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[OP-ED]: On immigration, conservatives premiere a new office of political theater

 05/17/2017 - 09:26
The data confirms it. Studies show that illegal immigrants commit crimes at lower levels than the native-born. The FBI reports that cities with high numbers of illegal immigrants are among the safest in the country.
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 When they criticize laws against hate crimes, conservatives claim we shouldn’t create special classes of victims. 

Well, forget all that. It turns out that they feel differently when they can get political mileage from exploiting the public’s fear of illegal immigrants. Then they’re all in.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 8:45am
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The data confirms it. Studies show that illegal immigrants commit crimes at lower levels than the native-born. The FBI reports that cities with high numbers of illegal immigrants are among the safest in the country.

“Help Wanted” at the City of Philadelphia

 04/14/2017 - 09:54
Director of the Office of Human Resources, Pedro Rodriguez, wants to bring diversity to city government.

Honduran woman saves herself, family from violent extortion gang

 04/12/2017 - 07:42
Undated photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing 37-year-old Honduran citizen Carolina, who fled from their native Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, because for over a year Barrio 18 members had demanded more and more protection money every week to "watch over your business." EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez
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Carolina and her family fled from their native Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, because for over a year Barrio 18 members had demanded more and more protection money every week to "watch over your business."Their original destination had been the United States until Donald Trump's arrival in the White House temporarily put the brakes on that idea.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:30am
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Undated photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing 37-year-old Honduran citizen Carolina, who fled from their native Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, because for over a year Barrio 18 members had demanded more and more protection money every week to "watch over your business." EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Young Latinos head for Washington to tell Trump to stop deporting families

 04/11/2017 - 04:57
Latino and African-American children and teens during a protest before leaving on a bus for Washington to send a strong message to US President Donald Trump to stop deporting undocumented immigrants, in Miami, United States on Apr. 10, 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera
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Forty Latino and African-American children and teens left Miami on a bus for Washington Monday to send a strong message to US President Donald Trump to stop deporting undocumented immigrants.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 5:00am
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Latino and African-American children and teens during a protest before leaving on a bus for Washington to send a strong message to US President Donald Trump to stop deporting undocumented immigrants, in Miami, United States on Apr. 10, 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera

Julianne Pachico: “Es más fácil escribir de un país cuando no estás allí”

 03/28/2017 - 07:22
Julianne Pachico es la autora de The Lucky Ones, una novela de relatos cortos que ha sido aclamada por la prensa de Estados Unidos por ser un fiel retrato de la violenta realidad de Colombia durante los últimos veinte años. 

De madre inglesa y padre americano,  Julianne Pachico creció en Cali, Colombia, en un ambiente marcado por las fuertes diferencias sociales y el miedo a la guerrilla pero también por el calor y el afecto de la gente colombiana. Siete años después, la escritora publica The Lucky Ones, una novela de relatos cortos que ha sido aclamada por la prensa de Estados Unidos por ser un fiel retrato de la violenta realidad del país en los últimos veinte años. 

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 7:15am
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Julianne Pachico es la autora de The Lucky Ones, una novela de relatos cortos que ha sido aclamada por la prensa de Estados Unidos por ser un fiel retrato de la violenta realidad de Colombia durante los últimos veinte años. 

Puerto Rico consigue protección contra la bancarrota, pero no todos lo celebran

 05/09/2017 - 13:37
Puerto Rico. Foto Cortesía de Creative Commons Wikimedia.
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Puerto Rico recurre a la protección contra la bancarrota.

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
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Puerto Rico. Foto Cortesía de Creative Commons Wikimedia.

Puerto Rico gets bankruptcy protection but not all are celebrating

 05/08/2017 - 15:20
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello Nevares (L), next to representative to the Fiscal Oversight Boar (JSF), Elias Sanchez (R), during a press conference at La Fortaleza Governor residence. Puerto Rico on Wednesday sought relief under a law enacted to help the United States commonwealth restructure its massive debt load, paving the way for what could be the largest-ever bankruptcy case involving a US local government entity.. EFE
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Puerto Rico files for bankruptcy protection.

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello Nevares (L), next to representative to the Fiscal Oversight Boar (JSF), Elias Sanchez (R), during a press conference at La Fortaleza Governor residence. Puerto Rico on Wednesday sought relief under a law enacted to help the United States commonwealth restructure its massive debt load, paving the way for what could be the largest-ever bankruptcy case involving a US local government entity.. EFE

How far does free speech go?

 03/28/2017 - 18:01
LGBT rally in Madrid. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia.

With Pope's visit: 'Be prepared to walk'

 06/16/2015 - 16:40
With Pope's visit: 'Be prepared to walk'
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With the expectation of almost two million people in town for the Papal visit, Philly commuters should brace themselves and plan accordingly.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 4:28pm
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