By Mariela Rosario | 11/10/2010 - 17:00 | 0 Comments
A group of ten Mexican American women have begun a hunger strike in front of the White House to protest the poverty and violence that has plagued the U.S./Mexico border for years.
Their goal is to increase federal funding for border towns. Cindy Arnolds, the organizer of the hunger strike, told...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/09/2010 - 17:14 | 0 Comments
Gael García Bernal has partnered up with Amnesty International to produce and direct a series of four documentary films chronicling the plight of the immigrant experience called, The Invisibles.
“We made ...
By Mariela Rosario | 08/17/2010 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
A recent report by the Associated Press highlighted a disturbing trend among Border Patrol agents. It seems that suicides have drastically increased recently. At least 15 agents have killed themselves since February 2008, equaling the largest spike at the law enforcement agency in more than 20 years.
While some Border Patrol officials and families of...
By Mariela Rosario | 08/15/2010 - 10:00 | 3 Comments
President Barack Obama signed a $600 million border security bill into law last week in hopes of moving the immigration reform debate forward. For years, conservatives and Republicans have argued that a discussion about reforming the current...
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