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"Human dignity can not depend on a plastic card"

 08/02/2017 - 10:50
María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, {PICC). Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump. 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
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Republican health plan is a death sentence for US Latinos, Democrats say.

 06/29/2017 - 03:51
Spectators listen as US Democratic Senator from New Jersey Bob Menendez delivers remarks at a press conference in opposition to the Senate Republican health care bill on the US Capitol grounds in Washington, DC, USA, 28 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

The independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that under the bill drafted by Republican senators, roughly 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026.  That number includes some 6 million Latinos, 1 million of them children, according to La Raza.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:45am
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Senate healthcare reform bill would leave 22 mn without coverage

 06/27/2017 - 07:22
People protesting the proposed Republican healthcare legislation during the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

A report by the CBO, an independent government agency says the Senate Republican health-care bill would result in 22 million people losing their insurance over the next decade. That’s little improvement over the unpopular House version, though the bill’s deep spending cuts would reduce the deficit by $321 billion in the same period.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:15am
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Obama condena el "mezquino" plan republicano para sustituir su ley de salud

 06/23/2017 - 10:43
Foto de archivo: El presidente de EE.UU., Barack Obama, pronuncia un discurso sobre la Affordable Care Act (Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio), conocida despectivamente por los conservadores como "Obamacare", en la Universidad Prince George de Largo, en el estado de Maryland (Estados Unidos), el jueves 26 de septiembre de 2013. EFE/Michael Reynolds

El expresidente Barack Obama arremetió hoy contra el plan desvelado por los republicanos en el Senado para sustituir la reforma sanitaria que él impulsó y firmó en 2010, al considerar que es pura "mezquindad" y que "millones de estadounidenses" podrían perder su cobertura médica.

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:30am
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