Immigration

Prisciliano Pereza, the priest helping women get birth control at US border

 03/17/2017 - 06:27

For undocumented women make the perilous journey to the US, sexual violence is one among many threats.

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A protest in Mexico during the International Women's Day. EFE/Mario Guzmán

Has the Travel Ban Become Trump's Worst Enemy?

 03/17/2017 - 06:00

After a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised version of Trump’s travel ban on Wednesday, a judge in Maryland quickly followed suit, both of them ruling that the new executive order was essentially the same as the old one.

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A person holding placards during a protest against US President Donald J. Trump's revised Executive Order barring travel visas from six Muslim-majority countries, at Lafayette Park outside the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 06 March 2017. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

Latino Muslims Say Trump's immigration policies have 'changed everything'

 03/16/2017 - 08:29

Muslim Latino play a unique role as a bridge between the nation’s Muslims and Latinos, two groups in the crosshairs of the Trump Administration.

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Centro Islámico, the nation's first Spanish-speaking mosque, was founded just over a year ago in Houston. Photo: Univision

[OP-ED]: Is it asking too much to have a president who deals honestly with immigration?

 03/16/2017 - 08:23
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Wanted: A president who will be honest about the fact that he is deporting housekeepers, gardeners, nannies and farmworkers who, while in the country without the proper documents, are non-criminals who pose no threat to anyone.

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President of the United States, Donald Trump, gives a speech during a rally in Nashville, Tennessee (USA). Trump warned, minutes after he learned that his new immigration veto was also blocked by Justice, which will take that legal battle to the Supreme Court and will be victorious. EFE

[OP-ED]: ¿Es demasiado pedir que el presidente de uno encare el asunto de la inmigración con honestidad?

 03/16/2017 - 08:19
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Se busca: Un presidente que sea honesto sobre el hecho de que está deportando mucamas, jardineros, niñeras y campesinos quienes, aunque están en el país sin los documentos adecuados, no son delincuentes y no presentan ninguna amenaza para nadie.

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El presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, pronuncia un discurso durante un mitin en Nashville, Tennessee (EE.UU.). Trump alertó, minutos después de saber que su nuevo veto migratorio también fue bloqueado por la Justicia, que llevará esa batalla legal hasta el Tribunal Supremo y que saldrá victorioso. EFE

Dutch Elections: "We Rejected Populism"

 03/16/2017 - 06:16

The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, has seen off a challenge from the anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders to claim a resounding victory in parliamentary elections widely seen as a test for resurgent nationalism before other key European polls.

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Leader of the Populist and anti-immigrant Durch party Geert Wilders acknowledged defeat and promised strong opposition in the Netherlands. EPA/ROBIN UTRECHT

Trump's New Travel Ban Blocked Nationwide

 03/16/2017 - 05:42

Hours before President Trump’s second attempt to ban travel from six Muslim-majority countries to take effect, a federal judge in Hawaii ordered to halt it. President Trump described the ruling as "unprecedented judicial overreach".

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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin answers questions from the press outside the US District Courthouse in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 15 March, 2017. EPA/Bruce Omori

New Travel Ban, Same Problems

 03/15/2017 - 05:35

Activists and lawyers say the revised travel ban they say is motivated by ‘the same religious animus’ as the first.

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Protest from Pax South attendees following President Trump's executive order to decrease access to healthcare and a travel ban on 7 Muslim-majority nations.  Photo: Daniel Cuadra/Wikimedia Commons

Mexican firm bidding to help build Trump’s wall: “It’s not a betrayal”

 03/15/2017 - 04:23

A Puebla-based businessman is bidding to construct Trump's border wall. He says his country needs an outsider to combat corruption in politics

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File photo showing a view of a graffiti on the border fence that divides the state of Mexicali, Mexico and Calexico, United States on January 26, 2017. EFE/ Juan Barak

Latino firms forget politics, seek prosperity building Trump's wall

 03/15/2017 - 04:11

More than 60 Hispanic companies, all interested in constructing the controversial wall that US President Donald Trump wants to build on the Mexican border, are putting aside political and patriotic concerns for the chance to make money and create jobs.

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People walk in front of the border fence between Anapra, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and the US states of Texas and New Mexico, 26 January 2017. EPA/Alejandro Bringas

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 Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson gave all American embassies orders last week instructing consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny of visa applicants. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
By Andrea Rodés

US Embassies are implementing what Trump has called ‘extreme vetting’ of foreigners entering the US. 

March 24, 2017