Richard Gonzales

Richard Gonzales appears in the following:

Federal Judge Orders Government To Allow Abortion For Teenager In The U.S. Illegally

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The case pits the Trump administration and anti-abortion groups against civil libertarians and immigrant rights advocates.


Federal Judge In Hawaii Blocks Trump's Third Attempt At Travel Ban

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

President Trump's third executive order restricting travel from some countries to the U.S. was to go into effect on Wednesday. The judge didn't rule on the limits affecting North Korea and Venezuela.


Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Of Undocumented Immigrants Leading To Deaths

Monday, October 16, 2017

Federal authorities say the case is a "glaring reminder" of the dangers of human smuggling across the Southern border. The driver is to be sentenced in January.


California Fire Officials Begin To Express Optimism About Battling Wildfires

Friday, October 13, 2017

Despite a rising death toll, authorities say "boots on the ground" are showing results in fighting the deadly wildfires.


Boy Scouts To Admit Girls

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Boy Scouts say they will soon admit girls to the Cub Scouts and establish a program for older girls.


Utah Officer Fired For Arrest Of Nurse, Recorded On Video

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown says his detective was wrong when he roughly arrested a nurse who tried to explain hospital policy for drawing blood from an unconscious patient.


Many Questions Remain In The Aftermath Of The Las Vegas Shooting

Monday, October 02, 2017

As investigators examine several crime scenes, they still have not determined the shooter's motive.


'They Want Everything To Be Done For Them': Trump Hits Back At Puerto Rico Criticism

Friday, September 29, 2017

In a series of tweets early Saturday, President Trump defended his administration's handling of the recovery effort on the island and cast blame on Democrats, the mayor of San Juan and the media.


DREAMers Skeptical Of DACA Deal

Friday, September 15, 2017

Their futures in the balance, DACA recipients react to the back and forth in Washington over a possible deal between President Trump and Democrats to extend protections for DREAMers.


DACA Recipients Worry What The Government Will Do With Their Private Information

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Young immigrants gave the government information like addresses, photos, fingerprints and bank statements when they applied for DACA. Now they worry that information could be used against them.


One Reporter Goes Home To California And Hears Repeatedly That 'Richmond Is Changing'

Saturday, September 02, 2017

NPR reporters have been going home to see how their hometowns have changed. NPR's Richard Gonzales returns to Richmond, Calif., a blue collar city east of San Francisco seeing an exodus of African-Americans and the emergence of a new Latino community.


Red Cross Exec Doesn't Know What Portion Of Donations Go To Harvey Relief

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Critics have long complained that the charity's finances are not transparent. A spokesman interviewed by NPR couldn't answer questions about whether that has changed.


Second Terror Attack Halted, Police Say, After 13 Killed, 100 Injured In Barcelona

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Regional police are describing the deadly incident on a Barcelona boulevard as a terrorist attack. Hours later, police say five suspects were killed after a shootout with security forces in Cambrils.


Advocates Say Agents Are Unlawfully Turning Away Asylum Seekers At The Border

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A spokesman for Customs and Border Protection says the agency "has not changed any policies affecting asylum procedures."


Wall Street Thinks Netflix Is The Next Big Thing

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Market analysts see parallels with Tesla and Amazon as the company spends big to grow its business ahead of immediate profits.


Pennsylvania Man Confesses To Killing 4 Missing Men Found In Common Grave

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Prosecutors say "a person of interest" admits slaying four men, only one of whom has been positively identified among the grisly remains discovered on a farm.


Pentagon Freezes Immigrant Recruitment Program

Thursday, July 06, 2017

The Pentagon is considering pulling out of a deal it made with thousands of noncitizen recruits to put them on the fast track to citizenship. It could leave many recruits facing deportation.


Hobby Lobby To Forfeit Smuggled Iraqi Antiquities

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The company says its passion for historical Bibles and other artifacts led to "regrettable mistakes." It will pay a $3 million fine for improperly importing items such as ancient clay tablets.


Pentagon Considers Canceling Program That Recruits Immigrant Soldiers

Monday, July 03, 2017

The deal the military made with thousands of noncitizen recruits with specialized skills: Sign up and we'll put you on the fast track to citizenship.


Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6 In Bronx Hospital, Dies Of Apparent Self-Inflicted Wound

Friday, June 30, 2017

The New York City Police Department says the shooter was found wearing a white lab coat and was a former employee of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.