Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
By Chelsea Kiene, Huffington Post WASHINGTON — A group of Latino and immigration rights activists protested Tuesday over what the group is calling Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) “Latino problem,” denouncing the lawmaker’s “extreme” positions on immigration reform. At a number of events across the country — including rallies in New York City and Los Angeles
Thursday, October 11th, 2012
By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog A group of inmates in California’s maximum security lockups — Pelican Bay, Corcoran and Tehachapi — are calling for an end to the racial warring that has been part of prison life in...
Monday, September 19th, 2011
By Cindy Casares This year, we’re kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month with the disheartening news that Latinos, for the first time in American history, comprise the majority of inmates in federal prison. One reason for this, according...
Friday, August 5th, 2011
By Melissa del Bosque On Monday, July 25, there was a riot in the Cereso state prison in Juarez and 17 people were killed. The prison is divided between the Sinaloa and Carrillos Fuentes cartels with the...
Tuesday, June 7th, 2011
Latinos, Immigrants Comprise Half Of Federal Felons Hometown Exile: Saying Goodbye To Visiting Mexico Latinos In Wisconsin Organize To Ensure Representation Latina Students Fight Pesticides In California