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Protect and Defend: NCLR Creates Latino Political Agenda

 03/09/2017 - 18:58

Today National Council of La Raza gathered local community leaders and non-profit directors to discuss what they can do to "protect and defend the advances the Latinos have made in this country thus far," according to Rafael Collazo, Director of Political Campaigns.

Focusing on ensuring that they remain inclusive of all political leanings, the group came together to decide what the high-line items were and how they can enact change on a real level in the community. 

Several states join Hawaii in legal fight against Trump's new immigration ban

 03/09/2017 - 16:05

Several states, including Washington, Oregon and New York, on Thursday announced that they will join Hawaii in filing lawsuits against President Donald Trump"s new immigration order prohibiting US entry to citizens of six Muslim-majority nations and suspending the refugee entry program.

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U.S. says illegal immigration from Mexico declined last month

 03/09/2017 - 04:16
This photo of January 27 shows the three border fences between the United States and Mexico in the city of San Luis (Arizona). EFE / Gary Williams

The number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico declined by 40 percent from January to February, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Wednesday.The Trump Government attributes the decline to its hard line immigration policy, as reported in El País.

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#LosEsclavosNoSonInmigrantes El por qué Ben Carson está equivocado

 03/09/2017 - 03:39

“De eso trata América, una tierra de sueños y oportunidades”, dijo Carson. “Hubo otros inmigrantes que vinieron aquí en el fondo de barcos esclavistas, trabajaron por mucho más tiempo, más arduamente y por mucho menos. Pero ellos también tuvieron el sueño de que algún día, sus hijos, hijas, nietos, nietas, bisnietos y bisnietas pudieran ser prósperos y conseguir la felicidad en esta tierra”.

#SlavesAreNotImmigrants Why Ben Carson is wrong

 03/08/2017 - 19:53
Ben Carson Photo courtesy: Wikimedia.

"That's what America is about, a land of dreams and opportunity," Carson said. "There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder for less. But they too had a dream that one day their sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, great-grandsons, great-granddaughters, might pursue prosperity and happiness in this land.”

The mother of the child killed by the “migra” tells the story

 03/07/2017 - 12:38

Since the afternoon of June 7, 2010, the Juarense mother Guadalupe Güereca says she is dead in life.

That Monday, bullets fired from US soil by Jesús Mesa Jr. - a Border Patrol agent -  ended the life of the teenager Sergio Adrián Hernandez, 15, who was in Mexican territory at the time of his death, and whose case has originated a long litigation that is today in the hands of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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