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False Meritocracy: The Real Truth About the Country’s Latest College Admissions Scandal

If the American ideal of a color-blind meritocracy is ever to truly exist in our college admissions, it’s clear we need to level the playing field long before the college admissions process starts.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 8:05 am

After CBP Confusion, NYC Public School Rallies in Support of Its Immigrant Community

For about an hour, around a hundred people gathered after dismissal at the Castle Bridge’s school entrance on 169th St. and St. Nicholas Ave. to send the message to government authorities that a threat to one was a threat to all.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 6:44 am

Pew: 61% of Country’s Undocumented Population Lives in 20 Metro Areas

“In 2016, the 20 metro areas with the most unauthorized immigrants were home to 6.5 million of them, or 61% of the estimated nationwide total. By contrast, only 37% of the total U.S. population lived in those metro areas,” Pew stated.

  • Mar 12, 2019
  • 2:07 pm

Racism in Talk Radio

No mames.

  • Mar 12, 2019
  • 11:02 am

AMLO Celebrates First 100 Days as President of Mexico

He said that his country has maintained a “cordial” relationship with the United States, leading to billion-dollar investments into the region.

  • Mar 12, 2019
  • 10:16 am

Puerto Rico’s Big ‘Menu’ for Opportunity Zones

“The fact that almost the entire island of Puerto Rico is an Opportunity Zone, is a blessing, but at the same time it’s a complication,” Manuel López-Zambrana said.

  • Mar 12, 2019
  • 8:49 am

Which Countries Have the Most Immigrants?

The proportion of immigrants varies considerably from one country to another. In some, it exceeds half the population, while in others it is below 0.1%. Which countries have the most immigrants? Where do they come from? How are they distributed across the world?

  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 6:09 pm

Without a Proposal, Foundation for Puerto Rico Scores Largest CDBG-Funded Contract

The local government agency did not disclose the criteria used for the selection of FPR, nor did it take into account citizen participation on this matter.

  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 5:44 pm

MEDIA STATEMENT: Mothers Being Mistreated in ICE Detention

Seventeen people are still detained, according to organizers.

  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 4:10 pm

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or the Insidious Attempt to Disappear the Latina Intellectual

The New York Democrat has been insulted on a weekly basis since being sworn in after the midterm elections in 2018.

  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 10:51 am

After Power Outages, Guaidó to Call for a ‘National Emergency’

Schools, public offices and industries will be closed Monday as the state attempts to fix the grid, according to Information Minister Jorge Rodríguez.

  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 9:31 am

Inside a Hielera Detention Cell Art Exhibit at SXSW

Latino Rebels Radio: March 10, 2019

  • Mar 10, 2019
  • 5:49 pm

Kamala Harris Goes All-In on Vegas

And it’s complicated.

  • Mar 9, 2019
  • 10:15 am

One Million March for Reproductive Justice Across Latin America on International Women’s Day

Rallies come one day after the release of three women imprisoned under El Salvador’s abortion ban.

  • Mar 8, 2019
  • 10:54 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

Ivy Queen’s Feminist Reggaeton Anthem ‘Quiero Bailar’ Has Been Reimagined by a Women-Led Engineering Team

“It’s my job as a leading female to make sure they are given a chance,” said Ivy Queen.

  • Mar 8, 2019
  • 2:57 pm

Latinx Drag Queen Posts GRWM Video at Border Wall

“He is making up all of these lies of a huge border crisis and makes it seem like we are living in these times of war. There was nothing going on at the border. I was hanging out doing my makeup,” Lushious Massacr said.

  • Mar 8, 2019
  • 2:00 pm

US Officials Tracked Activists, Journalists Linked to Migrant Caravan

The database was a part of “Operation Secure Line,” an attempt to collect information on the group of thousands who came to the U.S. last year seeking asylum.

  • Mar 8, 2019
  • 12:57 pm