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Another judge blocks Trump administration from ending DACA program

(Reuters) - A second U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children from deportation. U.S. District...

One of our best American playwrights, María Irene Fornés is featured in new documentary

María Irene Fornés, is probably the greatest living Cuban-American playwright you’ve never heard of. A pillar of the 1960’s NYC Off-Off Broadway avant garde, the 87-year-old is a nine-time Obie award...

Canada put a deadline to one of its most important immigration programs

This week, people working as Caregivers in Canada were surprised to find that in November 2019 those who do not comply with all the requirements of that program will not be...

Cartoon depicting armed criminals as ‘Dreamers’ spurs outrage among Latinos

A national Latino group is calling on the leading New Mexico newspaper to examine its editorial practices after it published a controversial cartoon that portrayed armed criminals as Dreamers at a...

New head of U.S. embassy in Cuba, Philip Goldberg, faces critical road ahead

MIAMI, Florida - A new business manager begins his role at the US Embassy in Cuba on Saturday, as relations between the United States and Cuba are at a low point...

Botánicas, offering folk remedies and spiritual healing, attract old and new clients

At the botánica Los Siete Arcángeles 2 in the Bronx, New York, visitors browse aisles offering herbs for a variety of ailments, aerosols that promise to ward off evil spirits and...

Who is Trump’s first Latino judicial nominee, Fernando Rodriguez, Jr.?

Since taking office, President Trump has moved to reshape the judiciary and swiftly. Trump’s picks have been overwhelmingly white and male, so the nomination of Fernando Rodriguez Jr. to the U.S. District...

Consequences of family breakups during Immigration processes

Dependent permits mean just that, depending on what happens with the principal applicant. A couple of days ago a couple came to my office to reevaluate their case. She came to Canada...

Community prepares for eventual arrival of Salvadoran refugees from the United States

On Friday of last week, the Council for the Protection of Refugees announced that it will no longer work with the times established by the previous government for the processing of...

As politicians feud over immigration, TV writers’ rooms find a teaching moment

LOS ANGELES — With nearly half a dozen projects this pilot season that are centered on immigrant stories, writers' rooms are bringing personal stories to politics at a time when immigration reform continues...