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BORDER PATROL IN NEW MEXICO STOOD BY AS RIGHT-WING MILITIA TERRORIZED MIGRANTS

Videos and audio posted by the group and its supporters on social media raise questions about agency’s role.

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Darlin Peña lee un pasaje de la libreta donde ha empezado a escribir lo que recuerda de su pasaje rumbo a Estados Unidos.

Volunteers Provide Emotional Support for Migrant Children at Shelters in Arizona

In the last five months, more than 26,000 unaccompanied minors, mostly from Central America, have been detained by immigration authorities while attempting to cross into the United States.

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Eugene Mitchell, de pie, practica junto al maestro Eduardo Martinez sentado. Foto de Ruben Tapia

Afro-Colombian Drum Classes Motivate Inmates and Inspire Teachers

A group of inmates at a medium-security prison in the city of Norco in Riverside County say that taking Afro-Caribbean drum lessons has helped to alleviate the racial tensions common in prisons.

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Health and environmental groups in the San Joaquin Valley are using off-the-shelf air monitors to begin collecting air-quality information at the neighborhood level while they wait for more sophisticated monitoring systems from the state. (Ana B. Ibarra/California Healthline).

Bad Air And Inadequate Data Prove An Unhealthy Mix

San Joaquin Valley residents breathe some of the dirtiest air in the country, but it can be a challenge for them to find accurate and timely information on the air quality in their neighborhoods. This summer, nonprofit organizations began distributing 20 small air monitors to hard-hit families, and next year, the state is expected to install monitoring systems in some communities.

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Pelosi se reúne con "dreamers" para discutir el Dream Act . Aurelia Ventura/ La Opinion.

(Español) Corrige la plana Nancy Pelosi y plantea una votación ‘limpia’ para el Dream Act

(Español) Entre tanto, el procurador general de justicia, Jeff Sessions y asesores antinmigrantes de Trump, como Steve Miller, siguen emitiendo y ejecutando órdenes punitivas incluso contra la inmigración legal y no sólo contra los indocumentados.

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Dremers presionan en las oficinas de líder de la cámara baja, Paul Ryan, para que ponga a votacion una Acta del Sueno sin candados. Foto: The Hill.

Republican Congressmembers Called on to Take Sides on the Dream Act

Nearly a month after President Trump ended the DACA program, and with just days remaining for DACA renewals, Democrats in Congress are attempting to force House Speaker Paul Ryan to put the Dream Act to a vote.

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(Español) Anuncia Trump su “reforma” fiscal, una drástica reducción de impuestos a las corporaciones

(Español) El plan tributario de la Casa Blanca y los líderes republicanos en la cámara baja y en el Senado, podría costar más de 2 mil millones de dólares durante la próxima década, según una estimación preliminar del Comité para un Presupuesto Federal Responsable.

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Familia de John Hernández: Papá con sombrero, a su lado la viuda. La mamá de John empuja la carriola con la hija de John, y su abuela en silla de ruedas.

Texans Angered by the Killing of Young Latino by Sheriff’s Deputy’s Husband

The death in Houston of a young Latino who was brutally strangled by the husband of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy has unleashed a wave of public outcry. The officer and her husband forcibly restrained the young man, John Hernández, after they saw him urinate in the parking lot of a restaurant.

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Luis Bautista, un internista en el Centro Médico Bautista en Fresno, California, examina a pacientes inmigrantes cuya mayoría temen perder el seguro de salud que recibieron bajo la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible. Foto: Heidi de Marco / KHN.

California’s New Single-Payer Proposal Embraces Some Costly Old Ways

The legislation would revive the age-old practice of paying providers for every service they perform — a recipe for a busted budget, some experts say. Backers say the bill is a work in progress.

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Plan for Debt-Free College Moves Forward in California.

(Español) El plan ayudaría a los estudiantes de universidades públicas a pagar sus colegiaturas y sus gastos de sostenimiento. Además, haría gratuito el primer año de estudios en los colegios comunitarios.

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