Tag Archives: Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Colombian Farmers Without Alternative to Growing Coca

Unable to sell their food products and the government not offering them another option, farmers in Colombia grow coca to survive. The growers are not only the ones who receive the lowest profits in the supply chain from production to retail sales of cocaine, but they can also be jailed. The farmers are also exposed to the consequences of aerial glyphosate spraying.

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How Obama Administration Can Reduce Deportations

On Thursday evening (March 13), President Barack Obama (D) told three top members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus that he would ask the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to review options to achieve a “more humane” deportation policy.   After the President met with House Democrats Reps. Xaxier Becerra (CA), Luis Gutierrez (IL), and Ruben Hinojosa (TX), the …

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