Ciudad de México, 19 de octubre de 2017

Número: 3475

 

NACIONALES


INICIA EU RECOPILACIÓN DE ACTIVIDAD DE INMIGRANTES EN REDES / EXCELSIOR
El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de Estados Unidos (DHS por sus siglas en inglés) comenzará a recopilar y almacenar en archivos permanentes datos sobre las actividades en las redes sociales de todos los inmigrantes. La nueva regulación, denominada Sistema de Registros de la Ley de Privacidad Modificada, fue publicada en septiembre en el diario oficial del gobierno federal estadunidense, Federal Register, para entrar en vigor a partir de este 18 de octubre.
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FISCAL DE EU RECHAZA DAR CIUDADANÍA A DREAMERS / EL UNIVERSAL
El fiscal general de Estados Unidos, Jeff Sessions, insistió ayer en que se opone a que los jóvenes indocumentados que se han beneficiado del programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés) puedan acceder a la ciudadanía a través de eventual legislación. Durante una audiencia en el Comité Judicial del Senado, Sessions dijo que esa era su posición tanto personal como en calidad de fiscal general de EU, pero no llegó a atribuir la misma postura al resto del gobierno o al presidente estadounidense Donald Trump.
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DEMÓCRATAS, A LA CAZA DEL VOTO REPUBLICANO POR LEY 'DREAMERS' / MILENIO
Nancy Pelosi fue enfática: la ley de los "dreamers" debe ser aprobada antes de fin de año. La líder demócrata en la Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos dijo que su partido está en la búsqueda de una veintena de votos de sus rivales republicanos para que el Congreso apruebe, antes de que termine el año, el proyecto que legaliza a los indocumentados que llegaron a Estados Unidos de niños.
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SENADO DESTACA IMPORTANCIA DE CIUDADES SANTUARIO EN EU / SENADO
El Senado de la República reconoció y agradeció los lazos de cooperación mostrados por las autoridades de las Ciudades Santuario en Estados Unidos hacia los migrantes mexicanos. En dictamen aprobado por el Pleno, se destaca que, de acuerdo con cifras del Centro de Recursos Legales para Inmigrantes, la mayor parte de los 11 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados que residen en Estados Unidos, se encuentran en 168 condados considerados como santuario, de los que 69 se han negado a acatar órdenes de detención.
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CREAN APLICACIÓN PARA ENVÍO DE REMESAS DE EUA A MÉXICO / AM QUERÉTARO
El desarrollo de la aplicación Tuyyo del banco BBVA, para el envío de remesas de Estados Unidos a México, tendrá como primer impacto una mayor digitalización de este proceso, afirmó hoy el jefe global del nuevo servicio, Ignacio Gil. En entrevista, el ejecutivo del banco español recordó que inicialmente se lanza la herramienta con México y en 2018 se pondrá en funcionamiento una segunda etapa de España hacia otros países latinoamericanos, y desde Estados Unidos a Argentina, Colombia y Perú.
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‘SI ACABA TLCAN, A EU LE COSTARÍA MÁS ENVIAR SUS PRODUCTOS’ / EXCELSIOR
Una finalización del Tratado del Libre Comercio de América del Norte (TLCAN) implicaría que México y Estados Unidos (EU) acaten otra vez las reglas de la Organización Mundial de Comercio (OMC) y ello implicaría que, por ejemplo, el país vecino pague más de aranceles, que el nuestro, para exportar sus productos, afirmó el secretario de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación, José Calzada Rovirosa. En entrevista con Pascal Beltrán del Río, en Imagen Radio, explicó que con esa situación pierde más la nación gobernada por Donald Trump; no obstante, “es difícil hacerlos entender”.
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BAJA 50% LA REPATRIACIÓN DE MENORES MEXICANOS INDOCUMENTADOS POR NUEVO LAREDO / PRIMITIVO LÓPEZ / HOY TAMAULIPAS
En un 50 por ciento ha bajado la cantidad de menores mexicanos repatriados de los Estados Unidos por la frontera de Nuevo Laredo y atendidos por autoridades municipales, informó el procurador de la Defensa del Menor, la Mujer y la Familia y Asuntos Jurídicos en el Sistema DIF, Sergio Octavio García Garza.
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ESTADOS UNIDOS


TRUMP KNOWS HE CAN’T WALL ENTIRE MEXICO BORDER / MARISA SCHULTZ / THE NEW YORK TIMES
President Trump doesn’t expect a wall extending the full length of the border with Mexico, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday. “No, I think the president made clear he doesn’t expect that,” Sessions said at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Trump’s request for Congress to fund a border wall comes as he’s threatening to end protections for young undocumented immigrants, known as Dreamers. Sessions said the president has “heart” and wants Congress to restore legal protections provided by President Obama’s executive action, known as DACA, that Trump is repealing over concerns of its legality. But a law shielding the DACA receipients from deportation has to be tied to a crack down on undocumeted immigrants, said Sessions.
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TOP IMMIGRATION OFFICIAL SAYS SOLAR-PANELED BORDER WALL 'NOT OFF THE TABLE' / GABBY MORRONGIELLO / THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER
A solar-paneled barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border is an option the Trump administration could pursue, according to a senior Customs and Border Protection official who has been closely monitoring the construction of prototypes that are meant to inspire a design for President Trump's border wall. Mario Villarreal, the newly appointed division chief for CBP's San Diego field office, is enjoying his front-row seat to history as President Trump's border wall continues to stir controversy 3,000 miles away in Washington. Villarreal helps manage 2,200 front-line federal border patrol agents stationed at one of the busiest commercial ports of entry along the southern border of the U.S. But for the last four weeks, he has also kept a close eye on eight towering structures that are slowly being built behind San Diego's secondary border barrier, a steel mesh fence that spans 13 miles and was built during Bill Clinton's second term.
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ICE TO TURN FOCUS ON BUSINESSES THAT HIRE UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS / ANDREW NICLA / ARIZONA DAILY SUN
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to boost its efforts targeting businesses by “four to five times” and will prosecute employers who knowingly hire illegal workers, the acting director of the agency said Tuesday. Thomas Homan said the goal of the new policy is to cut off the supply of jobs that will keep people coming here illegally “as long as they come and get a job.” An Arizona Chamber of Commerce spokesman said business leaders are willing to comply with the enforcement program, but cautioned against the administration taking a “hostile” approach with business owners. Arizona employers are already required to use E-Verify to check a job applicant’s citizenship status, a policy the Homan said he would like to see extended nationwide.
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NICOLE MALLIOTAKIS, A CHILD OF IMMIGRANTS AND CONSERVATISM / WILLIAM NEUMAN / THE NEW YORK TIMES
During nearly seven years as a Republican in the New York State Assembly, Nicole Malliotakis earned a reputation for embracing unpopular stances in the Democrat-controlled chamber, opposing minimum wage increases, paid family leave, gay marriage and public financing of elections. But some of her most heartfelt declarations were reserved for issues relating to immigration. At an Assembly hearing in January, she jousted with Mayor Bill de Blasio over a sanctuary city law that delineates which undocumented immigrants, when convicted of major crimes, can be turned over to federal authorities for possible deportation. “Why would you protect individuals who are here illegally committing these crimes,” Ms. Malliotakis said then, “instead of putting your citizenry first and foremost?”
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U.S. JUDGE ORDERS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO ALLOW ABORTION FOR UNDOCUMENTED TEEN / MARIA SACCHETTI / THE WASHINGTON POST
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. government to allow an undocumented immigrant teenager in its custody to have an abortion and said she was “astounded” that the Trump administration was trying to block the procedure. Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union, which represents the pregnant teen, cheered the judge’s ruling as a major victory for abortion and immigrant rights. “We never should have had to fight this in the first place,” said Brigitte Amiri, a senior ACLU staff attorney who argued the case on Wednesday. “It should never have been something that we needed to go to court over.” Late Wednesday, however, the Justice Department appealed the case, asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to stay District Judge Tanya Chutkan’s ruling.
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DIVORCE WAS LONG TABOO FOR VIETNAMESE IMMIGRANTS. AFTER YEARS IN THE U.S., THEY'RE ACCEPTING IT MORE / ANH DO / LOS ANGELES TIMES
For years, Mimi Ho endured a long list of demands from an insistent husband and a coterie of in-laws and assorted aunts and uncles. The Vietnamese immigrant, a nanny who also sells clothes to make a living, felt she was living not in a marriage, but a state of servitude. “It was do this, do that, cook and clean and fetch and sew,” said Ho, 48, of San Jose. When she longed for escape, phone calls would come from Vietnam, with her mother pleading with her to stay in the union. It was her youngest sister, Susie — her only American-born sibling — who persuaded her to strike out on her own. “Don’t you have any self-respect, she wanted to know. This is America,” her sister told her. “Our parents abandoned everything to come here so they could be free. She pushed me to be free.”
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CANADÁ


TRUMP’S ZERO-SUM GAME HAS LIKELY DOOMED NAFTA / LAWRENCE HERMAN / THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Lawrence Herman of Herman & Associates is a former Canadian diplomat who practises international trade law, and is a senior fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto. Round 4 of the NAFTA negotiations ended in exceptional bitterness on Tuesday, with the United States presenting a series of deeply disturbing and unacceptable proposals. While the negotiating deadline was extended into early 2018, the talks are heading downhill and will likely hit the wall before then. It's interesting that commentators are now talking about the need for a Plan B (or C or D) for Canada, when it should have been clear that these talks were on a perilous slope from the outset.
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TACO TRUNP IS SERVING MEXICAN FARE AND TAKING A BITE OUT OF YOU-KNOW-WHO / DAVID RUDIN / MONTREAL GAZETTE
Taco Trunp’s name refers to exactly who you’re thinking about, but the spelling’s no typo. Trunp, it turns out, is an acronym for Taco Realmente Unico No Payasadas. Roughly translated: “really unique tacos — no clowns.” “It’s a joke because we’re Mexican, we’re proud to be Mexican,” says Jesus Martinez, the co-owner of the restaurant that opened this week on St. Zotique St. His two brothers complete the “we” in this scenario; they came to Canada as refugees in 2009. “Over here it’s very, very difficult to find a taqueria, real Mexican tacos,” Martinez says. That’s what Taco Trunp serves — no “tex-mex” or “pseudo-Mexican.”
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RESTO DEL MUNDO


AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP CHANGES BLOCKED IN ENORMOUS RELIEF FOR IMMIGRANT FAMILY / STEPHEN DZIEDZIC / ABC NEWS
Bushra Zainuddin wants to be part of an Australian family. Her husband, Zain Zafar, is an Australian. So is their baby, Zameer. But the Pakistan-born software developer only applied for Australian citizenship on April 20 this year — the same day the Federal Government unveiled a contentious overhaul of citizenship laws. The Coalition wanted would-be Australians to take a tougher English language test — and face a wait of at least four years — before being granted citizenship. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton argued the Coalition was trying to enshrine Australian values in the application process and ensure citizenship was prized by new arrivals. But Ms Zainuddin said for her, it would have just meant a long wait. "I was the only one who was left."
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