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Protestors hold banners during a demonstration against US President Donald J. Trump's policies, outside the US Embassy, Rome, Italy, 02 February 2017. EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO

President Donald Trump"s administration will ask the Supreme Court to review an appellate decision upholding a stay blocking enforcement of an executive order barring visas to residents of six Muslim-majority countries, the US attorney general said Thursday.

Sessions calls for punishing, not protecting, criminals in sanctuary cities

 08/17/2017 - 05:09
A group of people protest against the immigration policies of President Donald Trump during the visit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Miami on Aug. 16, 2017. Sessions urged the local authorities to follow the example set by Miami-Dade County of "punishing, not protecting" criminals during a speech in which he criticized Chicago's policies. EFE/Giorgio Viera

In Miami, Sessions lambasted so-called "sanctuary cities" - municipalities and other local entities that refuse to cooperate with voluntary immigration programs and including Chicago and San Francisco - and he blamed them for crimes committed by undocumented immigrants.

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Sen. Bob Casey Takes Twitter to Stop Deportation of Honduran mother and child

 05/04/2017 - 03:49
El Senador Demócrata de Pensilvania Bob Casey es un ferviente defensor de los derechos de los inmigrantes ilegales. Foto del senador en 2009 proporcionada por Wikimedia.  

 U.S. Sen. Bob Ca­sey un­leashed a Twitter campaign on Wed­nes­day af­ter learn­ing the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion was de­port­ing a Hon­du­ran mother and 5 year old son who took ref­uge in the United States be­cause their lives were in dan­ger in their home coun­try.


Face to Face: French Voters Choose Centrist and Far-Right Candidates for Presidency

 04/24/2017 - 02:17
French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Emmanuel Macron (Center) and Marine Le Pen (far right) advanced to the runoff in France’s presidential elections on May 7. After the UK’s vote to leave the European Union and the US vote for the political novice Donald Trump as president, the French presidential race is the latest election to shake up establishment politics by kicking out the figures that stood for the status quo. 


Peruvian farewell

 11/20/2016 - 17:09
The president of the United States, Barack Obama, gave a press conference in Lima during the APEC summit this weekend. He said that "reality" will force his successor in the White House, Donald Trump, to modify some of the measures he deffended during his campain. EFE/Martín Alipaz.

President Barack Obama was in Lima (Peru) this week for the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, a forum for 21 Pacific Rim countries, including China and the USA, to promote economic cooperation and free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region. In Lima, leaders of these countries expressed their concerns about Donald Trump intentions to promote protectionism and anti-immigration policies. Obama took advantage of his visit to Lima to give one of his famous speeches to the youth, this time he addressed the Latin American youth.

Estudio: Los latinos tienden a evitar los estados con leyes migratorias más desforables

 03/31/2016 - 13:31
Photo: Nevele Otseog via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Un estudio publicado por Annals of the American Association of Geographers concluyó que en la actualidad los latinos tiende a establecerse menos en aquellos estados en los que las leyes y las políticas migratorias son más “hostiles”.

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Lucia Tejo

En las protestas de inmigración, el amor triunfa sobre el odio

 07/24/2014 - 00:41
Foto: Samantha Madera/AL DÍA News Media

La concentración contra la inmigración que se llevó a cabo el 18 de julio frente al edificio en el que radica el Consulado de México en el distrito histórico de Filadelfia reunió a más o menos unos 10 manifestantes como parte del “Día nacional de protestas contra la Reforma a la inmigración, amnistía y aumento de patrullas en las fronteras”.

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In immigration protests, love trumps hate

 07/24/2014 - 00:37
Photo: Samantha Madera/AL DÍA News Media

The anti-immigration rally that took place July 18 in front of the building that houses the Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia’s historic district gathered some 10 or so protesters as part of the “National Day of Protesting Against Immigration Reform, Amnesty & Border Surge.” The action was organized nationally by longtime anti-immigration groups ALI-PAC and BALA, among others, and locally by organizations like Pennsylvanians for Immigration Control and Enforcement.

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Hatred, hatred, and more hatred of Latinos spilling across the country

 08/29/2010 - 12:03
Hatred, hatred, and more hatred of Latinos spilling across the country

Excerpt from just one of the many letters I received after having included the phrase "the current anti-immigrant atmosphere" in a recent column:"Unfortunately you are mistaken in using the phrase 'anti-immigration atmosphere'. Many American citizens with brown, black, white, or even yellow skin are angry with ILLEGAL immigrants and the damage they have done to our country.

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Esther Cepeda