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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Undocumented Activist Released from Border Patrol

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Undocumented Activist Released from Border Patrol

The U.S. Border Patrol in McAllen, Texas - after detaining him earlier on Tuesday - released the most prominent undocumented immigrant in the country, journalist and activist Antonio Vargas, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter said in a statement. continue reading »

Costa Rica Arrests 4 Nicaraguans in Rape of U.S. Tourist

Costa Rica Arrests 4 Nicaraguans in Rape of U.S. Tourist

Costa Rican authorities on Tuesday arrested four Nicaraguans as suspects in the rape of a young U.S. tourist who said she had been attacked by several men. continue reading »

Arizonians Protest Arrival of Unaccompanied Minor Immigrant Children

Arizonians Protest Arrival of Unaccompanied Minor Immigrant Children

Groups opposing illegal immigration demonstrated Tuesday in this Arizona town to prevent the arrival here of undocumented children. continue reading »

White House Hopes First Round of Deportations Sends Clear Message

White House Hopes First Round of Deportations Sends Clear Message

The White House said Tuesday that the arrival this week in Honduras of the first flight of undocumented adults and children that had entered the U.S. illegally will send a clear message to potential migrants that "they will not be welcome to this country with open arms." continue reading »

POLL:  Majority of Americans Disapprove How President Handling Current Immigration Crisis

POLL:  Majority of Americans Disapprove How President Handling Current Immigration Crisis

Fifty-eight percent of Americans disapprove of the way President Barack Obama is managing the recent immigration crisis on the southern border, while 66 percent reject the Republicans' approach to the issue, a poll published Tuesday shows. continue reading »

Is Ana Maria Belaval “The View’s” Next Co-Host?

Is Ana Maria Belaval “The View’s” Next Co-Host?

The producers of "The View" could take on a Puerto Rican journalist to co-host the popular U.S. talk show and entertainment program for the ABC television network's upcoming fall season. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 14 Year Old Gunned Down in Guanajuato Street

Blog del Narco: 14 Year Old Gunned Down in Guanajuato Street

A 14-year-old entered the Guanajuato General Hospital after being shot by two men who circulated aboard a motorcycle down the street Rosal Colony Los Fresnos. continue reading »

Guatemalan Authorities Investigating Death of Unaccompanied Minor in Arizona Desert

Guatemalan Authorities Investigating Death of Unaccompanied Minor in Arizona Desert

The Guatemalan government is investigating the possible death of another minor in the Arizona desert as he was coming to the United States, Vice President Roxana Baldetti said Tuesday. continue reading »

Immigration Activist & Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained in Texas

Immigration Activist & Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained in Texas

Journalist and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has been detained in McAllen, Texas, Lara Drasin with Define American told Poynter in an email. Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, is an undocumented immigrant and the founder of Define American. continue reading »

Mexican President Enacts Sweeping Telecom Reform Laws

Mexican President Enacts Sweeping Telecom Reform Laws

President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday signed into law the telecommunications reform legislation approved last week by Mexico's Congress. continue reading »

15 Reporters Injured in the Latest World Cup Protests in Brazil

15 Reporters Injured in the Latest World Cup Protests in Brazil

Fifteen reporters covering the last protest against the 2014 World Cup in Brazil were injured by police, the Journalists' Union of Rio de Janeiro municipality said Monday. continue reading »

World Health Organization’s Chief Visits Cuba to Review Country’s Healthcare System

World Health Organization’s Chief Visits Cuba to Review Country’s Healthcare System

World Health Organization director Margaret Chan is on an official trip to Cuba to familiarize herself with the development of the country's health care system, biotechnical research and medicines, Cuban state media said Monday. continue reading »

Texas Governor Rick Perry Wants National Guard to Help with Border Crisis

Texas Governor Rick Perry Wants National Guard to Help with Border Crisis

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Sunday that he will not support the request for $3.7 billion President Barack Obama made to Congress to deal with the wave of undocumented child migrants from Central America. continue reading »

Peru Making Strides to Reduce Its Vulnerability to Natural Disasters

Peru Making Strides to Reduce Its Vulnerability to Natural Disasters

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $25 million loan to support Peru’s efforts to reduce its vulnerability to disasters and to improve its ability to respond to them. continue reading »

AIC: Facts About Humanitarian Challenge at Border

AIC: Facts About Humanitarian Challenge at Border

What is our obligation as a country to the unaccompanied child migrants at our border? This seemingly straightforward question is frequently lost among the political debate continue reading »