Mexicans Held for Hours at Chicago's O’Hare Airport Following Trump Ban
Mexicans Held for Hours at Chicago's O’Hare International Airport Following Trump Ban
By Raquel Reichard | 02/02/2017 - 11:49

Mexicans are among the numerous foreigners being held at airports across the country following President Donald Trump’s highly criticized refugee ban.


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'Chinga la Migra' Sign Found Over a Chicago Overpass on Morning of Inauguration
A 'Chinga la Migra' Sign Was Placed on a Chicago Overpass the Morning of Inauguration
By Barbara Gonzalez | 01/20/2017 - 21:05

Before Donald Trump was even sworn in as President of the United States on Friday, young Chicago activists were already ahead of the game. 


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Police Officer Kills Unarmed Chicago Latino Jose Nieves
Police Officer Kills Unarmed Chicago Latino Jose Nieves
By Raquel Reichard | 01/10/2017 - 16:46

Another unarmed Latino has been killed by law enforcement.


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Chicago Creates $1 M Legal Fund for Immigrants Facing Deportation
Chicago Has Created a $1 Million Legal Fund for Immigrants Facing Deportation
By Barbara Gonzalez | 12/05/2016 - 17:31

Looks like Chicago is trying to make some life-changing things happen amongst a terrible situation.


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How Puerto Rican Artist Lester Rey is Fighting PROMESA Through Music
How Puerto Rican Artist Lester Rey is Fighting PROMESA Through Music
By Raquel Reichard | 11/28/2016 - 15:00

Over the summer, amid financial and humanitarian crises in Puerto Rico, Congress passed PROMESA, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, which established a control board made up of se


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The Internet Raised Over $200K For This Paletero Man on GoFundMe
The Internet Raised More than $200K for a Paletero Man – Here's Why
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/13/2016 - 12:48

Latinos have a special type of loyalty to the members of our barrios — from the bodega owners to the paleta man, our commitment shows no bounds.


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Pro-Immigrant Chicago Church Vandalized With Swastikas & "Rape Mexico" Graffiti
Pro-Immigrant Chicago Church Vandalized With Swastikas & "Rape Mexico" Graffiti
By Raquel Reichard | 03/31/2016 - 09:12

A Chicago church that has long supported immigration reform and welcomed immigrants' rights activists was vandalized tw


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Why This Undocumented Latina Launched Coming Out of the Shadows Month
Why This Undocumented Latina Launched Coming Out of the Shadows Month
By Raquel Reichard | 03/07/2016 - 16:59

On March 10, 2010, Tania Unzueta stood at Chicago’s Federal Plaza and bravely told a crowd of about 600 people that she is


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These Chicago Students are Trying to Fund Scholarships for Undocumented Kids
These Chicago Students Funded a $50,000 Scholarship for Undocumented Youth
By Raquel Reichard | 02/11/2016 - 12:08

“Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world,” Margaret Mead once said, and a group of Latino students at Loyola University is bringing proof to the qu


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Meet the 22-Year-Old Latina Harvard is Calling the Next Einstein
Meet the 22-Year-Old Latina Harvard University is Calling the Next Einstein
By Raquel Reichard | 01/22/2016 - 11:29

What would Albert Einstein look like in the year 2016?


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