Today’s Latino News Headlines – July 25, 2018

U.S. Latino news headlines, curated daily by NewsTaco.

 Should Universities Sever Ties With ICE? – Inside Higher Ed

As anger over the Trump administration’s immigration policies has mounted, universities are facing calls to sever their contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

 

Covering immigration: What reporters get wrong and how to get it right – Journalist’s Resource

The challenges of reporting on immigration aren’t limited to issues of data access. As with many topics, it’s too easy for reporters to miss important stories. Shah spoke with Journalist’s Resource about what journalists can get wrong when covering immigration, and how they can hone their approach.

 

Activists are quietly shaping Trump’s immigration policies by fighting them in court – Quartz

US civil society groups are holding back a tidal wave of change, one lawsuit at a time. Some of those fights, like the ACLU’s lawsuit against family separation, have been become national news. So far, the ACLU is winning: after ordering that all the children be returned to their parents by July 26, the federal judge overseeing the case also temporarily barred the administration from immediately deporting the reunited families last week.

 

Texas has ‘moral responsibility’ to protect detained immigrant kids, Hispanic lawmakers say – Dallas Morning News

A specially created nine-legislator panel of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus called on state health care and protective services officials to increase the frequency of visits to immigrant children who have been separated from their families.

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