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Calls for Amazon to stop selling ‘Mexico Will Pay’ Costume

 04/03/2017 - 02:48
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Latino activist Jerónimo Saldaña says suit promotes race hatred and is reminiscent of Ku Klux Klan.

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Disaster in Colombia

 04/03/2017 - 02:32
Residents of Mocoa, Colombia, move among the city's ruins on April 2, 2017, after a mudslide wiped away portions of 17 neighborhoods, killing more than 200 people. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed Sunday that at least 210 people died and 203 were injured in the mudslides that buried or wiped away part of the city of Mocoa, promising that the southern jungle city will be rebuilt.

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Residents of Mocoa, Colombia, move among the city's ruins on April 2, 2017, after a mudslide wiped away portions of 17 neighborhoods, killing more than 200 people. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

Trump says US will act alone in North Korea if China fails to help

 04/03/2017 - 02:25
A combo picture shows (L) US President Donald J. Trump during Attorney General Jeff Sessions' swear-in ceremony at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 09 February 2017, and (R) Chinese President Xi Jinping after signing a bilateral treaty with Czech President Milos Zeman (not pictured) at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, 29 March 2016. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO/FILIP SINGER
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US President also said that China was a "world champion" in terms of currency manipulation and trade.  On Thursday and Friday, Trump will hold his first meeting with President Xi Jinping, whom he will welcome to his Mar-a-Lago country club. 

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A combo picture shows (L) US President Donald J. Trump during Attorney General Jeff Sessions' swear-in ceremony at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 09 February 2017, and (R) Chinese President Xi Jinping after signing a bilateral treaty with Czech President Milos Zeman (not pictured) at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, 29 March 2016. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO/FILIP SINGER

Black, Latino Communities Spending Almost Half Their Incomes on Rent

 03/31/2017 - 06:17
 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.

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.

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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.

In California, José goes with an accent mark on the "e"- by law

 03/31/2017 - 05:50
Thousands of Spanish names in California have been Americanized. Ramirez should be written with an accent on the "i". Photo: Los Angeles Revisited

A Latino assemblyman has introduced a bill that would allow diacritical marks on Spanish names in official registers

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Thousands of Spanish names in California have been Americanized. Ramirez should be written with an accent on the "i". Photo: Los Angeles Revisited

Families of Mexico’s disappeared still waiting for law to help find loved ones

 03/31/2017 - 05:24
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Draft bill that President Enrique Peña sent to Congress in 2015 has been beset by delays

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:15am
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'Dreamer' Daniel Ramirez Medina released from detention

 03/31/2017 - 05:06
A protester holds a sign demanding the release of two activists, Zully Palacios and Enrique Balcazar, who are community organizers with Migrant Justice, and detained migrant worker Alex Carrillo, outside the John F Kennedy Federal Building in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 27 March 2017.

Judge released a beneficiary of DACA program arrested in Seattle on illegal immigration charge

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A protester holds a sign demanding the release of two activists, Zully Palacios and Enrique Balcazar, who are community organizers with Migrant Justice, and detained migrant worker Alex Carrillo, outside the John F Kennedy Federal Building in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 27 March 2017.

Notifica: a new mobile app to alert people of immigration raids

 03/31/2017 - 04:37
A woman using the new mobile app, Notifica, that allows undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in Austin, Texas, United States. EFE/ALEX SEGURA LOZANO

A new mobile app called Notifica will allow undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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A woman using the new mobile app, Notifica, that allows undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in Austin, Texas, United States. EFE/ALEX SEGURA LOZANO

Justicia de EEUU convierte en indefinido el bloqueo al veto migratorio Trump

 03/30/2017 - 04:14
People carrying inflatable rafts, a form of transportation used by refugees, march against the Trump administration's proposed immigration and refugee policies in front of a Trump Building in lower Manhattan in New York, New York, USA, 28 March 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Un juez convirtió este miércoles en indefinido el hasta ahora bloqueo temporal que regía sobre el segundo veto migratorio con el que el presidente, Donald Trump, pretendía prohibir la entrada a ciudadanos de seis países de mayoría musulmana y a los refugiados.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00am
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Protesta contra el veto migratorio de Donald Trump frente uno de los edificios del magnate en Nueva York, el pasado 28 de marzo de 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

US judge extends order blocking Trump's second travel ban

 03/30/2017 - 04:04
People carrying inflatable rafts, a form of transportation used by refugees, march against the Trump administration's proposed immigration and refugee policies in front of a Trump Building in lower Manhattan in New York, New York, USA, 28 March 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

A judge in the United States on Wednesday indefinitely extended a temporary halt of President Donald Trump's second immigration ban, through which he sought to prevent the entry of refugees and citizens from six Muslim majority countries.

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People carrying inflatable rafts, a form of transportation used by refugees, march against the Trump administration's proposed immigration and refugee policies in front of a Trump Building in lower Manhattan in New York, New York, USA, 28 March 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

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