I have tried to evaluate Donald Trump’s presidency fairly. I’ve praised him when he has appointed competent people to high office and expressed support for his policies when they seemed serious and sensible (even though this has drawn criticism from some quarters). But there has always been another aspect to this presidency lurking beneath the surface, sometimes erupting into full view as it did this week. Donald Trump, in much of his rhetoric and many of his actions, poses a danger to American democracy.
This is what the family of Roberto Beristain has had to understand by force, after the deportation of the father of family, founder of a business and immigrant of Mexican origin, who arrived in the country more than 20 years ago.
Esto es lo que la familia de Roberto Beristain ha tenido que entender por la fuerza, tras la deportación del padre de familia, fundador de un negocio e inmigrante de origen mexicano, quien llegó al país hace más de 20 años.
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The recent Republican debacle on health care could prove to be an opportunity. It highlighted, yet again, the complexity of America’s system, which continues to be by far the most expensive and inefficient in the advanced world.
El reciente desastre republicano con respecto a la atención médica podría ser una oportunidad. Subrayó, una vez más, la complejidad del sistema estadounidense, que continúa siendo, por lejos, el más caro e ineficiente en el mundo avanzado.
The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.