La política exterior en crisis. Las oportunidades de ser los vecinos incómodos de #EstadosUnidos y de tener un títere #priista como presidente

I Hechos Con la visita de #Trump a #México, invitado por @EPN, y sugerido por #LuisVidegaray, como ya lo hicieron resaltar algunos periódicos internacionales y nacionales, se suscitaron varios eventos: el encono de un sector de la población, el que conozco más cerca, de defensores de derechos humanos que incrédulos observaban la llegada de Trump; un sujeto …

Epistemología de la frontera. Modelos de sociedad y políticas públicas

Existen las fronteras porque se debe resguardar o delimitar un territorio, una nación, del otro-otra; sin embargo, la globalización y mundialización han puesto en jaque estos supuestos al presuponer que los flujos de capitales transitan libremente, a diferencia de lo que sucede con los flujos de personas en todo en mundo. Pensar las fronteras independiente …

Poll: 62% of U.S. Voters Favor Citizenship for the Undocumented / Latin American Gerald Tribune

"MIAMI – Sixty-two percent of U.S. registered voters favor citizenship for the undocumented as a part of immigration reform, a survey published Tuesday said. The poll was taken April 7-27 by the Public Religion Research Institute together with the Brookings Institution among 1,538 registered voters. The results offer a snapshot of public opinion a year …

America’s war on immigrants / Al Jazeera America

by Belen Fernandez@MariaBelen_Fdez March 17, 2014 In the name of safeguarding the nation, acute violations of human rights go unchallenged Activists hold family photos outside the White House on March 12 to protest the nearly 2 million deportations that have taken place during Barack Obama’s presidency while Congress debates immigration reform. Brendan Smialowski//AFP/Getty Images As the interminable …

Why 2014 will be the year of immigration reform / Fox News

By Tim Kane Published January 03, 2014 FoxNews.com A curious case of generational timing can be observed in the fact that major changes to U.S. immigration policy occur once every two and half decades. It has been 27 years since the last generational shift, and other signs indicate that 2014 is likely to the “Year of …

In Immigration News: Latinos still searching for political clout, chances for reform in 2014, ‘Anchorman’ dog-eating joke / 89.3 KPCC

Josie Huang | December 30th, 2013, 3:37pm Latinos still face electoral hurdles in California - Associated Press  Even with Latinos poised to become California's largest ethnic group in 2014, they lack political clout in surprising places. The AP profiles the north San Diego suburb of Escondido, which has a population that is nearly 50 percent Latino but has …

Time for Obama to give ‘help’, not ‘hope’ on immigration reform promise

Time for Obama to give ‘help’, not ‘hope’ on immigration reform promise By professors Armando Vazquez-Ramos, Gonzalo Santos & Primitivo Rodriguez President Obama has a golden opportunity to deliver on his promise of “hope” to Latinos on comprehensive immigration reform (CIR), and to “help” the nation’s economy and himself politically, by exercising his executive authority …

¿Serán lxs latinxs jóvenes la fuerza progresista de EU?

Aram Barra Espolea A.C.  Como ya muchos saben, me he vuelto cliente asiduo de Rachel Maddow y su show. En el último par de programas ha elaborado una tesis sobre los latinos en Estados Unidos y las diferencias ideológicas de los hispanos que migran hacia el norte. El argumento central de la conductora es que …