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Carmen Sesin

Carmen Sesin is a reporter for NBC News based in Miami, Florida.

Carmen Sesin is a reporter for NBC News based in Miami, Florida.

Latest from Carmen Sesin

15d ago

An asylum-seeker died in immigration custody. His family wants answers.

The family of Ernesto Rocha-Cuadra, a Nicaraguan asylum-seeker who died in ICE custody and had filed grievances alleging physical mistreatment, seek answers about his death.

Cuba says it uncovered a human trafficking ring that sends Cubans to fight with Russia against Ukraine

Cuba said it uncovered a human trafficking ring that operates from Russia to recruit Cubans to fight with its military forces against Ukraine.
72d ago

In Cuba, there's little change two years after historic protests

Two years after historic protests against Cuba's communist-run government rocked the island and led to mass arrests and prison sentences, there's little change.

House Democrats push Biden administration on 'next steps' to help Venezuelans

Democrats sent a letter to the Biden administration asking for specific timelines to ease sanctions, facilitate funds and increase ties to help Venezuelans.

Trump's long game with Latino voters is apparent after his historic arraignment

Trump used his arraignment as an opportunity to campaign with Miami Latinos, a group he's cultivated steadily since he became president.
126d ago

In Florida, agricultural workers are fearful and brace for changes under new immigration law

In Florida, agricultural workers have been fearful and farmers are worried since Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a restrictive immigration bill.

Florida’s largest school district seeks more funding amid sharp rise in immigrant students

Over 19,000 immigrant students mostly from Latin America, have enrolled in Miami Dade Public Schools this academic year and the school district is asking for more funding.

U.S. urges organizations to sponsor  immigrants to stem 'dangerous' migration

The U.S. says people from certain organizations can sponsor immigrants from Cuba and other countries, said U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Havana, Benjamin Ziff.

Florida Latino religious groups alarmed by DeSantis-backed immigration bill

Backlash from Latino evangelicals is growing against a Florida Republican bill that would make it a felony to transport undocumented immigrants.
168d ago

ICE arrests a retired Salvadoran military officer accused of involvement in El Mozote massacre

The U.S. arrested Salvadoran retired military officer Roberto Antonio Garay Saravia, for his alleged involvement in El Salvador's El Mozote massacre.
178d ago

Defying expectations, Cuba says its legislative elections had strong turnout

Cuban government officials say over 75% of eligible voters cast ballots Sunday in the legislative election despite expectations of lower voter turnout.