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immigration

ICE cold

ICE cold

One of the many lies spewed by Trump administration flacks is that there is no roundup of undocumented immigrants. For the truth, all you have to do is talk to the undocumented immigrants who have been detained and/or deported or are living in a state of terror at that prospect.

Growing share of Latinos say situation of U.S. Hispanics is worsening

Growing share of Latinos say situation of U.S. Hispanics is worsening

Hispanics are divided about what a Donald Trump presidency means for their place in America, according to a Pew Research Center survey of Hispanic adults. It also finds that a rising share believes the situation of U.S. Hispanics is worsening and that about half of Hispanics are worried about the deportation of someone they know.

The Ugly American[i] on his throne

The Ugly American[i] on his throne

Last week Donald Trump launched his version of the Manhattan Project against the U.S. Constitution. This week he went after allies. His stupidity lies in the fact that both the Mexican president and the Australian PM represent the side of the political spectrum in both Australia and Mexico that favors a cozy relationship with the U.S.

Budweiser’s immigrant story; or, in your face Donald Trump

Budweiser’s immigrant story; or, in your face Donald Trump

Budweiser’s new Super Bowl commercial tells the story of the German immigrant who co-founded Anheuser-Busch and the brand’s deep roots in St. Louis. The commercial, titled “Born the Hard Way,” was released Tuesday, and hits in the midst of a raging immigration debate.

There’s still the Adjustment Act…

There’s still the Adjustment Act…

A long interview held last summer with Miami immigration attorney Ira Kurzban offers insight into the confusion over the Cuban Adjustment Act and the wet-foot-dry-foot policy. He explained that the United States has a long history with these programs and that the Cuban Adjustment Act was not the only one of its kind.

Obama’s farewell to Cuba

Obama’s farewell to Cuba

It seems that President Obama has concluded his policy of reforms in relations with Cuba with the acceptance of a new migratory accord that eliminates the dry-foot-wet-foot policy, and the Parole Program for Cuban doctors who collaborate in third countries.

Fair decision or foul concession? The 2 Heralds differ.

Fair decision or foul concession? The 2 Heralds differ.

As so often before, Miami’s two Heralds are putting different spins on the news that President Obama has called an end to the wet-foot-dry-foot policy maintained by the United States toward Cuba since 1995. The English-language Herald accepting it almost ruefully and the Spanish-language Nuevo decrying it loudly.

Ira Kurzban: ‘The wet foot dry foot policy … was not a positive policy’

Ira Kurzban: ‘The wet foot dry foot policy … was not a positive policy’

The elimination of the policy may, or may not, have any effect on current practice. If it suggests that a person out in the coastal waters of the U.S. may claim asylum then it represents a change in policy consistent with international law.

A tale of two countries

A tale of two countries

Donald Trump wants to ban every last Muslim from entering the United States. Exactly what terrorists want… Where did the convictions inscribed in the Statue of Liberty go? Perhaps they migrated north.

Five things Latinos need to know about Marco Rubio

Five things Latinos need to know about Marco Rubio

As a presidential candidate, Rubio’s poll numbers with Latinos are just as bad as the rest of the GOP field – if not worse – and after a look at his policies, it’s easy to see why.

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