Saturday, May 25, 2024

Guest Bloggers: Celeste Carrasco y Ligia McEvoy: ‘Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Mas que una celebración, un llamado para tomar acción.’

Por Celeste Carrasco y Ligia McEvoy  En el mes de la Herencia Hispana celebramos la historia, las contribuciones y logros de los hispanos en Estados Unidos. Es un momento para honrar nuestra herencia, compartir nuestras historias y vivir nuestro Poder Hispano.  El Poder Hispano es una manera de pensar, de creer que podemos lograr lo […]

House Democrats Called on the Biden Administration to Ease Sanctions on Venezuela

A group of House Democrats called on the Biden Administration to ease sanctions on Venezuela, make more aid available, and open the conversation to re-establish diplomatic relations to alleviate the economic crisis there.  “Given the high costs of the crisis for the Venezuelan people and the hemisphere broadly, we believe the Administration must respond to […]

Nonprofit Elevated Access Flies Women Who Need to Travel Out-of-State to Get a Legal Abortion

When the Supreme Court struck down Woe v Wade, dozens of women searched for organizations to help those who were about to lose Access to abortion in their states, and in their search found Elevated Access.   Elevated Access is a non-profit that helps transport women via small planes who must travel out of state for […]

Florida Gov. DeSantis Seeks to End Birthright Citizenship for Children of Undocumented Immigrants

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announces he seeks to eliminate the constitutional guarantee of citizenship for children of undocumented immigrants born in the U.S. This “birthright citizenship” has been protected under the 14th Amendment, which guarantees citizenship to all individuals “born or naturalized in the United States.” This language is what protects conservatives from opposing and […]

Los Angeles Welcomes 42 Migrants Bussed from Texas

Miguel Ángel had been detained in an immigration center since January. When he was released from the center in late April, he said he was moved around various Arizona and Central California cities before getting a bus ticket for L.A. “Getting here was a surprise. I thought I would have been deported,” said Miguel Ángel, […]

Biden Administration’s New Immigration Policy Reduces Migrant Asylum at the Border

The Biden administration’s new immigration policy has reduced the number of migrants allowed to apply for asylum at the southern border. Since the start of “asylum ineligibility,” only 46% of single adult migrants who crossed the border have been allowed to claim asylum, compared to 83% from 2014 to 2019. In a lawsuit led by […]

Misinformation Spreads About the Fate of DACA, Threatening New and Current Recipients

The uncertainty around the fate of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, has produced an abundance of misinformation that has flourished online. More than 580,000 DACA recipients have been living with uncertainty amid a six-year legal battle with the Trump administration. DACA has allowed eligible young immigrants without legal status to work and […]

Biden Administration Allows Over 300,000 Immigrants Temporary Legal Status

The U.S. government announced the extension of the temporary legal status of more than 300,000 immigrants whose deportation protections and work permits were targeted by the Trump administration. The Biden administration will allow roughly 337,000 immigrants to legally continue living and working in the U.S. under the Temporary Protected Status program. The 1990 law authorizing […]

The U.S. Latino Children Population Has Increased, According to U.S. Census

  In the last decade, the number of Latinos under 18 years has increased to 18.8 million. This represents an increase of 2.6% in the past few years and it makes up 25.7% of all U.S. children under 18. Florida was the state with the largest gain of underage Latinos, followed by New Jersey and […]

Migration and Lack of Caregiving Are Affecting the Elderly Population in Puerto Rico

  In Puerto Rico, the population is aging fast, faster than most places on Earth. This pattern has aggravated due to the migration of thousands of working-age Puerto Ricans. Adults over 65 years find themselves more dependent on caregivers and social service institutions since they have ended up alone, with fewer or no close relatives. […]