DeSantis’ Hateful Record on Immigration (OPINION)

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has consistently adopted an aggressive and punitive stance against immigrants throughout his political career, including the use of harmful rhetoric and enacting bigoted legislation to the detriment of Florida’s economic well-being.

  • Aug 18, 2023
  • 4:52 PM

What President Biden Said During the Official White House Screening of FLAMIN’ HOT Film

In case you missed it, the White House held an official screening of Eva Longoria’s FLAMIN’ HOT film on Thursday night. Here is the official transcript of the remarks made by President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden and Longoria:

  • Jun 16, 2023
  • 10:21 AM

Breaking Down the Latino Vote in 2022

Latino voters were generally supportive of the Biden administration’s policies but remain extremely worried about inflation and the rising cost of living. Pre-election myths about frustration leading to a seismic Latino shift towards the right were ultimately wrong.

  • Nov 15, 2022
  • 12:15 PM

DACA Recipient: Senator Rubio Must Stop Political Games and Work to Help DREAMers (OPINION)

Marco Rubio and his fellow Republicans must stop the political games and work in a bipartisan manner to either protect DREAMers, or be responsible for the demise of a program that has changed lives, strengthened our nation, and reflected the best of who we are as a people.

  • Nov 8, 2022
  • 2:27 PM

Appeals Court Orders Another Review of Revised DACA

A federal appeals court Wednesday ordered a lower court review of Biden administration revisions to a program preventing the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought into the United States as children.

  • Oct 5, 2022
  • 6:50 PM

Gisele Fetterman’s Husband Campaigns For Senate in Pennsylvania

Key to Fetterman’s campaign strategy are Latino voters. Over a million Latinos live in Pennsylvania, including the candidate’s wife, Gisele Barreto Fetterman, a formerly undocumented Brazilian immigrant born in Rio de Janeiro who moved to New York City as a child.

  • Sep 20, 2022
  • 12:14 PM

With Labor Shortages, Why Are We Ignoring DREAMers, Other Immigrants Here Now? (OPINION)

Let’s stop shoehorning immigration debates into economic trends. In a country built largely by and very much running off the hard work of immigrants, there is no need to justify their role in the economy.

  • Aug 19, 2022
  • 1:17 PM

NY Judge Denies Request by More Than 80K First-Time DACA Applicants

Last Wednesday, a New York judge denied a request by over 80,000 first-time applicants for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to order the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume the processing of first-time applicants.

  • Aug 8, 2022
  • 1:28 PM

Appeals Arguments Set on Immigrants Brought to US as Kids

Immigrant advocates head to a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Wednesday in hopes of saving an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of people brought into the U.S. as children.

  • Jul 6, 2022
  • 11:37 AM

After 10 Years of DACA, Uncertainty Is Still the Reality

Even after President Obama first announced the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program 10 years ago on June 15, a state of limbo and uncertainty is still a constant for the thousands of recipients who initially thought the program would be the first step on their path to permanency in the […]

  • Jun 15, 2022
  • 10:19 AM

Senate Stalls Again on Immigration Relief

Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) is expected to negotiate immigrant relief into a bipartisan immigration bill with Senate Republicans, but Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the most senior Latino in the Senate, expressed doubts that reform will pass this year.

  • May 6, 2022
  • 5:57 PM

An Unexpected Home (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA presents the untold stories of forced return through the voices of three women who are trying to form a life in Mexico.

  • Feb 25, 2022
  • 10:49 AM

Young Undocumented Immigrants Build a Community on TikTok

DACA recipients have turned to TikTok to gain control of the media narrative of Dreamers, using the app as a safe space for undocumented youth to connect with one another and share resources.

  • Jan 11, 2022
  • 3:59 PM

Immigrant Rights Group Plans Times Square Protest for Pathway to Citizenship

New Immigrant Community Empowerment is planning an 11-day protest in Times Square calling on Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) to include a pathway to citizenship in the Build Back Better Act, President Joe Biden’s social spending bill.

  • Nov 1, 2021
  • 3:06 PM

Biden Rule to Shield DREAMers Seeks to Bypass Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation, the latest maneuver in a long-running drama over the policy’s legality.

  • Sep 28, 2021
  • 4:11 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

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

Democrats Signal Massive Citizenship Program for Undocumented Immigrants

“We’d like to make it as robust as possible,” Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) told Latino Rebels in the Senate tunnels on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Aug 3, 2021
  • 8:10 PM

Rep. García Puts Immigration Reform Topline at $126 Billion

“Senator Sanders provided $126 billion dollars for ensuring that the cost of a process of legalization incorporating people into our country and providing a pathway to citizenship addresses the fiscal aspects of such an undertaking,” García told Latino Rebels Thursday evening in the Speaker’s Lobby. 

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • 8:16 AM

DACA Recipient on Meeting With VP Harris: “I Came Out of There Hopeful Even if I’m Realistic”

A group of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients met with Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday in Washington, D.C. to discuss a federal judge’s ruling in Texas that declared the end of the program.

  • Jul 23, 2021
  • 10:39 AM

Sanders Supports Overruling Parliamentarian to Pass Immigration Reform

“The time is very long overdue for us to have comprehensive reform and why many people say it will be in there,” Senator Sanders told Latino Rebels on Tuesday afternoon, “but this is something that will need to go through the parliamentarian.”

  • Jul 21, 2021
  • 5:00 PM

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