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Obama unveils design of his future library and presidential museum

 05/04/2017 - 05:32
Former US President Barack Obama points out features of the Obama Presidential Center as he participates in a roundtable discussion and community meeting at the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 03 May 2017. EPA/TANNEN MAURY

The center will be used to "train the next generation of leadership, the Michelle Robinsons of today and the Barack Obamas of today."

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Former US President Barack Obama points out features of the Obama Presidential Center as he participates in a roundtable discussion and community meeting at the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 03 May 2017. EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Eduardo “Lalo” Sánchez: the mask maker without borders

 04/19/2017 - 11:27
To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez
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The mystical power that many attribute to the masks of the fighters begins in the patient hands of a seamstress who has dedicated his life to give a face to the Mexican superheroes.

 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
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To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez

[OP-ED]: Nueva York garantiza asistencia legal gratuita a todos sus inmigrantes

 04/12/2017 - 07:48
In a groundbreaking decision, New York state’s 2017-2018 budget earmarks $10 million to provide free legal assistance to immigrants, $4 million of which have specifically been assigned to provide lawyers to all immigrants at risk of deportation by expanding the Vera Institute of Justice’s New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP).
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La política extremista antiinmigrante de la administración Trump ha sembrado el terror en las comunidades inmigrantes de todo el país. Pero Nueva York, fiel a su reputación como el estado inmigrante por excelencia, pronto se convertirá en el primero en toda la nación en darles a todos los inmigrantes pobres que enfrentan deportación, una oportunidad efectiva de defenderse.

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En una decisión sin precedentes, el presupuesto para 2018 del estado de Nueva York destina $10 millones a proveer asistencia legal gratuita a inmigrantes, de los que $4 millones se asignan específicamente para suministrar abogados a todos los inmigrantes en peligro de ser deportados mediante la expansión del Proyecto para la Unidad de las Familias Inmigrantes de Nueva York (NYIFUP) del Instituto Vera para la Justicia. EFE

[OP-ED]: New York’s Pioneering Initiative Gives Immigrants a Fighting Chance

 04/11/2017 - 15:17
In a groundbreaking decision, New York state’s 2017-2018 budget earmarks $10 million to provide free legal assistance to immigrants, $4 million of which have specifically been assigned to provide lawyers to all immigrants at risk of deportation by expanding the Vera Institute of Justice’s New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP).
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The Trump administration’s extreme anti-immigration policies have terrorized immigrant communities all over the country, but New York, living up to its reputation as the quintessential immigrant state, is becoming the first in the nation to provide a fighting chance to all poor immigrants facing deportation.

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In a groundbreaking decision, New York state’s 2017-2018 budget earmarks $10 million to provide free legal assistance to immigrants, $4 million of which have specifically been assigned to provide lawyers to all immigrants at risk of deportation by expanding the Vera Institute of Justice’s New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP).

A Mexican Designer Shows that "Anti-Trump" Can Be Fashion

 04/10/2017 - 05:47
Ricardo Seco, center, with two of his recent creations. INSTAGRAM
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Mexican-born, New York-based Ricardo Seco brings political messages to NY Fashion Week

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Ricardo Seco, center, with two of his recent creations. INSTAGRAM

Philly Latino Food Revolution

 04/06/2017 - 16:29
Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.
 
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Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.

 

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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

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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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 

[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.

"Wall of backpacks" set up as immigrant exhibit in opposition to Trump

 03/23/2017 - 06:11
View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00am
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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA

In Kensington, the drug trade tells a tale of two neighborhoods

 03/09/2016 - 09:51
Fall, 2015. An empty baby stroller found in a string of vacant lots frequented by drug users on Hart Lane in northwest Kensington. (All photos by Max Marin unless otherwise noted.)

While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:30am
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Fall, 2015. An empty baby stroller found in a string of vacant lots frequented by drug users on Hart Lane in northwest Kensington. (All photos by Max Marin unless otherwise noted.)

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