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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

From Irish to Muslims: the History of U.S. Policies Against Poor Immigrants

 02/03/2017 - 02:42
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Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes in The Atlantic the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:22am
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Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out. Photo: An Afghan refugee about to start school in Athens, Greece. EFE/Orestis Panagiotou

Take it or Leave it. How the World's Nations are Reacting to Trump?

 02/02/2017 - 03:58
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As a new era of international relations dawns, governments from around the world are scrambling to calculate where their own interests lie, reports British newspaper The Guardian.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 3:32am
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Governments around the world have different reactions towards Trump. UK prime minister Theresa May was accused of failing to criticise President Trump for his refugee travel ban following her visit to the White House.EFE/Andy Rain

On Fire: Berkeley cancels speech by Breitbart editor amid violent protests

 02/02/2017 - 03:07
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Berkeley cancels speech by Breitbart writer Milo amid intense protests

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Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 2:52am
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Demonstrators protesting a scheduled speaking appearance by Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos on the University of California at Berkeley campus. Protesters became violent and some protesters set up fire. EFE/Noah Berger

Sanctuary Cities Under Fire by Trump Administration

 02/01/2017 - 09:13
Sanctuary Cities Under Fire by Trump Administration
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President Donald Trump has signed a total of 7 Executive orders in his first eight days of office, many orders focusing specifically on issues that were the cornerstone of his campaign. Among them, the executive order titled, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, specifically tackles is policies on immigration reform and sanctuary cities.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 8:56am
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Success of Food Trucks Draws Hispanics into the Restaurant Trade

 02/01/2017 - 04:26
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Over the past few years, big cities have seen a boom in the food trucks that travel around town offering their fare, a success that has inspired many Hispanic food truckers to take the next step and open traditional restaurants that offer their usual menus to diners in less of a hurry but eager to get the same quality and originality.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 4:15am
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Success of food trucks draws Hispanics into the restaurant trade. Chef Zeferino Garcia (C) during an interview with EFE at his restaurant Expresion Oaxaqueña, in Los Angeles, California, United States on Jan. 31, 2017. EFE/Felipe Chacon

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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Teach Me: A Texas School Draws More Latino Students in order to Survive

 01/31/2017 - 05:38
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Initiative helps Texas Catholic school survive, draw more Latino students, reports Catholic Philly.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 5:18am
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Initiative helps Texas Catholic school survive, draw more Latino students. Photo: Melissa Ott/Wikimedia

Full Classroom: Philly Universities Against Trump's Travel Ban

 01/31/2017 - 04:58
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Universities in Greater Philadelphia are reaching out to their faculty, staff and student populations in the wake of Trump's controversial travel ban on immigrants from seven Muslim countries, reports The Philadelphia Business Journal.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 4:43am
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Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

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File photo showing the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EFE/JASON SZENES

On the same day as Trump appeared to back down on his demand for funding from Congress, Mexican foreign minister Luis Videgaray called the idea ofbuilding a border wall“unfriendly, “a hostile act” and “unlikely to fulfill the objectives” of stopping the flow of migrants and illegal merchandise into the United States.