• Mexico blasts US for separating migrant families

    EFE Mexico City – The United States immigration policy of separating migrants’ children from their parents violates human rights, Mexico’s foreign secretary said Tuesday. “I wish, on behalf of the government and people of Mexico, to express our most categorical and energetic condemnation of this cruel and inhumane policy,”...
  • Report: Census Undercount Big Threat to California

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If we want to make sure kids count in policy making, we need to count kids effectively in the 2020 Census, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book from The Annie E. Casey Foundation. Billions of dollars in federal grants support programs...
  • Immigration Confusion, Trauma Continues at Southern Border

    Roz Brown Public News Service ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The immigration crisis at the southern border continued over the weekend, with politicians angry over being denied access to holding facilities. The government has released a fact sheet for how it plans to reunite the thousands of families separated, but the...
  • AZ Groups Condemn Separation of Children, Parents at Border

    Katherine Davis-Young Public News Service PHOENIX — Immigration rights advocates in Arizona and around the country are continuing to speak out against the Department of Homeland Security’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents. About 2,000 children were separated from their families at the U.S./Mexico border this spring,...
  • Civil Rights Groups Blast Cruel Immigration Bills Disguised as ‘Compromise’

    SCC WASHINGTON—The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and more than 118 civil and immigrants’ rights groups urged members of the U.S. House of Representatives to oppose two immigration bills under consideration this week: The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act (the “Ryan bill”) and the Securing America’s Future...
  • Trump Administration’s Destructive Attacks on Latino Families

    Hilbert Morales, M.P.H., M.Sc. EL OBSERVADOR For decades social scientists marveled at the strength and resilience of Latino families despite the many adversities experienced. Latina moms, in partnership with their husbands, are both committed to their kids who were loved and nurtured in a family environment enabling developments despite...
  • Trump firma una orden para dejar de separar a niños inmigrantes de sus padres

    EFE   Washington – El presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump, firmó hoy una orden ejecutiva para detener la separación de los niños inmigrantes de sus padres cuando estos son detenidos en la frontera sur, una política que ha generado críticas en todo el mundo. Una fuente de la Casa Blanca...
  • Portazo a los más vulnerables

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana    Si efectivamente una sociedad mide su estatura moral por la manera en la cual trata a los más vulnerables, la administración del presidente Donald Trump tocó fondo con su polémica decisión de eliminar la opción del asilo para la mayoría de los...
  • ¿Dónde están los niños?

    Por José López Zamorano Para La Red Hispana   La administración del presidente Donald Trump reconoció la semana pasada ante el Congreso haber perdido el seguimiento de por lo menos 1,475 niños migrantes, oficialmente llamados “Unacompanied Children (UAC), que habían llegado solos a la frontera y entregados con patrocinadores...