Juan Escalante, HuffPost

Juan Escalante


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Past articles by Juan:

Donald Trump’s Shutdown Tantrum Isn’t Actually About The Border Wall

The president just wants to maintain his image as a “tough” negotiator. → Read More

2018 Was The Year Donald Trump Declared Total War On Immigrants

The year can be summed up in one word: fear. → Read More

Helping Trump Deport Immigrants Is Just Another Perk Of Your Amazon Prime Subscription

The newest group seeking to profit from the president's anti-immigration efforts? Tech companies. → Read More

Dreamers Like Me Need Democrats To Put Immigration Back On The Table Now, Not Later

Any strategy that delays relief for immigrants is mind-boggling at best. → Read More

Trump's Only Answer To Right-Wing Violence Is To Scream About Immigrants

The president is pandering to GOP voters instead of comforting a nation gripped by homegrown terrorists. → Read More

Democrats Have Only Themselves To Blame For Low Latino Support

The Democratic Party's failures rest in its lack of forward-facing vision. → Read More

The GOP's Anti-Immigrant Agenda May Come Back To Haunt Them

The Republican strategy to “divide and distract” isn’t working the way it used to. → Read More

If You Care About Immigrants, Prove It In The Midterm Elections

We're relying on you to vote for candidates whose immigration policies are grounded in reality. → Read More

Ron DeSantis' Choice Of A Latina Running Mate Is A Pathetic Pandering Attempt

Apparently, the GOP needs someone to defend his racism and Trump-inspired policies -- in Spanish. → Read More

Trump Congratulating ICE And Border Patrol Officers Is An Insult To All Americans

Notably missing from the president's remarks were the atrocities his deportation force has committed. → Read More

The Quest to Make the Venezuelan Arepa a US Food Staple Has Begun

Earlier this week, a food truck from Harina PAN handed out free arepas outside of Nationals Park in DC. → Read More

Donald Trump And Jeff Sessions Are Hijacking The Judicial System To Attack Dreamers

They're subverting the courts and turning judges against immigrants like me. → Read More

Inside The Massive Effort To Reunite Immigrant Families (No Thanks To The Government)

Noticeably absent are the federal agencies that created this problem. → Read More

I'm A Dreamer. Abolishing ICE Isn't The Answer.

We need massive immigration reform but are focusing on just one federal agency. → Read More

Diane Guerrero Is The Immigrant Advocate Young People Need Right Now

Her new book gives young adults and teens a powerful glimpse into what their immigrant peers are up against. → Read More

Republicans Want To Cage Immigrants Indefinitely And Call It A Compromise

At the end of the day, Trump and the GOP don’t care about what happens to immigrants or their families. → Read More

ICE Deserves Every Bit Of Our Contempt

Nothing gives Thomas Homan more joy than directing his agents to indiscriminately deport any undocumented immigrant they come across. → Read More

When Speaking Spanish Is Considered Probable Cause

Add speaking a non-English language in public to the long list of things immigrants need to worry about under Trump. → Read More


Trump’s “animals” comments: It’s not just rhetoric. Trump’s policies treat immigrants like me as animals

Trump’s rhetoric, and agencies like ICE immigration enforcement, dehumanize immigrants. → Read More

If Politicians Want The Latino Vote, They'll Have To Work For It

A new study on Spanish-language ads shows that Latino voters need more than sound bites and one-liners to get mobilized. → Read More