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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

[OP-ED]: Anti-Latino rhetoric is building walls within our schools

 05/31/2017 - 11:12
Latino boys, “may already face social pressures that discourage self-regulatory behaviors in academic settings (e.g. peer pressure to appear to not care about school).”
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It is said that your perception is your reality. This truth is more important to understand than ever since some of us are living in a time when reality is skewed by perceptions shaped by falsehoods from people in power.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:00am
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Latino boys, “may already face social pressures that discourage self-regulatory behaviors in academic settings (e.g. peer pressure to appear to not care about school).”

Crazy for Avocados

 05/15/2017 - 04:44
Avocados are trendy, and eateries like Avocadería, in Brooklyn, NY, are becoming a success. 
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Focusing on avocados can be a good business idea for restaurateurs. In New York, Avocadería only serves avocados from the Mexican state of Michoacán, as reported in El País.

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:30am
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Avocados are trendy, and eateries like Avocadería, in Brooklyn, NY, are becoming a success. 

Filadelfia sigue corriendo el riesgo de dejar de ser una ciudad “Santuario”

 05/05/2017 - 15:02
Oficiales de la policía de Filadelfia en el estacionamiento Ben Franklin. Foto cortesía de Wikimedia.

Disabled Latina activist heads University of Texas student body

 03/28/2017 - 03:14
Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura
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Alejandrina Guzman is the new student body president at the University of Texas at Austin. As the top representative of the UT student body, Guzman will focus on protecting undocumented students and promoting a petition to declare U.T a "sanctuary campus."

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 3:00am
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Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura

Philly's no "sanctuary" with stop-and-frisk

 05/04/2017 - 13:42
Philadelphia police on Ben Franklin Parkway. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia.

Looking for the Puerto Rican Doctors

 10/20/2016 - 22:51
Doctors take notes. Photo: ThinkStock2016.

When Accent Is on Language

 06/18/2011 - 18:04
When Accent Is on Language
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CHICAGO -- Tensions flared during testimony leading up to the final state Senate vote on Texas' sanctuary cities bill -- and not just over whether the new measures would have a chilling effect on commerce or open the door to racial profiling of Latinos. One incident in particular struck at the very heart of fears about immigrant assimilation and the preservation of an "American culture" that shares the English language.

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Juveniles A Family Matter

 05/24/2011 - 11:46
Juveniles A Family Matter
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Chicago-- Last week, a 10-year-old boy in Riverside, Calif., who was
charged with his father's murder said he did it to stop the daily abuse that
he, his brothers, sisters and stepmother were living with.

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Marketing Alcohol To Women

 01/03/2011 - 13:27
Marketing Alcohol To Women
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 You may best
know Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis on "Desperate Housewives," but
though I've never watched her television show, I see her as an important role
model for women.

                       Lea en Español  Alcohol comercializado a mujeres

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