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US to prosecute parents who pay "coyotes" to ferry kids over border

 04/21/2017 - 03:50
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks next to US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during a press conference in El Paso, Texas, United States, Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Luis Pablo Hernandez
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised Thursday to prosecute parents who pay people-traffickers to help their children illegally cross the border into the US from Mexico and confirmed that the White House is still committed to build a wall along the two countries

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks next to US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during a press conference in El Paso, Texas, United States, Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Luis Pablo Hernandez

Young Latinos head for Washington to tell Trump to stop deporting families

 04/11/2017 - 04:57
Latino and African-American children and teens during a protest before leaving on a bus for Washington to send a strong message to US President Donald Trump to stop deporting undocumented immigrants, in Miami, United States on Apr. 10, 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera
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Forty Latino and African-American children and teens left Miami on a bus for Washington Monday to send a strong message to US President Donald Trump to stop deporting undocumented immigrants.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 5:00am
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Latino and African-American children and teens during a protest before leaving on a bus for Washington to send a strong message to US President Donald Trump to stop deporting undocumented immigrants, in Miami, United States on Apr. 10, 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera

In Kensington, the drug trade tells a tale of two neighborhoods

 03/09/2016 - 09:51
Fall, 2015. An empty baby stroller found in a string of vacant lots frequented by drug users on Hart Lane in northwest Kensington. (All photos by Max Marin unless otherwise noted.)

While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:30am
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Fall, 2015. An empty baby stroller found in a string of vacant lots frequented by drug users on Hart Lane in northwest Kensington. (All photos by Max Marin unless otherwise noted.)

The unarmed Latinos killed by police in 2015

 08/10/2015 - 17:05
Ruben Garcia Villalpando was one of three unarmed Mexican nationals killed by the police in February, 2015. Villalpando did not obey the officer's orders to remain still, and was shot twice in the chest with his hands on his head. Screenshot from the Grapevine, Tex., police dashcam video.

To date, at least 16 of the 105 Latino victims were not carrying a deadly weapon.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 9:00am
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Ruben Garcia Villalpando was one of three unarmed Mexican nationals killed by the police in February, 2015. Villalpando did not obey the officer's orders to remain still, and was shot twice in the chest with his hands on his head. Screenshot from the Grapevine, Tex., police dashcam video.

City officials release latest details on traffic and security for papal visit

 08/05/2015 - 16:30
The “Traffic Box” established by the City will stretch from Center City to 38th Street in West Philadelphia. Depending on crowd size as it develops during the World Meeting of Families, it is slated to begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 25 with other parts west of the Schuylkill River at 10 p.m.

Mayor Michael Nutter said the city is establishing a “traffic box” from Center City to 38th Street in West Philadelphia, stretching from South Street north to Spring Garden and, near the Schuylkill River, to Girard Avenue.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 4:12pm
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The “Traffic Box” established by the City will stretch from Center City to 38th Street in West Philadelphia. Depending on crowd size as it develops during the World Meeting of Families, it is slated to begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 25 with other parts west of the Schuylkill River at 10 p.m.