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Despite the unjust deportations they face today, this town supported Trump

 05/17/2017 - 14:42
Armando Páez interviewed by The Chicago Tribune, May 11, 2017. Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/

The residents of Elkhart (Indiana) valued Trump's political speech, considering the serious unemployment they faced. Now, they have decided to react against the deportation of an illegal immigrant.

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Armando Páez interviewed by The Chicago Tribune, May 11, 2017. Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/

[OP-ED]: On immigration, conservatives premiere a new office of political theater

 05/17/2017 - 09:26
The data confirms it. Studies show that illegal immigrants commit crimes at lower levels than the native-born. The FBI reports that cities with high numbers of illegal immigrants are among the safest in the country.
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 When they criticize laws against hate crimes, conservatives claim we shouldn’t create special classes of victims. 

Well, forget all that. It turns out that they feel differently when they can get political mileage from exploiting the public’s fear of illegal immigrants. Then they’re all in.

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The data confirms it. Studies show that illegal immigrants commit crimes at lower levels than the native-born. The FBI reports that cities with high numbers of illegal immigrants are among the safest in the country.

[OP-ED]:En inmigración, los conservadores estrenan una nueva oficina de teatro político

 05/17/2017 - 09:00
Los datos lo confirman. Los estudios muestran que los inmigrantes ilegales cometen delitos en menor grado que los nacidos en el país. El FBI informa que las ciudades con altos números de inmigrantes ilegales están entre las más seguras de la nación.
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Cuando critican las leyes contra los delitos de odio, los conservadores sostienen que no debemos crear clases especiales de víctimas. 

Bueno, olviden todo eso. Resulta que piensan de otra manera cuando pueden sacar ventaja política de explotar el temor que inspiran a la población los inmigrantes ilegales. En ese caso están totalmente a favor de eso.

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Los datos lo confirman. Los estudios muestran que los inmigrantes ilegales cometen delitos en menor grado que los nacidos en el país. El FBI informa que las ciudades con altos números de inmigrantes ilegales están entre las más seguras de la nación.

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 
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The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
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In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

Emmanuel Macron: for a new European Community

 05/15/2017 - 14:00
The challenge of the new French president will be to negotiate a European remodeling, in a continental political model dominated by Germany. In the photo: German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) greets French President Emmanuel Macron (L) upon his arrival at the German Chancellery in Berlin, Germany on May 15, 2017. EFE / Carsten Koall
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After his victory in the national elections, Emmanuel Macron was invested yesterday as the new president of France. His slogan was clear: the European Union must be relaunched.

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The challenge of the new French president will be to negotiate a European remodeling, in a continental political model dominated by Germany. In the photo: German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) greets French President Emmanuel Macron (L) upon his arrival at the German Chancellery in Berlin, Germany on May 15, 2017. EFE / Carsten Koall

Venezuela Protests: Students Take the Lead

 05/05/2017 - 02:10
A protester is injured as anti-government demonstrators clash with police in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 May 2017. Members of the Bolivarian National Guard dispersed a student demonstration at the Universidad Central de Venezuela when the protesters tried to make their way to the Interior and Justice Ministry facilities, in downtown Caracas. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

University students in Venezuela were the main protagonists of new protests against the Venezuelan security forces on Thursday, while the government of President Nicolas Maduro continued with his plan to rewrite the nation"s constitution.

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A protester is injured as anti-government demonstrators clash with police in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 May 2017. Members of the Bolivarian National Guard dispersed a student demonstration at the Universidad Central de Venezuela when the protesters tried to make their way to the Interior and Justice Ministry facilities, in downtown Caracas. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Veteran Latino lawmaker announces retirement from US Congress

 05/01/2017 - 16:12
Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (c) of Florida speaks with reporters after a press conference on Aug. 12, 2015, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen announced on April 30, 2017, that she would not seek reelection in the 2018 election and would leave Congress to "spend more time with her family." EFE/Gaston de Cardenas
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After 38 years representing South Florida in Congress, where she was the first Cuban-American representative in the lower house, the Republican will withdraw from legislative life, she said in an interview with the daily Miami Herald.

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Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (c) of Florida speaks with reporters after a press conference on Aug. 12, 2015, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen announced on April 30, 2017, that she would not seek reelection in the 2018 election and would leave Congress to "spend more time with her family." EFE/Gaston de Cardenas

Is Elizabeth Warren a potential challenger for Trump in the 2020 presidential election?

 05/01/2017 - 14:33
Official portrait of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren. Photo: US Senate

¿"Bebés criminales" en la base de datos del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional?

 04/28/2017 - 11:52
Oficina de Enlace para Víctimas de Delitos por Inmigración (VOICE, por su sigla en inglés).
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Nombres de niños y bebés aparecieron en la lista de "inmigrantes criminales" de la agencia que Trump creó para garantizar la seguridad del país. 

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Oficina de Enlace para Víctimas de Delitos por Inmigración (VOICE, por su sigla en inglés).

White House launches office for victims of illegal immigrant crime

 04/27/2017 - 04:23
US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly announces the creation of an office to help victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants during a press conference at the Homeland Security Department in Washington DC, United States, 26 April 2017. EFE/Lenin Nolly
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The secretary of the United States" Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday launched an office aimed at giving voice to the victims of crimes committed by undocumented migrants.

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US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly announces the creation of an office to help victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants during a press conference at the Homeland Security Department in Washington DC, United States, 26 April 2017. EFE/Lenin Nolly

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