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U.S. President Donald J. Trump (L) and Jackson County Sheriff AJ Louderback (R) participate in a roundtable discussion on border security on January 2019. The partial government shutdown, which is tied for the longest in U.S. history, has affected about 800,000 federal workers. EFE/EPA/SHAWN THEW

President Donald Trump has decided to sit idly by and wait for others to satisfy his whims, while the rest of the country blames him for his governmental closure, making it a very unpopular failure.

Roger Rocha Jr. traiciona los principios de la LULAC y se rehúsa a renunciar

 02/20/2018 - 09:27
Roger Rocha Jr. presidente y CEO de la Liga de los Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC). Fuente: NBC News.

El presidente de la Liga de los Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos, la organización de derechos civiles más antigua en el país, ha anunciado que no pretende renunciar al puesto después de haber enviado una carta al presidente Trump aplaudiendo sus medidas migratorias.


[OP-ED]:DACA Opponents Are American Dream Killers

 08/22/2017 - 10:14
Prudence Powell (right) with his sons Jalen Latiner (left) and Bryana Nunes (center). Photo: Edwin López Moya AL DÍA News

Among the persons that provided poignant testimonials on positive benefits from DACA during the recent ceremony in Philadelphia’s City Hall commemorating the fifth anniversary of that fair-minded initiative instituted by former President Obama were two persons from countries that few ever connect with the controversy around undocumented immigrants in the United States.

“El General” y “Policía Asesino” es desfigurado en el mural del mercado italiano

 08/22/2017 - 09:31
Mural de Frank Rizzo. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News

Un nuevo día, un nuevo monumento al polémico Rizzo vandalizado en Filadelfia. Manifestantes de ambos bandos, a favor y en contra de este controvertido y corrosivo ex alcalde y comisario de policía de la ciudad, han sido convocados hoy para protestar frente a su estatua. Una de las manifestaciones tendrá lugar hoy lunes a las 4PM, mientras que la otra, convocada por los seguidores de Rizzo, ha sido denegada por el Ayuntamiento.


"The General" and “Killer Cop” Defaced on Italian Market Mural

 08/21/2017 - 12:20
Frank Rizzo mural. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News 

Another day, another controversial Rizzo monument vandalized in Philadelphia. Ralliers, both those in favor and those against the notoriously corrosive and prejudiced former police commissioner and Mayor, were set to protest today. One is set to occur at 4PM today, while the other, comprised of Rizzo's devotees, has been shut down by the City. 


[OP-ED]: The Art of the Bluff

 08/15/2017 - 15:13
Trump has made clear that the United States would respond to North Korean nuclear threats with a massive military strike, possibly involving nuclear weapons. EFE

How did we get here? Why does it appear that we’re on the brink of a war in Asia, one that could involve nuclear weapons? North Korea has had nuclear-weapons capacity for at least 10 years now. Have its recent advances been so dramatic and significant to force the United States to wage a preventive war? No. The crisis we now find ourselves in has been exaggerated and mishandled by the Trump administration to a degree that is deeply worrying and dangerous.