Ciudad de México, 8 de noviembre de 2017

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NACIONALES


MEXICANOS DESTACAN EN COMPETENCIAS EN EL EXTRANJERO / EL UNIVERSAL
Javier Mendieta Jiménez, director general de la Agencia Espacial Mexicana (AEM) expresó sus felicitaciones a jóvenes talentos mexicanos que han destacado en los últimos días en competencias internacionales. El científico felicitó en primer lugar al doctor José Martínez Carranza, investigador del Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE), y a su equipo QuetzalC++, integrado por jóvenes de la carrera de ingeniería en mecatrónica, quienes ganaron la competencia ADR (Carrera de Drones Autónomos), celebrada en Vancouver, Canadá. Mendieta destacó que los estudiantes mexicanos vencieron a los equipos más fuertes a nivel mundial como lo son los de la Universidad de Zúrich, y los de la Universidad Tecnológica de Delft, ambos equipos comandados por investigadores de alto prestigio, e integrados por estudiantes de posgrado.
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MÉXICO, CAMPEÓN EN COMPETENCIA DE DRONES EN VANCOUVER / EXCÉLSIOR
El doctor José Martínez Carranza, investigador del Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE), y su equipo QuetzalC++, integrado por estudiantes de ingeniería en mecatrónica, ganaron la competencia de carrera de drones autónomos (ADR, por sus siglas en inglés), celebrada en Vancouver, Canadá, venciendo a los equipos más fuertes a nivel mundial como los de la Universidad de Zúrich y la Universidad Tecnológica de Delft, comandados por investigadores de alto prestigio e integrados por estudiantes de posgrado. Bajo la tutela del doctor Martínez Carranza, Leticia Oyuki Rojas, capitana del equipo, Aldrich Alfredo Cabrera Ponce y Roberto Munguía Silva, todos alumnos del Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Atlixco (ITSA) —perteneciente al Tecnológico Nacional de México (Tecnm)—, fueron los encargados de trabajar en la arquitectura de software, desarrollada por el doctor Martínez Carranza, con la que el dron, además de volar de forma autónoma, puede saber dónde está, identificar obstáculos y evitarlos, gracias a una política de evasión que utiliza un mapa tridimensional con precisión en metros.
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SENADO EXHORTA A PEÑA NIETO INTERCEDA POR MEXICANO QUE SERÁ EJECUTADO EN TEXAS / MISAEL ZAVALA, JUAN ARVIZU Y ALBERTO MORALES / EL UNIVERSAL
El Senado de la República exhortó al presidente Enrique Peña Nieto a que solicite a su homólogo de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, que otorgue el indulto al mexicano Rubén Ramírez Cárdenas y se evite que sea ejecutado el día de mañana en el estado de Texas. De manera unánime, todos los Grupos Parlamentarios de la Cámara Alta votaron a favor de un punto de acuerdo en el que se incluye el exhorto al titular del Ejecutivo mexicano y a la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE) a que intercedan en el caso.
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“LA VIDA DEL MIGRANTE ES NEGOCIAR DÍA A DÍA SU EXISTENCIA” / DEBATE
Cientos de personas dejan su país orillados por la violencia y la falta de empleos. La vida del migrante es negociar diariamente su existencia, resaltó el investigador de la Universidad de Arizona, Carlos Vélez-Ibánez. El antropólogo e investigador participa en el Quinto Congreso Internacional Construyendo nuevas narrativas de la migración internacional, que convocó la Facultad de Estudios Internacionales de la UAS, que inauguró el vicerrector de la Región Sur, Miguel Ángel Díaz Quinteros.
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DAÑA TRUMP LA IMAGEN DE EU ENTRE MEXICANOS / ALEJANDRO MORENO / EL FINANCIERO
Hoy se cumple un año de la elección de Donald Trump como presidente de Estados Unidos. A lo largo de este año, la imagen de ese país ha empeorado notablemente en México, así como también la imagen del presidente norteamericano. De acuerdo con los datos del estudio Latinobarómetro 2017, la opinión favorable que tienen los mexicanos hacia Estados Unidos cayó de 77 a 48 por ciento, mientras que la opinión desfavorable aumentó de 15 a 52 por ciento. Esto significa una disminución en la opinión favorable de 29 puntos porcentuales en el primer año de la era Trump.
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“INDIO HUARACHUDO” LOGRA INGRESAR A INSTITUTO DE MASSACHUSETTS / PEDRO VILLA Y CAÑA / EL UNIVERSAL
“Indio huarachudo”, es lo que escucha Ricardo Pedro Pablo de manera reiterada este joven indígena, quien a pesar de las adversidades ha podido salir adelante; hoy es el único indígena mexicano en estar en el Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts [MIT, por sus siglas en inglés], motivos por lo que fue galardonado con el Premio Nacional de la Juventud 2017 en la categoría de Logro Académico. Originario de Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, y egresado de la Facultad de Química de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), el joven asegura que en el poblado donde creció existe una regla: “Naces pobre y mueres pobre”, sin embargo, a pesar trabajar desde niño cargando bolsas del mercado, y pasar hambre, sabía que quería romper con esa regla.
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PASARÁ 6 MESES EN PRISIÓN POR TRANSPORTAR INDOCUMENTADOS / KARLA VALDEZ / DIARIO DE JUÁREZ
Un paseño acusado de transportar a 20 indocumentados en la caja de un tráiler fue sentenciado la mañana del martes en una corte federal a sólo seis meses prisión. Irving Hernández Rueda, de 21 años, compareció ante la juez Katheleen Cardone para declararse culpable de tráfico de personas. Sergio García, abogado de la defensa pidió a la juez darle una condena “justa” a su cliente, argumentando que es “muy joven” y sólo cometió un error por necesidad, ya que presuntamente Hernández Rueda era el único sustento de su madre y sus hermanos, quienes viven en Ciudad Juárez.
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TLAXCALTECAS QUE VIVEN EN EE. UU. ENVIARON 176 MDD EN REMESAS / NADIA MENDOZA / EL SOL DE TLAXCALA
De enero a septiembre, a Tlaxcala llegaron 176.8 millones de dólares (mdd) en remesas que los paisanos radicados en los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica (EE.UU.) enviaron a sus familias, informó el Banco de México. Los recursos económicos provienen a través de ‘money orders’, cheques personales, transferencias electrónicas, efectivo y especie. Las remesas que envían los paisanos a Tlaxcala son cobradas por sus familiares, quienes las utilizan para el sustento del hogar y vestido, así como para necesidades de educación, salud y poner un negocio para el autoempleo, incluso, para hacer ahorros y patrocinar festejos religiosos.
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ESTADOS UNIDOS


SCHUMER: DEMS WANT DACA FIX IN GOVERNMENT SPENDING BILL / JORDAIN CARNEY / THE HILL
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Tuesday that Democrats will push to include a deal on a key Obama-era immigration program in the end-of-year spending bill, predicting President Trump won't veto such legislation and cause a government shutdown. "He won't veto the bill. ... If DACA [the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program] is in the omnibus he will not veto it, is my prediction," Schumer told reporters. Senate Republicans and Trump agreed during a closed-door meeting last week that they would oppose including a deal on DACA in the December government-funding bill. But Schumer, asked about that decision, said Tuesday that Democrats want it in the legislation, and he expects their demand will get some support from Republicans.
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FEDERAL JUDGES CONSIDER REQUEST TO BLOCK TEXAS IMMIGRATION CRACKDOWN / ROQUE PLANAS / HUFFINGTON POST
Lawyers asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday to block a Texas immigration crackdown while a lawsuit moves forward. But the three-judge federal panel based in New Orleans appeared skeptical of some of those arguments, with one judge questioning whether the officials suing the state of Texas had standing to bring one of the key claims. The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 4 in May, after years of trying to push through a law cracking down on “sanctuary cities.” The bill makes it a crime to disregard Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests, known as “detainers,” to hold suspected undocumented immigrants in local jails on the federal government’s behalf. Officials who enact such “sanctuary” policies can be punished under SB4 with up to a year in jail, removal from office and fines of up to $25,500.
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CENTRAL AMERICAN IMMIGRANTS WORRY AFTER TRUMP SIGNALS END TO PROGRAM PROTECTING THEM FROM DEPORTATION / NELSON RAUDA ZABLAH / LOS ANGELES TIMES
After 25 years of cleaning hospitals, hotels and houses that belonged to others, Iris Acosta was on the verge of realizing her dream of owning a home. Then her real estate agent discovered something that made the 51-year-old Honduran’s life seem suddenly more uncertain: She had temporary protected status as an immigrant. “Oh, we’re going to wait to see what happens,” Acosta said the real estate agent told her in August about buying that home. On Monday, the Trump administration said it would end the special program, known as TPS, that had protected more than 5,000 Nicaraguans against deportation. But for many other immigrants, including an estimated 86,000 Hondurans, the move seemed to thrust them only deeper into limbo. The administration argued that a program that started almost two decades ago to provide a temporary respite after natural disasters and civil wars had become a permanent benefit for people who had entered the country illegally.
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WE’VE HAD THIS IMMIGRATION DEBATE BEFORE / JASON L. RILEY / THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
More than 25 million people arrived in the U.S. between 1865 and 1915. In 1903, Judge magazine, a satirical weekly with a Republican bent, published a political cartoon with the caption, “The Unrestricted Dumping-Ground.” The image shows Uncle Sam staring out at the ocean as swarms of immigrants, depicted as armed rodents, exit passenger ships from southern and eastern Europe and swim ashore. The vermin have human heads with swarthy complexions, and they wear hats or bandannas labeled “Mafia,” “Anarchist” and “Socialist.” One carries a sword that reads “Assassination” on the blade.
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WHEN A DAY IN COURT IS A TRAP FOR IMMIGRANTS / STEVE COLL / THE NEW YORKER
On March 29th, in Pontiac, Michigan, Sergio Perez appeared in a county courtroom to seek sole custody of his son and two daughters, who were between eleven and seventeen years old. The children lived with Sergio’s estranged wife, Rose, and, he told me recently, he was concerned about them. His wife had taken out a yearlong protective order against her boyfriend in 2015, but, as far as Sergio knew, they now lived together. (Rose and the boyfriend could not be reached.) Perez said that he paid the rent on the house where his children and Rose lived, he told me, although he had fallen thousands of dollars behind on child support. (He said that he spent other money on the children directly, for example, for their clothes.) Perez ran a small contracting business near Pontiac, installing carpets. He said that he wanted “to see my daughters do well, with modern lives.”
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CALIFORNIA TODAY: THE LATINO EDUCATION CRISIS / MATT STEVENS / THE NEW YORK TIMES
Latinos make up the majority of students in California. And the state is widely regarded as being a bastion of Latino political power, with Latinos holding many of the top positions in Sacramento. And yet, a new report from The Education Trust-West shows a stark and persistent achievement gap between Latino and white students. In every county in the state the majority of Latino students are not proficient in math or English language arts. The report also found that California’s Latino students attend some of the country’s most segregated schools, lack access to early childhood education, are often pushed away from college-prep coursework in high school and are more likely to be required to take remedial classes in colleges and universities.
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LET THIS SICK 10-YEAR-OLD GIRL STAY IN THE COUNTRY / THE WASHINGTON POST
TEN-YEAR-OLD Rosa Maria Hernandez is finally and thankfully back home with her family. Federal officials who had detained the undocumented immigrant with cerebral palsy as she was recovering from surgery were essentially shamed into doing the right thing — the humane thing. Let’s hope that continues so that a fragile little girl who poses no threat to anyone is allowed to stay in the country where her family has made a home and where she is able to receive the best treatment. Rosa Maria was released last week from a federal detention facility and reunited with her parents in Laredo, Tex., 11 days after she was taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in a case that set a sickening new low in the Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration.
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OAKLAND'S TOP COP PROBED FOR ASSISTING IN ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ARREST IN SANCTUARY CITY / GREGG RE / FOX NEWS
Oakland’s police chief is facing an internal affairs investigation, a formal complaint by a city commissioner and questioning by furious City Council members --- all because she—perhaps unwittingly—helped federal authorities arrest an illegal immigrant in a sanctuary city. Anne Kirkpatrick, who was widely heralded as a seasoned progressive reformer when she became Oakland’s top cop early this year, has acknowledged that she sent police officers to assist federal agents for a human trafficking investigation at an Oakland home Aug. 16. Two adults were detained during that investigation, and federal authorities have commenced civil deportation proceedings against one of them, according to SFGate.
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BUSINESS AWARDS EARNED IN SOUTHERN ARIZONA / ARIZONA DAILY STAR
Hensley Beverage Company: The Arizona company was recognized as the 2017 Tucson Hispanic Chamber’s Arizona Corporation of the Year. The company, founded in 1955, acquired Golden Eagle Distributors – a Tucson-based beer distributor, along with its subsidiary, Spike Beverage Company, a distributor of non-alcohol products — in 2016. Hensley Beverage Company was recognized for its commitment to the communities it serves and for its philanthropy and volunteerism. Suspiros Cakes: The gourmet Mexican bakery chain was recognized as the 2017 Tucson Hispanic Chamber Mexican Corporation of the Year. Suspiros Cakes, with shops in 22 states throughout Mexico and five in Arizona, specializes in gourmet cakes and pies and was founded in 2004. Suspiros Cakes was honored for its selection of Southern Arizona for its U.S expansion and for community engagement.
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BORDER PATROL FIND MORE THAN 30 UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS IN 2 STASH HOUSES IN RIO GRANDE VALLEY / FARES SABAWI / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS
U.S. Border Patrol agents stationed in the Rio Grande Valley sector last week discovered two stash houses, serving as temporary homes to more than 30 undocumented immigrants. The first discovery was made on Oct. 31, after agents received permission to conduct a search of one of the homes in Mission. Inside, agents found 18 undocumented immigrants from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Mexico, officials said. The next day, agents worked with the Cameron County Constables office and found an apartment that housed 14 undocumented immigrants from Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. The news release states all those found will be processed based on their situation.
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MEXICAN CITIZEN FACING EXECUTION IN TEXAS FOR KILLING COUSIN / MICHAEL GRACZYK / HOUSTON CHRONICLE
Attorneys for a Mexican citizen on death row in Texas for the abduction and slaying of his 16-year-old cousin more than two decades ago looked to the federal courts in a last-day attempt to halt his execution. Ruben Ramirez Cardenas was scheduled for lethal injection Wednesday evening for the February 1997 killing of Mayra Laguna in the Rio Grande Valley in far South Texas. The high school student was snatched from a bedroom she shared with a younger sister at her family's public housing apartment in McAllen and her body was found later in a canal near a lake. In a confession to police, Cardenas said he and a friend drove around with Laguna in his mother's car, that he had sex with the girl and then fatally beat her as she fought him after he unbound her arms to let her go.
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MEXICAN RESTAURANT SLATED FOR FORMER CHEZ JACQUES SPACE / ON MILWAUKEE
There's a new Mexican restaurant on its way to the former Chez Jacques space at 1022 S. 1st St. in Walker's Point. And while details are still slim at this point, it promises to brings something new to the area. The restaurant, which has not yet been named, will be owned by Kevin Lopez, a long-time industry veteran with experience in both front and back of house, and his mother Judith Figueroa. Lopez says the restaurant will serve some traditional Mexican fare including burritos and traditional tacos. "But it won't be what people expect," he says. "We will be doing something really different, something with a bit more color and variety." Among the offerings, Lopez says he and his mother plan to keep the restaurant open late, offering late night fare that extends well beyond bar time.
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CANADIAN ATTITUDES TOWARDS IMMIGRATION HARDENING, POLL SUGGESTS / THE STAR
When he announced the federal strategy of ramping up the number of immigrants to Canada over the next three years, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen described it as what Canadians wanted and needed — especially with governments around the world closing their doors to immigrants and refugees. It was a subtle jab at the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has cracked down on immigration in the name of the “America First” sentiment that got him elected a year ago Tuesday. But over the course of those 12 months, Canadian views on immigration appear to have shifted in that same direction, according to the survey the federal government carries out each year as part of its immigration planning process.
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