• Immigration Groups Press for Full Reform as Senate Votes on Shutdown, DACA

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Groups that advocate for the so-called Dreamers are pushing for comprehensive immigration reform as the U.S. Senate is set to vote Thursday on President Donald Trump’s plan to reopen the government with funds for a border wall and a concession on DACA tacked on. His...
  • UNA MUERTE PREVENIBLE

    Por José López Zamorano Para La Red Hispana Las circunstancias de la muerte de la niña Jakelín Amei Rosmery Caal Maqui, de apenas 7 años, son hasta el momento poco claras. Pero lo que debería ser evidente es que el deceso de una pequeña inmigrante indocumentada fue, en gran...
  • Maldad Infinita

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana     La noticia cayó como un balde de agua fría durante la última jornada de la segunda Conferencia sobre Prosperidad y Seguridad para Centroamérica celebrada la semana pasada en Washington: la administración se estudia un nuevo plan para separar familias migrantes, en este...
  • Sierra & Tierra: ¡Basta! A los Latinos Nos Toca Hablar en las Urnas

    Sierra Club Washington, DC — El Sierra Club acaba de lanzar un video en español que anima a los latinos a participar en las elecciones del 6 de noviembre y llamar a una línea bilingüe gratuita para saber dónde y cuándo votar. El video enumera varios eventos que han causado extraordinarios niveles de ansiedad y...
  • LA CIUDAD DE LAS CARPAS

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana    No debería sorprender que uno de los efectos colaterales de las políticas migratorias de la administración Trump, que mantiene detenidos en este momento a más de 13,000 niños migrantes, sea la existencia de condiciones de saturación y hacinamiento en los centros de...
  • Groups Question Possible Pollution at Planned Migrant Detention Centers

    Suzanne Potter California News Service CONCORD, Calif. – A coalition of health, labor and environmental groups is asking the Trump administration to release specific locations for immigrant detention centers to be built on military bases – sites that may be polluted. President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border...
  • Addressing Families Separated by Mass Incarceration

    Soundbite Services Children with a parent in prison are more likely to experience mental-health problems and face additional education challenges. (Boardhead/Wikimedia Commons)YPSILANTI, Mich. — For weeks, Americans have been gripped by reports of young children being separated from their parents along the U.S.-Mexico border, and human rights activists are...
  • Colorado ICE Encampment Issues Three Demands

    Eric Galatas Public News Service CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Coloradans are joining protesters in California, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas against actions taken by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. Nearly a dozen tents have been set up outside ICE’s Denver field office in Centennial, and demonstrators say...
  • Judge Mulls Injunction to Stop 3-D Gun Blueprints Online

    Suzanne Potter California News Service AUSTIN, Texas – The age of the downloadable gun may be upon us, as a Texas federal judge weighs whether to stop the online posting of blueprints to make untraceable firearms. Gun-violence prevention groups asked for an injunction at a last-ditch hearing yesterday. The...

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