Rewire managing editor Regina Mahone talks with immigration reporter Tina Vasquez about a breaking development for Minerva Garcia, a North Carolina woman who had been forced to take sanctuary in a local church to fight her ICE deportation order. Where is Minerva now, and what lies ahead for her and her family?
In March, Rewire.News immigration reporter Tina Vasquez visited the First United Methodist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia to witness Clive and Oneita Thompson and Suyapa Reyes prepare for their monthly fundraising dinner, the proceeds of which help them cover their monthly expenses while taking sanctuary at the church to avoid deportation. Vasquez was joined by […]
Rewire's Tina Vasquez joins Lindsay to discuss the fate of the 800,000 young people who could face mass deportation now that President Trump has called off DACA.
On Thursday, April 13, 40 children and youth from seven states—including Colorado, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and Virginia—gathered in Washington, D.C., with the We Belong Together Kids Caravan. As Rewire Immigration Reporter Tina Vasquez explained on Thursday, the four-city tour “forces the public to bear witness to youth of colors’ fears around immigration.” “I live […]
Once a person is detained, their loved ones will usually want to get them released so they don't have to languish in a detention center while their case winds its way through immigration court, which can take months, or even years.
This year, Rewire.News has gone beyond the headlines to dig into how those in power abandon people who need help.
Vasquez's supporters in El Salvador and internationally see these events as a referendum on the ability of Salvadoran courts to serve the interests of justice, especially for women living in poverty.
Alejandra Pablos was detained by ICE in March “in retaliation” for protesting the Department of Homeland Security. She's one of many activists and immigrants recently targeted for arrest or detention by ICE.
An undocumented immigrant living in Texas told Rewire that there is a lot of fear in the community about traveling in the state.
“I will always respect the president, but it’s not the America I know. I hope [Trump] realizes how it’s affecting the country.”
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