Department of Homeland Security

US to prosecute parents who pay "coyotes" to ferry kids over border

 04/21/2017 - 03:50
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks next to US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during a press conference in El Paso, Texas, United States, Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Luis Pablo Hernandez
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised Thursday to prosecute parents who pay people-traffickers to help their children illegally cross the border into the US from Mexico and confirmed that the White House is still committed to build a wall along the two countries

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks next to US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during a press conference in El Paso, Texas, United States, Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Luis Pablo Hernandez

At Border Security Expo, Trump's Border Wall Plans Had Constructors Drooling

 04/14/2017 - 04:06
The U.S. border fence near EL PASO. Wikimedia

[OP-ED]: Hispanics need you to go to bat for them

 04/06/2017 - 09:36
Chicago’s immigrant community was horrified that their worst fears had come true. Emboldened by the Trump administration’s vow to “take the shackles off” of ICE agents and reprioritize any unlawfully present immigrants for deportation, the focus is no longer on those with the most severe criminal convictions. ThinkstockPhotos
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Last year, in the Harvard Business Review, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox wrote that in order to get more women and minorities into corporate America, diversity initiatives must harness the credibility, power and political capital of white men.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 8:15am
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Chicago’s immigrant community was horrified that their worst fears had come true. Emboldened by the Trump administration’s vow to “take the shackles off” of ICE agents and reprioritize any unlawfully present immigrants for deportation, the focus is no longer on those with the most severe criminal convictions. ThinkstockPhotos

Deadline nears for contestants in Trump’s border wall ‘pageant’

 03/30/2017 - 03:42
The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

Terror Behind Laptops and Tablets

 03/27/2017 - 08:54
PHL airport travelers needs o be weary of bringing laptops on board their next flight.

[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.

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. 

US restricts electronic devices on flights from 8 Muslim-majority countries

 03/21/2017 - 12:30
A file picture showing the exterior of Fort Lauderdale International Airport's Terminal 2. EFE
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The United States is requiring electronic devices larger than mobile phones to be placed in checked baggage on direct flights to the US from eight Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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A file picture showing the exterior of Fort Lauderdale International Airport's Terminal 2. EFE