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5 Times more Venezuelans emigrating to Brazil to escape crisis, HRW reports

 04/19/2017 - 03:36
A girl of the Venezuelan Warao tribe washing clothes with her mother outside a shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil, on February 11, 2017. EFE/HRW/CESAR MUÑOZ ACEBES
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 The Human Rights Watch (HRW) organization said in a report Tuesday that since 2014, five times the number of Venezuelans are emigrating to Brazil due to shortages of food and medicine in their own country, an example of how Venezuela"s humanitarian crisis is spilling across its borders.

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A girl of the Venezuelan Warao tribe washing clothes with her mother outside a shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil, on February 11, 2017. EFE/HRW/CESAR MUÑOZ ACEBES

First protected DREAMer is deported under Trump

 04/19/2017 - 03:22
March against Trump in Minnesota, November 2016. Photo: Wikimedia

Juan Manuel Montes has lived in the US since age nine and was supposedly protected by Obama-era policy, prompting an outcry from activists, that demand answers.

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March against Trump in Minnesota, November 2016. Photo: Wikimedia

Arrests of undocumented migrants with no criminal record double in US

 04/19/2017 - 02:59
The US-Mexico border in San Diego, California. Photo: EFE/David Maung

Ivanka Trump brand secures China trademarks on day US president met Xi Jinping

 04/19/2017 - 02:46
Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as US President Trump, left, listens during a meeting with women small business owners in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 27, 2017. EPA/ANDREW HARRER / POOL

Elections in Georgia: an early referendum on the Trump presidency?

 04/19/2017 - 02:27
Democratic US House of Representatives candidate Jon Ossoff (R) speaks with volunteers on the morning of the special election at a campaign office in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 18 April 2017. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

How Donald Trump's North Korea 'armada' was actually sailing in wrong direction

 04/19/2017 - 02:02
The USS Carl Vinson remains off the coast of north-west Australia, a defense official said. Photograph: US navy/EFE

Trump firmará hoy un decreto para limitar los visados a profesionales extranjeros

 04/18/2017 - 06:06
Members of the "Caravan Against Fear" , an activist group that fights against Trump anti-immigration policies in San Diego, California. EFE/David Maung
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El presidente, Donald Trump, firmará este martes una orden ejecutiva para imponer un escrutinio más riguroso a los peticionarios de la H-1B y en lugares de empleo con empleados que tengan esa visa, para confirmar que no hayan desplazado a trabajadores estadunidenses.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:30am
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Miembros de la "Caravan Against Fear" , una organización que informa sobre los derechos de los inmigrantes en la zona fronteriza entre Mexico y California.  EFE/David Maung

Supreme court blocks Arkansas from flurry of executions

 04/18/2017 - 05:56
Presos en Arkansas con ejecuciones programadas para el mes de Abril. EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
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The Supreme Court late Monday blocked the first of at least six executions planned in Arkansas over the next two weeks after a dizzying day of state and federal court disputes about lethal injection drugs, mental health claims and the right to legal representation.

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The governor had initially intended to execute as many as eight prisoners in 11 days.  EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

La Justicia americana frustra el inicio de una maratón de ejecuciones en Arkansas

 04/18/2017 - 05:50
Presos en Arkansas con ejecuciones programadas para el mes de Abril. EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
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 Con la suspensión de dos ejecuciones, la Justicia de Estados Unidos frustró en las últimas horas el inicio de una maratón sin precedentes con la que el estado de Arkansas pretendía acabar con la vida de 8 presos en un lapso de apenas 10 días.

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Presos en Arkansas con ejecuciones programadas para el mes de Abril. EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Trump to overhaul H-1B visa program that admits foreign workers

 04/18/2017 - 05:41
Members of the "Caravan Against Fear" , an activist group that fights against Trump anti-immigration policies in San Diego, California. EFE/David Maung
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The US President is expected to sign an executive order on Tuesday reviewing high-skilled H-1B immigration visas to encourage hiring Americans.

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Members of the "Caravan Against Fear" , an activist group that fights against Trump anti-immigration policies in San Diego, California. EFE/David Maung

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