“Urge la Reforma Migratoria” is an ongoing series from America’s Voice consisting of Spanish-language videos with English subtitles where undocumented immigrants explain in their own words why a path to legalization is so urgent. Cristel Cristel llegó a Estados Unidos a los 9 años, y navegó el sistema migratorio que la inspiró a convertirse en… Continue »

If Donald Trump’s Republican Party is engaged in a full-frontal assault on democracy, against minorities’ right to vote, and against the protection of this right for their own citizens, can anyone expect, then, that they would want to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants, especially if said legalization confers the right to vote as soon as… Continue »

Si el Partido Republicano de Donald Trump se enfrasca en un asalto frontal contra la democracia, contra el derecho de las minorías al voto, contra la protección de ese derecho para sus propios ciudadanos, ¿se puede esperar entonces que quiera legalizar a millones de indocumentados, sobre todo si esa legalización conduce al derecho al voto… Continue »

The recent decision of the President of the United States to deploy federal agents to different cities in the country, with the apparent intention of restoring “law and order,” was preceded by a long and now a long-lived list of mandates and occurrences that have become direct attacks on minorities in this nation. Actions that,… Continue »

Almost imperceptible has been the coverage of the creation of a euphemistically-named “pilot course,” announced by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Chicago, which is part of the office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). According to what we know so far, the course will begin this coming September in Chicago, which is… Continue »

If there are two topics that define, in many ways, the immigration policy of the current government of the United States they are, on the one hand, the stubborn intention of constructing a wall on the border with Mexico and, on the other, the separation of immigrant families. Both have served to consolidate the loyalty… Continue »

Si hay dos temas que definen en muchos sentidos la política migratoria del actual gobierno de Estados Unidos son, por una parte, la empecinada intención de construir el muro en la frontera con México y, por otra, la separación de familias de inmigrantes. Ambos le han servido para consolidar la fidelidad de su base, de… Continue »

The Washington Post informa que el gobierno de Trump ha adjudicado el contrato más grande hasta la fecha para construir el muro fronterizo, un premio de $1.3 mil millones para Fisher Sand & Gravel, propiedad de Tommy Fisher, donante del Partido Republicano, y quien aparece en Fox News. Nick Miroff escribe en el Post: “El… Continue »

Cuando nadie tenía por qué recordar la existencia de un inoperante muro en la frontera sur, dado que la mayor preocupación en este preciso momento es y debe ser la contención de la letal pandemia de coronavirus, ha surgido de nuevo uno de los temas más insufriblemente recurrentes del actual mandatario de Estados Unidos. Más… Continue »

Far from subsiding, the “curve” in cases of coronavirus in this nation of immigrants, representing the phase in which the pandemic is, according to experts on the matter, casting off at least some signs of relief, continues to widen. And while this line continues to grow, already in the United States, for example, more than… Continue »