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Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, President Donald Trump referred to undocumented immigrants as “animals” during a round-table discussion with California officials who oppose the state’s sanctuary city policy. “You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are,” said Trump. “These aren’t people, these are animals, and we’re taking them out of the country at a level […]

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) informed members of Congress that the agency lost track of nearly 1,500 unaccompanied migrant minors it placed with adult sponsors in the U.S. The majority of the children are from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. The agency has demonstrated shockingly little responsibility […]

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, Voto Latino, the leading civic media organization empowering American Latino youth, hosted the 10th Annual “Our Voices: Celebrating Diversity in Media,” as part of the White House Correspondents’ weekend. The event, hosted by Charter Communications, was also presented by Intel, Google, Viacom, BET, Southwest Airlines, and The Beat DC. The […]

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates ruled against the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The judge warned that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) failed to “adequately explain its conclusion that the program was unlawful.” The administration has 90 days to justify […]

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