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Ciudad de México a 1 de agosto de 2017

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NOTICIAS DESTACADAS

ASÍ RESPONDE EL GOBIERNO DE MÉXICO ANTE LA IMPLEMENTACIÓN DE LA LEY SB4 EN TEXAS / UNIVISIÓN
El centro de llamadas del gobierno de México, conocido como Centro de Información para Mexicanos (CIAM), se enlazó con la red consular en Texas para brindar información sobre ley SB4, que habilitará a los policías de Texas a pedir los documentos a cualquier persona que detengan. “Ya estamos recibiendo llamadas y sabemos que esto se puede incrementar desde el 1 de septiembre cuando entre en efecto la ley”, dijo Ricardo Pineda, cónsul de México en Tucson, donde funciona el centro de llamadas del gobierno de México.
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SECRETARÍA DE RELACIONES EXTERIORES ANUNCIA NUEVOS CÓNSULES EN E.U. / LA PRENSA
La Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores informó que el Canciller Luis Videgaray nombró a tres miembros del Servicio Exterior Mexicano como Cónsules de Carrera en Estados Unidos: Fernando González Saiffe, quien desde 2013 se desempeñaba como Encargado de Asuntos Políticos en la Embajada de México en Canadá, fue designado Cónsul de Carrera en Detroit, Michigan.
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JUEZA DECLARA CULPABLE A JOE ARPAIO POR REDADAS CONTRA MIGRANTES EN EU / PROCESO
Joe Arpaio, exjefe de policía de Phoenix, Arizona, fue declarado culpable de desacato a una Corte estadunidense al negarse a detener los operativos de tránsito dirigidos contra los migrantes, lo que representa un revés para el político que en algún momento fue popular por ese tipo de tácticas, pero que finalmente fue derrotado en las urnas debido a que los votantes se cansaron de sus gestiones y de los problemas legales que generaban.
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Bandera de México   MEDIOS NACIONALES / ESTATALES - MÉXICO / MEDIA IN MÉXICO

APOYAN PROYECTOS DE LOS MIGRANTES / CLAUDIA LANDEROS / EL SIGLO DE TORREÓN
Veinticuatro proyectos productivos de migrantes que fueron deportados o tuvieron regreso voluntario a Gómez Palacio, son apoyados por el municipio con un monto de 566 mil pesos, beneficiando a las familias, tanto en su economía, como con la generación de una mayor cohesión social y formación de mejores ciudadanos. Destacan entre estas microempresas algunas como fábricas de chorizo, alimentos, tiendas, desayunadores y otros giros que han comenzado a despuntar favorablemente y con las cuales se genera movilidad en la economía de estas personas y sus familias.
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IMPULSA MEJORA ECONÓMICA ENVÍO DE REMESAS A MÉXICO / JULIANA HENAO / EL DIARIO DE JUÁREZ
Una menor cantidad de mexicanos en Estados Unidos envió a su país en 2016 un máximo histórico de 27 billones de dólares en remesas, como resultado de una mejora en el mercado laboral estadounidense. Expertos también atribuyen dicho incremento, reportado por el Anuario de Migración y Remesas México 2017 de Bancomer y el Consejo Nacional de Población (Conapo), a la reciente devaluación del peso mexicano.
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PREVÉN QUE REMESAS AUMENTEN, PERO MENOS / RAZÓN
Las remesas que llegan a nuestro país seguirán creciendo en 2017, pero a un menor ritmo del que se registró el año pasado, luego de haber terminado la incertidumbre de lo que pasaría con los migrantes mexicanos que viven en Estados Unidos, una vez que Donald Trump tomará posesión como nuevo presidente de ese país. De acuerdo con un reporte de Infosel, Juan José Li Ng, economista de BBVA Bancomer, estimó que los migrantes mexicanos en Estados Unidos ya han llegado a su límite de capacidad de poder enviar. “Ya no pueden remitir más”.
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VIOLÓ LEY POLÉMICO SHERIFF AL PERSEGUIR A MIGRANTES / EL DIARIO DE JUÁREZ
El ex sheriff Joe Arpaio cometió un delito al desafiar la orden de una Corte para que dejara de detener a inmigrantes indocumentados, determinó una juez el lunes, en la más reciente reprimenda de un popular político que perdió la reelección a su cargo público en las elecciones del año pasado. La juez federal de Distrito, Susan R. Bolton, encontró a Arpaio, de 85 años, culpable de desacato delictivo de la Corte, un delito menor que se castiga con seis meses de cárcel. Los abogados de Arpaio dijeron que apelarán la decisión. La condena se dio a conocer cuando los sheriffs están bajo presión para que jueguen un importante papel en las severas medidas migratorias que Trump ha adoptado.
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DISMINUYE EXPEDICIÓN DE PASAPORTES: SRE / KAREN CALDERÓN / NTR ZACATECAS
En este periodo vacacional de verano 2017 no se registró un aumento en la expedición de pasaporte como se tenía previsto, dio a conocer Javier Mendoza Villalpando, delegado de la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE). Informó que de los 5 mil 900 pasaportes que se expiden regularmente en julio, sólo se expedirán 4 mil, lo que se traduce en una disminución significativa de mil 500 documentos, a lo programado.
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INQUIRIES ABOUT IMMIGRATION STATUS WILL BE BARRED IN MOST CIVIL LIABILITY CASES UNDER A NEW CALIFORNIA LAW / JAZMINE ULLOA / LOS ANGELES TIMES
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that makes a plaintiff's immigration status irrelevant to the issue of liability in civil cases involving consumer protection, civil rights, labor and housing laws. Assembly Bill 1690, written by Assemblyman Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley), prevents inquiries into a person's immigration status in civil court, unless there is clear and convincing evidence that such a query is necessary to comply with federal immigration law. The legislation, which was backed by the Consumer Attorneys of California, immigration rights groups and several public policy centers, was meant to clarify current state law, which states that all civil protections, rights and remedies are available under state law, except if banned by federal law.
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THE ECONOMY NEEDS IMMIGRANTS / DANIEL GRISWOLD / US NEWS
President Donald Trump has promised to snap the United States out of its slow growth doldrums by adopting policies to raise the nation's growth to 3 percent or more. But that worthy goal will be more difficult to achieve if he takes the advice of some of his supporters to sharply curb legal immigration to the United States. America needs immigrants to grow and prosper, especially highly-skilled immigrants who fuel innovation and spur higher productivity gains across the economy. Immigrants boost the nation's economic growth rate in two important ways: by increasing the total number of workers employed, and by raising the overall productivity of workers, both immigrant and native born alike. Without a healthy inflow of immigrants, the U.S. labor force would soon begin to decline, imposing a drag on growth while adding to the strain on our retirement programs.
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IMMIGRANT WORKERS AND THE ECONOMY / HOWARD FISCHER / PAYSON ROUNDUP
Arizona needs its 920,000 foreign-born residents, both legal and otherwise, to fuel the state's economy, according to a new study and some business leaders. The report Monday by the New American Economy says those families had $21.4 billion in household income in 2014, the most recent figures available. They paid $1.7 billion in state and local taxes and have $16 billion in spending power. When just the undocumented are counted, their earnings were $3.5 billion and $3.1 billion in spending power. And the number of foreign-born immigrants living in Arizona grew faster between 2010 and 2014 than the overall rate of growth, both from births and people moving here from other states.
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MADE IN AMERICA* -- HOW THE U.S. AUTO INDUSTRY WAS BUILT WITH FOREIGN LABOR / EMILY RAND / CBS NEWS
When Gerald Greiner walked into his first job as a safety manager for Eisenmann Corporation, a subcontractor building the paint shop at the Mercedes plant in Vance Alabama back in 2013, he was surprised to see Eastern Europeans pouring concrete, erecting steel and fitting pipe at the company's expansion project. "There was Polish and Slovenian and Croatian people there it was hard for me to believe because I just didn't understand why they would be here," Greiner told CBSN On Assignment Correspondent Vladimir Duthiers during an interview at a neighborhood park near Greiner's home in San Jose, California. "The cars will be built by American workers. It's just the building of these plants that is being done by foreigners?" Duthiers asked.
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MEXICAN IMMIGRANT DIED AFTER COPS TOOK HIM TO TACO BELL / KATE BRIQUELET / THE DAILY BEAST
In July 2012, a pair of Ohio deputies picked up a Mexican immigrant for driving drunk, then dumped him at a Taco Bell 3 miles away. Delaware County officers had found Uriel Juárez-Popoca in a pickup truck parked in the median of Interstate 71. They called him “amiga!” and told him, “you stink,” before spraying him with deodorant. Juárez-Popoca, a 22-year-old father of two, was intoxicated and had trouble communicating with police. One deputy announced the sheriff’s office would transport Juárez-Popoca to the Taco Bell because, “I figure they’ll have someone that interprets.” “There you go,” laughed a state trooper called to the scene. But instead of arresting Juárez-Popoca or ensuring a friend or relative would pick him up, the deputies in Delaware, Ohio—about 30 miles north of Columbus—abandoned him drunk and discombobulated at the fast-food restaurant.
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UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRATION DOESN’T WORSEN DRUG, ALCOHOL PROBLEMS IN U.S., STUDY INDICATES / CHRIS BARNCARD / UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
Despite being saddled with many factors associated with drug and alcohol problems, undocumented immigrants are not increasing the prevalence of drug and alcohol crimes and deaths in the United States, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health. Researchers led by University of Wisconsin–Madison sociology Professor Michael Light used newly developed state-level estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population to examine the relationship between undocumented immigration and drug and alcohol arrests and deaths. Light says national debate on immigration law spurred him to begin a series of studies on undocumented immigrants and public safety and health.
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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION REACHES DEAL WITH TEXAS COUNTIES ON IMMIGRATION / LISA MARIA GARZA / REUTERS
U.S. immigration authorities signed deals on Monday with 18 of Texas' 254 counties to expand a program that allows jailers at local sheriffs' offices to cooperate with federal authorities in immigration enforcement. The deal signed at a sheriffs' meeting in suburban Dallas comes as both the administration of U.S. Republican President Donald Trump, and Texas, the most populous Republican-controlled state, seek to crack down on "sanctuary cities," places that shield immigrants who are in the country illegally. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reached what is known as a 287(g) agreement with the counties. The deal trains local agents in the sheriff's offices to check if the people they have in custody may be in violation of U.S. immigration law.
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FORMER ARIZONA AG WANTS ARPAIO TO BE FORCED TO WORK WITH IMMIGRANT GROUPS / KTAR
A former Arizona attorney general said former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be sentenced to working with immigrant groups after he was found guilty of criminal contempt of court. “If it was me, I would have him do an awful lot of community service work,” Grant Woods told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Mac & Gaydos on Monday. “He’s able to do it and I think he should specifically work with immigrant organizations.” Woods said the sentence may help Arpaio — who was convicted of carrying on with his controversial immigration sweeps more than a year after a different judge ordered him to cease — understand the people whose lives he affected.
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'THE HUB' IMMIGRANT WELCOME CENTER FOCUSES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP / DANIELLE WAUGH / WCSH
A new immigrant welcome center in Portland is open for businesses. The Hub at 24 Preble Street will be a space where immigrant entrepreneurs can get training, advice, and resources. Alain Nahimana, an immigrant from Burundi, and Damas Rugaba, an immigrant from Rwanda, came up with the idea for the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center about three years ago. They wanted to bring different immigrant service providers together, and make it easier for immigrants to open businesses. The center has meeting spaces and a business incubator. Immigrants can receive English classes and computer training. A partnership with cPort Credit Union will give immigrants access to loans to pay for citizenship fees.
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DREAMS, CHALLENGES, ROOTS: IMMIGRANTS USE PUPPETS TO TELL THEIR STORIES / CHRIS HEWITT / TWIN CITIES PIONEER PRESS
What’s an authentic way to help immigrants tell their stories to an audience? How about asking them to learn a technique that is as alien to them as America once was: puppetry? “Puppets are a new thing, a foreign thing to them, but this experience feels like a confirmation of what puppetry can be,” says puppet and theater artist Masanari Kawahara, talking about “Immigrant Journey Project,” which opens Friday. “Immigrant Journey Project” teams members of five community groups with Mu Performing Arts, Kawahara, noted Twin Cities performers such as Eric Sharp, Sara Ochs, Katie Bradley and Phasoua Vang, as well as Mu artistic director Randy Reyes. They all created a show that lets community members — many of whom had never performed before — use puppets to share their stories of immigration.
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DE BLASIO, CITY COUNCIL REACH DEAL LIMITING LEGAL FUND FOR IMMIGRANTS FACING DEPORTATION / JILLIAN JORGENSEN / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Mayor de Blasio and the City Council have struck a deal in a fight that had cut off legal help for immigrants facing deportation. The city’s $26 million will not go to pay for lawyers for immigrants convicted of 170 serious crimes — a restriction de Blasio had insisted on — but anonymous private donors have stepped in with $250,000 to aid those who can’t get the taxpayer money. The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project, which provides lawyers for immigrants fighting deportation, had been refusing new clients since June because of the dispute. Mayor de Blasio said people convicted of serious felonies should not get city assistance, but Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito objected to that rule and inserted language into the budget legislation passed by the Council to bar any such restrictions. Under the deal reached Monday, the Council agreed to rescind that condition.
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IMMIGRANT CONGREGANTS VANISH FROM NEW YORK CHURCH: 'THEY’RE AFRAID TO STEP OUT' / GABE ORTIZ / DAILY KOS
It’s safe to assume that in any other circumstance, dozens of congregants vanishing from a Christian church would probably merit some attention from the so-called “most evangelical cabinet in history,” of whom at least a dozen members attend a weekly Bible study, according to Christian outlet CBN News. But these missing congregants in New York’s Fort Edward are brown, and they’re vanishing because they live in such fear of Donald Trump’s deportation force, that they are too afraid to leave their homes and worship: Until three undocumented immigrants were rounded up and processed by ICE agents in March, St. Joseph’s Church in Fort Edward on Sundays was a melting pot of faces. Members of up to 12 Mexican immigrant families, about 50 people in total, could be seen in the pews and at the altar, where Mexican immigrant children served as altar boys and girls.
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IMMIGRANT MOTHER OF THREE WITH NO CRIMINAL RECORD TO BE DEPORTED / THINK PROGRESS
On Tuesday, Lourdes Salazar Bautista, a Mexican immigrant mom with three U.S. citizen children, will board a plane from Michigan and be deported to a country she hasn’t seen in 20 years. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office has ordered the deportation of Salazar Bautista this week, and immigrant advocates have confirmed that she has a plane ticket to Mexico set for Tuesday. Salazar Bautista came to the United States in 1997, but an immigration judge ordered her deported in absentia the following year. She said she never received the notice for her court date and its subsequent decision. When ICE detained her in 2010, she was released on the condition that her undocumented husband be deported to Mexico instead. He is now living in Mexico.
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FROM UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT TO FUTURE TRANSPLANT SURGEON / ANGELA NASO / PRESS ENTERPRISE
For Juan Ortiz, 34, the work day starts early and ends late. “It all depends on the number of cases we have going on,” says Ortiz, a third-year general surgery medical resident at the Riverside University Health System’s Medical Center in Moreno Valley. It’s a far cry from when, at age 18, he came to the country as an undocumented immigrant from Mexico in search of helping his family out of poverty. Now a naturalized citizen, he recalled taking a bus and then a “pretty scary” illegal border crossing on foot before his uncle in Seattle took him in. His position as a soon-to-be surgeon is a benefit for both him personally and for an underserved community. The numbers of Latino physicians is not keeping up with the Latino population, one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the country, according to a 2015 study from UCLA’s Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture.
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GEAR UP FOR BACK TO SCHOOL DAY / SHELBY SANSONE / FOX MEMPHIS
Parents at Belle Forest Community School, Treadwell Elementary, and Southwind High School can come from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to take care of requirements for their kids. Parents can register kids for school, show proof of immunizations, residency, get bus info, supply lists, club sign-ups, and more. The Mexican Consulate (Litltle Rock) will also be set up at Belle Forest to help families. A Shelby County Schools block party will be held this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 160 S. Hollywood. The first day of school for Shelby County Schools is Monday, August 7.
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LITTLE ROCK HISPANIC COMMUNITY CONCERNED ABOUT TARGETED ROBBERIES / CHARMAINE NERO / ARKANSAS MATTERS
Members of the Hispanic community on edge after someone robbed and killed a 55-year-old and man outside his apartment. "It happens more than regular, more than people know," says Samantha Sustaita. Sustaita has seen her fair share of crime targeting her Southwest Little Rock community. So when she heard 55-year-old Evilio Alvarez was shot and killed during a robbery, she wasn't surprised. "That man went to work, went home was with his family, and he got killed over nonsense," says Sustaita. Neighbors say Alvarez was working at the Spanish Valley Apartments where he was killed Saturday night. "Because usually they work and they receive the salary in cash usually they have been targeted," says Sustaita. "Anyone who carry cash is automatically a target," says Jose Aguilar, with the Mexican Consulate.
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HOW BRITAIN CAN RESET THE IMMIGRATION DEBATE / RACHEL SHABI / THE NEW YORK TIMES
The Labour Party is surging in British polls. That’s after a June general election in which it unexpectedly won a remarkable 40 percent of the vote under the leadership of the much-derided Jeremy Corbyn. Young and previously disengaged voters were galvanized by a left-wing policy platform that pledged to deal with the wealth inequalities and economic hardships that affect so many people today. You could say Labour has tugged the national political map to the left. But now, this progressive spirit may be checked by Britain’s referendum decision last year to leave the European Union — in particular, to the extent that the Brexit vote was motivated by hostility to immigration. According to a recent British Social Attitudes survey, 73 percent of those worried about immigration voted for Britain to leave the union.
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GERMANY'S IMMIGRANT POPULATION HITS NEW HIGH IN 2016 / ABC NEWS
The number of people in Germany with immigrant roots rose 8.5 percent last year to a record 18.6 million, powered by the influx of refugees and other migrants up to the spring of 2016, official statistics showed Tuesday. The Federal Statistical Office said people with an immigrant background — defined as those who either weren't born as German citizens or have at least one parent who wasn't — made up 22.5 percent of the country's total population of 82.4 million in 2016. The figure was the fifth annual record in a row and the year-on-year rise the strongest since the measurement began in 2005, the office said. Germany saw a large influx of migrants from the Middle East and elsewhere in 2015 and early 2016. That hurt Chancellor Angela Merkel's popularity for a time and boosted the four-year-old nationalist Alternative for Germany party.
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