The Spanish authorities said that the attacks that killed at least 14 people in Barcelona and Cambrils appeared to be part of a terrorist cell’s extensive plot led by the imam of a the small mountain town of Ripoll. He may have died a day before the attacks when explosives that the group was manufacturing accidentally detonated.
President Trump condemned the attack in a Twitter post. “Be tough & strong, we love you!,” he wrote.
The Central American Minors (CAM) Program was established by former President Barack Obama in 2014 in order to offered legal protection to thousands of unaccompanied minors and families from Central America who arrived at the U.S-Mexico border seeking entry into the United States.
Several beneficiary 'dreamers' met Tuesday at the city hall to share their experiences in the deferred action program for arrivals during childhood.
Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.
Arguing economic reasons, President Trump announced that the Department of Defense will not re-recruit transgender people. Several studies indicate that the president not only takes a step back in the inclusion of the LGBT community to the Armed Forces, but that its measurement could affect the troop's morale.
Nacida en South Philly de padres inmigrantes Latinos, Michelle Angela Ortiz ha sido premiada con la prestigiosa beca de la Robert Rauschenberg Foundation por su trabajo con los inmigrantes indocumentados y las familias separadas por deportaciones. Su primer sketchbook fueron hojas de papel botadas.
When people my age look back on their college days, they often recall being “starving” students. But, back in a time when it was possible to complete a university education with some scholarships, a modest student loan and a part-time job, few of my peers were ever truly hungry.
Accused of living in a protected area, the farming families of Laguna Larga were evicted on a judge's order and their homes burned down by the army.
President Donald Trump announced today his support for a bill that would halve legal immigration to the country over the next decade and eliminate the annual international contest for which the US government raises residence permits.
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.
In the early hours of the morning, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has again arrested the opposition political leaders Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, who had been transferred to their homes as a gesture of conciliation prior to the Constituent Assembly.
Michelle Angela Ortiz, a native from South Philly born to Latino immigrants, is one of the nine artists from around the country awarded $100,000 for their demonstrated commitment to social engagement.
For those of us who had hoped that American attitudes toward death were shifting in ways that would promote a wider reconstruction of the health care system, there’s discouraging news from Health Affairs, the pre-eminent journal of health policy. It devotes its latest issue to “end-of-life” care and finds that -- at least so far -- the power to make health care more compassionate and cost-effective is limited.
Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey analyzed the effects that an eventual Republican-driven health counter-reform would have on the lives of millions of Americans.
The Mexican Foreign Ministry confirmed that 25 of the 39 people who were left inside a trailer of a truck in San Antonio, Texas, are of Mexican nationality.
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.
The Venezuelan crisis is not a myth. Just take a look at the numbers of Venezuelans seeking asylum throughout the world to understand that it is easier to abandon everything than to succumb to the Bolivarian Revolution.
Through Rebuild Philadelphia, the city council intends to repair parks and recreational centers in the next seven years.
Son muchos los que piensan que los primeros seis meses de la presidencia de Donald Trump han sido un desastre de proporciones titánicas.
President Trump’s first six months in office look to many like a disaster of titanic proportions.
El drama que muchas mujeres viven en los burdeles de Ciudad Juárez visto por el lente de la artista hispana Ada Trillo.
Artist Ada Luisa Trillo’s latest exhibit, photographs in the brothels of Juarez, Mexico, examines how women become entangled in sex work and what can be done to get them where they want to be.
Two Republican senators have deflected the Trump Administration's new health proposal, condemning it to die even before it reaches the floor of the Senate.