Category Archives: Government & Politics

Public Trust and Safety Are Essential in Immigrant Communities

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Recent incidents have raised questions as to whether local law enforcement should be responsible for enforcing federal immigration law. No one wants violent crime in our communities. For people who are threats to national security or suspected of felony offenses and without legal status, local law enforcement agencies should and do cooperate with federal immigration officials. Violent offenders who lack […]

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Pachuca Paints Itself Is a Colorful and Social Reconstruction Project

Pachuca Paints Itself is a colorful and social reconstruction project

The National Program for the Social Prevention of Violence and Crime invested five million pesos (more than $300,000) in what has become an emblematic site. Now the neighborhood of Palmitas in Pachuca (Hidalgo), Mexico, not only hosts the country’s largest and most colorful mural, but is also part of a comprehensive prevention project that has resulted in the reduction of […]

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Official Visit to Texas from José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs

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AUSTIN. – In order to strengthen ties and give a new drive to the relations between Mexico and Texas, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, recently met with the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott. Secretary Meade and Governor Abbott spoke about strengthening reciprocal opportunities such as border infrastructure, academic mobility, energy and migration. In the meeting, Meade […]

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Meet the Candidates for Houston’s Next Mayor

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Houston’s Mayoral campaign has begun. This global city faces new challenges in the areas of public policies, urban re-structuring, budget, environment and transportation. Referring to this metropolis, Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research notes that “no city more clearly exemplifies the trends that are rapidly refashioning the social and political landscape across all of urban America.” The elections to […]

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Conservative Texas Leaders Agree on the Need For a More Productive Immigration Conversation

By Brenda Kirk With the State Legislature headed home for the next months without passing any of the negative bills related to immigration, it’s safe to say that our state’s communities have made it out unscathed. Senate Bill 1819, proposed to exclude non-citizens from in-state tuition rates at Texas public colleges and universities. Through Senate Bill 185, some legislators urged […]

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Houston, the Challenge of a Global City

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Meet the Candidates for Houston’s Next Mayor Houston’s Mayoral campaign has begun. This global city faces new challenges in the areas of public policies, urban re-structuring, budget, environment and transportation. Referring to this metropolis, Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research notes that “no city more clearly exemplifies the trends that are rapidly refashioning the social and political landscape across […]

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Greg Abbot, the Vision of Success for Texas

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BY LINDA VEGA Guest Contributor “This is your house,” stated Gov. Greg Abbott at the commencement of his speech to those attending his inauguration on January 20th.  His statement was gracious, inviting and the truth. The Governor reminded us that what has made Texas the beacon of success are the people of the state and their resilience and positive outlook.  […]

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