Tag: <span>Immigration</span>

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 >

Border Patrol Will No Longer Fly Deportees to Mexico From Arizona

Top Story — The U.S. Border Patrol will stop flying deportees back to Mexico from Arizona, according to the Associated Press. The controversial program flew more than 125,000 people since […] Read More >

Stranded Central American Migrants Await Aid in Mexico

Top Story — Several thousand Central American migrants stranded in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico for nearly a month are now receiving humanitarian aid from the governments of El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala. Approximately 3,500 […] 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 >

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 >

California’s American Legion Wants Police To Enforce Immigration

Today in Latin America Top Story— Members of California’s American Legion branch are campaigning to require the state’s police officers to enforce immigration law. If the veterans’ group collects the necessary […] Read More >

Obama and Brewer face off as President Critiques GOP stance on Immigration

Today in Latin America Top Story — U.S. President Barack Obama and Arizona Governor Jan Brewer entered into a heated exchange as the president arrived in Phoenix on Thursday as part […] Read More >

Immigration: Russell Pearce Loses Recall Election

Today in Latin America Top Story — Conservative Arizona State Sen. Russell Pearce lost a recall election Tuesday evening, with Republican challenger Jerry Lewis taking 54 percent of the votes. […] Read More >