Ciudad de México, 15 de enero de 2018

Número: 3515

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'RED CONSULAR, LISTA PARA RETO' / SILVIA GARDUÑO / REFORMA
Aunque California se ha declarado estado santuario para migrantes, los consulados mexicanos no pueden bajar la guardia en la protección y defensa de los connacionales, ya que la entidad no está exenta de los operativos de la autoridad federal, sostuvieron los representantes diplomáticos en Los Ángeles y San Diego, Carlos García de Alba y Marcela Celorio.
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‘EL DACA ESTÁ POSIBLEMENTE MUERTO’, PRESIDENTE DE EU / EL UNIVERSAL
El presidente Donald Trump indicó ayer que el programa DACA, que busca resolver el estatus de cientos de miles de dreamers, “probablemente esté muerto” y responsabilizó de ello a los demócratas, en medio de las críticas por su menosprecio a los migrantes de Haití, El Salvador y África. Trump volvió a abordar el tema en un par de mensajes de Twitter publicados la mañana de ayer, tres días después de generar una ola de indignación tras haber sido señalado de referirse a inmigrantes africanos, haitianos y salvadoreños como llegados de “países de mierda”.
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EL PAPA ABOGA POR INCLUSIÓN SOCIAL DE MIGRANTES / EXCELSIOR
El papa Francisco tachó hoy de pecado que los inmigrantes y los habitantes de los países que los reciben renuncien a conocerse e integrarse por un miedo que, aunque "legítimo", no debe alimentar el odio y el rechazo entre las partes. No es fácil entrar en la cultura que nos es ajena, ponernos en el lugar de personas tan diferentes a nosotros, comprender sus pensamientos y sus experiencias", sostuvo el pontífice en una misa con refugiados celebrada en esta Jornada Mundial de los Inmigrantes. Francisco dijo que, ante esta dificultad, "a menudo renunciamos al encuentro con el otro y levantamos barreras para defendernos". Las comunidades locales, a veces, temen que los recién llegados perturben el orden establecido, 'roben' algo que se ha construido con tanto esfuerzo.
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ESTADOS UNIDOS


INDONESIAN IMMIGRANT FINDS SANCTUARY IN N.J. CHURCH / STEPH SOLIS / USA TODAY
Carrying his 3-year-old daughter in his arms, Yohanes Tasik scoped out the church classroom he indefinitely would call home. The Indonesian Christian, facing mounting pressure to report to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, took refuge Friday night inside the Reformed Church of Highland Park. He is the third Indonesian Christian who claimed sanctuary within the church in fear of deportation. "I'm not a criminal here," said Tasik, 54, of Avenel. "I'm always working. I pay taxes." Tasik, who works in a local warehouse, has lived in the United States since he fled religious persecution from Indonesia in 1989. He lacks legal status and periodically checks in with ICE officials in Newark as part of an agreement to let him live in the country, known as an "order of supervision."
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DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS: RESPONSE TO JANUARY 2018 PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION / USCIS
Jan. 13, 2018, Update: Due to a federal court order, USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA. Until further notice, and unless otherwise provided in this guidance, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was rescinded on Sept. 5, 2017. Individuals who were previously granted deferred action under DACA may request renewal by filing Form I-821D (PDF), Form I-765 (PDF), and Form I-765 Worksheet (PDF), with the appropriate fee or approved fee exemption request, at the USCIS designated filing location, and in accordance with the instructions to the Form I-821D (PDF) and Form I-765 (PDF). USCIS is not accepting requests from individuals who have never before been granted deferred action under DACA.
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GREYHOUND BUS CHASED BY POLICE AFTER ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT THREATENS PASSENGERS / NICOLE DARRAH / FOX NEWS
An illegal immigrant on a Greyhound bus who allegedly threatened to shoot and kill passengers on Friday — leading police on a chase from Wisconsin to Illinois — was deported five times, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesperson told Fox News. The spokesperson said on Sunday that Margarito Vargas-Rosas, 33, who faces terror charges, was in the U.S. illegally and was "removed" from the U.S. the last five times Border Patrol agents encountered him. He also had a previous DUI arrest to his name. A judge in Illinois on Sunday ordered the suspect held without bond. Vargas-Rosas faces a fugitive-from-justice charge. Police responded to a call around 9:40 p.m. Friday from a bus passenger who claimed there was a person threatening to kill people, Fox 6 reported, citing the Racine County Sheriff’s Department.
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HOPES DIM FOR DACA DEAL AS LAWMAKERS BATTLE OVER TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION REMARKS / THOMAS KAPLAN, NOAH WEILAND AND MICHAEL D. SHEAR / THE NEW YORK TIMES
After three days of denunciations from around the world, President Trump declared that he is “not a racist” on Sunday, even as the uproar over his vulgar remarks on immigration overshadowed critical issues facing the capital, including efforts to protect young undocumented immigrants and avert a government shutdown. Mr. Trump also insisted that he had not made the inflammatory comments in a White House meeting on Thursday, part of a newly aggressive defense and a counterattack on Democrats by the president and his allies. But his remarks on Sunday were a departure from the White House’s initial statement last week, which did not deny the comments.
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THERE IS ALREADY A WORKABLE SOLUTION TO IMMIGRATION: PAY TO STAY / SEAN O’NEILL / THE HILL
Successful immigration reform can happen if responsibility is placed where it should be: on the shoulders of the immigrants themselves and those who employ them. The 20-30 million American homeowners, factory and service owners, farmers and others who employ unauthorized immigrants benefit from the cheaper labor, yet American taxpayers unfairly bear the cost. The 10-year work permit for unauthorized immigrants makes sense, because many of them have badly needed journeyman skills in infrastructure construction, farming and food processing. It’s time for sensible people to be heard on immigration policy, and for our government to make respect, equality, accountability, and legality available to all. U.S. taxpayers need protection from all the empty tough talk and from the unfair burdens this nation’s currently broken immigration system places on our daily lives.
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TRUMP SAYS 'I'M NOT A RACIST,' KEEPS DOOR OPEN FOR DACA DEAL / STEVE HOLLAND / REUTERS
U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday “I‘m not a racist” in response to reports that he had described immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from “shithole countries.” Trump also said he was “ready, willing and able” to reach a deal to protect illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported but that he did not believe Democrats wanted an agreement. He tweeted earlier on Sunday that the existing program would “probably” be discontinued. The debate over immigration policy became increasingly acrimonious after it was reported on Thursday that the Republican president used the word “shithole” to describe Haiti and African countries in a private meeting with lawmakers.
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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FREED PREGNANT UNDOCUMENTED TEEN TO GET ABORTION / CHRISTINA ZHAO / NEWSWEEK
The Trump administration released a pregnant, undocumented teenager from federal custody on Sunday, after she filed paperwork accusing the Office of Refugee Resettlement of obstructing her from getting an abortion. The 17-year-old—known as Jane Moe in court records—is 17 weeks pregnant and the fourth undocumented immigrant the Trump administration has tried to block from timely access to abortion services. The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)—an office within the Department of Health and Human Sciences—has jurisdiction over all unaccompanied minors who enter the U.S. without authorization. After Moe filed paperwork accusing the ORR of restricting access to an abortion on Thursday, the Trump administration responded a day later with plans to release her by January 26.
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JEFF BEZOS IS DONATING $33 MILLION TO HELP UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS / MONICA CHIN / AOL
Jeff Bezos is donating $33 million to a scholarship fund for "dreamers," immigrants who were brought to the United States as children and qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). That's right: Amazon's famously un-philanthropic founder is shelling out for undocumented immigrants, The Washington Post reports. Bezos will support TheDream.Us, a program that aims to help dreamers who often don't qualify for federal financial aid or in-state tuition, graduate from college. The program partners with 74 colleges and universities, including George Mason University, University of Washington, Hunter College, Rutgers University, Arizona State University, The City College of New York, and University of California, Santa Cruz.
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FORMER ARIZONA SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO IS BACK. SO TOO ARE LATINO VOTERS WHO HELPED OUST HIM / KURTIS LEE / LOS ANGELES TIMES
Yenni Sanchez had thought her work was finished. Spared from the threat of deportation by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, she campaigned to oust Joe Arpaio when he unsuccessfully ran for reelection as Maricopa County sheriff in 2016. She knocked on hundreds of doors in south Phoenix’s predominantly Latino neighborhoods to register voters. She made phone calls, walked on college campuses. Her message was direct, like the name of the group she worked with, Bazta Arpaio, a take on the Spanish word basta — enough Arpaio. But now, the 85-year-old former sheriff is back and running for Senate. Sanchez, who had planned to step away from politics to focus on her studies at Grand Canyon University, is back as well, organizing once more.
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DEMOCRATS AGAIN HOLDING OUT HOPE THAT LATINO VOTERS WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE / MIKE WARD AND KEVIN DIAZ / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS
Josie Zamora, 44, born in Mexico and a legal resident of Texas for nearly 15 years, says she can feel the building pressure. “You can feel it in the community,” she says in describing her Oak Cliff neighborhood, where many of the families are from the same small towns in Mexico. First was Donald Trump’s border wall and the push from politicians to deport all undocumented immigrants. Then came the passage in Austin of a Texas ban on sanctuary cities and the calls to deport so-called Dreamers, the young immigrants who were brought into the U.S. illegally by their undocumented parents.
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COCO: THE PIXAR FILM THAT DEFIES DONALD TRUMP’S ANTI-MEXICAN RHETORIC / STEVE ROSE / THE GUARDIAN
In the movies, Mexico is a place where bad things happen. From the car bomb in Touch of Evil to the drug gangs with their scary dogs in No Country for Old Men, it’s where outlaws go to lie low and bozos go to party with impunity. It’s the place of Donald Trump’s “bad hombres” nightmares. Even in animated form, Mexican characters have not come off well. El Macho, the villain of Despicable Me 2, for example, was a compilation of stereotypes: chubby, hairy chest, medallion, exaggeratedly romantic, wears wrestler’s mask, er, owns a Mexican restaurant. The Mexican plane in Planes was pretty much the same (he also wore a wrestler’s mask). Then there were the taco truck owners in Turbo; the romantic “Latino” Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story 3. Basically, things haven’t moved on much from Speedy Gonzales.
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DECISION-MAKER SLAMMED AS ‘MORAL POLICE’ FOR REFUSING IMMIGRATION TO HIV-POSITIVE MAN / NICHOLAS KEUNG / THE STAR
The Federal Court has slammed an immigration tribunal adjudicator for acting as “moral police” in denying an HIV-positive man permission to reunite with his daughters in Canada, blaming him for contracting the virus from an affair. In chastising Michael Sterlin, the decision-maker at the immigration appeal division (IAD) tribunal, the court said that how the 62-year-old immigration applicant got HIV had nothing to do with the sponsorship case. To protect the man’s privacy, he was only randomly identified by court as A.B. “The circumstances under which Mr. A.B. contracted HIV are wholly irrelevant to the issue before the IAD, as are any issues related to the applicant’s father’s moral character,” said Justice Shirzad Ahmed in a recent decision to send the case back to the tribunal for a new assessment.
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LE PEN ATRIBUYE EL ACOSO SEXUAL EN LAS CALLES A INMIGRANTES / LA CRÓNICA
La presidenta del partido ultraderechista francés Frente Nacional (FN), Marine Le Pen, atribuyó hoy el acoso sexual en las calles a inmigrantes que, a su juicio, han llevado a Francia una cultura irrespetuosa con las mujeres. Los autores del acoso en la calle son "en su inmensa mayoría ciudadanos inmigrantes que importan una cultura de no respeto a las mujeres, de sumisión e incluso, por parte de muchos, de desprecio a las francesas", dijo Le Pen en su comparecencia ante la prensa para presentar sus planes para este nuevo año. En plena polémica en Francia sobre los límites de la seducción y del acoso, que ha enfrentado a un grupo de feministas con un centenar de personalidades femeninas del mundo de la cultura que defienden "la libertad de los hombres a importunar", Le Pen evitó decantarse por uno u otro bando y subrayó que ambos tienen parte de razón.
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IMMIGRATION: MACRON EN TERRAIN MINÉ / MYRIAM ENCAOUA ET PAULINE THÉVENIAUD / LE PARISIEN
Le président effectue mardi un déplacement symbolique et risqué à Calais, pour défendre sa future loi, déjà très critiquée par les associations. « Humanité et efficacité. » Voilà donc le nouveau diptyque en vogue en Macronie pour répondre, comme le président l'a fait lui-même à Rome jeudi, aux critiques et inquiétudes sur sa politique en matière d'asile et d'immigration, bientôt sanctuarisée dans un projet de loi. Candidat, Macron était resté très discret sur le doublement de la durée de rétention, l'augmentation des expulsions. C'est sur la dimension humaine qu'il avait braqué les projecteurs, louant à l'envi l'action d'Angela Merkel, qui a « sauvé notre dignité collective en accueillant des réfugiés en détresse », écrivait-il alors.
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LA LOI IMMIGRATION AU MENU DES JOURNÉES PARLEMENTAIRES DE LRM / ALEXANDRE LEMARIÉ / LE MONDE
Ce sera le troisième depuis le début du quinquennat. Le groupe La République en marche (LRM) à l’Assemblée nationale se rassemblera de nouveau lors d’un séminaire, qui se déroulera lundi 15 et mardi 16 janvier au Palais-Bourbon, à l’hôtel de Lassay et à la questure. Avec un double objectif : préparer le travail législatif, mais aussi tenter d’améliorer le fonctionnement et l’animation du groupe. Après s’être retrouvés une première fois en juin et en septembre pour des séances de « team building », afin de renforcer les liens entre les 312 députés du groupe, ceux-ci vont cette fois s’atteler au travail de fond. Pas question de faire des jeux de rôles un foulard sur la tête, en prononçant des mots-concepts en anglais, comme ce fut le cas lors du précédent séminaire, ce qui avait suscité des railleries.
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DONKI BURRITO: LE PREMIER FRESH FAST-FOOD MEXICAIN À BRUXELLES! / BRUSSELS LIFE
Donki Burrito est le premier fresh fast-food mexicain imaginé par un frère et une sœur brugeois. Pierre et Xiomara Baltodano ont inventé un concept unique: une cuisine 100% mexicaine où tout est préparé le jour même. Aucun plat n'est réalisé de façon industrielle, le guacamole est préparé chaque matin, la viande est cuisinée sur place,... Pierre ayant fait des études d'économie et un Erasmus à Philadelphie a pu tester et découvrir ce type de concept aux Etats-Unis. Sa sœur quant à elle est une amatrice de cuisine. Après leur étude en 2013, ils décident de créer le premier Donki Burrito à Leuven, dans la même ville où ils ont fait leur étude. Cinq ans après l'ouverture et un vrai succès à la clef à Leuven, Pierre et Xiomora ouvrent leur premier Donki Burrito au 66 chaussée de Charleroi à St-Gilles. Le restaurant se trouve en face du Tero Bruxelles et à deux pas de la Patinoire Royale.
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