Are child abductions increasing?

By Angie Baldelomar In late July, an article claiming that more than 30 children went missing over the course of two weeks in Iowa went viral. The article claimed the numbers meant an increase in “vanishing” children reports. A fact-checking website proved the claims were not as alarming as they seemed. The missing person database […]

Mexican Consulate starts its annual labor rights week

Story and photo by Angie Baldelomar On Monday (Aug. 27), the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, Missouri, started its 10th annual Labor Rights Week. The week’s activities include several informative workshops at the consulate. Head Consul Alfonso Navarro-Bernachi said the week of activities is designed to enhance the knowledge of labor rights within the […]

Deaths in ICE detention centers

By Angie Baldelomar Since the separation of families has brought U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to the forefront of the news, concerns about the conditions at immigrant detention centers have become widespread. The concerns seem to increase whenever news of the death of an immigrant while in ICE custody surfaces. According to ICE’s website, […]