Accused of living in a protected area, the farming families of Laguna Larga were evicted on a judge's order and their homes burned down by the army.
In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.
President Donald Trump announced today his support for a bill that would halve legal immigration to the country over the next decade and eliminate the annual international contest for which the US government raises residence permits.
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.
In the harrowing preamble to a Constituent Assembly imposed by the regime of Nicolás Maduro, thousands of Venezuelans have decided to flee through border with Colombia.
What happens to immigrants who are deported and must start a life from scratch in their country of origin?
Former Colombian President said Monday in Bolivia that rightist populist movements around the world demonize and criminalize migrants to gain favor with their voters.
During official visit to Mexico City, the German Chancellor said walls are no answer to migration and lent support to Mexico over NAFTA
Presidents of both countries, which share a land frontier of more than 595 miles, agreed to continue working to modernize infrastructure in the border zone to facilitate the safe and humane passage of migrants, as well as cross-border trade.
Un emprendedor de Ohio ha desarrollado DACA time, una app pensada para agilizar el proceso de renovación del DACA, y ahorrarse las tarifas de abogados. La app está todavía en fase Beta.
There has been much focus on Donald Trump’s erratic foreign policy -- the outlandish positions, the many flip-flops, the mistakes. But far more damaging in the long run might be what some have termed the Trump effect -- the impact of Trump on the domestic politics of other countries. That effect appears to be powerful, negative and enduring. It could undermine decades of American foreign policy successes.
Taking part int the Pan-American Colibri Swim, twelve athletes dived into the Pacific Ocean at Imperial Beach in Southern California and swam across the border to the Mexican city of Tijuana to raise awareness about the sensitive subject of immigration and to raise funds for people who have lost a family member who was trying to reach the US.
Growing food insecurity is forcing more people around the world to leave their homes and migrate, according to the latest data released Friday by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP).
Thirteen young Mexican-American artists explore the ideas of "home" and "place" in the American West in an exhibit called "Mi Tierra" at the Denver Art Museum. Artists tackled topics of immigration, identity struggle and colliding worlds.
”We have met the enemy and he is us.”
- the comic-strip character Pogo by Walt Kelly, 1970
The same may be true of the economy. So says Tyler Cowen, author of the new book “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream.”
Although we’ve recovered from the Great Recession, there are widespread fears that the economy will stagnate or grow only slowly. Government won’t be able to handle the next crisis, whether a war, financial meltdown or pandemic.
Puerto Ricans on the mainland are increasing in number by the day.
Amidst national focus on immigration issues, Alicia Kerber Palma is focusing on worker’s rights in her new station as Mexican Consul of Philadelphia.
María Sotomayor, directora del Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, llegó al país en 2002 cuando tenía 10 años de edad. En 2012 se acogió a DACA y este año acaba de obtener su residencia. AL DÍA News habló con ella a propósito del incierto futuro de DACA.
Puerto Ricans are creating thriving communities outside of the island in light of the debt crisis.
The question of a Puerto Rican vote is a highlight of the 2016 election.
In a packed auditorium inside of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, community leaders, activists and guests lined up to attend the special event, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. During the impressive panel discussion, notable community leaders discussed the rich and unique history shared between Puerto Rico and Philadelphia.
The exhibit honors the stories of unaccompanied immigrant youth, families, and young adults who fled their homes in Central America.
More than $65 million in remittances were sent back to Latin America and the Caribbean last year.
DUBLIN, Ireland -- This column is a love note to the country that has -- more than any other -- made Chicago what it is today: a city defined by a group of immigrants who came to the U.S. tired and poor but overcame institutionalized discrimination to become a politically empowered majority.