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When the poor rob the poor, who profits?

 03/29/2017 - 17:56
Protesters gather in City Council Chambers.

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.

UK hand-delivers divorce letter to EU, ending 44 years of union with Europe

 03/29/2017 - 08:48
A European Union flag during a demonstration against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 29, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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 A letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May which invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty _ the official withdrawal instrument _ was hand-delivered today to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels.

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A European Union flag during a demonstration against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 29, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

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

Trump gives ultimatum to House Republicans to vote on healthcare plan

 03/24/2017 - 04:13
Trump demanded House Republicans vote on healthcare plan on Friday. US President Donald J. Trump prepares to greet truck drivers and trucking CEOs on the South Portico prior to their meeting to discuss health care at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 23 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
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The vote on the bill was previously scheduled for Thursday but the lack of consensus among conservatives has postponed the process. If the legislation fails, there won’t be another effort to make good on the flagship Republican promise to replace Obama’s Affordable Care Act, Trump said.

 

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Trump demanded House Republicans vote on healthcare plan on Friday. 

US President Donald J. Trump prepares to greet truck drivers and trucking CEOs on the South Portico prior to their meeting to discuss health care at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 23 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

[OP-ED]: Hispanics show a diversity of opinion - including on Trump’s border wall

 03/23/2017 - 08:15
Más de 600 empresas que se registraron para demostrar su interés en participar en la construcción del muro fronterizo del presidente Trump desde fines de febrero, 62 son empresas “de propiedad hispano americana”. EFE
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There was a moment in the now-defunct Fox animated sitcom “Bordertown” when the protagonist, a Mexican immigrant named Ernesto Gonzalez, rails against newcomers.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 8:00am
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More than 600 businesses that have formally registered interest in helping to build President Trump’s border wall since late February, 62 are “Hispanic American Owned” businesses.

[OP-ED]: Making Medicaid great

 03/21/2017 - 14:07
Seema Verma, escucha al vicepresidente de EEUU, Mike Pence, tras tomar juramento como administradora de los Centros de Servicios de Medicare y Medicaid (CMS), en la oficina Eisenhower de la Casa Blanca, en Washington, DC, EEUU. EFE
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It’s time to take control of Medicaid before it takes control of us. Unless we act -- and there is little evidence that we will -- Medicaid increasingly becomes another mechanism by which government skews spending toward the old and away from the young.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Seema Verma, listens to US Vice President Mike Pence after taking the oath of office as the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) at the Eisenhower White House office in Washington, DC. EFE

Let Latino families liberate their children from bad schools

 03/21/2017 - 06:10
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Latinos—like everyone else—don’t need to be told what to do or what to believe. We need to be equipped with the tools necessary to reach our full human potential.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:00am
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From paradise to paradise lost, the odyssey of a Colombian Indian community

 03/21/2017 - 04:25
An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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The thick jungles of the Colombian province of Choco on the Panamanian border was paradise to 117 Embera Indians until the violence of Colombia's armed conflict forced them to flee.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:15am
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An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

From Irish to Muslims: the History of U.S. Policies Against Poor Immigrants

 02/03/2017 - 02:42
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Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes in The Atlantic the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:22am
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Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out. Photo: An Afghan refugee about to start school in Athens, Greece. EFE/Orestis Panagiotou

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