Latino Truckers Lead Boycott of Florida After Anti-Immigrant Law (OPINION)

A protest started by Latino truck drivers against Florida’s anti-immigrant law has now grown to include a diversity of drivers across the country.

  • May 17, 2023
  • 1:37 PM

After Backlash, Abbott Expresses Regret After Labeling Shooting Victims ‘Illegal Immigrants’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expressed regret Monday after facing intense criticism for labeling all the victims of the Cleveland, Texas shooting rampage on Friday as “illegal immigrants,” even though it appears at least one of them was not undocumented.

  • May 1, 2023
  • 5:36 PM

#NoReformNoVote: TikTok Star Launches Pressure Campaign for Promised Immigrant Relief

A controversial new campaign by popular immigrant rights organizer Carlos Eduardo Espina is calling on Latinos not to vote in November’s midterm elections unless President Joe Biden and the Democrats pass long-promised immigration reform.

  • Jul 26, 2022
  • 5:09 PM

An Inside Look at the the Day Without Immigrants Demonstration in DC

Carlos Eduardo Espina walked to the White House on Monday morning a TikTok star with over 2.5 million followers. By day’s end, the 23-year-old Texan from College Station had become an icon of immigrant rights organizing.

  • Feb 14, 2022
  • 5:57 PM

Support Grows in Congress for ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protest

Support is growing in Congress for the “Day Without Immigrants” protest planned for Monday, February 14. The rationale behind the protest led by TikTok star Carlos Eduardo Espina is that immigrant labor underwrites Valentine’s Day every year.

  • Feb 10, 2022
  • 11:27 AM

AOC, Ilhan Omar Support ‘Day Without Immigrants’ on Feb. 14

Carlos Eduardo Espina has over 2.4 million followers on TikTok and over 88,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel. Now the 23-year-old is asking immigrants, in Spanish and English, to disrupt Valentine’s Day this year by not showing up to work, school, or the stores.

  • Feb 3, 2022
  • 2:26 PM

TikTok Star Launches #QueridoSenado Campaign for Immigrant Relief

“All my content is in Spanish and related to immigration issues here,” said 22-year-old Carlos Eduardo Espina, who was teaching in-person citizenship classes to immigrants in 2019 when he had the idea to teach the same classes but on TikTok.

  • Dec 3, 2021
  • 5:59 PM

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