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Detained Latina Sued ICE and Then Contracted COVID-19

Araceli Cruz
In late April, a federal judge ruled that immigration detention officials had to release vulnerable detainees so they could avoid contracting the coronavirus. Hundreds of undocumented detainees were released, as were prisoners. Marisol Mendoza wasn’t one of the lucky ones.  According...
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ICE Releases Hundreds of Immigrant Detainees Due to Spread of Coronavirus

Araceli Cruz
Some undocumented immigrants are now being released from detention centers due to the spread of the coronavirus. There’s no other way to describe it than bittersweet. NPR is reporting that several hundred undocumented immigrants (though it’s important to note some of them are...
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ICE Is Bringing Kids to NYC Despite Coronavirus Outbreak

Araceli Cruz
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase, especially in New York and Washington state, officials are instructing people not to travel and to stay indoors. Despite these restrictions, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is still transporting undocumented...
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J.Lo & Shakira Made History With a Halftime Show About Latinx Pride & Resistance

Araceli Cruz
As promised, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez brought their A-game during last night’s Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show. These phenomenal Latinas knocked down the legacy of the Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show with a historical performance that included all-Latinx artists. In...

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