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Trump: More Militarism and Isolation

March 3, 2018 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

<i>Military spending and anti-immigration policies skyrocket in the 2019 U.S. budget</i> Donald Trump’s budget for 2019 confirms – if there remained any doubt – the most ominous omens over what the rest of his presidency has in store for us. There will be skyrocketing military spending, with a special focus [Read more]

Angela’s Dream

January 26, 2018 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

Angela, all hazel brown skin and honey-colored eyes, crossed the border into Presidio when she was seven. Little by little, her family were reunited in Texas before her parents took her with them to California. Her country is the USA; her land, Mexico, although she only vaguely remembers her grandmother’s house, [Read more]

They Had a Dream

November 18, 2017 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

They have been transparent, but now they are living in fear. The others, who are eligible but have not joined the program, are already in the shadows.

The Dreamers’ Nightmare

September 14, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

It is worth reflecting on what is happening in a society that makes a priority of deporting some of the most brilliant minds and most qualified members of the workforce.

Donald Trump’s Shameful Move To End DACA

September 5, 2017 // Deutsche Welle - Germany

Trump's decision to ax DACA is significant far beyond the narrow purview of immigration, for it shows that when push comes to shove and times are tough, the president will always play to his nationalist, anti-immigrant base.

Obama’s Executive Action: A Race Against Time

April 6, 2015 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

On Nov. 20, 2014, Barack Obama pushed, without the support of Congress, the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program (DAPA), which seeks to give work permits to, and stop deportations of, parents of U.S. citizens, as well as to expand the coverage of the Deferred Action for [Read more]