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Denmark burqa ban

Hundreds of Danes rallied in Copenhagen on Wednesday in protest at a new ban on the wearing of face veils in public, accusing the government of infringing women’s right to dress as they choose. Denmark’s parliament enacted the ban in May, joining France and other EU countries in what some politicians say is upholding secular…

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Immigration protests on family separations occurred throughout Michigan

A large-scale “Families Belong Together” protest was on  June 30 in Washington D.C., organized by MoveOn.org in partnership with the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and ACLU. At least 20 sister rallies took place in Michigan for that Saturday. Those included two protests in Detroit — one outside of…

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Congress cuts EBT assistance forces poor to work

America’s poor may have to look elsewhere for a handout and put on their work boots! The social safety net of America is being pulled away quickly! The United States House of Representatives and Senate are poised to bring about a major cut to welfare programs targeted at the most vulnerable Americans. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance…

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Judge tells Immigrant mother, he doesn’t know where her child is

It’s only been in effect for a month, but the Trump administration’s new zero-tolerance immigration policy has already yielded so many arrests that the courts are totally overwhelmed and turning to mass trials just to get everyone seen.  Under past administrations, immigrants with no criminal history caught at the U.S.-Mexico border were sent back to…

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Celebrando Latinas 2018

Celebrando Latinas, the largest Latina conference in Spanish nationwide will take place this summer on July 14 at the beautiful Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Celebrando Latinas 2018 is proud to present Maria Marin who in 2012 was named by People en Español one of the most powerful Latina women. Marin is the leading motivational icon…

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U.S. Census may find Immigrants reluctant to participate in count

For the country’s only test run of the 2020 census, leaders in Rhode Island’s Providence County are struggling to drum up participation among one of the hardest-to-count populations in the U.S.: unauthorized immigrants. The U.S. Constitution requires a head count of every person living in the U.S. every 10 years. The Census Bureau has sent…

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She came to the US for a better life. Moments after arrival, she was killed

The woman shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol on last May has been identified as Claudia Patricia Gómez Gonzáles, a 20-year-old who had traveled to the U.S. from Guatemala in hopes of securing work to pay for her education. Gómez Gonzáles was shot in the head when a Border Patrol agent fired on a…

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