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How will President Trump affect the Colombian economy?

 02/03/2017 - 04:57
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After a tumultuous 2016 – both economically and politically – Colombia could use a period of stability. But with its neighbor to the north now entering a strange new era, uncertainly will continue,reports The City Paper Bogotá.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 4:34am
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People waiting for the bus in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo: EFE/MAURICIO DUEÑAS CASTAÑEDA

Borderwise: Helping Immigrants Get their Green Cards for just $1

 02/03/2017 - 03:13
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Borderwise, cofounded by a Penn student, is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:51am
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Borderwise is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1. A demonstration in a Florida airport against Trump's travel ban on January 30. Photo: EFE/Lorenzo Castro

Black, Latino workers accuse Amazon of discrimination in Massachussetts

 02/02/2017 - 04:42
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Lawyers filed complaint against Amazon with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday

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Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 4:28am
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Lawyers filed complaint with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday. Photo: Wikimedia

The Other Wall: Giant Wage Gap between US and Mexico explains Migration Flows

 02/01/2017 - 03:49
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The giant wage gap is the main reason for the incoming migration flows from Mexico to the US. Although trade and foreign investment has multiplied, this gap has hardly diminished since the entry of the free trade agreement, reports El País.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 3:27am
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EFE/Sashenka Gutiérrez

Kickback: Big Business Oppose Trump's Immigration Ban

 01/31/2017 - 03:32
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Backlash from big business grows over Trump travel ban. Amazon considers legal challenge to immigration order as others attack clampdown, reports The Financial Times.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 3:16am
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On Monday, US President signed an executive order to reduce administrative obstacles to medium small businesses. However, his immigration ban has irritated big corporations like Google and the business community in America is vowing against him. EFE/Andrew Harrer (POOL)

"Latino Consumers Feel Betrayed"

 01/30/2017 - 05:40
"Hugs, No Walls". Hundreds of undocumented Mexican migrants currently living in the US gathered with their families in El Paso, in the US-Mexico border, to send a message of protest to Donald Trump. EFE/David Maung
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After riding a wave of growth in Latino consumers, Orci, an ad agency's job focused on the Hispanic market, just got harder, reports the L.A. Times.

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Monday, January 30, 2017 - 5:17am
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"Hugs, No Walls". Hundreds of undocumented Mexican migrants currently living in the US gathered with their families in El Paso, in the US-Mexico border, to send a message of protest to Donald Trump. EFE/David Maung

Mind the Gap.Trump Infrastructure Projects list includes Philly bridges

 01/26/2017 - 05:13
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Donald Trump's visit to Philadelphia today is expected to spark protests and demonstrations around the city.

One good reason is that the President signed an executive order on Wednesday to strip federal funds from sanctuary cities like Philadelphia. As far as our city maintains its status as a "4th Amendment" or sanctuary city,-in order to protect illegal immigrants-  the executive order will prevent it from getting access to any federal grants, blocked by the Department of Homeland Security.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 4:50am
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Market Street Bridge over the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, USA. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

No-One Lost: How Mexico Tried to Find New Trade Partners in Davos

 01/25/2017 - 07:59
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In Davos, Mexico's main trade body dismissed the idea that Mexico has profited from globalisation at the expense of others, such as workers at US car factories.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:38am
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Workers applying for jobs in "maquiladoras" in Ciudad Juárez, in the US-Mexican border. EFE/Alejandro Bringas.

Broken Dreams: How Trump's Ford Deal Ended Villagers' Goals

 01/25/2017 - 07:35
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When Ford announced that it was withdrawing from a $1.6bn car assembly plant in Villa de Reyes, the dreams of prosperity of many of its villagers faded away. Today, that half-finished factory sits idle, gathering dust in the desert, reports the BBC.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:16am
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 Demonstrations sparked across Mexico after Ford decided to pull out investment from the country in favour of US. Photo: EFE/Mario Guzmán

Clean Break: Trump Begins to Dismantle Barack Obama’s Legacy.

 01/24/2017 - 03:35
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President Donald Trump began his efforts to dismantle Obama legacy by scrapping Trans Pacific Trade deal (TTP) and reinstated ban on providing federal funding to aid groups that perform abortions

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:12am
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Mexico to negotiate bilateral pacts with TPP countries after US exit
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto speaking during an event held at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, Mexico on Jan. 23, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

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 In cities like Los Angeles, renters in white communities spend 50 percent of their income on rent — well above the recommended 30 percent, but still far less than renters in Hispanic neighborhoods, who pay a premium of 63 percent.
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Renters living in predominantly Hispanic or black neighborhoods have to spend more of their income on rent than those in white communities. Devoting nearly half of one’s income to rent each month makes economic mobility that much harder as well.