Luis Magaña, a veteran farmworker advocate from California’s Central Valley, celebrated this past weekend’s César Chávez Day by keeping the United Farm Workers (UFW) co-founder’s vision for farmworker justice alive. Magaña, the grandson of a Bracero migrant worker, organized with Chávez in the 1980s. Today, he visits essential farmworkers... Continue »
Baltimore construction worker Maynor Suazo Sandoval dreamed of opening a small business in the area. Sandoval, who arrived in the U.S. from Honduras nearly two decades ago, loved all things machinery, his brother said. Miguel Luna, a grandfather and immigrant from El Salvador, worked alongside Sandoval as a valued... Continue »
Ahead of César Chávez Day this Sunday, several rallies around the country have been shining an important light on the late labor leader’s continued legacy, the vital contributions of farmworkers, and the ongoing need for justice, dignity, and full rights for these essential laborers.  United Farm Workers (UFW) hosted... Continue »
Nearly 70 members of Congress are urging the Biden administration to take action in response to the political and humanitarian crisis rapidly unfolding in Haiti. Lawmakers are calling on the administration to protect Haitian nationals already in the U.S. by immediately redesignating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti. They... Continue »
In New York, Vicky Espinoza is among asylum seekers now hoping for a successful future in the food service industry after completing an innovative program that teams up migrants with professional chefs “to master commercial food preparation, including baking, food service management and other necessary skills for entry-level positions... Continue »
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Written by Gladis Garcia and Javier Jimenez Originally published March 30, 2018; last updated March 22, 2024 Tom Homan was the former acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the federal immigration agency responsible for arresting and deporting undocumented immigrants, from 2017 to 2018. Since leaving the... Continue »
@americasvoice Exposing Elon Musk’s dangerous rhetoric: his tweets aren’t just harmless speculation, they’re fueling harmful conspiracies. But let’s talk about the REAL purpose of the Census! It’s not about erasing votes, it’s about fair representation and federal resources for ALL communities. Click the link in bio to learn more.... Continue »
Washington, D.C. — In a campaign speech in Ohio on Saturday, former President Donald Trump said that if he didn’t get elected, “it’s going to be a blood bath for the country.” The former President also referred to migrants as “not people.” This is yet another example of how... Continue »
Maria Barahona, an SEIU Local 2015 member and home care provider, is celebrating International Women’s Month by highlighting the significant contributions that immigrant women like herself make to the economy. “Immigrants like me are the invisible force behind the workforce, enabling others to go to work and keep our... Continue »
Washington state residents, regardless of immigration status, will soon be able to pursue their career goals, following the signing of legislation changing certain application requirements for professional licenses. Last week, Democratic Governor Jay Inslee signed H.B. 1889, “which allows the use of individual tax identification numbers — often used... Continue »