martes, noviembre 20, 2018

Trump says troops will not fire on migrant caravan

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that illegal immigrants who throw rocks at the military would be arrested, but not fired upon by troops. He made the remarks to reporters one day after he...

Fox News’ Shep Smith debunks Trump’s migrant-caravan rhetoric: ‘There is no invasion’

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith on Monday repudiated claims by President Donald Trump and his own network of the risks posed by a so-called caravan of migrants making its way toward the U.S. border. ‘There...

New photo exhibit humanizes America’s immigration controversy

The most impactful thing about El Sueño Americano, the photographic exhibition on view at the ArtsXchange gallery (in the Warehouse Arts District) Oct. 8 through Nov. 5, is that it puts a face on the...

U.S. to reconsider asylum for separated immigrant families

The settlement, detailed in court documents late on Wednesday, represented a victory for rights groups that challenged Trump’s contentious family separation policy that was aimed at deterring illegal immigration. If approved by U.S. District Judge...

Passport denials reflect long history of racist attacks on Mexican Americans

The Washington Post and Texas Tribune have reported the U.S. State Department has begun denying passport applications, or annulling existing passports, from American citizens, largely Mexican Americans in South Texas. In some cases, applicants...

Top Trump aides rush to disavow NYTimes ‘resistance’ article

Top aides to Donald Trump scrambled on Thursday to deny authorship of an anonymous New York Times opinion column that slammed the U.S. president’s leadership style and described “a quiet resistance” to him within...

House of Mexico has new fundraising date for construction

Organizers have until December to raise enough money to start construction on a House of Mexico in Balboa Park before construction permits expire. The House of Mexico nonprofit is one of 34 organizations representing countries,...

Chef Marcus Samuelsson explores Chicago’s Mexican-American culture on new PBS

Chef/restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson tends to explore the Chicago food scene about four times a year, yet he managed to discover some new favorites while filming his PBS series about immigrant culture and cuisine here. “This...

Young People Adapt To A Changing Life At The Texas-Mexico Border

Along the dry, rocky desert of El Paso, Texas, a brown fence stretches for miles. The fence marks the southern U.S. border that separates El Paso from its Mexican sister city, Juarez. Twenty-two-year-old Antonio Villaseñor-Baca...

UC San Diego Science Program Unites Students From Both Sides Of Border

Sixteen-year-old Angela Mendez and 17-year-old Carolina Martinez are working side-by-side in a lab at UC San Diego this summer. On a recent Wednesday, they were mostly quiet and methodical among the whirring machines, lost...

Faith As Disruption: A Dispatch From The Tijuana Border

When I was a small child in San Diego County, my family frequently crossed the border into Tijuana, Mexico. We went for lunch, to shop in department stores, to buy housewares. The crossing was...

Stalking a Bus Station

Helping others is not political. It is good for the soul. When you help others, you forget about your own problems for awhile. In addition, nobody should make you feel bad about who you...