Manuel Portillo, sobreviviente del conflicto armado de Guatemala y director de Community Engagement del Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, es hoy un tejedor de vida en Filadelfia.
Manuel Portillo, the director of community engagement at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, is a survivor of the brutality that Guatemala suffered in the armed conflict. Today, he is a weaver of life in Philly.
Some very wise men once said, "There will be no second chance to get the 2020 census right ... [and] we will all live with the results for a decade."
The city of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro joined a national lawsuit aiming to block Trump Administration’s move to ask for citizenship information on the 2020 census.
Last Monday, the US Department of Commerce announced that it would add a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census after the Department of Justice required it so.
El pasado lunes, el Departamento de Comercio de Estados Unidos anunció que agregaría una pregunta sobre estatus migratorio en el Censo del 2020, después de haber sido exigido por el Departamento de Justicia.
In another radical change of mind, President Trump hovered the possibility of finally granting citizenship to the DACA recipients, in a period of 10 to 12 years.
En otro cambio rotundo de opinión, el Presidente Trump asomó la posibilidad de otorgarle finalmente la ciudadanía a los jóvenes beneficiarios de DACA, en un lapso de 10 a 12 años.
Among the persons that provided poignant testimonials on positive benefits from DACA during the recent ceremony in Philadelphia’s City Hall commemorating the fifth anniversary of that fair-minded initiative instituted by former President Obama were two persons from countries that few ever connect with the controversy around undocumented immigrants in the United States.
En la ceremonia llevada a cabo la semana pasada en la alcaldía de Filadelfia para celebrar el quinto aniversario del DACA, hubo dos personas en concreto que aportaron testimonios muy convincentes sobre los beneficios de este programa, instaurado por el expresidente Obama para dar estatus legal temporal a los inmigrantes que entraron ilegalmente en el país siendo menores.
María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois have introduced a new DREAM Act. Oh boy. I really wish they hadn’t done that.
A voting day towards a National Constituent Assembly, called by the regime of Nicholas Maduro, resulted in 16 deaths in the hands of the militias of the regime, against an abstention that the governmental machinery insists in denying.
A group of Hispanic Congressional Democrats introduced today a new project to protect “dreamers” - or undocumented youth who came to the United States as minors - from the deportation, under the name of the American Hope Act.
The health reform in the Senate had not yet fallen when the Republican bench in the House of Representatives presented its fiscal proposal, a project that also divides the GOP.
Perhaps if we explain to the president the 140 million dollars that the dreamers contribute annually to the coffers of the state, he will keep DACA intact.
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez has asked a federal judge to dismiss his allegation of corruption, citing a ruling by the US Supreme Court that narrowed the definition of conduct that could lead to such prosecutions.
At the risk of setting off more fireworks, I’ve spent the days surrounding the Fourth of July trying to answer a question that has perplexed U.S. Latinos for generations. Whether the yardstick is starting businesses, creating jobs, spreading opportunity, serving in uniform or displaying optimism in hard times, America’s largest minority has shown time and again that we love this country.
But does the country love us back?
Thank you, thank you, thank you, President Trump.
I offer my gratitude because after years of being the last of my immigrant family members to undertake the naturalization process, my mother just took the oath to become a U.S. citizen.
Inconcebible hasta hace pocos años, hoy miles de ciudadanos estadounidenses, así como residentes permanentes nacidos en Cuba, están recuperando su ciudadanía de nacimiento y, literalmente, volviendo a casa.
It was unthinkable a few years ago, but thousands of Cuban-born U.S. citizens and permanent residents are reclaiming the citizenship of their birth and, literally, going back home again.
Donald Trump’s government is using high-tech surveillance and data software to locate immigrant citizens for deportation.
David Chávez-Macias sought refuge at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in northern Nevada, after learning he could be deported.
Es posible entender la progresión de las estrategias racistas en el estado de Texas tan sólo revisando la historia del trato hacia los inmigrantes mexicanos.
Several men who agreed to join the US military in exchange for a citizenship opportunity are currently on Mexico's border after being deported.