Immigration

Singer Alejandro Fernandez Urged Mexicans to Be More Creative against Trump

 02/28/2017 - 05:25
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Mexican singer, El Potrillo, said that Mexicans should be united and be more creative against the immigration policies implemented by the US President Donald Trump.

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Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández, El Potrillo, during a press conference, on February 24. EFE/Ulises Ruiz Basurto

The US footballers crossing Mexico's border

 02/28/2017 - 04:55
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Despite President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Mexicans crossing the border to the US, American soccer players such as Omar Gonzalez are heading south for new opportunities, more money and a better standard of football.

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Despite President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Mexicans crossing the border to the US, American soccer players such as Omar Gonzalez are heading south for new opportunities, more money and a better standard of football. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

Trump: el elefante en la sala de los Oscars

 02/27/2017 - 12:55

Entre premios equivocados y un espíritu de camaraderismo, la octogésima novena entrega de los premios de la Academia no pudo obviar el gran elefante en la sala: el Presidente Donald Trump.

Entre los asistentes y presentadores, el guiño a la situación nacional actual estuvo a flor de piel.

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Foto cedida por la Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) el 26 de Febrero de 2017, donde muestra a los presentadores Hailee Steinfeld y Gael García Bernal en el escenario durante la octogésima novena entrega de los Premios Anuales de la Academia en el DOlby Theatre en Hollywood, California. EFE/EPA/AARON POOLE

El propósito detrás de los Oscar

 02/27/2017 - 11:42

Aún frente al más acérrimo criticismo – que ha ido en aumento durante los últimos años – los Oscar siguen siendo el evento del año para el séptimo arte. No sólo recopilan lo mejor de las producciones cinematográficas del año, sino que abren un debate para los que somos fanáticos del cine y no perdemos la oportunidad de ver los estrenos, tanto del cine Hollywoodense como de la escena independiente.

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Foto cedida por la Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) el 26 de Febrero de 2017, que muestra el elenco de "Moonlight" aceptando el Oscar por Mejor Película del año, durante la octogésima novena ceremonia anual de los Premios de la Academia en el Dolby Theatre en Hollywood, California. Los Oscars fueron presentados a esfuerzos colectivos o individuales sobresalientes en 24 categorías en cinematografía. EFE/AARON

Offside: U.S. Travel Ban Would Damage 2026 World Cup Bid

 02/27/2017 - 04:46
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Aleksander Ceferin, the president of UEFA, has said the United States bid to host the 2026 World Cup could be hampered by travel restrictions put in place by the Trump administration, as reported in The NY Times.

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Tottenham played against KAA Gent at Wembley stadium, London, on February 23, as part of the European Champions League.  EFE/SEAN DEMPSEY

Warren Buffett Criticises Wall Street and Praises Immigrants

 02/27/2017 - 04:26
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In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, the billionaire praises ‘talented and ambitious immigrants’ , giving a contrary voice to Donald Trump.

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In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, the billionaire praises  ‘talented and ambitious immigrants’ , giving a contrary voice to Donald Trump. 
President Barack Obama and Warren Buffett in the Oval Office, July 14, 2010. Photo: Pete Souza/Commons

The Oscars: García Bernal Takes Aim at Trump's Wall

 02/27/2017 - 03:17
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The Oscars ceremony included gentle swings at President Trump. The most direct message came from Mexican actor Gabriel García Bernal: "As a Mexican, as a Latin American, as a migrant worker, as a human being, I am against any form of wall that wants to separate us."

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"As a Mexican, as a Latin American, as a migrant worker, as a human being, I am against any form of wall that wants to separate us" said Mexican actor Gabriel García Bernal during the Oscars ceremony, yesterday. A handout photo made available by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) on 26 February 2017 shows presenters Hailee Steinfeld and Gael Garcia Bernal onstage during the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 26 February 2017. EFE/AARON POOLE / AMPAS

"I could no longer work for an administration that saw me as a threat"

 02/24/2017 - 06:12
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The Atlantic gives voice to Rumana Ahmed, a Muslim woman who served on the National Security Council under Obama, and chose to leave the White House eight days into Trump’s presidency.

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The Atlantic tells the testimony of Rumana Ahmed, a Muslim woman who served on the National Security Council under Obama, and chose to leave the White House eight days into Trump’s presidency. EFE/Shawn Thew

Mexican Migrants are under a "Fascist Offensive"

 02/24/2017 - 05:37

In an interview with El País, Mexican writer Yuri Herrera says there is "a fascist offensive" against Mexican immigrants in the United States.

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In an interview with El País, Mexican writer Yuri Herrera says there is "a fascist offensive" against Mexican immigrants in the United States.

Undocumented people in the U.S are fearful of Trump's new deportation rules

 02/24/2017 - 04:49
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Trump's advice to illegal migrants: “Keep your head down as much as you can”

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Detainees await their turn at the Fourth Avenue jail in Phoenix, Arizona, this February 22, 2017. In the past two weeks hundreds of undocumented migrants have been the target of  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids. EFE / Thomas Hawthorne / POOL

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