Julián Castro hugs his mother, Rosie Castro, before announcing his candidacy for president in 2020, at Plaza Guadalupe on January 12, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Photo: Getty Images
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A pesar de que los derechos de los transexuales no están garantizados en Estados Unidos, líderes a nivel local y nacional están llevando la discusión al centro de la escena política.

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In The Shadows Still

 08/19/2009 - 14:05

It’s been over 6 months since President Obama stepped into this mess
that is called America. Governing our country these days is like trying
to control a pre-school class, with unruly, spoiled children throwing
temper tantrums every second.

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To Go or Not to Go: The Risk of Consular processing

 08/13/2009 - 14:22

One constant is the justified fear that remains when
individuals are told that they must leave the security of the U.S. in
order to return to their home countries to “consular process”, to
attend an immigrant visa interview at the U.S. Consulate in their home
country, in order to obtain Lawful Permanent Resident status in the U.S.

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La diosa tecnología

 07/16/2009 - 08:20

Neil Postman, autor de un buen número de artículos y varios libros, cuestionaba la actitud pasiva de los televidentes: “¿Qué ha pasado con la actitud crítica de la ciudadanía?”   Lamentaba que se dejaran llevar por los anuncios políticos pagados, y que se convirtieran en una forma de ‘terapia’, mediante la cual los candidatos pretenden convencer y tranquilizar a los votantes de su futuro desempeño en determinado puesto.  A través de anuncios fríamente calculados por la mercadotecnia más avanzada, s

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Military Questions

 07/08/2009 - 06:34

With so many immigrants now serving in the military, USCIS has been
bombarded with questions regarding their pending immigration
applications, including applications for naturalization and petitions
to remove the conditional basis of resident status.

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The Next Chapter in the Driver's License Fiasco: Working Together with Penn DOT

 06/26/2009 - 05:48

For those of you who received the May 29th notice cancelling your
license unless you were able to verify, to the satisfaction of Penn
DOT, the veracity of your social security number by June 19, 2009,
there’s been a momentary reprieve: Penn DOT has temporarily cancelled
their cancellation notices in order to work on a new letter and set of
guidelines that more clearly establish who is legally permitted to
drive in the Commonwealth. Such new guidelines will better mirror the
USCIS guidelines as to who is legally in the U.S. and thus who is
permitted to legally drive in our state.

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Penn DOT fiasco

 06/09/2009 - 02:15

Over the past two weeks, thousands of people have received an Official Notice from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of
Transportation, Bureau of Driver Licensing.

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Mickey Ibarra Illuminates Path For Hispanic Recognition In U.S. Capital

 05/19/2009 - 18:30

The Latino Leaders Network was launched in the nation’s capital five
years ago by advocate and business leader Mickey Ibarra to establish
relationships and dialogue among Hispanic movers and shakers of all
political stripes on issues of particular importance to the community.

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Beware the Trojan Horse

 05/15/2009 - 14:06

In “The Odyssey” the arrival of the Trojan horse brought with it an
unexpected surprise, which led to the defeat of the Trojans at the hand
of Ulysses and his Greek warriors.  Today the H-2B visas seem to be the
new Trojan horses of the immigration world.

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La madre nunca muere

 05/09/2009 - 20:54

Una leyenda bretona dice que cuando los barcos naufragan en alta mar y los marineros se ahogan en las profundas aguas, la Mujer de Blanco les susurra al oído las mismas canciones y las mismas oraciones que aprendieron de sus madres cuando eran mecidos en sus cunas.

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Healing Powers Of Mexican Masks

 05/07/2009 - 15:11

   Mexicans are wearing masks again. Blue ones. Although
these contemporary, surgical masks are meant to guard against the swine
flu outbreak, masks have been a part of Mexican culture since 3000 B.C.
In pre-Hispanic Mexico, before the Spanish Conquest of 1521, masks were
used by priests to channel the power of their pagan gods.


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