U.S.

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
English

US Embassies are implementing what Trump has called ‘extreme vetting’ of foreigners entering the US. 

Posted Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 4:45am
Main Section: 
Author: 
Caption: 

 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

[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
English

There was a moment in the now-defunct Fox animated sitcom “Bordertown” when the protagonist, a Mexican immigrant named Ernesto Gonzalez, rails against newcomers.

Posted Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 8:00am
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
Esther Cepeda
Caption: 

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.

Trump’s Winery in Virginia Is Hiring Foreign Workers

 03/23/2017 - 05:47
Trump Vineyard States belongs to his son, Eric Trump, who  reportedly can’t find Americans who want the job. EFE/PAUL BUCK/Archivo
English

As President Donald Trump touts job creation for Americans as a top priority, his son's Virginia winery is seeking permission to hire foreign workers to cultivate its grapes. 

Posted Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:30am
Main Section: 
Author: 
Caption: 

Trump Vineyard States belongs to his son, Eric Trump, who  reportedly can’t find Americans who want the job. EFE/PAUL BUCK/Archivo

Williams finally indicted

 03/22/2017 - 18:54
Seth Williams has been in indicted on 21 counts.

[OP-ED]: Retreat at Mar-a-Lago: Passing the baton to China

 03/22/2017 - 08:31
El primer ministro chino dijo que China está comprometida con la apertura de su economía, aunque el proceso se llevará a cabo gradualmente.
English

We do not yet have the official agenda for next month’s meeting at Mar-a-Lago between Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. But after 75 years of American leadership on the world stage, we might be watching the beginning of a handover of power from the United States to China.

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 8:15am
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
Fareed Zakaria
Tags: 
Caption: 

The Chinese Premier said that China is committed to opening up its economy, although the process will be carried out gradually.

Latino Insurance Executive Blasts Trump Health Care Bill

 03/22/2017 - 08:17
US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
English

Mario Molina, CEO of Molina Healthcare, the 10th largest health insurance company in the U.S, thinks the Republican Health Care bill "is terrible". 

 

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 8:00am
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
AL DIA News
Caption: 

US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

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.
English

State Rep. Angel Cruz wants to drug test fellow lawmakers.

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:15pm
Main Section: 
Caption: 

House Bill 620, proposed by Angel Cruz, seeks to find that out.

[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
English

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.

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Main Section: 
Plain Text Author: 
Robert J. Samuelson
Tags: 
Caption: 

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

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. 
Spanish

Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump.

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
Main Section: 
Tags: 
Caption: 

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. 
English

Local social justice organizations are ramping up and changing tactics in the era of Donald Trump.

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
Main Section: 
Tags: 
Caption: 

Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 

Pages