Saturday, June 22, 2024

Mexican Organization Helps Women in the U.S. Obtain Abortions

From the headquarters of Marea Verde Chihuahua, located more than 100 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, Marcela Castro and her colleagues assist women in the United States in circumventing recently imposed bans on abortion. Marea Verde Chihuahua, an organization that has supported reproductive rights in northern Mexico, provides virtual guidance and shipments of abortion pills […]

UnidosUS launches campaign to register young Latino voters

UnidosUS, the Latino advocacy group that changed its name in part to be more relevant to millennials, is honing its efforts to register young Latinos during this year’s midterm elections. “While this has been a historically challenging time for our community, we are far from powerless. A new generation of voters are reminding us that […]

Immigration Activists say ICE is after them

Activists across the country say they are being targeted by federal immigration authorities for speaking out at protests and accusing the government of heavy-handed tactics. “We’re always at the marches and giving interviews, without fear of what could happen,” says Zully Palacios Rodriguez, one of the activists caught by ICE. “So to go against us is […]