Category Archives: IALR Posts

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 […]

For the Seventh Consecutive Year, a Majority of the Undocumented Immigrant Population Entered the U.S. Legally

By: Courtney Kaiser Last month, President Trump declared a national emergency on the Mexican border in order to access billions in funding to build a border wall.  The President asserts that the flow of drugs and illegal immigrants from Mexico constitutes a profound threat to national security and justifies the use of emergency action.  However, […]