Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Biden Administration Takes Control of the U.S. Border Since Congress is Absent on Immigration Reform

Since Congress hasn’t passed any significant legislation on immigration, the Biden Administration is about to change the way migration is handled at the border. The Administration will stop using Title 42, the policy that was put in place during the pandemic, and will go back to using Title 8. The law is the nation’s immigration […]

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 […]

At Least 40 Dead at Migration Center in Mexico Near U.S. Border Due to a Fire

At least 40 people were killed in a fire at a migration center along the U.S.-Mexico border. Authorities believe the fire was caused by a protest initiated by some of the migrants detained at the center “after, we think, they found out they’d be deported,” Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said. Migrants put small […]

Protests Break Out In Mexico Due to President Lopez Obrador’s Overhaul of the National Electoral Institute

Huge crowds of people gathered in Mexico City to condemn government moves to shrink electoral authority as a threat to democracy. It has appeared to be the largest protest so far against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s administration. Mexico’s Congress approved a major overhaul of the National Electoral Institute (INE), an independent body that Lopez […]

Migrants Families Pressure Biden to Confront the New Border Crisis

President Biden’s first immigration crisis has begun as thousands of families have made their way towards the Southwestern border in the past few weeks with the hopes of a friendlier reception. More than 1,000 people who were detained have now been released after the reversal of some Trump’s executive orders. Now many more people gather […]

Business groups and experts on both sides of the border concur: Mexico’s new laws targeting sale of certain foods will not solve COVID-19 infections and deaths – only real investments will

Last week the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) in collaboration with a coalition of border business leaders, expressed serious concern for proposed laws prohibiting the sale of certain foods and beverages to minors, effectively targeting the manufacturing industries in Mexico. USHCC believes these laws could not only negatively affect trade, but also affect […]

Trump suggested shooting “migrants in the legs to slow them down”

According to a new book, President Trump suggested shooting migrants in the legs to slow them down once they cross the southern border. The president reportedly suggested in March during a meeting where he also called for the entire border with Mexico to be closed. The New York Times printed an excerpt of the book, […]

Trump administration introduces regulation that could limit asylum claims

The Trump administration filed a regulation today that could dramatically limit the ability of Central American migrants to claim asylum if they enter the United States by land through Mexico, according to a document filed by the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in the Federal Register. The regulation is the latest attempt by the Trump […]

Salvadorian father and his daughter drown at the border, as they waited for asylum

“Every time I look at that picture, I see my daughter. I see my son… this is our collective story. And if we don’t do anything about this, this should be our collective shame” said Maria Cardona, CNN Political Commentator, after seeing the image of the Salvadoran father and his daughter lying face down in the water of the Rio […]

Trump claims Latinos support his immigration agenda, including massive deportations

President Trump asserted in an interview that aired last night that Latino voters support his immigration agenda, including his threat to deport large numbers of immigrants who are in the country illegally. Trump sat for his first Spanish-language television interview with Telemundo, during which anchor José Díaz-Balart noted that there are some Latino voters who “fear” the president’s rhetoric […]