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A group of "dreamers" (undocumented youth benefited by the Deferred Action known as DACA) arrives in Washington after making a 250-mile trip from New York, a city they left 15 days ago to ask Congress to find a solution that allow them to stay legally and permanently in the country. EFE / Shawn Thew

This March 5 is the deadline imposed by the Donald Trump government to Congress to meet a solution to the hundreds of thousands of undocumented youth in the country. Political incapacity has resulted in inaction, and many perceive this as the failure of the legislative body.

5 de Marzo, el día en el que el Congreso le falló a los Dreamers

 03/05/2018 - 12:10
Un grupo de "soñadores" (jóvenes indocumentados beneficiados por la Acción Diferida conocida como DACA) llega a Washington después de hacer un recorrido de 250 millas desde Nueva York, ciudad de la que salió hace 15 días para pedir al Congreso que encuentre una solución que les permita quedarse legalmente en el país de manera permanente. EFE/ Shawn Thew

Este 5 de Marzo se cumple la fecha límite impuesta por el gobierno de Donald Trump al Congreso para que consiguieran una solución a los cientos de miles de jóvenes indocumentados en el país. La incapacidad política se ha traducido en inacción, y muchos perciben esto como el fracaso del órgano legislativo.

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[OP-ED]: Justificar el mal comportamiento de un adulto como acto de inmadurez, es un gran disparate

 08/01/2017 - 12:47
Lo realmente repugnante es que las mismas autoridades gubernamentales que proclaman que los menores son estrictamente responsables de sus actos y deben, o deberían, tener la madurez de un adulto, también fabrican excusas para aquellos adultos que violan la ley, o se permiten justificar los actos equívocos cometidos por mayores de edad por ser fruto de su inmadurez. 

Mientras los medios de comunicación no dejan de bombardearnos con noticias sobre el comportamiento inapropiado del presidente Trump, su familia y su administración, un fallo reciente de un tribunal de Filadelfia no está recibiendo la atención que se merece. 

[OP-ED]: In today’s immigration debate, even the truth is controversial

 06/29/2017 - 09:28
Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Thomas Homan talks about the immigration policies of the Trump administration during a press conference in the press room James Brady of the White House in Washington. EFE

How absurd has the immigration debate become? This absurd: It is now considered controversial when people simply tell the truth. 

As when the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement explains the cold reality that anyone in the United States without the proper legal documents “should be concerned” about being apprehended and deported.

Orange is the New Black's Diane Guerrero backs bipartisan bill for national Latino museum

 06/16/2017 - 07:17
The popular actress joined the partisan group of legislators that introduced a bill Thursday to create an Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall. They ask for an institution that recognizes Hispanic contributions to American history.

"Build Museums Not Walls" is the slogan of the lawmakers supporting a bill to create an American Latino Museum in Washington. The bill was presented on June 15, 2017, in front of the Congress. Diane Guerrero, know for her role in Orange is the New Black, is among the supporters. Photo: @Latinomuseum/Twitter. 

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Demonstrators gather at Texas Capitol to protest law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state.

 05/30/2017 - 02:56
Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

About 1,000 demonstrators arrived from Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia and protested with other Texas organizations to express their disagreement with SB4, which allows local authorities to question the immigration status of people who, for example, are detained or arrested for a traffic violation.

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