Marco Antonio Muñoz decided to take his own life in a prison in Texas after being detained and separated from his family when he tried to enter the country without documents.
Marco Antonio Muñoz decidió quitarse la vida en una prisión en Texas después de haber sido detenido y separado de su familia al intentar ingresar al país sin documentos.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions approved on Monday a court ruling that eliminates domestic violence and criminal gangs as grounds for granting asylum to immigrants.
El Fiscal General Jeff Sessions aprobó el día lunes una decisión judicial que elimina la violencia doméstica y de pandillas criminales como argumentos para otorgar asilo a inmigrantes extranjeros.
The mother of the siblings said she made the decision to have them brought to the US by a female "coyote" because of the lack of security in Guatemala.
South Florida domestic activists gathered in front of an Immigration building to clothe undocumented Honduran Reyna Gomez, facing the possibility that she was the victim of one of the so-called "silent raids," which did not happen.
Her lawyers have been granted an "emergency stay," while a court reassesses her case.
Sus abogados han conseguido que se le otorgue una “estadía de emergencia”, mientras una corte reevalúa su caso.
This lawyer has lived as an undocumented immigrant in the United States for years, even receiving her license to practice. Although she could be deported at any time, she has decided to fight for those in her same circumstances.
The Venezuelan crisis is not a myth. Just take a look at the numbers of Venezuelans seeking asylum throughout the world to understand that it is easier to abandon everything than to succumb to the Bolivarian Revolution.
The new White House administration is considering a new policy that could extend the powers of the Department of Homeland Security to deportations of undocumented immigrants across the nation.
A report released today by the Kino Border Initivative indicates that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is not making necessary follow-up on complaints from people seeking asylum at the border.
Si usted siente que después de las elecciones pasadas son los pacientes los que dirigen el manicomio, créame, no es el único. El lunático número uno es, sin duda, el mismo presidente, quien la semana pasada en Miami demostró una vez más que su concepto (o su comprensión) de la realidad no pasa de los “reality shows”.
If you feel that after the last election the inmates are running the asylum, you are not alone. The main lunatic seems to be the president himself, who last week in Miami showed once again that his concept (or his grasp) of reality does not go beyond, well, very bad “reality shows.”
The regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, said that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations."
In the context of expansion of organized crime in Mexico, migrants have become easy targets, as they are more visible, easily identifiable as migrants and, in many cases, they walk on a predetermined route. At least 400 immigrants were killed on their way from Central America to the US in 2015.
Inmigrantes indocumentados a nivel nacional están buscando refugio en instituciones religiosas.
Los partidarios de Donald Trump no son, ya lo sabemos, lo que llamaríamos gente buena. A cambio de su apoyo, ellos esperan que Trump presida sobre la administración más racista y antiinmigrante de que se tenga memoria.
Donald Trump’s supporters are not nice people, and they expect him to preside over the most racist and anti-immigrant administration in memory.
The new policy of fear is worsening a humanitarian crisis by exposing people to abduction, extortion and murder and it may stop working.
Maribel Trujillo deported from Ohio to Mexico, in latest sign Trump administration is indiscriminately targeting undocumented immigrants
Last week, the people of Ecuador elected a leftist named after the communist dictator Vladimir Lenin as their new president.
It’s always a double-edged sword when Ecuador is in the news -- in the U.S., the little-known country at the equator usually flies far under the radar.
Lawyer of reporter Martín Méndez says his detention reflects new Trump's policy is targeting all Mexicans.
Representatives from Juntos and the Arch Street Methodist Church are taking part in a ride from Philadelphia to Vermont to campaign for a conclusion to the case of Javier Flores Garcia, a man seeking asylum in the church after a deportation order from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials.
Undocumented immigrants across the country are seeking refuge in religious institutions.