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Trump firmará hoy un decreto para limitar los visados a profesionales extranjeros

 04/18/2017 - 06:06
Members of the "Caravan Against Fear" , an activist group that fights against Trump anti-immigration policies in San Diego, California. EFE/David Maung
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El presidente, Donald Trump, firmará este martes una orden ejecutiva para imponer un escrutinio más riguroso a los peticionarios de la H-1B y en lugares de empleo con empleados que tengan esa visa, para confirmar que no hayan desplazado a trabajadores estadunidenses.

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Miembros de la "Caravan Against Fear" , una organización que informa sobre los derechos de los inmigrantes en la zona fronteriza entre Mexico y California.  EFE/David Maung

Trump to overhaul H-1B visa program that admits foreign workers

 04/18/2017 - 05:41
Members of the "Caravan Against Fear" , an activist group that fights against Trump anti-immigration policies in San Diego, California. EFE/David Maung
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The US President is expected to sign an executive order on Tuesday reviewing high-skilled H-1B immigration visas to encourage hiring Americans.

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Members of the "Caravan Against Fear" , an activist group that fights against Trump anti-immigration policies in San Diego, California. EFE/David Maung

[OP-ED]: Will Ecuador’s new president get rid of Julian Assange?

 04/14/2017 - 09:37
The incoming president has promised reform. But first Moreno needs to get his troublesome houseguest off the country’s couch so Assange can stop sucking all the air out of Ecuador’s faint presence on the world stage. 
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Last week, the people of Ecuador elected a leftist named after the communist dictator Vladimir Lenin as their new president. 

It’s always a double-edged sword when Ecuador is in the news -- in the U.S., the little-known country at the equator usually flies far under the radar.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 9:15am
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The incoming president has promised reform. But first Moreno needs to get his troublesome houseguest off the country’s couch so Assange can stop sucking all the air out of Ecuador’s faint presence on the world stage. 

[OP-ED]: On sanctuary cities, conservatives are driven to distortion

 04/10/2017 - 08:33
Thousands of undocumented students covered by the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) claim during Dallas' "Megamarch 2017" more security for themselves and their families, who feel "continually threatened" By the strong immigration rhetoric of the president of the United States, Republican Donald Trump. EFE
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 Retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz would tell his students the oft-repeated secret to good lawyering. 

“When the law is on your side,” Dershowitz would say, “pound the law into the table. When the facts are on your side, pound the facts into the table. And when neither the law nor the facts are on your side, just pound the table.”

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 8:15am
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Thousands of undocumented students covered by the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) claim during Dallas' "Megamarch 2017" more security for themselves and their families, who feel "continually threatened" By the strong immigration rhetoric of the president of the United States, Republican Donald Trump. EFE

[OP-ED]: La meta del Dr. King evaluada: asuntos inconclusos para los Latinos y los Afroamericanos

 04/07/2017 - 14:40
4/4 protestors march around City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. LBWPhoto
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Una meta del Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ha inspirado a cientos de filadelfianos de diferentes razas, religiones y edades en la manifestación del Centro de la Ciudad el día 4 de abril – el cuadragésimo noveno aniversario del asesinato de King – donde todos renovaron la lucha por un aspecto ignorado de la lucha de King: los Derechos de Plata.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:45am
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Manifestantes marchan alrededor del Ayuntamiento en el centro de la ciudad de Filadelfia. Foto: LBW

[OP-ED]: Dr. King Sized Goal: Unfinished Business for Latinos and African-Americans

 04/07/2017 - 08:54
4/4 protestors march around City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. LBWPhoto
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A goal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired hundreds of Philadelphians of different races, religions and ages at a Center City rally on April 4th – the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination – where they renewed the fight around an overlooked aspect of King’s advocacy: Silver Rights.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:45am
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4/4 protestors march around City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. LBWPhoto

Trump creates commission to seek solutions to opiate addiction epidemic

 03/30/2017 - 03:09
US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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As part of his anti-drug strategy, Trump is defending the construction of the controversial wall along the border with Mexico and increasing deportations to expel drug traffickers and criminals.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:00am
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US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Trabajadores de Perfection Foods Company alegan explotación

 09/22/2016 - 17:41

Ex-empleados de la planta de producción de aperitivos gourmet Perfection Foods, en North Philly, han presentado una demanda en su contra por haber estado cobrando por debajo del salario mínimo y trabajando más de 72 horas a la semana.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 3:35pm
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Esta foto del sitio Web de Perfection Foods muestra uno de sus productos más populares. Una ex-empleada nos contó que mientras trabajaba en la planta, ella y su pareja tenían que enrollar 38 unidades cada 6 segundos, y soportar abusos verbales si no lo podían hacer. 

Perfection Foods Company, in North Philly, sued for exploiting workers

 09/22/2016 - 15:46

Former employees of the gourmet hors d'oeuvres production plant Perfection Foods are suing the company, saying they were paid less than minimum wage for work weeks as long as 72 hours.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 3:35pm
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This photo, taken from Perfection Foods' website, shows one of their most popular products. A former employee told AL DÍA that while working there, she and a partner were expected to roll 38 pigs in a blanket every 6 seconds, and endured verbal abuse if they failed in the attempt. 

Latino gang fought for their pride, tells story in new documentary

 08/02/2016 - 16:33
Top (from left to right): T-Bone, Hip, Sunshine, Rico. Bottom (from left to right): Gaucho, Crip, Nate, Bert  
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Community advocate and award-winning filmmaker Gilberto Gonzalez documents the story of a little-known Latino gang in Spring Garden, the “20G”, as they protected their neighborhood from outside threats.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 3:30pm
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Top (from left to right): T-Bone, Hip, Sunshine, Rico. Bottom (from left to right): Gaucho, Crip, Nate, Bert

 

 

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