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Candidates for AD: they agree on everything except in who is the best

 03/29/2017 - 11:44
The forum was held Monday at the University of Pennsylvania UPenn Law School. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.
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The seven Democratic pre-candidates participated in a forum organized by the UPenn School of Law. Everyone agrees with the need to reform the Pennsylvania judicial system.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:15pm
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The forum was held Monday at the University of Pennsylvania UPenn Law School. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.

Who wants to study Spanish in Philadelphia?

 03/28/2017 - 16:30
María Paredes Fernández, profesora de español en Penn University, fue nominada el año pasado como “mejor profesora de español de EEUU”, por la Asociación Americana de Profesores de Español y Portugués (AATSP). Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick
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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.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30am
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María Paredes Fernández, Spanish language teacher at Penn University, was awarded "Best Spanish Teacher 2016" by the American Association of Spanish and Portuguese Teachers (AATSP). Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick

District 197th Elections: More of the same?

 03/27/2017 - 12:31
The extraordinary elections of District 197, on Tuesday, March 21, were characterized by absenteeism at the polls, only 6 percent of registered voters exercised their right to vote. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DAY News

Democratic candidate Emilio Vazquez won with just over 1,950 votes. Candidates Lucinda Little and Cheri Honkala reported alleged acts of electoral fraud.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:45am
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The extraordinary elections of District 197, on Tuesday, March 21, were characterized by absenteeism at the polls, only 6 percent of registered voters exercised their right to vote. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: Las escuelas de nuestra nación deben ser zonas libres de ICE

 03/24/2017 - 11:29
Para las escuelas en comunidades con grandes poblaciones de inmigrantes presentes ilícitamente, el espectro de los agentes de ICE que irrumpen en el aula es repugnante.
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Los Servicios de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE, por sus siglas en inglés) están en todas las escuelas públicas de Estados Unidos.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:00am
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Para las escuelas en comunidades con grandes poblaciones de inmigrantes presentes ilícitamente, el espectro de los agentes de ICE que irrumpen en el aula es repugnante.

Filadelfia se va a calentar este fin de semana

 03/24/2017 - 11:11
La ciudad será escenario de la jornada que ciudadanos organizaron para manifestar en todo el país su apoyo a las políticas del presidente Trump.

The former Mayor's 'Slush Fund' hasn't cleaned up with spring

 03/21/2017 - 19:07
Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.
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What once was a call in the dark from the City Controller Alan Butkovitz is now the talk of political circles throughout the city.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.

How many drug users are in the state house?

 03/21/2017 - 15:14
House Bill 620, proposed by Angel Cruz, seeks to find that out.
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State Rep. Angel Cruz wants to drug test fellow lawmakers.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:15pm
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House Bill 620, proposed by Angel Cruz, seeks to find that out.

El conocimiento es poder en tiempos de Trump

 03/21/2017 - 13:09
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump. Foto: Peter Pedemonti. 

Knowledge is Power: How Local Orgs are Fighting ICE in Trump’s Era

 03/21/2017 - 13:06
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Local social justice organizations are ramping up and changing tactics in the era of Donald Trump.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 

Embajador de Israel: “No descuidemos al electorado latino”

 03/21/2017 - 12:55
Ambassador of Israel Dani Dayan speaks with the team.
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El embajador de Israel en Estados Unidos, Dani Dayan, habl´o en exclusiva con AL DÍA News sobre la importancia de tejer relaciones con la comunidad hispana del país.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
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El Embajador de Israel visitó las oficinas de AL DÍA News.

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