SWAT-Style Border Patrol Agents to be Deployed in ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Photo: A Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) team in a training exercise By Henry Perez President Donald Trump has announced that the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC), a SWAT-style team reserved for special operations, will be patrolling and helping make arrests in so-called sanctuary cities across the US such as Houston, San Francisco, Chicago, and many others. This authorization is the Trump administration’s reaction to … Continue reading SWAT-Style Border Patrol Agents to be Deployed in ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Trump Expands Travel Ban to Seven More Countries

Photo: Nigerian foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at press conference this week. By Felipe Vera Last Friday, Donald Trump signed a proposed expansion of the current travel ban which will go into effect February 22, three years after the initial travel ban was put in place. Belarus, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania will now be … Continue reading Trump Expands Travel Ban to Seven More Countries

SAN DIEGO: Bakery Permanently Closes After ICE Audit

Photo: Con Pane Rustic Breads & Café in San Diego, California By Nélida Tello On January 15, Con Pane Rustic Breads & Café in San Diego announced that it would be permanently closing its doors after Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) audited the bakery’s I-9 forms. Since 2010, the cafe had operated at Liberty Station, the former Naval Training Center that is now a frequented … Continue reading SAN DIEGO: Bakery Permanently Closes After ICE Audit

IOWA: Woman Intentionally Runs Over Black and “Mexican” Adolescents

Photo: 14-year-old Natalia Miranda after being run over and hospitalized in a racist attack outside of Des Moines, Iowa By Nélida Tello Over the past week, Nicole Marie Poole Franklin, 42, has been charged with attempted murder in two separate incidents after she intentionally drove her SUV into a 12-year-old Black boy, and 30 minutes later, ran over a 14-year-old Latina girl in Clive, Iowa … Continue reading IOWA: Woman Intentionally Runs Over Black and “Mexican” Adolescents

INDIA: Masses Take Streets to Condemn Anti-Muslim Immigration Law

Photo: Protesters face off with police in New Delhi last week against anti-Muslim immigration law. By Miriam Cordova For more than a week, New Delhi and other cities in India have been disrupted with mass protests after a new citizenship law passed which openly rejects Muslim immigrants from three neighboring countries. The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has given rise to wide opposition because it unmasks … Continue reading INDIA: Masses Take Streets to Condemn Anti-Muslim Immigration Law

VIDEO: Speeches at Vigil for Veneranda Martinez in Austin

The above video showcases speeches from the night of Veneranda Martinez’s vigil in Montopolis. A working mother of three, Veneranda was killed by her estranged husband recently after repeatedly having called for police protection to no avail; her funeral was Thursday morning. During these speeches, the officiating priest and nonprofit representatives made calls for peace and respecting the authority of the police, whereas representatives from … Continue reading VIDEO: Speeches at Vigil for Veneranda Martinez in Austin

DETROIT: ICE Makes Hundreds of Arrests Through Fake University

Photo: Building listed at the address for the fake University of Farmington which ICE used as a way to entrap unsuspecting immigrant students. By Nélida Tello In recent months, 90 students from the University of Farmington (UF) have been arrested for immigration violations after being entrapped in the fake university created by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The university was shut down in January … Continue reading DETROIT: ICE Makes Hundreds of Arrests Through Fake University