#Latino

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

[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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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am
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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.”

What to see at the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival?

 05/23/2017 - 06:53
The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.
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The Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) returns next June 2 to 4 with a selection of the most astonishing work of emerging Latino and Latin American filmmakers. 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30am
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The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.

Claudia Meléndez: “En California ya vivimos esta oleada de anti-inmigración en los 90"

 05/22/2017 - 13:54
Nacida en Mexico y residente en California, Claudia Meléndez es autora de la novela"A Fighting Chance", un retrato de la comunidad inmigrante mexicana en Salinas. 

Entrevista con la periodista y escritora Latina Claudia Meléndez, especializada en temas de inmigración ilegal para el Monterey Herald. En 2015 publicó la novela"A Fighting Chance", un retrato de la comunidad inmigrante mexicana en Salinas. 

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 1:45pm
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Nacida en Mexico y residente en California, Claudia Meléndez es autora de la novela"A Fighting Chance", un retrato de la comunidad inmigrante mexicana en Salinas. 

Drake conquista unos Billboard con protagonismo especial para Juan Gabriel

 05/22/2017 - 09:56
El rapero estadounidense Drake posa con sus premios Billboard en Las Vegas (Estados Unidos) ayer, 21 de mayo de 2017. EFE/Nina Prommer

El rapero canadiense Drake conquistó los premios Billboard con una cifra récord de 13 premios, superando la marca de 12 trofeos obtenidos por la británica Adele en la edición de 2012, dentro de una ceremonia marcada por el recuerdo al mexicano Juan Gabriel.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:00am
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El rapero estadounidense Drake posa con sus premios Billboard en Las Vegas (Estados Unidos) ayer, 21 de mayo de 2017. EFE/Nina Prommer

The Phillies’ emerging Latino core

 05/22/2017 - 06:36
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Philly Mag runs a story about how the local baseball team expects to attract more Latino supporters to its fan base thanks to its increasing number of Latino players.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 6:15am
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A Party with a few friends - The Honorable Nelson Diaz' 70 Birthday Celebration

 05/21/2017 - 21:10
The Honorable Nelson Diaz speaks to the audience who attended his 70th Birthday reception at Taller Puertorriqueno this past Friday.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Many arrests and few deportations

 05/18/2017 - 16:24
Source: https://www.ice.gov/

According to national analysis, arrests of undocumented immigrants have increased by 40% during the new administration, although not all are deported.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:15pm
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[OP-ED]: The perils of assuming anything about the Latino vote

 05/18/2017 - 08:20
You don’t need to be a political scientist to figure out a few simple truths: In raw numbers, more and more Hispanics will cast ballots in upcoming elections -- as has been the case for the past 36 years.
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At the outset of their new book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,” Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes note that adviser David Plouffe prioritized three goals for Clinton to win: “It was important to have the right culture and mission, to manage Bill Clinton, and to effectively target Latino voters.”

We know how well that turned out.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
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You don’t need to be a political scientist to figure out a few simple truths: In raw numbers, more and more Hispanics will cast ballots in upcoming elections -- as has been the case for the past 36 years.

Así fue la noche de Richard Negrin tras los resultados de las primarias

 05/17/2017 - 16:39

Luego de cinco meses de intensa campaña y una jornada electoral que contó con la participación histórica de más de 150.000 personas, Negrín cerró el primer capítulo de su naciente carrera política. 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
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Richard Negrin brindó un discurso emotivo a todas las personas que lo apoyaron y que se congregaron en la Sheet Metal Workers International Association para conocer los resultados de las primarias. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

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