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Pursuing higher education in the U.S. is a difficult path for many. Immigrant students, in particular, have to overcome a multitude of obstacles to get a diploma.
Last Monday, the Arizona Supreme Court backed the Court of Appeals on last year’s ruling that will eliminate the benefits of college tuition for student Dreamers.
El pasado lunes, la Corte Suprema de Arizona aprobó la sentencia de la Corte de Apelaciones del año pasado que eliminará los beneficios de matrícula universitaria a los Dreamers estudiantes.
California is facing off with the Trump administration over a total fantasy that has survived this long only because both political parties have an interest in keeping it alive.
Una de las víctimas ha sido identificada como Heather Heyer, activista anti-racista, de 32 años. En un intento por frenar la lluvia de críticas contra Donald Trump por su ambigua respuesta al ataque sucedido en Charlottesville el pasado sábado, la Casa Blanca emitió un comunicado 36 horas después en el que condemnaba a los "supremacistas blancos" por incitar a la violencia.
Trying to stop the fallout over President Trump’s ambiguous response to this weekend's incident in Charlottesville, Va., the White House condemned “white supremacists” for inciting violence in a statement, issued 36 hours after the protests began.
Nacida en South Philly de padres inmigrantes Latinos, Michelle Angela Ortiz ha sido premiada con la prestigiosa beca de la Robert Rauschenberg Foundation por su trabajo con los inmigrantes indocumentados y las familias separadas por deportaciones. Su primer sketchbook fueron hojas de papel botadas.
By unveiling on the same day a pair of divisive and incendiary policy initiatives, the Trump administration made clear that it opposes affirmative action for some Americans but supports it for others.
When people my age look back on their college days, they often recall being “starving” students. But, back in a time when it was possible to complete a university education with some scholarships, a modest student loan and a part-time job, few of my peers were ever truly hungry.
New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker introduced a measure recently on marijuana that could dramatically improve the lives of thousands of blacks and Latinos in the Philadelphia region if fully implemented, letter and spirit.
María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump.
With news dominated by the misconduct of President Trump, members of his family and administration, a recent ruling in a Philadelphia courtroom received less attention than it deserved.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois have introduced a new DREAM Act. Oh boy. I really wish they hadn’t done that.
News headlines are screaming about how fearful Latinos are due to moves the Trump administration is making toward stepping up deportations. These are valid concerns for many Hispanics, a majority of whom have acquaintances or family members who could be at risk.
For those of us who had hoped that American attitudes toward death were shifting in ways that would promote a wider reconstruction of the health care system, there’s discouraging news from Health Affairs, the pre-eminent journal of health policy. It devotes its latest issue to “end-of-life” care and finds that -- at least so far -- the power to make health care more compassionate and cost-effective is limited.
Para los que esperábamos que las actitudes de los norteamericanos con respecto a la muerte cambiaran de manera tal de promover una reconstrucción más amplia del sistema de asistencia médica, las noticias de Health Affairs, la prominente publicación de política sanitaria, son desalentadoras. La publicación dedica su último número a los cuidados del “fin de la vida” y concluye que -- al menos hasta el momento -- el poder para que la asistencia médica se convierta en una práctica más compasiva y rentable es limitado.
The career accomplishments of Kelley Hodge situate her well for the vital mission she volunteered to undertake over the next five-plus months.
A recent survey on the public’s view of national institutions elicited headlines that suggested a tale of backwardness and ignorance. One example: “Majority of Republicans Think Higher Education is Bad for America.”
The reality is more complex.
Una encuesta reciente sobre la perspectiva pública acerca de las instituciones nacionales provocó titulares que sugieren una historia de retraso e ignorancia. Un ejemplo: “La mayoría de los republicanos piensa que la educación superior es mala para Estados Unidos”.
La realidad es más compleja.
Two years ago, anxiety was keeping me up at night, threatening to spiral out of control. Meanwhile, my husband with his easy confidence -- never seeing a raincloud without a silver lining, always constructing the best possible scenario when confronted with a set of hazy details -- slept like a baby. I decided I wanted that kind of peace in my life.
This case involves “retaliation” the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals declared in the first sentence of the second paragraph of a recent ruling.
The only disagreement within the party is about how sharp-edged and left-wing that message should be. But it is increasingly clear that the problem for Democrats has little to do with economics and much more to do with a cluster of issues they would rather not revisit -- about culture, social mores and national identity.
When “The Bell Curve” by Charles A. Murray and Richard Herrnstein was published in 1994, I was a junior in college and didn’t know anything about the book except that it had my white literature professors in an uproar. A few of them inveighed against the book’s premise -- the very notion of intelligence as something people possess in varying degrees -- and then the whole controversy eventually died out.