected their music

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 3:22 PM

OPINION: What FDA Approval of Pfizer Vaccine Means

The FDA’s approval of the Pfizer vaccine has lifted a weight off of many shoulders. The responsibility is now left to each individual to do the right thing.

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 2:26 PM

OPINION: COVID and Latinx Homelessness in Los Angeles

Time will tell if Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s homeless programs will live up to expectations. But many Angelenos like myself believe these programs are not enough.

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 10:41 AM

Indian Immigrants Feel Senate Has Ignored Their Calls to Reform Massive Green Card Backlogs

“I considered myself a DREAMer,” says Dip Patel, 25, founder of Improve the Dream, an organization advocating for immigrant youth who grew up as dependents of long-term visa holders but then lose their legal status in the United States when they turn 21 years old.

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 9:31 AM

OPINION: The Racist Treatment of Haitian Migrants and Other Immigrants of Color Must End

Border Patrol whipping Haitian migrants brings to mind our sordid history of racist immigration polices based on public health concerns. It’s time for a change.

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 6:23 PM

White Like Me: An Asininely Articulated Admission (OPINION)

I am not Latinx… nor am I Indigenous… Ergo facto, I’m white, right?

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 3:34 PM

OPINION: Time for Congress to Give Hispanic Seniors the Care They Need

Hispanic seniors need care, support and resources to age in dignity. Now it’s time for Congress to help them.

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 3:00 PM

Three Free Must-Watch Documentaries on Venezuela

These documentaries on the pre-Chavismo era in Venezuela -completely free and available on YouTube- offer important background information on the current political and economic crises in the South American nation.

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 11:31 AM

New York’s Excluded Workers Fund Running Out of Money

After a staggering number of applications, advocates in New York are calling for more money for the first-of-its-kind pandemic relief fund for undocumented workers.

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 10:09 AM

Jasiel Lopez on Faith-Based Organizing and the Suburbs

Jasiel Lopez is an organizer with Centro De Trabajadores Unidos, a grassroots movement and worker center based in Chicago’s south and southwest suburbs

  • Oct 5, 2021
  • 3:01 PM

COVID and Domestic Violence

During the pandemic the stress of layoffs, the closing of schools, bars and gyms, plus the financial instability, led to an increase of domestic violence cases. Increased stress and proximity created this secondary crisis.

  • Oct 5, 2021
  • 2:00 PM

Fear and Hunger Under Bolsonaro

While the people of Brazil suffer on the socioeconomic edge, its political class engages in endless debates on whether to overthrow or save the President from impeachment.

  • Oct 5, 2021
  • 12:19 PM

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