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Senate healthcare reform bill would leave 22 mn without coverage

 06/27/2017 - 07:22
People protesting the proposed Republican healthcare legislation during the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE
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A report by the CBO, an independent government agency says the Senate Republican health-care bill would result in 22 million people losing their insurance over the next decade. That’s little improvement over the unpopular House version, though the bill’s deep spending cuts would reduce the deficit by $321 billion in the same period.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:15am
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People protesting the proposed Republican healthcare legislation during the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

High technology for more deportations

 06/26/2017 - 10:38
Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo
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Donald Trump’s government is using high-tech surveillance and data software to locate immigrant citizens for deportation.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:00am
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Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo

Filadelfia defiende su política de "ciudad santuario"

 06/26/2017 - 09:14
The Mayor and other city officials responded to a letter from the Department of Justice requiring proof of compliance with federal immigration forces. Photo Courtesy: Creative Commons. 
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La ciudad de Filadelfia defendió su política de "ciudad santuario" en una rueda de prensa el pasado jueves. 

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Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
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El alcalde de Filadelfia y otros funcionarios municipales respondieron a una carta del Departamento de Justicia en la que se requerían pruebas de estar cumpliendo con las autoridades de inmigración. Foto: Creative Commons. 

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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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
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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

Mexican journalists being spied: "Enrique Peña Nieto needs to offer explanations"

 06/20/2017 - 05:18
Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui (L) and the director of the Miguel Agustin Prodh Human Rights Center, Mario Patron, during a press conference, in Mexico City, Mexico on June 19, 2017. EFE/Hector Perez
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On Monday, The New York Times reported that spyware purchased by Mexican government for use against criminals and terrorists had been turned on journalists.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 5:15am
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Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui (L) and the director of the Miguel Agustin Prodh Human Rights Center, Mario Patron, during a press conference, in Mexico City, Mexico on June 19, 2017. EFE/Hector Perez

PA’s REAL ID: 2019 and Beyond

 06/14/2017 - 11:51
Photo courtesy Wikimedia and Creative Commons.
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The REAL ID Act is coming to Pennsylvania in 2019, what does that mean?

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 11:30am
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Manifestantes llevan la lucha por la ley de las Ciudades Santuario al Ayuntamiento de Dallas

 06/08/2017 - 09:51
Dallas, TX City Hall.
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La prohibición de las ciudades santuario no se hará efectiva sin una lucha de por medio. Esta vez el campo de batalla es Dallas (Texas).

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Manifestantes se reúnen en Dallas, en el Ayuntamiento de Texas, para pelear por la ley de las ciudades santuario.

Los ojos del mundo sobre las elecciones del Reino Unido

 06/07/2017 - 14:18
La primera ministra británica y líder del Partido Conservador, Theresa May, da un discurso durante el acto de campaña para las eleccionesgenerales en el National Conference Centre en Birmingham, centro de Inglaterra, Reino Unido, hoy, 7 de junio de 2017. EFE/Jon Super
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Después del maremoto nacionalista encabezado por Donald Trump, el espíritu ha inundado el viejo continente. En Francia la comunidad ha votado a favor de un gobierno abierto e internacional, mientras que la situación en el Reino Unido parece cada vez más tensa.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 2:15pm
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La primera ministra británica y líder del Partido Conservador, Theresa May, da un discurso durante el acto de campaña para las eleccionesgenerales en el National Conference Centre en Birmingham, centro de Inglaterra, Reino Unido, hoy, 7 de junio de 2017. EFE/Jon Super

[OP-ED]: Insanity, Common Sense and Mandatory Sentencing

 06/07/2017 - 08:11
Foto de archivo del dictador panameño Manuel Antonio Noriega (izq) mientras saluda a las tropas en una localización no identificada en Panamá, en 1985. EFE
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Tucked down in some news coverage about the recent death of Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama, were accounts of the 1989 U.S. invasion of that Central American country to arrest Noriega, a longtime CIA asset turned collaborator with mega drug dealers.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 8:00am
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Photo file of Panamanian dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega (left) while greeting the troops in an unidentified location in Panama, in 1985. EFE

La ley Anti-Santuarios SB4 se construye sobre la historia de racismo en Texas

 06/06/2017 - 14:11
Una foto de archivo que muestra un viejo anuncio anti-mexicano.
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Es posible entender la progresión de las estrategias racistas en el estado de Texas tan sólo revisando la historia del trato hacia los inmigrantes mexicanos.

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 5:15pm
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Una foto de archivo que muestra un viejo anuncio anti-mexicano.

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