In photos: The security guards who terrorize migrants on La Bestia
Criminal complaints, testimonies and exclusive documents obtained by Univision reveal that in the last three years more than 300 migrants who were heading to the United States were attacked aboard the notorious train known as La Bestia (The Beast). Many of the victims blame armed guards from a mysterious security company, CUSAEM, operating on behalf of the State of Mexico.
Virginia election provides Democrats with recipe for Latino vote in 2018
Latino Democrats rode to victory on Tuesday with a "going local" strategy. Activists say the key to success was recruiting a new crop of progressive candidates in state races, as well as a 'Trump effect' which saw angry voters mobilized to push back against policies that criminalize immigrants.
The deportees who want to 'Make El Salvador Great Again'
This year alone, the Salvadoran government expects to receive 30,000 deportees from the U.S. and Mexico. Contrary to popular belief, the majority of them will not be violent criminals. These English teachers are working for a brighter future.
Making El Salvador Great Again
These three Salvadorans grew up in the United States. After being deported back to a country they barely knew, they now teach English to young Salvadorans who are trying to figure out how to get ahead in a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world.
When does TPS expire for its more than 300,000 beneficiaries?
2,550 Nicaraguans will lose their Temporary Protected Status on January 5. Nine other countries currently benefit from the legal status.
Trump administration ends TPS for Nicaragua and announces new extension for Honduras
The measure, which protects deportation and grants work permits to some 60,000 undocumented Central Americans, was confirmed Monday by the Department of Homeland Security.
The visa lottery immigrant who stopped a terrorist attack on the New York subway
After the attack on cyclists in New York on Monday, President Trump wants to end the visa lottery program. A journalist recalls the 1997 case of an Egyptian who won a Diversity Visa and helped avert the first attempted suicide bombing on the New York subway.
Princeton University, Microsoft and a dreamer sue the Trump administration for eliminating DACA
The suit alleges that the president's decision violates the Fifth Amendment, which prohibits the federal government from denying equal protection. The university and the technology company argue that the end of DACA harms them because they depend on and benefit from the contribution of dreamers.
Central Americans, Haitians with protected status fear program's end
The Trump administration has to decide soon if it will extend TPS for three Central American countries and Haiti. If it doesn’t, some 300,000 people legally in the U.S. would become undocumented.
Scott Lloyd, the devout government official on a mission to prevent undocumented minors from having abortions
He doesn't have much experience in immigration issues, but he has spent many years fighting against the right to an abortion. Since he was appointed by Trump in March, the director of the Office for Refugee Resettlement has given himself veto power over attempts to end pregnancies, including that of Jane Doe in Texas.
Detained undocumented minor gets abortion after legal battle with Trump administration
A federal court ruled Tuesday in favor of the 16-week pregnant Central American girl who is detained in Texas. The procedure was carried out in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Federal judge says government must allow an undocumented teenager to have an abortion
Lawyers at the Department of Justice said the girl, who crossed the border illegally and is in a refugee center in Texas, did not have the right to an abortion.
Authorities to begin checking immigrants’ social media, starting this Wednesday
Data collected by DHS may be shared among agencies including ICE, Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the Border Patrol (CBP).
Driver pleads guilty in fatal immigrant truck smuggling that killed 10
Authorities say at least 39 immigrants, most of them Mexicans, were packed into the sweltering trailer found by San Antonio police last July in a Walmart parking lot.
Cristina Jiménez Moreta: from undocumented immigrant to winner of 'genius' award
Born in Ecuador, she is one of the three Latinos who were awarded a MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' this week, for her work in defense of immigrants.