Ciudad de México, 3 de noviembre de 2017

Número: 3485

 

NACIONALES


ACUERDO DE SALUD ENTRE ESTADOS UNIDOS Y MÉXICO FINALIZA EN SAN BERNARDINO / ALEJANDRO CANO / EXCÉLSIOR
Cientos de residentes recibieron atención médica el domingo, 29 de octubre, durante la clausura en los Estados Unidos de los trabajos de la XVII Semana Binacional de Salud, efectuada en las instalaciones de la escuela preparatoria Indian Springs, en San Bernardino. En lo que es considerado como uno de los mayores esfuerzos de movilización comunitaria entre México y los Estados Unidos, el evento otorgó 3,000 consultas médicas, entre las que sobresalieron exámenes de la sangre, visión, mamografías, vacunas contra la gripe, trabajo dental, y servicios de acupuntura y quiropráctico. Salud para el inmigrante. Con la intención de mejorar la calidad de vida a través de servicios de salud, así como el bienestar de la población migrante que vive y trabaja en este país, el consulado de México en San Bernardino se asoció con grupos locales tales como Molina Healthcare, la Universidad de Loma Linda, y Tzu Chi, entre otros, para llevar a cabo este magno evento. (…) Acompañando a Salomón Ramírez estuvieron el Embajador Juan Carlos Mendoza; el Subsecretario de Salud de México, Pablo Kuri; así como autoridades médicas y representantes del gobierno local incluyendo Dale Marsden, superintendente del Distrito escolar de la Ciudad de San Bernardino, entre otros.
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EXPULSIÓN DE 'DREAMERS' DE EU, UN "ACTO CRIMINAL", ASEGURA GRAUE / JORNADA
Ciudad de México. La expulsión de los jóvenes dreamers de Estados Unidos, mediante la cancelación del programa DACA, es un “acto criminal”, aseguró el rector de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Enrique Graue Wiechers. Al reunirse en la Ciudad de Chicago con cónsules de Iberoamérica, defensores de migrantes y autoridades escolares de esa ciudad, el rector dijo que en el mundo global no deben existir muros y menos para el conocimiento. En la sede de la UNAM en esa ciudad, el rector Graue refrendó el espíritu latinoamericano de esta casa de estudios así como su vocación por vincularse con toda la región. Dijo que sus cinco centros de extensión en Estados Unidos seguirán apoyando a los migrantes, principalmente a los cerca de 600 mil jóvenes mexicanos que están en riesgo de ser deportados ante la suspensión de la Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA por sus siglas en inglés).
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RESCATAN A CINCO MIGRANTES MEXICANOS EN DESIERTO SONORA-ARIZONA / EXCELSIOR
Los connacionales fueron trasladados a la Estación Ajo para ser procesados por violaciones a la ley de inmigración de acuerdo con las directrices del Sector Tucson. La activación de tres torres de rescate permitió salvar a cinco mexicanos indocumentados en peligro durante la última semana, en el desierto cerca de Ajo, Arizona, informó la Patrulla Fronteriza de Estados Unidos. En un comunicado, la corporación precisó que agentes de la Estación Ajo respondieron por primera vez a la activación de un faro en un paso de montaña remoto aproximadamente a 10 millas (16 kilómetros) al oeste de Ajo. Dijo que el evento ocurrió justo antes de la medianoche del 25 de octubre pasado y cuando los patrulleros llegaron, encontraron a tres mexicanos, dos hombres y una mujer.
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PROMOVERÁ INE REGISTRO DE LISTA NOMINAL DE ELECTORES EN EU / EXCELSIOR
El consejero presidente del Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE), Lorenzo Córdova Vianello, realiza del 2 al 4 de este mes, una gira de trabajo en Los Ángeles, California, a fin de promover el registro en la Lista Nominal de Electores Residentes en el Extranjero. En un comunicado se precisó que la agenda de trabajo contempla diversos encuentros académicos y con organizaciones de migrantes en Estados Unidos, así como la observación del desarrollo del proceso de credencialización de los mexicanos en el exterior. Con acciones como esta, el Instituto Nacional Electoral refrenda su compromiso de garantizar los derechos de las ciudadanas y ciudadanos mexicanos que residen en el exterior de tramitar su Credencial para Votar y sufragar desde el extranjero.
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ARRIBARON A OAXACA MILES DE MIGRANTES POR DÍA DE MUERTOS / EL IMPARCIAL
Con las celebraciones por el Día de Muertos, miles de migrantes oaxaqueños regresaron a sus comunidades de origen desde el 30 de octubre, para retornar a sus lugares de residencia este fin de semana. De acuerdo con las estimaciones del Instituto Oaxaqueño de Atención al Migrante (IOAM), los paisanos deciden visitar Oaxaca desde diferentes partes de Estados Unidos u otras entidades del país, para acompañar a sus familiares en la celebración del Día de Muertos. Por el registro de los últimos años, la directora del IOAM, Aída Ruiz García, estimó el arribo de 3 mil a 5 mil migrantes en la entidad oaxaqueña, sobre todo en comunidades de la Mixteca, Valles Centrales, Sierra y Costa.
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ESTADOS UNIDOS


TRUMP TELLS GOP SENATORS: DON’T INCLUDE ‘DREAMERS’ FIX IN YEAR-END SPENDING BILL / ED O'KEEFE / THE WASHINGTON POST
President Trump told Republican senators Thursday not to allow a solution addressing the legal status of “dreamers” to be a part of a must-pass year-end spending bill, raising the stakes for year-end negotiations that could force a government shutdown or finally resolve an emotionally fraught element of immigration policy. Democrats are threatening to withhold support for spending legislation that needs to be passed by Dec. 9 unless Congress passes legal protections for hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants who have benefited from an Obama-era program temporarily protecting them from deportation. In recent weeks, Democrats have pushed for an up-or-down vote on the Dream Act, a bill with bipartisan support that would grant dreamers permanent legal protections and set many of them on a years-long path to U.S. citizenship.
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GOP SENATORS SAY FATE OF 'DREAMERS' MUST WAIT FOR NEXT YEAR / KEVIN FREKING / LOS ANGELES TIMES
President Donald Trump and Republican senators agreed not to deal with a needed fix for young immigrants in must-pass year-end spending legislation, according to some GOP lawmakers who visited the White House on Thursday. Instead, they said, a solution would likely wait until next year for some 800,000 immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children. Those immigrants, known by supporters as Dreamers, are in limbo after Trump announced he was ending temporary deportation protections granted by the Obama administration and giving Congress until March to come up with a fix. Democrats have indicated they want to use a year-end spending bill to force action on Dreamers. Their votes will likely be needed to pass spending legislation to keep the government running, so the Trump-GOP stance may not end up prevailing.
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NEW TRUMP IMMIGRATION EFFORTS AIM TO STOP CHILD BORDER CROSSERS / MICA ROSENBERG / REUTERS
Many of the immigration initiatives launched by the Trump administration in recent weeks target one kind of migrant: children. The measures are aimed at expelling young people already in the United States illegally and preventing new ones from crossing into the country. Some of the policy shifts have generated headlines, including Trump’s decision in September to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. That measure, put in place by former President Barack Obama in 2012, allowed nearly 800,000 young people brought to the United States illegally as children the ability to live, work and study in the country without fear of deportation. Other proposals and actions have received far less attention.
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DON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN: TRUMP AND CONGRESS CAN LEARN FROM REAGAN AND REFORM OUR IMMIGRATION SYSTEM / JOHN HEUBUSCH / FOX NEWS
Proponents of amnesty for illegal immigrants point to President Reagan as an iconic conservative leader who supported a path to legal status for such individuals in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. If it was good enough for President Reagan, they say, it should be good enough for today’s Republican Party. What these armchair historians often fail to say, however, is that President Reagan’s support for amnesty was part of a compromise that his congressional counterparts reneged on. In exchange for amnesty, Congress was supposed to fund and enforce the other half of the deal to make it unlawful to hire or recruit individuals illegally residing in the U.S. The compromise would have required employers to attest to their employees’ immigration status.
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TRUMP’S NAFTA WITHDRAWAL THREAT CASTS PALL OVER BUSINESS PLANS / WILLIAM MAULDIN / THE WALLS STREET JOURNAL
While it may be only a bargaining tactic in the trade talks, some companies are preparing for the worst. Nebraska cattle rancher Craig Uden is taking President Donald Trump at his word. Mr. Trump’s threat to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement strikes some as tough talk aimed at winning concessions from Canada and Mexico. But the 56-year-old Mr. Uden, who heads the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, has decided to freeze his own cow herd at 1,500 head.
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RALPH NORTHAM: A CLEAR CHOICE FOR VIRGINIA IMMIGRANT VOTERS / HUFFINGTON POST
In Virginia, voters will be making an important choice on November 7. It’s a choice between the politics of division and fear versus the politics of hope and inclusion. It’s a choice between whether we want to continue making progress in Virginia or roll back the progress we’ve made. And it is a choice that will not only affect Virginia’s future but also reverberate across the country. Why is this so important? Take a look at the campaigns being run by the two candidates. Dr. Northam, an Army veteran, pediatric neurologist, and the volunteer medical director of a children’s hospice, has led a life of service. In his campaign, you can see those themes woven into his proposals.
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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS IT WAS MISLED BY PREGNANT IMMIGRANT TEEN'S LAWYERS / LAWRENCE HURLEY / REUTERS
Lawyers for a pregnant immigrant teenager, who successfully fought a legal battle to have an abortion, misled the Justice Department over the timing of the procedure, the government alleged in a court filing Friday. In a petition filed at the U.S. Supreme Court, the Justice Department said it had been about to appeal a lower court decision in the 17-year-old girl’s favor when it emerged on Oct. 25 that she had already had the abortion early that morning. The Justice Department said “disciplinary action may therefore be warranted” against the teen’s lawyers at the American Civil Liberties Union, who had told the government the girl was scheduled to have the abortion a day later.
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ICE AGENTS ARE ALLEGEDLY TEXTING UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS TO TRICK THEM INTO DEPORTATION TALKS / LINLEY SANDERS / NEWSWEEK
Federal immigration agents are allegedly terrifying undocumented immigrants by unexpectedly texting them to compel them to cooperate with deportation proceedings before even meeting an agent, attorneys and advocates say. Immigration experts told Newsweek the strategy, which seemed to start in September, is horrifying immigrants and baffling lawyers because it overlaps with scamming techniques that target the already vulnerable population. The method breaks long-held operating procedure for federal officials and follows a string of fraudsters who pose as Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers to scam immigrants. One woman in Newark, New Jersey overstayed her visa from Cuba, causing ICE to send an agent to her house in late September. Her brother answered the door when his sister was not home.
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LOOKING FOR A HOME WHEN YOUR NAME IS HISPANIC AND FINDING DISCRIMINATION INSTEAD / NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO
About a year ago, Gustavo Douaihi and Laura Smith were looking to rent a house in Baton Rouge, La. Douaihi, a geologist from Venezuela, and Smith, a high school English teacher who grew up in Alabama, had just gotten married. The couple was living in a tiny house overflowing with wedding presents when they noticed that a larger, nicer home in their neighborhood was available for rent. "When we saw the 'For Rent' sign, I pushed Gustavo to call and look into it," Smith says. Douaihi left a voicemail with his name, explaining that he was a young, married person already in the neighborhood and interested in moving to another home. He didn't hear back. He called again a week later. Again, no reply.
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ICE RAIDS ARE TARGETING CAMBODIAN IMMIGRANTS CAUGHT BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES, ADVOCATES SAY / FRANK SHYONG / LOS ANGELES TIMES
Nak Kim Chhoeun entered the federal building in downtown Los Angeles a few weeks ago for his immigration check. He had been reporting to immigration authorities like this every year since being convicted of assault and unlawful gun possession in 1999. This time the Cambodian refugee never came out, said his cousin Posda Tuot, who drove him to his immigration appointment. More than a hundred people of Cambodian descent have been detained in a similar fashion over the last month as the Trump administration steps up its efforts to persuade resistant countries to accept deportees, advocates say. The San Francisco and Los Angeles chapters of Asian Americans Advancing Justice have filed suit against the federal government to stop the detentions, calling them illegal and demanding the detainees be released.
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CANADÁ


«EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS» A MONTREAL, UNE INVITATION A TRINQUER AVEC LES MORTS / CAROLINE MONTPETIT / LE DEVOIR
La tête de mort sourit de toutes ses dents ; un peu plus, et elle vous inviterait à danser. Dans l’univers mexicain, l’humour a sa place même dans la mort, et même lorsqu’on s’apprête à célébrer les disparus. Les Montréalais ont l’occasion de le constater ce week-end, alors qu’on célèbre en grand, pour la première fois dans le Vieux-Port de Montréal, «El día de los muertos», la fête des Morts mexicaine. Depuis deux semaines, des artisans venus du Mexique sont sur un pied d’alerte pour créer ces catrinas, ces marionnettes de papier mâché plus grandes que nature représentant des squelettes. Chaque année, à Montréal, la communauté mexicaine a pris l’habitude de consacrer un autel des morts (altar de los muertos) à deux personnalités, l’une québécoise, l’autre mexicaine, décédées dans l’année.
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50-YEAR-OLD WOMAN DIES IN IMMIGRATION DETENTION / BRENDAN KENNEDY / TORONTO STAR
A 50-year-old woman detained by Canadian immigration officials in a maximum-security jail in Milton died on Monday, according to a brief news release from the Canada Border Services Agency. The agency, which has the power to arrest and jail non-citizens, would not disclose the woman’s identity, country of origin or her cause of death, as per its usual protocol. The woman is the 10th person to die in immigration detention in the last five years and at least the sixteenth since 2000. Immigration detainees are not criminally charged, but are detained on an indefinite basis, either because they have been deemed a danger to the public, are unlikely to show up for their deportation or because their identity is in doubt.
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PROJET DE LOI DU PQ SUR L'EMPLOI ET L'IMMIGRATION / CAROLINE PLANTE / JOURNAL METRO
S’il est porté au pouvoir l’an prochain, le Parti québécois (PQ) promet d’être plus sélectif dans l’accueil des immigrants. Le parti souverainiste exigera notamment la connaissance du français de niveau intermédiaire à tout nouveau immigrant économique. Il compte également instituer une épreuve uniforme de français dans tous les cégeps, que l’établissement soit de langue française ou anglaise. La députée péquiste d’Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Carole Poirier, a présenté le projet de loi 998 à l’Assemblée nationale jeudi. La pièce législative vise à faciliter l’accès au marché du travail pour les minorités visibles, et repose sur trois axes: l’intégration et la francisation, la lutte contre la discrimination et celle contre l’analphabétisme.
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RESTO DEL MUNDO


MORE THAN 140,000 TOLD BY UK IMMIGRATION THEY FACE REMOVAL – WATCHDOG / ALAN TRAVIS / THE GUARDIAN
More than 140,000 people, including 60,000 declared as “absconders”, have been told by UK immigration authorities that they face detention and removal from Britain, an official watchdog has revealed. Two reports from the independent chief inspector of borders and immigration give the first official indication of the number of people in Britain without legal status and who are to face action forcing them to leave. The reports by David Bolt, which have only just been published after being delivered to the home secretary in May, deliver a severe blow to the Home Office’s claims to be creating a “hostile” environment for illegal immigrants in Britain. The inquiry by the chief inspector concludes that the practical difficulties involved in asking 80,000 people to report regularly to a Home Office centre or a police station has seriously compromised any value in trying to secure their removal from Britain.
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