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[OP-ED]: Illegal immigrants pay taxes, too

 04/24/2017 - 08:15
Un miembro del grupo de activistas por los derechos de los inmigrantes "Border Angels", enciende una vela durante una vigilia por uno de los miembros del grupo, Hugo Castro, en San Diego, California, EE.UU.Castro desapareció en el centro de México después de publicar un video en Facebook donde informó que lo estaban siguiendo. EFE
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The reason immigrant appreciation efforts, like the “Day Without Immigrants” events this past February, fall flat is because few people really feel any pain.

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A member of the group of immigrant rights activists Border Angels lights a candle during a vigil by one of the members of the group, Hugo Castro, in San Diego, California, USA. Castro disappeared in central Mexico after publishing a video on Facebook where he reported that he was being followed. EFE

Paris Shooting: Could the attack influence the elections?

 04/21/2017 - 03:27
French Police officers after a shooting in which two police officer were killed along with their attacker and another police officer wounded in a terror attack near the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, 20 April 2017. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

A police officer was gunned down in the heart of this capital on Thursday, just three days before French voters will cast ballots in the first round of the presidential election. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:15am
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French Police officers after a shooting in which two police officer were killed along with their attacker and another police officer wounded in a terror attack near the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, 20 April 2017. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

In the anti-immigrant era, everyone drinks from the same chalice

 04/10/2017 - 14:17
California's agricultural sector depends almost exclusively on immigrants. Photo Archive.

California's agricultural industries like winemakers fear a reduction in their workforce due to the fear the Trump administration has imposed on immigrants.

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Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 11:30pm
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California's agricultural sector depends almost exclusively on immigrants. Photo Archive.

No one wins battle over box ban

 03/24/2017 - 14:45
Ban on the box could be harming black, Latino, and low income communities, research says. Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Decker via Flickr.
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Local legislation presumed to help African Americans and Latinos could be upping unemployment rates.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Ban on the box could be harming black, Latino, and low income communities, research says. Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Decker via Flickr.

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.

Immigration case before SCOTUS: Explosive and fundamental

 04/16/2016 - 13:33
AL DÍA file photo.

No matter which way the Supreme Court decides, immigration has become one of those explosive issues, like civil rights, that has overflowed the bounds of normal politics, and has come to represent a fundamental battle over the nature and future of American society.

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Monday, April 18, 2016 - 6:00am
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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.)

Nutter leaves office with unemployment low

 01/04/2016 - 14:58
Photo: Flazingo Photos via Flickr (under license CC BY-SA 2.0)

He left unemployment lower than when he found it...with a Great Recession in between.

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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 2:30pm
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Photo: Flazingo Photos via Flickr (under license CC BY-SA 2.0)