Immigration

  • 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...
  • Advocates Call Trump Legal Immigration Proposal Racist, Inhumane

    Suzanne Potter California News Service LOS ANGELES — Immigrant-rights groups are calling President Trump’s proposal to cut legal immigration by half racist and mean-spirited. On Wednesday August 2nd, the president endorsed the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act, or RAISE Act, which would favor English-speaking, high-skill immigrants...
  • City of Oakland Moves To Terminate ICE Agreement With Police Department

    Public Safety Committee Votes This Week on ICE Resolution and Civil Rights Ordinance Oakland, CA- This week the Public Safety committee of the Oakland City Council will consider a resolution from at-large representative Rebecca Kaplan to terminate agreements between the Oakland Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),...