Dario Guerrero made headlines for taking the chance that he would never be allowed back to the U.S. to help his sick mother, who died in August. He’s back in the U.S. and wrote this song for her, given first to BuzzFeed News.
And it could decide the heated Senate race between Democrat Mark Udall and Republican Cory Gardner. But is Udall’s outreach too little, too late?
The 2016 presidential hopeful drew a not-so-subtle connection between himself and conservative icon Ronald Reagan.
“No estan solos.” “You are not alone,” read one of the signs addressed to the detained immigrants in Los Angeles.
The era of state legislation targeting immigrants “has subsided,” advocates tell BuzzFeed News. The state agreed to settle the last lawsuit against HB 56, its notorious law punishing undocumented immigrants, last week.
“Keep your hands where I can see them, don’t move. You hear me? You have a license? Show me your license now. If you do something, I’ll kill you here. You understand?” Teodulo Sanchez tells BuzzFeed News the officer put a gun in his face during the tense stop, which police dispute.
The Republican lawmakers told BuzzFeed News terrorists are infiltrating the U.S. from the southern border, even as Homeland Security officials deny those claims.
Staff at a detention center in Karnes City, Texas, traded sex with immigrant women for money and promises for help, according to a complaint filed Thursday.
“I know there is deep frustration in communities and I understand that frustration because I share it.”
I left Mexico because I was unhappy and believed that my unhappiness had roots in history and geography. But every once in a while I feel the need to feel at home — and make carnitas.
UPDATED (4:18 p.m.): A White House official told BuzzFeed News that the president’s remarks do not include a reference to waiting “40 days.”
The much-criticized decision was made because of lessons learned during a bruising 1994 gun-legislation fight that damaged Democrats, Obama senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said at a BuzzFeed Breakfast.
“Thousands of mothers and children who have suffered humanitarian atrocities will be unlawfully repatriated,” one activist says of new detention facility in Dilley, Texas.
“Whatever you may think about the politics — to leave a child vulnerable like that and put in a situation that could lead to their death is unacceptable,” City Council Speaker Melissa-Mark Viverito tells BuzzFeed News.
More than 2,000 inmates housed there will be released over the next few months.
Arrests come as part of a growing campaign targeting Hillary Clinton.
Another disturbance is planned Friday at the DNC Women’s
Leadership Forum where Clinton will speak, making it the third time in
a week that DREAMers will make their presence felt at one of her events.
BuzzFeed News has learned the Congressional Hispanic Caucus is working to iron out language Tuesday that would demand Obama move sooner on deportations than the White House has said it is willing to do.
The announcement comes after Obama disappointed groups by delaying immigration action. Close to 50 organizations and individuals will make a coordinated call to Latinos ahead of the midterm elections.
An Iowa DREAMer confronted Hillary Clinton a day after a similar moment with Joaquin Castro. Disgust at her answer — and a sign that “no Democrat is safe.”
Immigrant X, the loose collective of artists that uses social media to tell fictional stories about undocumented immigrants and their underground supporters, just started working on a graphic novel. Illustrator Ana Patankar did the drawings and they kick ass.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus asked the Obama administration to make its delayed announcement to slow deportations before Thanksgiving, but was told it will be before the holidays at the end of the year.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus will make demands of the president on timing and substance of coming executive actions on deportations, a source tells BuzzFeed News.
The president had said he would act at the end of the summer, but political concerns changed the calculation.
This trip had a very unexpected ending.
The Pew Research Center spells out the numbers for how many could benefit from potential administrative action by the Obama administration.
The militia members stopped a group of scientists who were counting bats in a cave near the border in southern Arizona.
The National Day Laborer Organizing Network wants to ensure immigrant workers are included in President Obama’s executive action.
The suit alleges the women and children were victims of violence, death threats, rape, and persecution in Central America and should not have been subject to expedited deportation.
Scott Morrison to face inquiry on Friday morning.