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Undated file photo showing Democratic Sen Dick Durbin, of Illinois (c).
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Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, a member of the negotiating group for an immigration agreement in the upper house, said Tuesday that the text of the bill agreed to by Democrats and Republicans will be published on Wednesday, despite the fact that President Donald Trump rejects it.

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10th immigrant found in overheated tractor-trailer dies in Texas

 07/25/2017 - 05:37
Photo taken on July 23, 2017, of the tractor-trailer without air conditioning found in San Antonio, Texas, to contain 38 suspected undocumented immigrants, of whom the 10th died on Monday, July 24, in a San Antonio Hospital. EFE/Darren Abat

 Among the dead was a so-called Dreamer, a migrant brought to the United States as a young child. Another 30 undocumented immigrants packed in the trailer were still alive but gasping from the lack of oxygen and the sweltering heat. They were taken to nearby hospitals where 17 are in critical condition.

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10 estados republicanos piden a Trump eliminar los beneficios de los 'Dreamers"

 06/30/2017 - 08:07
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (C) delivering remarks to the news media, at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 2, 2016. EFE/Shawn Thew

Representantes políticos de 10 estados "rojos" de EEUU han pedido a la Administración Trump que elimine el programa DACA, que en la actualidad protege a cerca de 800,000 inmigrantes indocumentados en todo el país de ser deportados. Hace menos de un mes, el secretario de Seguridad Nacional John Kelly aseguró que los derechos de los DACA serían respetados bajo el gobierno de Trump.

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Universidades de Arizona seguirán ofreciendo tarifas de residentes a los "Dreamers"

 06/30/2017 - 07:35
Main entrance to the main library of the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Photo: Wikipedia

La junta que representa a las tres universidades públicas del estado acordó seguir otorgando este beneficio a los estudiantes indocumentados amparados bajo el programa DACA hasta que la Suprema Corte de Apelaciones del estado de Arizona tome una decisión al respecto, algo que podría concretarse en uno o dos años.

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10 Red states demand Trump eliminate program protecting Dreamers

 06/30/2017 - 05:43
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (C) delivering remarks to the news media, at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 2, 2016. EFE/Shawn Thew

Officials of 10 US states asked HAVE urged the Donald Trump administration to eliminate the DACA program, which has protected some 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation. Less than a month ago, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly promised DACA would remain in place.

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Trump meets with victims of crimes by undocumented immigrants

 06/29/2017 - 03:38
US President Donald J. Trump (C) listens as he meets with immigration crime victims to urge passage of House legislation to save American lives, in the Cabinet Room at the White House, Washington, DC, USA, 28 June 2017. EPA/Molly Riley / POOL

On Thursday the House of Representatives is scheduled to hold two "crucial votes" on immigration and national security bills, both sponsored by Republican Congressmen Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. One of the bills, dubbed Kate's Law, is designed to increase the penalties for immigrants convicted of certain crimes who, after being deported, have returned to the US illegally.

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Su hijo murió en la frontera de México en 2010 y ahora pide justicia en EEUU

 06/26/2017 - 06:30
El abogado Bob Hilliard, representante de la familia de Sergio Adrian Hernandez, hablando frente al Tribunal Supremo de los EEUU, el pasado 21 de febrero de 2017. Foto: Jason Risner Photography/Wikimedia

El caso, bautizado "Hernández vs. Mesa", ha llegado hasta el Tribunal Supremo de EE.UU., que en los próximos días decidirá si la familia del joven mexicano tiene derecho a demandar ante las cortes estadounidenses al agente de aduanas que le disparó en la cabeza.

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La polémica por la ley SB1070 regresa a Arizona como obra de teatro

 06/22/2017 - 12:56
Los actores durante los ensayos de la obra de teatro "1070", que recoge el sentir de una familia hispana que tiene que vivir bajo el miedo de la deportación y la dura lucha de la hija por revelarse ante la situación que viven miles de indocumentados. EFE/BEATRIZ LIMON

La polémica que generó la ley estatal SB1070 regresa a Arizona como obra de teatro que recoge el sentir de una familia hispana que tiene que vivir bajo el miedo de la deportación y la dura lucha de la hija por revelarse ante la situación que viven miles de indocumentados.

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Latin America closer to refugee crisis than it thinks, UNHCR says

 06/20/2017 - 17:40
Photo of the regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, telling EFE in an interview on June 19, 2019, that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons in the region "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations." EFE/Alejandro Bolivar

The regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, said that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations."

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No papers, no scholarship: Latino budding scientist becomes food truck chef

 06/20/2017 - 06:39
Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

After winning a prestigious robotics contest, Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan had the chance to become a scientist, but his immigration status kept him from getting a university scholarship and he had to find an alternative, which turned out to be a traveling food truck that he calls "Neither Here Nor There."

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Washington's Priority in Latin America: Ending Drug Trade

 06/16/2017 - 06:30
US Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez (L) during the opening of the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami, Florida, United States, 15 June 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera

US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras and the vice president of El Salvador within the framework of the economic and security conference on Central America being held in Miami. The Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle was created in 2014 by the US, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador due to the wave of US arrivals of undocumented and unaccompanied Central American minors. 

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