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"They Went Too Far": Texas Student Accuses School Police Of Excessive Force

Three officers pinned the teenage girl down because she refused to give up her cell phone. The school district is investigating the incident.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

More Than A Third Of Undocumented Adults Have U.S. Citizen Children, Pew Says

The Pew Research Center spells out the numbers for how many could benefit from potential administrative action by the Obama administration.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Shotgun-Wielding Militiamen Mistake Bat Researchers For Illegal Border Crossers

The militia members stopped a group of scientists who were counting bats in a cave near the border in southern Arizona.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Initial Investigation Finds No Wrongdoing In Handling Of Unaccompanied Immigrant Kids

An agency watchdog was unable to substantiate some allegations of abuse made by advocacy groups. Other claims are still under investigation.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Thousands Of Mexicans Could Be Allowed To Return To California To Fight Their Deportations

The ACLU reached an agreement with the federal government to allow nine immigrants who were misinformed or pressured into leaving the country to come back as part of a class-action lawsuit.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Hundreds Rally In L.A. For Obama To Include Immigrant Workers In Executive Actions

The National Day Laborer Organizing Network wants to ensure immigrant workers are included in President Obama's executive action.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

A Black And Latino Partnership Focused On Voting Seeks To Help Prevent Future Fergusons

Voto Latino and Global Grind say the best way to ensure local officials are representative of the population is by voting.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Police Departments Have Lost Assault Rifles And Humvees They Received From The Pentagon

A new report from Fusion reveals that police departments around the country have lost track of military hardware they've received from the federal government since 1990.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Scientists Say The Ground Is Actually Rising Because Of California's Drought

The entire West has risen due to the water shortage.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

An Elephant In Arizona Gave Birth To An Adorably Sleepy Baby Elephant

Mom and baby live at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Minority Children Will Be The Majority In U.S. Schools This Fall

The enrollment tipping point is a harbinger of a broader trend in America; the U.S. Census predicts whites will no longer be the majority by 2043.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago
Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Thousands Near Border Without Drinking Water Following Mining Spill

Mexico has filed a lawsuit against the company for the spill. More than 80 schools along the border will remain closed.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

5 Scathing Border Patrol Revelations From An Ousted Agency Chief

In an unauthorized interview, former CBP internal affairs chief James F. Tomsheck gave what could be the most scathing public criticism of the nation's largest law enforcement agency by a high-ranking official.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

A Man Might Get Deported Because He Doesn't Have Fancy Pizza Dough Tossing Skills

"Basically, immigration said, 'This guy can't throw pizza, so we're denying him the visa.'"

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Univision Apologizes After Hitler "Meme" Tweet Sparks Outrage

"We are very sorry about the images published today." Twitter users complained the image was inappropriate and shameful.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

Activists On Trial After Complaining About Abuse And Retaliation By Border Agents

The activists say they are being penalized for asserting their rights and speaking out against misconduct.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

This Armed Militia Is Protecting The Border From Central American Children

The Patriots Information Hotline says there are 14 militia teams across Texas, Arizona, and California.

Adrian Carrasquillo • 4 years ago

Family Of Mexican Teenager Shot By Border Patrol Sues Agents

The lawsuit claims the agents' actions in killing 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez were "unreasonable" and "excessive," and it asks for a trial by jury.

Juan E. Gastelum • 4 years ago

36 Powerful Photos Showing Not Everyone Wants To Turn Away The Children At The Border

Much of the media coverage of the unaccompanied minors crisis at the border has focused on anti-immigration protests. But in Texas, California, and elsewhere, many are supporting the children.

Nicolás Medina Mora • 4 years ago