Ciudad de México, 13 de diciembre de 2017

Número: 3512

 

NOTAS PRINCIPALES


ENTREGAN FONDOS DEL IME PARA BECAS EN BENEFICIO DE ESTUDIANTES MEXICANOS / DIANA GRACE PARTIDA / EL PERIÓDICO USA
El Consulado de Mexico en McAllen entregó dos IME-BECAS (Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior) que servirán para brindar ayuda económica a estudiantes mexicanos o de origen mexicano que quieran estudiar o se encuentren estudiando en el South Texas College (STC) o en la Universidad de Texas del Valle del Rio Grande (UTRGV). El objetivo es impulsar la educación de los mexicanos en la región. El Consulado de México en McAllen entregó la cantidad de 6 mil 300 dólares, mismos que serán duplicados por ambas instituciones educativas como parte del convenio. La ceremonia de entrega, encabezada por el cónsul Eduardo G. Bernal Martínez, se llevó a cabo en la sede del Consulado en mención en esta ciudad.
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CONSULATE PRESENTS DONATION TO SWTJC / DEL RÍO NEWS HERALD
After years living in Del Rio, Olimpia Perez started attending South West Texas Junior College to take English as Second Language classes, one thing led to another and she wound up getting certified in retail and management. “I went to college in Mexico but had to re-certify my studies here.” The certification opened more doors for her, and that helped her integrate to the workforce. Wednesday afternoon, the Consulate of Mexico in Del Rio presented a donation to SWTJC that will be helping students like Perez. (…) Obrador said the funds come from IME becas, a program created in 2005 to contribute to the professional development of Mexicans living abroad by promoting their active participation in the communities they live in.
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TITULAR DE OEA CONSIDERA POCO RECONOCIDOS LOS APORTES DE INMIGRANTES / 20 MINUTOS
El reconocimiento del aporte económico de los inmigrantes cobra más notoriedad frente a la demonización de la migración y situaciones de xenofobia, intolerancia y discriminación, dijo hoy el secretario general de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), Luis Almagro. En el lanzamiento conjunto entre la OEA y la Organización Internacional de Migración (OIM) de la campaña “Los migrantes cuentan en las Américas”, Almagro dijo que el tema adquiere cada vez más relevancia por las implicaciones demográficas, económicas, sociales, culturales y políticas que conlleva. “Ello hace necesario desarrollar una visión coherente, integral y equilibrada de la migración. Una visión que parta del reconocimiento y el respeto a la dignidad y a los derechos humanos de los migrantes, independientemente de su condición migratoria”, dijo durante la ceremonia en la sede de la OEA. Asimismo, consideró que se debe reconocer el potencial individual y colectivo de los migrantes y sus familias como agentes para el desarrollo, y dijo que el reconocimiento del potencial de la migración ha estado cada vez más presente en la discusión global y regional en los últimos años. Recordó igualmente que este proceso culminó recientemente con la inclusión de la migración en los objetivos y metas de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible y con la propuesta de un Pacto Global sobre Migración y Refugio establecida en la Declaración de Nueva York, en septiembre de 2016.
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EL 79% DE LOS ‘DREAMERS’ SON MEXICANOS / EXCELSIOR
Lo anterior, según datos proporcionados por el Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS). DALLAS. El 79 por ciento de los 689 mil 800 beneficiarios actualmente activos en el Programa de Acción Diferida para Llegados en la Infancia (DACA) son de nacionalidad mexicana. Lo anterior, según datos proporcionados por el Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS). La dependencia federal dejó de aceptar nuevas solicitudes para el programa desde el 5 de septiembre y no se permitió renovar los permisos a aquellos cuyos beneficios bajo el DACA expiran después del 5 de marzo de 2018. El USCIS publicó esta semana información demográfica detallada sobre los usuarios del DACA que estaban activos antes de que se rescindiera el programa. Alrededor de 689 mil 800 estaban activos al 5 de septiembre pasado.
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ESPERA EL INM A 5 MILLONES DE PAISANOS DE EU PARA NAVIDAD / EL FINANCIERO
El retorno, dijo el funcionario, se dará por 11 puntos de la frontera norte, además de los límites en el sur-sureste. Precisó que existen días específicos en los que se deben reforzar todos los programas de apoyo a migrantes, "pues hay personas que en ocasiones vienen sin información, lo que les crea problemas en la frontera". Cordero Lamas destacó que la experiencia del programa “Diputada Amiga, Diputado Amigo” es muy positiva, gracias a la coordinación de los legisladores con el INM; además, permite la “adecuada supervisión del trato que se da a los mexicanos en su ingreso y tránsito hacia sus comunidades”.
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PIDEN GUADALUPANOS POR DREAMERS EN EU / MURAL
Migrantes y activistas marcharon hoy al Congreso para pedir en nombre de la Virgen de Guadalupe la aprobación de una ley que proteja permanentemente de la deportación a 800 mil migrantes traídos a Estados Unidos cuando eran niños.
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ESTADOS UNIDOS


FEAR COMPROMISES THE HEALTH, WELL-BEING OF IMMIGRANT FAMILIES, SURVEY FINDS / ANNA GORMAN / THE WASHINGTON POST
Luis Ramirez has lived in the U.S. without immigration papers for two decades, but he is more worried about deportation now than ever before. Ramirez said he and his wife, Luz Cadeo, who is also here illegally, have already made plans in case they are arrested by immigration police: The couple, who live in Lakewood, Calif., would try to find work in their native Mexico while their youngest U.S.-born children, ages 15 and 18, stayed in the U.S. with a relative. “We are taking it very seriously,” Ramirez, who works as a welder, said in Spanish. But, he added, “it’s very difficult to explain to [our children] the reality of what could happen.”
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JUSTICE SONIA SOTOMAYOR'S GREAT IDEA FOR TEACHING CIVICS TO ENGLISH-LANGUAGE LEARNERS / ALEXANDRA CAMPBELL HOWE / NBC NEWS
The U.S. has an estimated 4.6 million English Language Learning (ELL) students, of which 3.4 million are Spanish speaking. According to iCivics, an education non-profit, students tend to struggle more with social studies and civics because the academic language used is difficult, and teachers have limited training and resources to help them. Enter Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The nation's first Latina Supreme Court Justice, who sits on iCivics' board, envisioned making a game available in Spanish that teaches U.S. civics in a more approachable and engaging way.
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CALIFORNIA’S NEW ‘SANCTUARY’ LAW WILL AID SOME IMMIGRANTS — BUT NOT ALL / ELIZABETH AGUILERA / DAILY NEWS
One of the most controversial issues in Sacramento this year has been widely referred to as the “sanctuary state” law, which will take effect Jan. 1. It is intended to protect law-abiding immigrants from being set on a path to deportation after interactions with local police. But in immigrant communities and elsewhere, there is confusion about how the law will work and exactly what protection it provides. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure, named the California Values Act, into law after negotiations made it more palatable to law enforcers, who had protested it initially.
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UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT MOTHER, FOUR CHILDREN CLAIM SANCTUARY IN NORTH PHILLY CHURCH / JEFF GAMMAGE / THE INQUIRER DAILY NEWS
An undocumented immigrant mother has fled into the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia with her four children, declaring sanctuary in an effort to avoid a deportation to Mexico that she says could get them killed. It is the second time since Donald Trump’s election that a person or family has sought protection from immigration authorities by moving into a Philadelphia church. Carmela Apolonio Hernandez, 36, had been ordered to leave the United States by Dec. 15, following denial of the family’s petition for asylum. She spent eight days knocking on the doors of churches in South Jersey and Pennsylvania before being welcomed at the Advocate, famous for its strong stance on civil rights.
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MEXICAN MAN WITH SICK WIFE BECOMES 2ND IMMIGRANT IN SANCTUARY IN DURHAM / COLIN WARREN-HICKS / HERALD SUN
A Mexican man who entered the U.S. illegally to be with his sick wife has become the second immigrant to take sanctuary in Durham and the fifth in in North Carolina. Samuel Oliver-Bruno moved into Durham’s CityWell United Methodist Church on Sunday. “Receiving Samuel into sanctuary at CityWell has everything to do with our wanting to receive the ways of Jesus as our way of life,” said pastor Cleve May. “This is a way that we can stand up to prevent the destruction of an innocent family and call on our country to create just immigration laws.” May said Oliver-Bruno was detained by Border Patrol agents during his attempted 2014 crossing of the Mexico-U.S. border while trying to reunite with his sick wife, who was already living stateside.
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MILITARY SPENDING BILL PROVISION REDUCES DEPORTATION RISK FOR IMMIGRANT RECRUITS / ALEX HORTON / THE WASHINGTON POST
The defense authorization bill signed Tuesday by President Trump includes a measure to shield immigrant recruits from enlistment contract cancellations — and the specter of deportation — as they wait for drawn-out background checks to be completed, a positive development in the year-long effort by advocates and lawmakers to keep skilled noncitizens as a reliable recruiting pool. The amendment, inserted by Sens. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) and Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) into the $700 billion spending bill, allows Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to give active-duty immigrant recruits one additional year to wait for background checks to be finalized before they leave for basic training.
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TERROR SUSPECTS BECOME AMMUNITION IN WAR OVER IMMIGRATION / LIZ ROBBINS / THE NEW YORK TIMES
The two terrorist attacks six weeks apart in New York City carried out by two recent immigrants were swiftly contained and the suspects arrested. But the political consequences instantly started reverberating. Akayed Ullah, 27, a green card holder from Bangladesh who is accused of detonating a bomb in a subway tunnel on Monday, came to the United States on what is known as an F43 visa, available to the nieces and nephews of U.S. citizens. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, from Uzbekistan, won his visa in a diversity lottery intended to bring immigrants from underrepresented countries to the United States. The Trump administration would like to end both those programs, and the two suspects quickly became Exhibit A and Exhibit B in the case to restrict legal immigration.
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THE CHILDREN WE DON’T TALK ABOUT / FRESNO BEE
With the huge issue of immigration arising, most people tend to focus on either the undocumented adults and children who are here in the U.S. But, there is one group of people who are usually always left out of the conversation: the documented children of undocumented immigrants. They, too, suffer from all of this because they are split between two nations that they can identify with.They also live in fear of their parents being deported back to their native lands. It is very common for people to question their fears and worries because they think that just because those children are documented, they have nothing to worry. They won’t be the ones being deported. But, a huge responsibility falls on them because they need to worry about what would happen if their parents did get deported, then what would they do?
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AT 25 YEARS, PANCHEROS MEXICAN GRILL ASKS UI MARKETING STUDENTS HOW THE COMPANY CAN CELEBRATE ITS 26TH / TOM SNEE / IOWA NOW
Pancheros Mexican Grill restaurants is celebrating the company’s 25th anniversary this year. A group of University of Iowa students is helping the company come up with ideas to market its 26th. The marketing students, who are taking the Integrated Marketing Communications class this fall in the Tippie College of Business, developed ideas that the Coralville-based Mexican restaurant chain might consider as part of the 70-store company’s advertising campaign in 2018. Rob Rouwenhorst, a member of the Tippie marketing faculty who teaches the class, says Pancheros is a good client to use for students because many of them are frequent customers and are familiar with the product already. The company’s irreverent, whimsical advertising voice also gives students wide creative latitude and lets them have fun.
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WHY OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE IS CELEBRATED ACROSS THE U.S. / RAUL A. REYES / NBC NEWS
If you see a colorful procession in your city or town on Tuesday, it may have to do with a venerated "lady" whose presence is ubiquitous in many Latino communities across the U.S. The feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe, is celebrated on December 12. For Mexicans and Mexican-Americans as well as other Latinos, Our Lady of Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of devotion, identity, and patriotism. Her image inspires artists, activists, feminists and the faithful. Yet while Our Lady of Guadalupe is revered, recognized, and commercialized throughout Latin America, many Americans are likely unaware of the origins and impact of her iconic status.
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BIENVENUE AUX IMMIGRANTS, SAUF QUE... / STEVE PROULX / LE JOURNAL DE MONTREAL
Médecin dans son pays, chauffeur de taxi ici ? Un cliché que les chiffres, hélas, tendent à confirmer. Publiée il y a quelques années, une étude de Statistique Canada sur la surqualification des diplômés universitaires au pays montrait que 43 % des immigrantes et 35 % des immigrants diplômés universitaires (mais qui n’ont pas obtenu leur diplôme au Canada ou aux États-Unis) occupaient un emploi exigeant des études secondaires... ou moins. Cela représente un écart de plus de 20 points de pourcentage par rapport aux personnes nées au Canada et ayant obtenu leur diplôme au Canada ou aux États-Unis. Oui, les nouveaux arrivants ont plus de mal à trouver un emploi au Québec à la hauteur de leurs compétences. Pourquoi ?
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OMBUDSMAN CALLED IN AFTER DEATH OF 12TH IMMIGRATION DETAINEE / DIANE TAYLOR / THE GUARDIAN
An investigation has been launched after the death of a 12th immigration detainee this year. Michael Netyks, a 35-year-old Pole, was serving a six-month sentence at Altcourse prison, a private jail in Liverpool run by G4S. He had been assessed to be vulnerable and is thought to have taken his own life. Altcourse director Steve Williams said: “On Thursday 7 December, a prisoner at HM Prison Altcourse sadly passed away. His next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time. “As with any death in custody, this will be investigated by the prison and probation ombudsman.”
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REINO UNIDO TEME POR AUSENCIA DE MIGRANTES TRAS BREXIT / EL FINANCIERO
Los productores no saben si podrán seguir atrayendo la mano de obra migrante que necesitan para plantar y cosechar sus cultivos ya que temen que la salida del Reino Unido de la Unión Europea podría cambiar las normas de inmigración. Los planes de Ben Drummond, agricultor del oeste de Inglaterra, para ampliar los 150 acres (60 hectáreas) que tiene su familia sembradas con fresas, en Herefordshire, ahora están en suspenso. La decisión del Reino Unido de abandonar la Unión Europea significa que productores como él no saben si podrán atraer la mano de obra migrante que necesitan para cosechar sus cultivos.
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SUIZA RECHAZA COMPLICIDAD EN ABUSOS CONTRA MIGRANTES / JULIA CRAWFORD / SWISS INFO
La protección de los derechos de los refugiados y de los migrantes es una prioridad para Suiza, señaló un vocero del Gobierno helvético en relación con las acusaciones de Amnistía Internacional (AI) sobre la participación de Gobiernos europeos en los “horrendos abusos contra refugiados y migrantes” en centros de detención libios. En un informe. Enlace externo publicado el martes, la organización de derechos humanos indicó que gobiernos europeos apoyan activamente un “sofisticado sistema de abusos y explotación de refugiados y migrantes por parte de la Guardia Costera Libia, las autoridades de detención y los contrabandistas, para evitar que la gente cruce el Mediterráneo”.
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