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US State Department Announces More Aid for Venezuelan Migrants
the U.S. Department of State is allocating more than $140 million in additional humanitarian aid and $31 million in development assistance to “respond to the needs of vulnerable Venezuelans in Venezuela, Venezuelan refugees and migrants, and their generous host communities across the region,” according to a press release by Secretary Antony Blinken.
US to Begin Turning Many Venezuelan Migrants Back to Mexico
The Biden administration is also creating a pathway to allow “qualified” Venezuelans into the country. Venezuelans have been fleeing their home country in record numbers, and the number crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has surged.
Venezuelan Migrants Caught in Crossfire of Colombia Conflicts
Violence between armed rebel groups in Colombia puts Venezuelans at serious risk. The current conflict in Arauca, for example, has displaced 2,687 people, and 56 percent of them are Venezuelan.
US Expels Venezuelan Migrants to Colombia Under Title 42 Powers
The Biden administration said Monday that it has begun expelling Venezuelan migrants to Colombia without a chance to seek asylum after entering the United States from Mexico, its latest use of pandemic-related authority.
Persistent Murders of Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia
In Colombia, news of violence is not news anymore. However, there is a growing phenomenon that has not been reported before: It is now three times more dangerous to be a Venezuelan migrant than a Colombian citizen.
Colombia Will Legalize Undocumented Venezuelan Migrants
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Colombia said Monday it will register hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants and refugees currently in the country without papers, in a bid to provide them with legal residence permits and facilitate their access to health care and legal employment opportunities.
As Virus Swamps Peru, Venezuelan Migrants Collect the Dead
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Faustino López was terrified after his wife, Angélica, was hospitalized with the coronavirus last month.
Students Capture Intimate Stories of Venezuelan Migrants Living in Medellín for New Multimedia Project
The digital project’s website allows for viewers to navigate through the diverse lives of migrants and their families whom students closely followed to capture their experiences.
Venezuelan Migrants Attacked in Brazil and Stopped From Reaching Ecuador
As many as 1,200 Venezuelans rushed back to their country fearing for their safety.
Brazil Closes and Then Reopens Its Northern Frontier to Venezuelan Migrants
Supreme Court Justice Rosa Weber said that the closure was unconstitutional.
38 Dead in Mexico Fire After Guards Didn’t Let Migrants Out
After 38 migrants dead and 28 were seriously injured in a fire at a detention center in Ciudad Juárez late Monday, much of Mexico is wondering why authorities didn’t attempt to release the men before smoke filled the room and killed so many?
Mexico: Migrants Lit Mattresses in Fire That Killed 39
Migrants fearing deportation set mattresses ablaze at an immigration detention center in northern Mexico, starting a fire that left 39 dead, the president said Tuesday following one of the deadliest incidents ever at an immigration lockup in the country.
Brownlisted: America’s Favorite (and Stolen) Christmas Flower
Senior editor Hector Luis Alamo gives a rundown of some of the facts, bits of news, real histories, and actual lies he came across during the past week.
Puerto Rico Towns Sue Oil Companies for Climate Denial
A group of 16 municipalities filed a lawsuit on November 22 against multiple Big Oil companies for downplaying the risks of their fossil-fuel products on climate change.
Brownlisted: ‘Beans, Greens, Potatoes, Tomatoes…’
Latino Rebels’ senior editor Hector Luis Alamo provides an overview of some of the most interesting and important things he’s seen, read, and heard over the past week.
Drowning of Russian Migrant Highlights Danger of US Border Policy (PHOTOS)
Critics of the migrants trying to cross the border say that there are legal avenues and procedures to follow. However, many asylum seekers are never screened and are sent back to Mexico under Title 42, the Trump-era policy that denies entry to immigrants with the pretense of protecting public health.
In Futuro Media’s First-Ever Political Poll, DeSantis Has Highest Favorable Rating With Florida Latino Voters
In the first battleground state political poll from Futuro Media that spans three key states and issues important to the U.S. Latino community, Florida governor Ron DeSantis has the highest favorable rating with the state’s Latino voters in the leadup to the 2022 midterms.
Former University of Puerto Rico Student Sentenced in Cyberstalking Case
A judge on Wednesday ordered Iván-Santell Velázquez, a former student at the University of Puerto Rico, to serve 13 months in federal prison and two years of supervised release after he pleaded guilty to cyberstalking.
Why Venezuelans and Cubans Are Coming to Texas in Record Numbers
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol figures show that 110,061 Cubans crossed the border into Texas from October 2021 through September 2022. During that same time period, 109,106 Venezuelans crossed the border.
Reports: Migrant Flights’ Mysterious Recruiter Identified
The mysterious woman who allegedly lured dozens of migrants on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ flights to Martha’s Vineyard from San Antonio has been identified by several media outlets as Perla H. Huerta, a former combat medic and U.S. Army counterintelligence agent living in Tampa.
Sen. Luján: GOP Governors ‘Hateful’ for Bussing Migrants
Forty-five House Democrats sent a letter Friday to Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting the Justice Department look into a “political stunt” by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), after DeSantis took credit for sending 48 Venezuelan migrants to Martha’s Vineyard last week.