Florida Governor DeSantis’ Plan to Bus Cuban Migrants Red Meat for Extremists (OPINION)

The busing of migrants was always nothing more than a taxpayer-funded stunt meant as red meat to the most extremist elements of the Republican base, who DeSantis is obsessed with pandering to as he weighs a possible presidential run in 2024.

  • Aug 26, 2022
  • 12:29 PM

Cuban Migrants Targeted in Mexico

While migrants at the border represent many different nations, they all share the same dream of contributing to a free and safe society with the promise of opportunity.

  • May 28, 2019
  • 10:30 AM

Growing Number of Cuban Migrants Trying to Enter US Via Mexico

The increase in Cuban asylum applicants at the U.S.-Mexico border is straining the already backlogged U.S. immigration system.

  • May 14, 2019
  • 11:24 AM

List of ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protests Scheduled Across the Country

On June 1, a general strike among Latinos and their allies dubbed “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes” (A Day Without Immigrants) is scheduled to take place in cities across the country in protest of the anti-immigrant laws passed in Florida and other states.

  • May 30, 2023
  • 5:48 PM

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.

  • Mar 17, 2023
  • 3:57 PM

US, Cubans Will Meet Again in Havana: State Department

U.S. and Cuban officials plan to meet in Havana on Tuesday to discuss migration policy, the latest in a series of sessions between two governments with a historically icy relationship and amid one of the biggest migratory flights from the island in decades.

  • Nov 15, 2022
  • 10:29 AM

Small Town in Southern Mexico Hosts Thousands of Migrants

San Pedro Tapanatepec had 7,000 migrants, about 75 percent Venezuelans, when the Associated Press visited at the beginning of October. By Monday, Mayor Humberto Parrazales estimated the number had grown to 14,000.

  • Oct 18, 2022
  • 10:00 AM

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.

  • Oct 14, 2022
  • 1:06 PM

Cubans Seek Broad Reforms, Not Another Revolution (OPINION)

While many in the United States use social media information to justify a regime change, the reality is, that’s not what every Cuban wants.

  • Apr 18, 2022
  • 4:49 PM

End of Title 42 Sees Renewed Hate Towards Migrants of Color (OPINION)

As predictable as Donald Trump’s divisive rhetoric, the decades-old language of anti-Latino hate has resurfaced like a festering boil in the wake of Biden’s plans to end Title 42 restrictions on immigration.

  • Apr 13, 2022
  • 1:17 PM

Migrants Hopeful, Suspicious at US Reopening to Asylum

More than a dozen migrants excitedly ran out of their dormitory at the Good Samaritan shelter in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico at the mere mention that the Biden administration may lift a rule that expels people at the border before they can request a chance at humanitarian protection in the United States.

  • Mar 31, 2022
  • 4:18 PM

Makeshift Boat with Dominican Migrants Capsizes in Puerto Rico

Migrants from the Dominican Republic and Haiti have increasingly tried to cross the treacherous 92 miles of water known as the Mona Passage that separates the island of Hispaniola that both countries share from Puerto Rico. Some 449 Haitians and more than 200 Dominicans have been detained since October 1.

  • Jan 28, 2022
  • 4:52 PM

Confronting Cuban American Propaganda Head On (OPINION)

Misinformation in each respective Latino community is rampant, especially among the Cuban Americans of South Florida, and it’s going to take more than just talking about it to defeat it.

  • Jan 14, 2022
  • 11:52 AM

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

Panama, Colombia Agree to Limit of 650 Migrants Per Day

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The governments of Panama and Colombia agreed Wednesday to impose a daily limit on the number of migrants passing through the thickly jungled and roadless Darien Gap on the two countries’ border.

  • Aug 12, 2021
  • 11:55 AM

Panama, Colombia Agree to Restrict Flow of Migrants

SAN VICENTE, Panama (AP) — Officials of Panama and Colombia agreed Friday to restrict the growing flow of migrants, mainly Cubans and Haitians, who have been crossing the Darien Gap that marks the border between the two countries.

  • Aug 9, 2021
  • 10:55 AM

OPINION: Anti-Blackness in the Cuban Diaspora

Racism is a deeply rooted issue that is widely ignored among Cuban Americans.

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • 4:59 PM

Mexico Will Build 17 Shelters for Child Migrants Near Southern Border

The shelters will be run by the country’s child welfare agency and will be located in different places in the states of Tabasco and Chiapas.

  • Apr 26, 2021
  • 10:07 AM

Trump Is Courting Florida Cubans, But His Past Words Are a Loud Warning (OPINION)

There is nothing inconsistent about Trump’s relationship with an older generation of largely conservative, mostly white Cubans.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 11:54 AM

Stalled by Pandemic, Migrants Press in Quest for Better Life

LAJAS BLANCAS, Panamá (AP) — Duperat Laurette fled Haiti after her country’s massive 2010 earthquake, making her way first to the Dominican Republic, then Chile and five years later to Panamá, all with the dream of reaching the U.S. and finding a job to help support 14 siblings left behind in Haiti.

  • Sep 8, 2020
  • 12:45 PM

Trump Signs Executive Order Excluding Undocumented Immigrants’ Census Count From Use in Congressional Redistricting

The practical effect of Trump’s memorandum, if it survives a court challenge, would not come until sometime in 2021, well after this year’s general election in November. 

  • Jul 22, 2020
  • 1:28 PM

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