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[OP-ED]: Hispanics show a diversity of opinion - including on Trump’s border wall

 03/23/2017 - 08:15
Más de 600 empresas que se registraron para demostrar su interés en participar en la construcción del muro fronterizo del presidente Trump desde fines de febrero, 62 son empresas “de propiedad hispano americana”. EFE
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There was a moment in the now-defunct Fox animated sitcom “Bordertown” when the protagonist, a Mexican immigrant named Ernesto Gonzalez, rails against newcomers.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 8:00am
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More than 600 businesses that have formally registered interest in helping to build President Trump’s border wall since late February, 62 are “Hispanic American Owned” businesses.

Border wall questioned since most illegal immigrants in US arrived legally

 03/07/2017 - 06:15
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The need to build a wall along the Mexican border is questioned in a report released Monday showing that, since 2007, there have been more immigrants in the US who came here legally with temporary visas and stayed on after their documents expired than there have been immigrants who crossed the border illegally with no documents.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:08am
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A United States Border Patrol vehicle sits next to a wall and fence along the Rio Grande River on the United States side near McAllen, Texas, USA, 28 February 2017. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

Trump only has $20 million to build $21 billion US-Mexico border wall

 03/03/2017 - 05:06
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Document seen by Reuters reveals US government lacks funds to fulfill Trump’s campaign promise

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:58am
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The photo, taken on March 2, 2017, shows Mexican deputy Braulio Guerra climbed to the top of the border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). Guerra, of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), rose to the fence that divides Mexico and the United States to prove that it is "absurd" that President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA / ONLY EDITORIAL USE / NOT SALES

The US footballers crossing Mexico's border

 02/28/2017 - 04:55
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Despite President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Mexicans crossing the border to the US, American soccer players such as Omar Gonzalez are heading south for new opportunities, more money and a better standard of football.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:33am
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Despite President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Mexicans crossing the border to the US, American soccer players such as Omar Gonzalez are heading south for new opportunities, more money and a better standard of football. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

The Oscars: García Bernal Takes Aim at Trump's Wall

 02/27/2017 - 03:17
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The Oscars ceremony included gentle swings at President Trump. The most direct message came from Mexican actor Gabriel García Bernal: "As a Mexican, as a Latin American, as a migrant worker, as a human being, I am against any form of wall that wants to separate us."

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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:27am
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"As a Mexican, as a Latin American, as a migrant worker, as a human being, I am against any form of wall that wants to separate us" said Mexican actor Gabriel García Bernal during the Oscars ceremony, yesterday. A handout photo made available by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) on 26 February 2017 shows presenters Hailee Steinfeld and Gael Garcia Bernal onstage during the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 26 February 2017. EFE/AARON POOLE / AMPAS

"Let me be clear": US officials downplay Trump's anti-immigration comments on Mexico

 02/24/2017 - 03:50
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Thursday downplayed the aggressive comments of President Donald Trump regarding stricter policies on illegal immigration in a tense visit to Mexico City, putting some of the responsibility for the problem on Central America.

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 3:12am
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Homeland Security chief John Kelly, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray (2-R), and Mexican Secretary of State Miguel Angel Osorio (R), moments after a press conference in Mexico City, Mexico, Feb. 23, 2017. EFE/Jose Mendez
 

 

Trump's envoys head to Mexico as cracks emerge in border wall plan

 02/22/2017 - 08:13
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Mexico will host its first high-profile Donald Trump envoys this week with at least one consolation: the proposed border wall is itself walled in, for now, by Washington bureaucracy, as reported in The Guardian.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 8:02am
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Followers of the left-wing Mexican party Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) knock down a wall during a performance in front of the United States embassy, Monday, February 20, 2017, in Mexico City. PRD has begun an action plan to face the "xenophobic policy" of US President Donald Trump against Mexican migrants. EFE / STR

Left Behind

 02/15/2017 - 03:39
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When an anonymous Mexican man was taken to an American hospital after a car crash, a 16-year quest began. Lying in a persistent vegetative state, he became a source of hope for thousands of families looking for lost loved ones. As reported in The Guardian.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:16am
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When an anonymous Mexican man was taken to an American hospital after a car crash near the US-Mexico border, a 16-year quest began. Lying in a persistent vegetative state, he became a source of hope for thousands of migrant families looking for lost loved ones. EFE/ Alejandro Zepeda

When a Border Wall Becomes a Big Canvas

 02/14/2017 - 04:46
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Donald Trump’s executive order to build a border wall has caused frustration and anger, but it’s also shining a light on an urgent and focused set of artists, reported The Guardian.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 4:24am
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Donald Trump’s executive order to build a border wall has caused frustration and anger, but it’s also shining a light on an urgent and focused set of artists

Fear and Loathing in Tijuana

 02/03/2017 - 05:32
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The Mexican border city of Tijuana is reacting with fear to President Trump, reports The Economist

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 5:19am
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Memorial coffins on the US-Mexico barrier for those killed crossing the border fence in Tijuana, México. Photo: Tomas Castelazo/Creative Commons

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