An Immokalee man said many people in his community are afraid after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents pulled him over this week. He had three co-workers in his vehicle who were then detained by ICE. Roger Villareal said he and a few of his co-workers stopped at El Taquito restaurant Monday morning to grab breakfast on their…

Written by Monica Hurtado Click here for Precipice: Part 1 & Precipice: Part 2. The precipice. The small, overhanging space that tips over a very high place. Where you have an equal chance of tipping over the edge into the uncharted, unknown abyss with no discernable end or to fall back into the familiar arms…

EL PASO — The two little boys squeezed next to each other on the studded leather chair at the front of Courtroom 4 in the El Paso Immigration Court on Thursday, happily hitting each other with a blow-up toy gavel given to them by the judge. “What’s your name?” asked Judge Robert Hough. An interpreter repeated the…

Written by Monica Hurtado For Precipice: Part 1, click here. Michaela’s journey begins when she moves to Chicago, Illinois from Mexico City at the age of 9 with her parents and her sister. She described their move to Chicago as the biggest culture shock she had ever witnessed: “A different language around me, different races,…

During a 2016 campaign stop in Illinois, then-candidate Donald Trump invited to the stage a man wearing a shirt that read: “Legal Immigrant For Trump.” Asked to say a few words to the crowd, the man chastised the media for missing a fundamental aspect of Trump’s candidacy: that he was opposed to illegal immigration, not…

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