Author Archives: jrodriguezmena

How Senators are Fighting Against ICE Detention of Expectant Migrants

By: Augusto Vaccaro Seventy-two hours into her detainment at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility, Carmen Puerto Diaz, a thirty-three year-old woman who was five months into her pregnancy, worried about her baby and herself due to the lack of access to her high-blood pressure medication.  On the fourth day of her detainment, she […]

Ageism in the Workplace: United States and Mexico

By: Benjamin Mitrani In a scene from the Office (US), Jan askes Michael, “[s]o what’s Ryan doing here?”  Michael responded, “[o]h, I dunno, they’re launching a big new business plan.  New website, blah blah blah . . . it’s all about youth, and agility and streamlining and trying to squeeze out the older people.”  Then, […]

Mi Casa Es Tu Casa: The Path Towards Making Major League Baseball Home For Cuban Born Baseball Players

By: Joshua Levey In America, the game of baseball plays a major role for many. Constantly dubbed “America’s Pastime,” baseball is a staple among the majority of the U.S population.  It creates a sense of identity, and it instills values of teamwork and comradery that cannot be replicated in other sports.  Even further past this […]

IALR Proudly Announces the Student Notes Selected For Publication

The Inter-American Law Review would like to congratulate the following members on their selection for publication: Selene Vazquez, The Equal Protection Clause & Suspect Classifications: Children of Undocumented Entrants Alec Waid, An Old Solution to a New Problem—Promoting Use Universal Jurisdiction to Combat the Latin American Displacement Crisis Tessa Mears, How Animal Science Products, Inc. Plays a Role […]