Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Trump plans to declare national emergency in order to impose tariffs on Mexico

President Trump is planning to declare a new national emergency in order to implement sweeping tariffs on Mexico over the flow of Central American migrants to the U.S., according to a draft document of the declaration reviewed by The Hill. According to the document, the new emergency is necessary due to “the failure of the […]

Border Agent used racist slurs and referred to immigrants as “disgusting subhuman s**t” in text messages

A Border Patrol agent in Arizona, who faces federal charges for allegedly hitting an undocumented immigrant with his truck, consistently used profanities and racist slurs to describe immigrants he apprehended at the border, according to federal court documents reported by the Arizona Daily Star. Among a trove of text messages cited by prosecutors, Matthew Bowen […]

Migrant Head Start Program Reaches Out To Latino Children

A new Head Start program in California is reaching out to migrant children, who statistically enroll in early education programs at a lower rate than their peers. Through bilingual and interactive education, the Hughson Center aims at academically preparing migrant children for elementary school in Hughson, a small agricultural community nine miles southwest of Modesto, California. […]