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Stepping-up the fight for immigrants

 06/21/2017 - 17:04
Abel Rodríguez, Cabrini University, Center on Immigration
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A Latino professor leads Philadelphia's first academic Center on Immigration issues.

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With the Center on Immigration, Cabrini's goal is to become a regional leader in creating knowledge about issues that affect immigrant communities in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

[OP-ED]: Our society is splitting apart at the seams

 06/19/2017 - 17:21
Members of an FBI Evidence Response Team work on the scene of a shootout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. EFE
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Here are some “offenses” that can get you killed by a hate crime these days in America the Broken:

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:45pm
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Members of an FBI Evidence Response Team work on the scene of a shootout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. EFE

Due to a health problem, he preferred to seek sanctuary before being deported

 06/13/2017 - 14:46
David Chávez-Macias (r) and his wife. Source: https://www.gannett-cdn.com
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David Chávez-Macias sought refuge at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in northern Nevada, after learning he could be deported.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
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David Chávez-Macias (r) and his wife. Source: https://www.gannett-cdn.com

Nicaraguan priest and former UN General Assembly President dies at 89

 06/09/2017 - 06:27
File photo dated June 3, 2015 showing Catholic priest and former Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Miguel D'Escoto, during a press conference in Managua, Nicaragua. EFE/MARIO LOPEZ
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The Nicaraguan government headed by Sandinista Daniel Ortega expressed its "profound dismay and sadness" over the death of Miguel  D'Escoto, the first priest to occupy the UN presidency.

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Friday, June 9, 2017 - 6:15am
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File photo dated June 3, 2015 showing Catholic priest and former Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Miguel D'Escoto, during a press conference in Managua, Nicaragua. EFE/MARIO LOPEZ

Jaime Espinal, the New Wrestling Superstar Comes from Puerto Rico

 06/08/2017 - 04:47
Puerto Rican Olympic wrestler Jaime Espinal (L), during a training session in San Juan, Puerto Rico. EFE/Jorge J. Muñiz
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Puerto Rican Olympic wrestler Jaime Espinal, who won a silver medal at the 2012 London Games, this week will fulfill his dream of participating in a World Wrestling Entertainment event.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:30am
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Puerto Rican Olympic wrestler Jaime Espinal (L), during a training session in San Juan, Puerto Rico. EFE/Jorge J. Muñiz

Hermanos Duarte acuden en ayuda de indocumentados: "No queremos que esto pase a otras familias"

 06/07/2017 - 04:21
A  Mexican family from National City, California, denounced undercover federal immigration agents, in unmarked cars, showed up outside their home last Tuesday and arrested his parents.They made a You Tube video to draw public attention to the issue.

El pasado 23 de mayo, los padres de los hermanos Duarte, residentes en National City, CA, fueron detenidos por la Patrulla Fronteriza y desde entonces permanecen bajo custodia federal en espera de una audiencia ante un juez de inmigración.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 4:00am
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Los hermanos Duarte, de National City, California, residen solos en casa desde que sus padres fueron detenidos por fuerzas del ICE y esperan el proceso de deportación, el pasado 23 de mayo. 

[OP-ED]: Documentary ‘Elián’ Brings Back Painful Memories for Cubans

 06/06/2017 - 16:28
Elián nació en Cárdenas, una tranquila ciudad costera tres horas al este de La Habana. Y yo también. Solo para sumar otro elemento de coincidencia, mi hermano menor, que vive en Miami y es médico, también se llama Elián. Foto: Cibercuba
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“Elián,” a recently released documentary about the saga of Elián González, the little Cuban castaway that became a worldwide cause célèbre 17 years ago, is bringing back painful memories of the Cold War-induced bitter political battle between South Florida Cuban-Americans and Cubans on the island. At a time when President Trump seems poised to reverse Barack Obama’s measures and go back to a Cuba policy of hostility and irrationality, the film becomes even more distressing.

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Elián, who became the most famous little boy in the world, was born in Cárdenas, a quiet coastal city three hours east of Havana. And so was I. Just to add another element of coincidence, my youngest brother, a doctor in Miami, also is named Elián. Photo: Cibercuba

Paris Climate Deal: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

 06/01/2017 - 05:39
US President Donald J. Trump walks out at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 31 May 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

The President of the United States said he will announce Thursday whether or not his country will leave the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, according to the president"s personal Twitter account.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 5:15am
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US President Donald J. Trump walks out at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 31 May 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Families of Mexico's disappeared mount protest

 05/31/2017 - 08:18
Protesters march against forced disappearances in Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/SASHENKA GUTIERREZ
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Mexico has more than 30,000 missing persons, according to figures from the National Registry of Missing or Disappeared Persons.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 8:15am
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Protesters march against forced disappearances in Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/SASHENKA GUTIERREZ

California siblings plead for parents arrested by immigration

 05/30/2017 - 04:44
A  Mexican family from National City, California, denounced undercover federal immigration agents, in unmarked cars, showed up outside their home last Tuesday and arrested his parents.They made a You Tube video to draw public attention to the issue.

The four Duarte siblings, residents in National City, California, denounced undercover federal immigration agents, in unmarked cars, showed up outside their home last Tuesday and arrested his parents, who are Mexican immigrants.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:00am
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A  Mexican family from National City, California, denounced undercover federal immigration agents, in unmarked cars, showed up outside their home last Tuesday and arrested his parents.They made a You Tube video to draw public attention to the issue.