Last night, the House of Representatives passed legislation to give 2.5 million undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship. There were roars of celebration for a bill that may never be introduced to the Senate.
We’ve seen the president retweet questionable news sources before, but a recent database featuring the Facebook rantings of some Philadelphia police officers hits a little closer to home.
Young Heroes is a year-long curriculum that shows elementary and middle schoolers how their First Amendment rights empower them to take action in their communities.
Files from a deceased Republican consultant revealed gerrymandering as a potential rationale for the controversial census question. A revealed analysis showed a keen effort to mute growing Hispanic voting power.
Diagnosed with colon cancer, one patient and her family put everything on hold at home to save her life in the U.S. Her outcome could change future treatment options in her home country.
The number of Hispanic voters will continue growing and making impacts in the city and state.
After its own six months of delay, the Senate finally passed a $19.1 billion disaster aid package that grants $1.4 billion to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief.
Philadelphia’s District 7 is known as ‘El Barrio’ for its predominant Hispanic population. The largest portion of that population hails from Puerto Rico, where Election Day is celebrated like a holiday and turnout is massive. But District 7 has the city’s lowest voter turnout rate.
District 7 has the lowest voter turnout in Philadelphia. AL DÍA was there on May 21 talking to voters.
It was a close race for the incumbent, who’s now won four straight democratic nominations for the district’s council seat.
Two Colombian performance artists fused their own immigrant experiences with those of migrant children to make a meaningful journey across the Ben Franklin Bridge.
The Power Street Theatre Company’s free adult theatre program teaches students the basics of theatre writing and performance, but it’s the relationships and connections they forge that will have a lasting impact.
The 2017 film, directed by Rosa Emmanuelli Gutiérrez and Gonzalo Mazzini, was shown at Friends Select School on April 8. It highlights the island’s difficult and uncertain history framed by colonization.
American Families United fights for the most neglected part of the immigration debate: American citizens.
El 25 de marzo, Gisele Fetterman visitó la redacción de AL DÍA para hablar sobre su viaje hacia el puesto de segunda dama de Pensilvania y cómo piensa usar esta nueva plataforma para continuar con el trabajo que lleva tiempo realizando en materia de derechos de los inmigrantes, combatiendo la pobreza, así como el poder de su liderazgo con un tono más “suave”.
On Mar. 25, Gisele Fetterman visited AL DÍA Newsroom to discuss her journey to becoming Second Lady of Pennsylvania, and her plans for using her new platform to advance the work that she has done on immigrant rights, poverty, and the power of “soft” leadership.
The Supreme Court Justice’s recent questioning of a landmark decision regarding freedom of the press might have an ulterior motive.
In Bolivia, cholitas used to be banned from many of the country’s public spheres, but their presence in the media shows how times have changed, and will continue to do so.
Wikipedia is the Internet’s encyclopedia, but it severely lags in Latinx art representation.
The nascent but fast-growing tech boom on the continent has done wonders for the economies of many Latin American countries—but how have they handled its accompanying security threat?
The César-nominated film takes place in the Andes and follows a boy and his wise friend as they try to recover a stolen artifact essential to their community.
For 15 years, JEVS’ Project WOW has been giving Philadelphia dropouts the skills they need to enter the professional world and turn a new page in their lives.
Chinese immigrants have been coming to Latin America for hundreds of years. Their impact is seen through the region’s biggest Lunar New Year celebrations.
Afro-Puerto Rican members of the Hellfighters’ band helped define the regiment’s cultural impact on Europe
Una nueva exposición fotográfica patrocinada por la Alianza de Arte Da Vinci destaca temas del momento más difícil y revolucionario de América Latina.