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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Foro informativo sobre la Acción Ejecutiva

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about our informative forum on the Executive Action occurring this weekend.

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS)

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the Salvadoran community and our upcoming events about the Executive Order.

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Congelo de la Acción Ejecutiva

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the action taken by a Federal district judge in Texas which froze the executive action by President Barack Obama on immigration and the impact of this action on our community.

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Policy may reunite immigrants, endangered children

Federal officials are rolling out a new refugee program that could reunite thousands of children facing danger in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador with their immigrant parents in the United States.

Officials announced the program with little fanfare in November, and it has taken time for the word to spread. Thousands of immigrants who have had temporary legal status for many years could be eligible to apply for the first time to bring their children to America.

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Latinos lack in power positions in area cities, report says

Latinos lack in power positions in area cities, report says

Report cites ‘silent crisis’ in area cities

The Latino population in Boston, Somerville, and Chelsea has boomed in recent years, but their faces remain largely absent from positions of power in City Hall, according to a new report from an advocacy organization that brands the dearth of Hispanics in local government a “silent crisis.”

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Mother of Merci

Mother of Merci

After her father was murdered, Nixia came to Boston from Honduras in search of a better life for her children. But she had to leave one of them behind.

In the belly of a brown-brick apartment building in Allston, a pastor with silver teeth and a thin mustache is preaching hope and miracles to a crowd of Central American migrants, but Nixia’s mind is on the 15-year-old daughter she abandoned 2,000 miles away.

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President Barack Obama’s Executive Order

On November 20th, President Barack Obama used his executive power to make what many consider some positive changes in our immigration system.

The President’s speech brought great joy and satisfaction to the 5 million undocumented immigrants who are now going to be able to receive the benefits offered by this executive order.

On this edition of Centro, WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Patricia Montes, Executive Director of “Centro Presente” a local non-profit organization which advocates for Latino immigrant rights. Tune in!

 

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Mass. not needed to shelter migrant children

Mass. not needed to shelter migrant children

US says crisis at border is easing

Massachusetts will not need to open shelters for unaccompanied children who have fled Central America, federal officials said Tuesday, ending an emotional debate that erupted two weeks ago when Governor Deval Patrick proposed bringing 1,000 young migrants to two military bases in the state.

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Centro Presente 2014

A video of Centro Presente’s accomplishments in 2014. Narration in Spanish.

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Colocan grillete electrónico a indocumentados para que no se escapen

Colocan grillete electrónico a indocumentados para que no se escapen

Garífunas hondureñas que se encuentran en Boston, EEUU, cuentan a El Nuevo Diario lo difícil que es vivir con este rastreador que deben llevar en sus tobillos las 24 horas del día.
Colocan grillete electrónico a indocumentados para que no se escapen