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Puertorriqueño crea juego para móviles simulando detener muro de Trump

 06/15/2017 - 05:41
Puerto Rican Prof. Carlos Marcial Torres, during an interview with EFE, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 14, 2017. EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ
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El profesor de cine y literatura Marcial Torres decidió crear la aplicación debido a la falta de apoyo económico que el Gobierno de Puerto Rico le otorga a los cineastas locales para la producción de proyectos cinematográficos.

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El profesor mexicano Carlos Marcial Torres espera que en Puerto Rico haya una revolución tecnológica para ampliar el conocimiento y producir otras aplicaciones.  EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ

Puerto Rican creates mobile app simulating stopping Trump's US-Mexico wall

 06/15/2017 - 04:54
Puerto Rican Prof. Carlos Marcial Torres, during an interview with EFE, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 14, 2017. EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ
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The professor said he decided to create the app because of the lack of economic support provided by the Puerto Rican government to local filmmakers to produce film projects.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:30am
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Puerto Rican Prof. Carlos Marcial Torres, during an interview with EFE, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 14, 2017. EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ

This couple of undocumented immigrants fears for the health of their disabled daughter

 05/22/2017 - 16:54
April suffers from childhood cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Her parents have been illegal immigrants for 16 years. Photo: Heidi de Marco/KHN. Source: The Atlantic.

A couple of undocumented Mexicans fear being deported and failing to achieve the same means and benefits outside the United States, to ensure a minimum quality of life for April, their daughter with cerebral palsy.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 4:30pm
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April suffers from childhood cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Her parents have been undocumented immigrants for 16 years. Photo: Heidi de Marco/KHN. Source: The Atlantic.

Notifica: a new mobile app to alert people of immigration raids

 03/31/2017 - 04:37
A woman using the new mobile app, Notifica, that allows undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in Austin, Texas, United States. EFE/ALEX SEGURA LOZANO

A new mobile app called Notifica will allow undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 4:00am
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A woman using the new mobile app, Notifica, that allows undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in Austin, Texas, United States. EFE/ALEX SEGURA LOZANO

Hispanics are 8% of Philly's firefighters

 03/30/2017 - 14:59
Adam Thiel es el Comisionado del Departamento de Bomberos de Filadelfia. Foto: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

In a dialogue with AL DÍA News, the Philadelphia Fire Department leader spoke about the presence of Latinos in the organization and the importance of strengthening community relations to prevent emergencies.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Adam K. Thiel, Philadelphia's Fire Department Commissioner Photo: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

El conocimiento es poder en tiempos de Trump

 03/21/2017 - 13:09
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump. Foto: Peter Pedemonti. 

Knowledge is Power: How Local Orgs are Fighting ICE in Trump’s Era

 03/21/2017 - 13:06
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Local social justice organizations are ramping up and changing tactics in the era of Donald Trump.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 

Consulates ban together against Trump

 03/03/2017 - 01:27
Centro de Defensoria Mexican Consulate.
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The Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia held the official inauguration of the “Legal Defense Center” for Mexican immigrant rights within its offices, located at 111 South Independence Mall East,.

Given the new immigration measures announced by the United States government and President Trump, the President of Mexico instructed all of the Mexican Consulates in this country to become “authentic defenders of the rights of [Mexican] immigrants.”

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:22pm
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Centro de Defensoria Mexican Consulate.

[OP-ED]: Don’t be blinded by the flattery from college recruiters

 01/26/2017 - 08:58
Last February, the Department of Education created a Student Aid Enforcement Unit to respond more quickly and efficiently to allegations of questionable actions, misconduct or suspected fraud by higher education institutions. It aimed to build on steps the Obama administration had taken to protect students from aggressive recruiting practices. 

Many high schools across the country require that sophomores take the preliminary SAT or the practice ACT in preparation for the junior-year tests, which help determine their competitiveness at highly selective schools. When they do this, the students have the option to fill in a bubble on their answer packet agreeing to let prospective schools contact them in the future.

This is how it came to be that on the day after the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, my mailbox was stuffed with 12 (and counting) ego-stroking letters from colleges across the country for my youngest son.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 8:24am
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Last February, the Department of Education created a Student Aid Enforcement Unit to respond more quickly and efficiently to allegations of questionable actions, misconduct or suspected fraud by higher education institutions. It aimed to build on steps the Obama administration had taken to protect students from aggressive recruiting practices. 

Más acceso para empresas latinas promete el Comisionado de Adquisiciones Trevor Day

 06/16/2017 - 11:21
Trevor Day, Comisionado del Departamento de Adquisiciones de Filadelfia habla sobre oportunidades de contratos ofrecidos para negocios durante una sesión de diálogo en las oficinas de AL DIA News  Photo: Samantha Laub/AL DIA
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El comisionado para las Adquisiones de la ciudad habló con AL DÍA News sobre los servicios que su oficina presta a propietarios de empresas pequeñas que tengan interés en acceder a la contratación pública.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:45pm
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Trevor Day, Comisionado del Departamento de Adquisiciones de Filadelfia habla sobre oportunidades de contratos ofrecidos para negocios durante una sesión de diálogo en las oficinas de AL DIA News  Photo: Samantha Laub/AL DIA