Bonilla left Honduras to save his life. Then he put his life on the line in order to not be sent back.
Former DACA recipient Javier Castillo Maradiaga has lived in the U.S. since he was 7. Three times in the past week it appeared ICE would deport him. His family and lawyers still aren’t sure he is out of danger.
The 1,400 workers enjoy a better life because of their union. After working without hazard pay through the first 10 months of the pandemic, they were determined to wield their collective power to win respect and a real pay raise from their bosses.
Mientras estaba encarcelado bajo la custodia de ICE, Marcial Morales García ayudó a liderar una ola de huelgas de hambre en las cárceles de Nueva Jersey, donde los guardias se niegan a usar máscaras, las ratas se vuelven locas y los baños son a menudo la única fuente de agua potable. Recientemente liberado, ahora está luchando en el exterior por sus compañeros inmigrantes que todavía están atrapados en el interior.
While imprisoned in ICE custody, Marcial Morales Garcia helped lead a wave of hunger strikes in New Jersey jails where guards refuse to wear masks, rats run wild and toilets are often the only source of drinking water. Recently released, he’s now fighting on the outside for fellow immigrants still trapped on the inside.
“I want to take care of my community because the government is not doing it,” says one protester.
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