sábado, diciembre 15, 2018

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...

It’s time to fulfill the promise of citizenship

This year we marked the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment in a strange way: with an assault on the idea of citizenship that is at the amendment’s core. In June, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

‘Why Did You Leave Me?’ The Migrant Children Left Behind as Parents Are Deported

Adayanci Perez Chavez, who was separated from her father when they crossed the border from Guatemala more than two months ago, has watched as one playmate after another has checked out of the migrant...

Nonprofit organization receiving teddy bears for migrant children separated from families

 For many children across the world, teddy bears can be viewed simply as a toy. But for the migrant children who were separated from their families following the implementation of the government's "zero-tolerance policy," it’s...

She’s Mexican-Born and a New U.S. Citizen. But Can She Run for the Georgia...

Should Maria Palacios, a Mexican-born Georgia resident who moved to the state as a child and became an American citizen in June 2017, be allowed to run for the State House of Representatives? She has...

California-based energy company building $150 million Mexico fuels terminal

A California energy company is moving ahead with a $150 million fuels terminal in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Sempra Energy of San Diego is building the fuels terminal in Topolobampo, Mexico through its Mexican...