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US-India: Trump and Modi pledge cooperation, avoid tensions on immigration

 06/27/2017 - 06:57
US President Donald J. Trump (R), with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L), delivers remarks during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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In their first official meeting, the President of the United States and the Indian Prime Minister talked about trade and defense cooperation, terrorism, but avoided immigration and climate change, issues in which both leaders differ. India is the country most affected by Trump's decision to tighten controls on granting the H-1B visa, which benefits foreign workers.

 

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 6:45am
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US President Donald J. Trump (R), with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L), delivers remarks during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

“No Guacamole For Immigrant Haters”: the experience of a street artist painting the border in Arizona

 06/19/2017 - 10:52
Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 
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While hate seems to rise up across the world, the border town Ajo fights for hope through art

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Harriet Wood, "Hazard" is an urban artist who left her work of solidarity embodied in the walls of Ajo, Arizona. Photo supplied.

“No hay guacamole para los anti-inmigrantes”: la experiencia de una artista callejera pintando la frontera en Arizona

 06/19/2017 - 10:44
Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 
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Mientras el odio parece resurgir en todo el mundo, la ciudad fronteriza de Ajo lucha por la esperanza a través del arte.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Esperanza Escribano
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Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 

Orange is the New Black's Diane Guerrero backs bipartisan bill for national Latino museum

 06/16/2017 - 07:17
The popular actress joined the partisan group of legislators that introduced a bill Thursday to create an Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall. They ask for an institution that recognizes Hispanic contributions to American history.
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"Build Museums Not Walls" is the slogan of the lawmakers supporting a bill to create an American Latino Museum in Washington. The bill was presented on June 15, 2017, in front of the Congress. Diane Guerrero, know for her role in Orange is the New Black, is among the supporters. Photo: @Latinomuseum/Twitter. 

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The popular actress joined the partisan group of legislators that introduced a bill Thursday to create an Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall. They ask for an institution that recognizes Hispanic contributions to American history.

Call for Georgia migrant detention center closures after several deaths

 05/26/2017 - 04:23
Adelina Nichols, executive director of the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, speaks during an immigration detention centers protest at the local field office for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 25 May 2017. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER
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Report by Penn State Law documented the deplorable conditions and the failure to provide adequate medical care to detainees with health issues and warns Trump’s desire to expand capacity would make it worse.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 4:00am
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Adelina Nichols, executive director of the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, speaks during an immigration detention centers protest at the local field office for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 25 May 2017. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

Electing a new president won't solve Mexico's problems, writer Diego Osorno says

 05/26/2017 - 03:12
Mexican journalist Diego Osorno in Tijuana, Mexico on May 24, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Zepeda

The 36-year-old journalist made his remarks in the border city of Tijuana, where he presented the latest edition of his book "Oaxaca sitiada" (Besieged Oaxaca). He first wrote the work a decade ago to tell the story of a 2006 uprising in that impoverished, largely Indian-populated state against then-Gov. Ulises Ruiz.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:00am
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Mexican journalist Diego Osorno in Tijuana, Mexico on May 24, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Zepeda

[OP-ED]: No, America is not facing a race war

 05/25/2017 - 09:21
Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”
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For the past decade, the narrative of an upcoming Hispanic demographic tsunami has been alternately energizing and scaring people into believing that America will eventually become Latinized beyond recognition. 

Don’t worry, it isn’t going to happen.

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Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”

[OP-ED]: No, Estados Unidos no enfrenta una guerra racial

 05/25/2017 - 09:14
Los blancos ya ven a los descendientes de inmigrantes asiáticos y latinos como similares a ellos. Como consecuencia, los blancos los tratan como blancos. Ese proceso de ‘blanquización’ sólo aumentará en el futuro.
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En la década pasada, la narrativa de un inminente maremoto hispano alternadamente vigorizó y asustó a ciertos individuos, haciéndoles creer que Estados Unidos tarde o temprano será latinizado, hasta el punto de ser irreconocible. 

No se preocupen, no ocurrirá.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am
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Los blancos ya ven a los descendientes de inmigrantes asiáticos y latinos como similares a ellos. Como consecuencia, los blancos los tratan como blancos. Ese proceso de ‘blanquización’ sólo aumentará en el futuro.

[OP-ED]: Trump Policies – Another ‘Trail of Tears?’

 05/05/2017 - 16:57
Exhibit at Museum of the Cherokee Indian. LBWPhoto

A Guatemalan indigenous land rights activist wins the Goldman Environmental Prize

 04/25/2017 - 03:26
Guatemalan indigenous leader Rodrigo Tot poses during an interview with EFE in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

Rodrigo Tot, born in central Guatemala during the mining boom of the 1960s, spent much of his 59 years in a tenacious battle against the mining industry in the Lake Izabal region.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:15am
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Guatemalan indigenous leader Rodrigo Tot poses during an interview with EFE in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

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