Saturday, November 26, 2022

Florida Judge Orders Florida Governor to Turn Over Records on Migrant Flights

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was ordered to turn over records involving migrant flights his administration chartered from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. A Florida judge ruled that it failed to comply with the state’s public records law after an open government group sued for the information. Last month, DeSantis chartered planes carrying about 50 migrants […]

Cuban Americans Disapprove of Biden, However, New Cuban Arrivals are on His Side

According to a poll released by Florida International University, most new arrivals from Cuba favor President Joe Biden’s handling of critical issues, unlike presiding Cuban residents who disagree with Biden’s performance. Guillermo Grenier, the survey’s lead investigator and a professor of sociology at FIU, thinks that “newer arrivals have a more liberal way of looking […]

Venezuelan Migrants in Mexico Find Themselves On the Streets After Being Expelled from the U.S. Under a New Policy

Thousands of Venezuelan migrants were expelled to Mexico from the United States under a new policy. The United Nations (UN) has expressed concern over overcrowded shelters leaving families without a place to stay. Since the new policy was enacted last week, more than 3,000 Venezuelans have been returned to Mexico, as migrants protested the measure […]

Tensions High in Los Angeles Following the Leaked Recording of City Council Members Making Racists Remarks

With the help of cross-cultural coalitions in Los Angeles politics, Black and Latino politicians in Los Angles have made it to top leadership roles in the racially diverse city. Unfortunately, with the leaked recording of the City Council President making racist comments about their Black peers, political tension exists between the two communities. Nury Martinez, […]

Rochelle Garza, The First Latina Running for Texas Attorney General, Is Looking to Break Even More Barriers

Before starting her race for Texas Attorney General, Democrat Rochelle Garza halted a Trump Administration’s attempt to stop a detained migrant teenager from getting an abortion. In 2017, the incumbent attorney general, Ken Paxton, backed the past administration on that case, warning in a brief that “Texas must not become a sanctuary state for abortions.” […]

Latinxs Are Better Off With The Biden Administration

America is in a peak transitional economic moment in large part because of the contributions of the Latinx community. Since the economy is critically important to Latinxs, many question when voting: are we better off today than when Democrats took power two years ago? Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Latinxs’ economic gains over the past […]

Texas Woman Is Accused of Kidnapping a Migrant Woman’s Baby After Offering Her a Ride

A migrant woman from Honduras has accused a Texas woman of kidnapping her baby. According to the federal criminal complaint, the migrant woman had crossed the border into the U.S. when she was offered a ride by a woman in El Paso, Texas, who subsequently took her baby and asked for a ransom. Last month, […]

Latinx Music Producer Emilio Estefan Recognizes Lack Of Latinx Representation in the Media & Advices Latinxs to Stay True to Their Identities

Emilio Estefan, the prominent Latino music producer, expressed his thoughts on improving the lack of Latinx representation in showbiz. He said Latinos needed to stay true to their identities. “I feel proud that I didn’t have to change my last name I didn’t have to change my sound because people liked it. We bring something […]

Guest Blogger: Jimmy Gómez, Congresista Demócrata, ‘El perdón de la deuda estudiantil y el impacto en los latinos’

This column was originally published in La Opinión. Esta acción ayudará a más de la mitad de los estudiantes universitarios latinos quienes han invertido en su educación para poder lograr el sueño americano Cada 30 segundos un joven latino cumple 18 años, poniéndolo a él o a ella, en una posición de tomar una de […]

The Biden Administration’s Justice Department Requests Psychological Tests For Parents of Separated Children

The Biden Administration has requested that parents of children separated by the Trump-era family separation policy undergo another round of psychological evaluations to measure their level of trauma. The request comes in response to a lawsuit by migrants seeking compensation after being separated from their children by the Trump Administration. Many children have yet to […]