Tag: Immigration

The murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of shooting across the Arizona-Mexico border begins today

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA Opening statements for the murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of shooting across the Arizona-Mexico border and killing a Mexican teenager in 2012 […] Read More >

Reunification with Family in US is Bittersweet for Child Migrants

This article was originally published in Civic Ideas on April 18, 2016. NEW YORK — It is an uplifting image: a child seeing her mother for the first time after […] Read More >

Child Migrants Face Challenges, But Are Kids Again on the Soccer Field

This article was originally published in Civic Ideas on February 17, 2016, and is the second in a two-part series. NEW YORK — On artificial turf at the foot of […] Read More >

Appeals Court Upholds Injunction Against Obama Immigration Order

Top Story — A federal appeals panel on Tuesday barred an executive order by President Barack Obama granting deportation protection and expanded rights to undocumented immigrants from taking immediate effect. […] Read More >

Great Reads Round-Up: March 30-April 5

The Rookie and the Zetas: How the Feds Took Down a Drug Cartel’s Horse-Racing Empire Joe Tone. Dallas Observer. April 1 2015. (6,804 words) The Treviño brothers led diametrically opposed […] Read More >

Obama Reluctantly Complies With Judge’s Injunction on Immigration Order

Top Story — President Barack Obama was forced to suspend on Tuesday the first phase of his executive order on immigration, which would have gone into effect Wednesday, after a […] Read More >

Transcript: Obama’s Statement to the Press Over Immigration Ruling

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama was forced to suspend the first phase of his executive order on immigration, which would have gone into effect Wednesday, after a Texas federal judge […] Read More >

Great Reads Round-Up: Feb. 9-15

Homeward Brooke Jarvis. The California Sunday Magazine. February 12, 2015. When a Amazonian tribe found itself struggling against the oil interests encroaching on its land, the tribe’s leaders came up […] Read More >

Great Reads Round-Up: Jan. 26-Feb. 1

Immigration Rules in Bahamas Sweep Up Haitians Frances Robles. The New York Times. January 30, 2015. Strict immigration laws in the Bahamas that require everyone to hold a passport have […] Read More >

Alternatives to Detention Leave Some Honduran Immigrants in “Shackles”

NEW YORK — On an average weekday Eva, a 39-year-old woman from Honduras, never leaves a 15-block radius in the Bronx. From bringing her two children to school, to taking […] Read More >