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Trump administration orders 'increased scrutiny' for visas

 03/24/2017 - 05:01
 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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US Embassies are implementing what Trump has called ‘extreme vetting’ of foreigners entering the US. 

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 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Rex Tillerson: 'I didn't want this job …"

 03/22/2017 - 03:17
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Tuesday met in Washington with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and various lawmakers. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Donor Gives $3 Million to University of West Florida for immigrants, refugees

 03/21/2017 - 18:41
Picture of UWF library. Thomas Baxter/Wikipedia
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UWF has received a $3 million gift from an anonymous donor to assist deserving students in their pursuit of the American Dream

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Picture of UWF library. Thomas Baxter/Wikipedia

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.

Democrats begin campaign against Trump's Supreme Court nominee

 03/21/2017 - 12:41
Neil Gorsuch appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/PETE MAROVICH
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Democratic senators on Monday during a congressional hearing launched their campaign against Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump"s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat, and who has promised, if he is confirmed by the Republican-controlled Congress, that he will be an independent justice "faithful" to the laws and the Constitution.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Neil Gorsuch appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/PETE MAROVICH

Israeli Ambassador Dayan: Don’t neglect the Latino electorate

 03/20/2017 - 18:15
Ambassador of Israel Dani Dayan speaks with the team.
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Ambassador Dani Dayan spoke with AL DÍA News about building bridges with the Latino community.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Ambassador of Israel Dani Dayan speaks with the team.

"Stand up, fight and protect other people." - Mayor Jim Kenney

 03/01/2017 - 00:35
Mayor Jim Kenney speaks at #TakeActionPhilly
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When a liberal city faces a conservative presidential administration, the result is a battle similar to David and Goliath.

But as the city bands together to protect it's values and diversity, it's clear that David is pulling back his slingshot.

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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Mayor Jim Kenney speaks at #TakeActionPhilly

Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures

 02/20/2017 - 04:55
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Under current law, unsuccessful applicants for asylum in Canada can be sent back to the US, and since Trump’s executive order, migration advocates have called for the agreement to be repealed.

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Monday, February 20, 2017 - 4:43am
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Under current law, unsuccessful applicants for asylum in Canada can be sent back to the US, and since Trump’s executive order, migration advocates have called for the agreement to be repealed. In the picture, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a speech during the Matthiae-Mahlzeit feast in the town hall of Hamburg, Germany, 17 February 2017. EFE/EPA/FOCKE STRANGMANN

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