Saturday, December 3, 2022

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 […]

L.A. City Councilman De Leon Refuses to Resign Amidst Uproar of Leaked Recordings

Los Angeles City Councilman Kevin De Leon said he would not resign amid an uproar over a leaked recording of Latino officials making crude, racist remarks and plotting to expand their political power. The scandal has already led to the resignation of City Council President, Nury Martinez, to resign from her position. De Leon told […]

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.” […]

L.A. City Council Members in Deep Water for Uttering Racist Remarks in a Leaked Conversation

Los Angeles city leaders face reprimand and shame after an audio recording of racist remarks at a private meeting surfaced. City Council President, Nury Martinez, compared a colleague’s son, Black and two years old, to an animal and implied that the county’s progressive district attorney shouldn’t be supported because he may be popular with Black […]

Schools Prepare for the Increasing Latino Population Among Students

With pandemic disruptions, a shortage of teachers, the lack of culturally sensitive or dual-language programming, overcrowding, and historical neglect, residents of the Chamizal barrio held a vigil for their crisis in the barrio schools. Cemelli de Atzlan and Hilda Villegas, leaders of the group Familias Unidas por la Educación, and a group of 40 people […]

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 […]