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20 years since the earthquakes in El Salvador and thousands of TPS holders still live in limbo, but they continue fighting for permanent protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT Yanci Nuñez | (312) 428-5311 |  Fernanda Durand | (214) 402-0186 |     CHICAGO - January 13th marked 20 years since the tragic earthquake that struck El Salvador. It was 7.6 on the Richter scale and it caused massive destruction in 172 of the country’s 262 municipalities. [...]

The white supremacist attack on the Capitol is part of what we should eradicate in the United States

January 14, 2020 — Interfering with American democracy, a violent mob of Trump supporters broke into the Capitol last week with the purpose of interrupting the confirmation of the certified election results declaring Joseph R. Biden the next President of the United States. What took place in Washington was not a protest to ensure people’s [...]

Back to work! Our goals for 2021

January 5, 2021 - Without a doubt, the last 10 months have significantly changed how we live. Our daily activities became subject to important modifications, forcing us to adapt to new routines and take on new challenges. The loss of human life, along with the impact on health and employment, the economic recession, the suspension [...]

Coalition of Progressive, Labor and Immigrant Rights Organizations Launch “We Are Home,” Celebrate National Day of Action Calling for Swift, Bold Action to Protect Immigrants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2020 CONTACTS: Jasmine Nazarett, Fernanda Durand | (214) 402-0186 | Yanci Nuñez | (312) 428-5311    United States -- Today, Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), Center for Popular Democracy Action, CASA in Action, LA RED/Faith in Action, FIRM Action,, Make the Road Action, Mijente, NAKASEC, [...]

Ending 2020 with good news for DACA and TPS

December 14, 2020 - The Trump administration’s efforts to end programs such as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) face litigation and find support in advocacy efforts led by communities directly impacted accompanied by civil society organizations. The year ends with positive developments that confirm the impact of community organizing [...]

More than 230 Organizations Call for Immediate Protection for Nationals of Central American Countries Devastated by Hurricanes Eta and Iota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2020 CONTACTS: Yanci Nuñez | (312) 428-5311 |  Fernanda Durand | (214) 402-0186 |     CHICAGO - Alianza Americas along with its partners, Salvadoran Association of Los Angeles (ASOSAL), CASA, Central American Resource Center of San Francisco (CARECEN SF), Central American Resource Center of Washington DC (CARECEN [...]

The Urgent Need for a New Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Countries Devastated by Hurricanes Iota and Eta

December 1, 2020 — The President must immediately grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to persons from countries devastated by Hurricanes Iota and Eta. These hurricanes hit Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and El Salvador within two weeks of each other causing catastrophic damage to countries already suffering from extreme poverty, violence, and the effects of the COVID-19 [...]

Central America needs urgent help

November 25, 2020 - Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala are trying to stay afloat in the aftermath of hurricane Eta, which hit during the first week of November, and Iota, which came two weeks later. Though damage assessment is still in process, the United Nations estimates that the two weather phenomena brought devastation and misery to [...]

Urgent Campaign Underway to Assist Victims of Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Central America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2020 Contact:  Fernanda Durand | (214) 402-0186 | Yanci Nuñez:  +1 312-428-5311     Alianza Americas, Hispanic Federation and unite to provide aid to the communities most severely impacted by the recent storms   Chicago –– In response to the wide scale death and destruction in Central [...]

The pandemic, corruption and hurricanes: Central America confronts a humanitarian crisis

November 18, 2020 - Central America is facing a profound humanitarian crisis due to the socioeconomic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and a devastating hurricane season. Environmental degradation, constant attacks on institutions and cases of corruption only aggravate the situation. This blog explores the cocktail of issues in the region and the role that U.S. [...]