For a while, Raonel Valdez was like the Chris Angel of Cuban-born delinquents, mind-freaking the criminal justice system with his ability to escape hard time. His bag of tricks may have finally come up empty. Yesterday, Valdez was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center (TGK) afte ... More >>
On July 13, Alexander I. Perez stood underneath a new street sign christening a portion of SE 10th Avenue in front of his Hialeah warehouse as "Banah Sweet Way." A gaggle of local politicos -- including Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, his Hialeah counterpart Carlos Hernandez, and County Commissione ... More >>
The U.S. Supreme Court and President Obama leave the undocumented and their allies no choice but to escalate civil disobedience.
Unlike their Cuban neighbors, Haitians are once again subject to deportation -- at least those with criminal records.â€‹They are all but nameless, at least for now. Of the 27 Haitians deported to Port-au-Prince late last month by the Obama administration, only one's name has been publicly released - ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
Despite a mention by the Supreme Court, David Gerbier is locked out of the United States.
Janet Napolitano's sorry service in Arizona makes her a terrible choice for Obama's cabinet.
Thousands of local schoolkids were taught a faulty lifesaving technique thanks to Manny Diaz.
Well, not exactly. But she sure doesn’t speak well of them.
Malika Oufkir, who spent decades unfairly imprisoned, just wants her son here. Why wont our government allow it?
Hollywood's Manny Ebaid struggles to rebound after the War on Terror made him collateral damage
Savage words, Haitian rights, suicide notes, and DeFede friends and foes
I once thought working for the Transportation Security Administration was serious business. I didn't have a clue
Cruise lines throw workers overboard when it comes to providing urgent medical care.
WLRN grovels; school board makes vote count
First thing you do is pick a fight with the police department, then you take on the world with a Website: www.hialeahsucks.com
He stumbled into a group of Muslim extremists with plans to attack America. Then he stumbled into Miami. Today Shaheed Mohamed is nowhere to be found.
Years after the Haitian diaspora, Papa and Baby Doc's children are still wandering
What happens when you muster the courage to complain that you've been sexually assaulted at an INS facility? Not much.
Could Rick Sanchez, Miami's most notorious journalistic windbag, actually be an agent of Fidel Castro?
Ramon Saul Sanchez is an exile leader with charisma, style, and a strong sense of drama
Despite recent deaths and a federal crackdown, smugglers continue the dangerous business of transporting Cubans to Miami
Ouch! INS prisoners claim they were tortured with electroshock riot shields.
A Marked Man
A congressional delegation inspected Miami's INS operations and found everything to be running smoothly. No wonder. Investigators later discovered they'd been dealing with...
South Florida fraud investigators find themselves fighting a new form of chicanery: the lease fleece
Prize-winning author Roberto Uria landed in hot water in Cuba. Granted refugee status in the U.S., he must now sink or swim.
Key West to Havana is a grand tradition, a boater's delight, and a lively tourist adventure. Bon voyage!
Thanks to executive order 12922, some Haitian students face the prospect of being kicked out of local colleges for failure to pay tuition
The fight to end homelessness has moved to the boardrooms -- and Donna MacDonald, brash and outspoken, is having trouble finding a way in
To Panama's incarcerated Maximum Leader, he is a link to the outside world. But who exactly is Rudolfo Castrell?
When Cuba's top students were sent to the Soviet Union, no one could have guessed they would change from revolutionaries to refugees.
Here's a new idea: Haitian babies born at the Guantanamo Naval Station should be considered U.S. citizens