Immigrant & LGBT Rights Leaders Start Hunger Strike to #EndTransDetention
Immigrant & LGBT Rights Leaders Start Hunger Strike to #EndTransDetention
By Raquel Reichard | 05/18/2016 - 11:05

Undocumented queer and transgender activists launched a hunger strike in Santa Ana, Calif. on Monday in an effort to end the detainment of trans immigrants.


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More Mexican Immigrants Leaving Than Coming to the United States
More Mexican Immigrants Leaving Than Coming to the United States
By Raquel Reichard | 05/18/2016 - 09:16

Despite Donald Trump’s harrowing tales of Mexico sending its “worst” to the U.S.


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Obama Administration Plans More Deportation Raids
Obama Administration Plans New Raids to Deport Central American Children
By Raquel Reichard | 05/13/2016 - 10:51

One week after President Barack Obama expressed regrets about not passing comprehensive immigration reform, his administration announced plans for a new series of deportation raids.


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Six Families Crossed the US-Mexico Border to Reunite for 3 Minutes
Six Families Crossed the US-Mexico Border to Reunite for 3 Minutes
By Raquel Reichard | 05/09/2016 - 09:59

Tears and smiles filled the faces of loved ones at San Diego’s Friendship Park last week, when the nonprofit Border Angels teamed up with the U.S.


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Gina Rodriguez Calls Out Mistreatment of Immigrants in Detention Centers
Gina Rodriguez Calls Out Mistreatment of Immigrants in Detention Centers
By Raquel Reichard | 05/02/2016 - 09:16

Gina Rodriguez’s concern for immigration issues goes beyond her on-screen grandmother’s undocumented struggles.


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Undocumented College Student Shares His Harsh Reality
Supreme Court's Immigration Case Personal for Undocumented College Students
By Cindy Casares | 04/21/2016 - 11:12

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of United States v.


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Why Monica Morales is Campaigning to Shut Down a Texas Immigration Detention Center
Why Monica Morales is Campaigning to Shut Down a Texas Immigration Detention Center
By Raquel Reichard | 04/14/2016 - 17:16

Like countless other immigrant women, Francisca Morales embarked on a treacherous journey from Mexico to the United States in an effort to escape violent gangs and an abusive ex-husband who trie


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TK Stats that Prove Anti-Latino Racism is Alive and Well
5 Stats that Prove Anti-Latino Racism is Alive and Well
By Raquel Reichard | 04/11/2016 - 16:23

Americans like to believe that we live in a colorblind society, where racism, while not totally done away with, is always met with condemnation.


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This Video Captures the Emotional Arrival of Cuban Immigrants to the U.S.
This Video Captures the Emotional Arrival of Cuban Immigrants to the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 04/11/2016 - 09:18

After 11 failed attempts at immigrating to the U.S and an 18-hour sea ride on a makeshift raft with 20 other people, cubano Silvio Hernandez was ecstatic when he saw the Florida coast – a moment he captured on his smartphone.


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Will a Proposed Bill End Special Immigration Benefits for Cubans?
Will a Proposed Bill End Special Immigration Benefits for Cubans?
By Cindy Casares | 03/30/2016 - 15:28

A bill that would end the so-called “wet-foot, dry foot” U.S. immigration policy for Cubans was filed in Congress last week. Rep.


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