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Nigel Thompson

Nigel Thompson
I cover cultural trends and topics important to Latinx communities

I am an apprentice reporter for AL DÍA News from Temple University currently pursuing a graduate journalism degree. My undergraduate studies at Temple were in English and Spanish. Before AL DÍA, I worked for the online political journal Merion West as a reporter and wrote about local businesses as part of Get To Know Montco, an online platform founded by Montgomery County-based marketing firm Navitas Marketing

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Dreamers consiguen una ruta hacia la ciudadanía en la Cámara de Representantes. Pero ¿qué pasa en el Senado?

 06/05/2019 - 15:31
El representante del Comité Judicial de la Cámara de Representantes Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) y la Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), durante una conferencia de prensa para discutir la American Dream and Promise Act en el Museo Tenement, 20 de marzo de 2019. Foto: Drew Angerer/Getty Images.

La Cámara de Representantes aprobó una legislación para dar a 2,5 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados un camino hacia la ciudadanía. A pesar de los gritos de celebración, el proyecto de ley nunca se presentará en el Senado.

Puerto Ricans voting in Puerto Rico vs. the U.S. mainland: A Philadelphia case-study

 05/24/2019 - 13:14
Rally goers at a commemoration for Hurricane Maria at the Art Museum on Oct. 12, 2018. Photo: Emily Neil/ AL DÍA News.

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.

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