Dashed hopes, upended lives as Trump ends protection for Salvadorans

Dashed hopes, upended lives as Trump ends protection for Salvadorans

Victor Landa January 10, 2018

WASHINGTON – Hopes were dashed Monday for tens of thousands of people from El Salvador with Temporary Protected Status who have lived more than a decade in the U.S., but […]

2018: a year for the Latino Vote

Victor Landa January 8, 2018

We have said it before: being a minority does not mean being powerlessness, especially when a large part of the outcome of an election could be transformed thanks to the mass […]

Washington state AG sues Motel 6 over giving ICE info on 9,000 guests

Victor Landa January 4, 2018

Washington’s attorney general sued Motel 6 on Wednesday, alleging the national budget chain disclosed the private information of thousands of its guests to U.S. immigration authorities in violation of the state consumer-protection […]

Videos Show Texas Troopers Ripping Apart Immigrant Families Through Deportation Pipeline

Victor Landa December 15, 2017

IN TEXAS, STATE troopers have become frontline enforcers of federal immigration laws. In recent years, and especially since Donald Trump was elected president, the Texas Highway Patrol, part of the state’s […]

Trump Administration Targets and then Mocks Immigrant with Prosthetic Leg

Victor Landa November 15, 2017

A 20-year-old undocumented immigrant with prosthetic leg and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status has been detained by federal immigration agents and held without charges for over a month, treated inhumanely […]

A girl with cerebral palsy is being held in immigration detention. The ACLU just sued for her release

Victor Landa November 1, 2017

Lawyers for an undocumented 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained in Texas after undergoing surgery demanded her immediate release on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the Trump administration in […]

The Trump Administration’s DACA Renewal Deadline Was Moved Forward & Dreamers Weren’t Notified

Victor Landa October 5, 2017

The news that the Trump administration was ending the DACA program didn’t come as big of a shock to advocates as did the rushed deadline to process renewals — they […]