Category: United States

Officials Make Plans to Address Migrant Crisis, Despite Tensions

Top Story – Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Central America are moving to address the unaccompanied minor crisis, but friction over the issue persists. U.S. justice officials met on […] Read More >

Caravan For Peace ‘Plants Seeds’ In New York City

NEW YORK – On the night of Sept. 6, a procession of a few hundred people crossed Harlem from east to west before gathering in front of Santa Celicia Parish in the […] Read More >

Arizona To Deny Licenses To Undocumented Youth

Top Story — As thousands of young undocumented immigrants across the U.S. applied for deferred status and work visas on Wednesday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer ordered state agencies to deny them […] Read More >

Arizona: Jan Brewer Orders Redistribution of SB 1070 Training Video

Top Story — Anticipating that the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold the bulk of SB 1070, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has asked to redistribute a training video originally sent to law enforcement across […] Read More >

Immigration Activists Join May Day Protests

NEW YORK CITY — Thousands of immigration activists and undocumented workers joined labor unions and Occupy Wall Street protesters Tuesday  to commemorate the international workers’ holiday, May Day. Similar protests were […] Read More >

Arizona Officials Encouraged As Supreme Court Reviews Immigration Law

Arizona officials, including Gov. Jan Brewer, emerged from the courtroom encouraged by the justices’ statements, though Brewer had an uncomfortable encounter with the crowd of protesters outside. Read More >

Immigration: Rubio Announces Plan To Win Latino Votes For GOP

Today in Latin America Top Story — Florida Senator Marco Rubio announced that he was pulling together a conservative proposal that would allow young undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States […] Read More >

Victor Bout, AKA ‘Merchant of Death’, Gets 25 Year Sentence

Today in Latin America Top Story — Russian arms dealer Victor Bout, known as the “Merchant of Death”, was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison after he was caught in […] Read More >

Mississippi House Passes Bill Targeting Illegal Immigration

Today in Latin America Top Story — Following a spate of state laws cracking down on undocumented immigrants, Mississippi’s House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill that would allow police […] Read More >

Miami Student Daniela Pelaez Discusses Deportation, DREAM Act

Today in Latin America Top Story— Daniela Pelaez, an 18 year-old undocumented immigrant living in Miami, said she was “overwhelmed” by support from thousands of people who protested her deportation order […] Read More >