immigrants

  • Tragedy in San Antonio: 50 immigrants died suffocated and without water

    Without water, without air, but full of hope. This is how entire families of immigrants traveled in pursue to fulfill their American dream of living and working, of having a better future in the United States, when one by one they died suffocated inside a trailer container. Not to...
  • Our farmworkers are essential, and immigrants

    Latinos play a critical role in the US farmworker industry, from fighting and advocating for better treatment of migrant workers, to harvesting the produce that comes to our table every day. Our farmers are an underrepresented community and have faced all kinds of difficulties in their work, especially during...
  • California’s new benefits for undocumented immigrants are not enough, workers say

    Paula Cortez Medrano has worked in the agriculture industry since she arrived in the U.S. over 25 years ago. She has labored in the heat of Fresno summers, picking onions, tomatoes, grapes, and garlic and in the freezing temperatures of local produce packing houses, where she would wear two...
  • As California expands Medi-Cal, hundreds of thousands of immigrants will still be left behind

    Lucia Marroquin knows what it’s like to wait out pain in hopes that it will go away on its own. She is suffering from kidney stones and may need surgery. But because she lacks health coverage, her first question when she falls ill is always “how much will that...
  • Why are Mexicans migrating?

    The statistics are overwhelming. The United States government detained nearly 2 million migrants at the Mexican border during fiscal year 2021, while Border Patrol migrant “encounters” reached a new all-time high of 1.6 million. But figures from Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirm a trend that had begun to...
  • ¿Por qué están migrando los mexicanos?

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana Las estadísticas son contundentes. El gobierno de Estados Unidos detuvo a casi 2 millones de migrantes en la frontera con México durante el año fiscal 2021, en tanto que los “encuentros” de migrantes de la Patrulla Fronteriza alcanzaron un nuevo máximo histórico de...
  • “California governor’s recall is an attack on immigrants”

    The first time Angelica Salas heard about the current recall process for California Governor Gavin Newsom, it was right after he announced special relief for undocumented essential workers. These workers had the fewest protections since the start of the pandemic but were on the front lines, bearing the brunt...
  • “La propuesta de destitución del gobernador de California es un ataque a los inmigrantes”

    La primera vez que Angelica Salas escuchó hablar del actual proceso de consulta para la destitución del gobernador de California Gavin Newsom, fue después que este anunciara una ayuda para los trabajadores esenciales indocumentados. Estos trabajadores que fueron especialmente golpeados tenían las menores protecciones desde el inicio de la...
  • Migrant Worker Group Helps Vaccinate an Ohio Community

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Jessica Molina of Perrysburg says she was inspired as a child by the spirit of activism, as she watched her parents participate in rallies and protests advocating for the rights of farm workers. Now, as the principal of the only bilingual elementary school in Toledo, Escuela Smart...

0