Immigration

  • Migrants in south Mexico seek new routes to their American dream

    Tapachula, Mexico – Stepped-up surveillance on Mexico’s southern border has not halted the stream of migrants, mainly from Central America, who have chosen to travel north by secondary routes in search of their American dream. After four years during which migrants had ceased to travel on the freight train...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Immigrant-Rights Activists See Turning Point for All Americans

    Stephanie Carson California News Service Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services Reporting for the Ethnic Media Services-California News Service Collaboration SAN FRANCISCO – Warning that the country is heading down a white-nationalist, nativist path, four immigrant-rights advocates issued a call to action last week just hours before the U.S. Senate...
  • Trump Caves into anti-immigrant sentiment and ends DACA

    Raul Ray Special to El Observador RAUL RAY IS AN IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY BASED OUT OF SAN JOSE, CA President Donald Trump despite all his rhetoric about how much he loves Dreamers and that they don’t have to worry about their future just how hypocritical he is by bowing down...
  • With DACA Threatened, Immigrant Rights Group Mobilizes Defense

    Suzanne Potter California News Service LOS ANGELES – Immigrants’ rights groups are organizing a week-long series of rallies aimed at saving DACA, after reports surfaced that President Donald Trump will decide its fate this week. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has given work permits to more than...

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