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  • Construction of Casa de La Mision begins to do justice to displaced elders

    Construction of Casa de La Mision begins to do justice to displaced elders

    by Araceli Martínez   Leaders of Mission Neighborhood Centers and Mercy Housing laid the first stone of Casa de La Mision on Jan. 9, which will be an accessible housing building for older adults who have been displaced from the Latino Mission neighborhood in San Francisco, and faced the homelessness. The building is located at

  • Mexico-Bolivia tiff heats up: AMLO a ‘cowardly thug,’ says ex-president

    Mexico-Bolivia tiff heats up: AMLO a ‘cowardly thug,’ says ex-president

    Police and military forces deployed to embassy accused of harassing diplomatic staff by Mexico News Daily   A dispute between Mexico and Bolivia intensified this week after the federal government said it was initiating legal action against the South American nation and a former Bolivian president called President López Obrador a “cowardly thug.” Foreign Affairs

  • Proposed public charge rule change, tied up in court, has huge chilling effect on immigrants 

    Proposed public charge rule change, tied up in court, has huge chilling effect on immigrants 

    by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services   Federal courts have temporarily blocked the public charge rule change from going into effect, but its chilling effects continue to reverberate. The number of immigrants who, fearing the consequences of the rule change, have taken or plan to take steps to drop out of public services for which they are eligible far exceeds the

  • ‘Close to slavery’ or legalization? The farmworkers’ hard choice

    ‘Close to slavery’ or legalization? The farmworkers’ hard choice

    Article and photo by David Bacon   In Chicano and Mexican families, the grandfathers who came to the United States as braceros (and almost all braceros were men) are mostly gone now. These farmworkers were considered only temporary migrant laborers, yet despite being denied the right to settle in this country and raise families, thousands

  • In the hands of the US Supreme Court the future of DACA

    In the hands of the US Supreme Court the future of DACA

    by Araceli Martínez   Estefany Méndez, a beneficiary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), has a headache just thinking that the US Supreme Court decides to support the Trump administration in its decision to end this program that has helped hundreds of thousands of young people obtain a work permit and stop their deportation.

  • Evo Morales resigns from the presidency of Bolivia

    Evo Morales resigns from the presidency of Bolivia

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, announced on Sunday his resignation after almost 14 years in power and in the midst of the deep crisis unleashed by allegations of fraud in the elections of last Oct. 20. “There has been a civic, political and police coup,” the president

  • Doctors: migrants are victims of abduction, rape, torture at southern border

    Doctors: migrants are victims of abduction, rape, torture at southern border

    Doctors Without Borders, UN criticize Mexico for not protecting migrants’ rights   by Mexico News Daily   Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned of increased violence against migrants and refugees on Mexico’s southern border. In a report published Wednesday, MSF said that teams working in Tenosique, Tabasco – which borders Guatemala – have reported an

  • Census Bureau embarks on a hiring blitz

    Census Bureau embarks on a hiring blitz

    The Census Bureau reports having completed its process of verifying addresses for purposes of mailing notifications about the 2020 Census. Now, it is hiring thousands of enumerators who will go door-to-door next spring to collect information from those who do not respond to the online questionnaires. Thousands of high-paying jobs available in California, nationwide  

  • Central Valley investment booms but leaves workers behind   

    Central Valley investment booms but leaves workers behind  

    by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services   FRESNO – California boasts the world’s fifth-largest economy, with Central Valley’s agricultural exports a key driver. In the state’s continuous economic growth, only the Bay Area has been able to keep up with or outpace the per capita growth of Central Valley’s Gross Domestic Product index. But beneath