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New America Media, Photo Essay, David Bacon, Posted: Apr 02, 2017. Above photo: In Playas de Tijuana, on the Mexican side of the border wall between Mexico and the U.S., Catelina Cespedes and Carlos Alcaide greet Florita Galvez, who is on the U.S. side. The family came from Santa Monica Cohetzala in Puebla to meet at the wall.
When it comes to Trump’s changes to immigration policy, many immigrants have a common question: Who is affected and what do the changes mean for them? It’s a question that Martha Ruch, staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles says she hears constantly from her clients. Since taking office, Trump dramatically expanded the definition of who can be prioritized for deportation. Immigration attorneys say that under the expanded definition, nearly any undocumented immigrant could be considered a target.
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (March 21, 2017) – Rafe Cochran,12, has been making a name for himself in the golfing world for more than half of his life, competing in local, regional and international tournaments, and even hosting his own golf classic to help build homes in Haiti through Food For The Poor.
News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival, which recently ended its 2017 rendition, is an event as contradictory as it is extraordinary. No mere mimicry of other such celebrations in Rio de Janeiro or New Orleans, Carnival on this Caribbean island of 1.4 million people – primarily descended from enslaved Africans and Indian indentured labourers – combines African traditions with European pre-Lent festivities and Indian musical rhythms.
New America Media, Editorial, Posted: Mar 09, 2017: Since the 2016 election there has been an alarming increase in reports of hate incidents around the country. Reports range from vandalism and hate-fuelled graffiti to physical attacks and shootings. The reports come amid heightened fear and anxiety within immigrant and minority communities, fuelled by the rhetoric of the campaign, and by statements and policies from the current administration.
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