Michelle Angela Ortiz, nacida en el seno de una familia de inmigrantes Latinos de South Philly, es uno de los nueve artistas de todo el país premiados con la prestigiosa beca de $100,000 otorgada por la Robert Rauschenberg Foundation a los artistas con demostrado compromiso social.
Michelle Angela Ortiz, a native from South Philly born to Latino immigrants, is one of the nine artists from around the country awarded $100,000 for their demonstrated commitment to social engagement.
News headlines are screaming about how fearful Latinos are due to moves the Trump administration is making toward stepping up deportations. These are valid concerns for many Hispanics, a majority of whom have acquaintances or family members who could be at risk.
A group of Hispanic Congressional Democrats introduced today a new project to protect “dreamers” - or undocumented youth who came to the United States as minors - from the deportation, under the name of the American Hope Act.
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.
I savored the recent news that Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to send thousands of immigration agents to so-called “sanctuary cities” to round up illegal immigrants.
In the harrowing preamble to a Constituent Assembly imposed by the regime of Nicolás Maduro, thousands of Venezuelans have decided to flee through border with Colombia.
There are many ways to evaluate the Trump presidency at the six-month mark. What I am struck by is the path not taken, the lost opportunity. Donald Trump had many flaws, but during the campaign, he tapped into a real set of problems facing America and a deep frustration with the existing political system. Additionally, he embraced and expressed -- somewhat inconsistently -- a populism that went beyond the traditional left-right divide. What would things look like at this point if President Trump had governed in the manner of a pragmatic, jobs-oriented reformer who was relentlessly focused on the “forgotten” Americans of whom he often speaks?
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.
Entre los diez inmigrantes fallecidos se ha identificado a un 'Dreamer' de 20 años que había sido deportado a Guatemala por cometer crímenes.
Among the dead was a so-called Dreamer, a migrant brought to the United States as a young child. Another 30 undocumented immigrants packed in the trailer were still alive but gasping from the lack of oxygen and the sweltering heat. They were taken to nearby hospitals where 17 are in critical condition.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has managed to get favors from the counties: paying them daily for the number of undocumented people remaining in custody.
Immigration is a major league policy challenge. But Congress, having recently passed a pair of bills that will accomplish nothing, is stuck playing in the minors.
Perhaps if we explain to the president the 140 million dollars that the dreamers contribute annually to the coffers of the state, he will keep DACA intact.
A civil organization has decided to sue ICE for the unconstitutionality of its arrest warrants.
Last Wednesday, Donald Trump said he "would never have appointed Jeff Sessions as the attorney general," if he had known he would recuse himself from the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the election.
El drama que muchas mujeres viven en los burdeles de Ciudad Juárez visto por el lente de la artista hispana Ada Trillo.
Artist Ada Luisa Trillo’s latest exhibit, photographs in the brothels of Juarez, Mexico, examines how women become entangled in sex work and what can be done to get them where they want to be.
Drawing upon two years’ worth of impertinent comments, offensive tweets and harmful policy positions, Donald Trump can aptly be described with a number of words that end in “-ist.”
Protectionist. Nativist. Misogynist. Racist.
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.
National Security Secretary John Kelly is considering denying Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the United States.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced today that it has launched a series of initiatives including the implementation of Spanish web pages for Latin American consulates in the country so that the Hispanic community can report incidents of hate or racism.