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September, 2017

  • 30 September

    Governor Signs Historic Housing Package

    Comprehensive measures will address housing needs of all California (COACHELLA, CA) – Today, we celebrate the bill signing of a historic housing package. This year, the California State Legislature came together to successfully pass fifteen measures to address the unique housing needs of all California, including particular investments for low-income …

  • 23 September

    Congressman Juan Vargas hosts DACA Forum

    By: Mario Conde The elimination of the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has created a great concern among its recipients. Congressman Juan Vargas hosted a DACA forum at the First United Methodist Church in El Centro, California. Congressman Vargas was one of the first to criticize the Trump Administration …

  • 16 September

    GOVERNOR FRANCISCO VEGA LED CEREMONY OF THE CRY OF INDEPENDENCE AND CIVIC COMMEMORATIVE MILITARY PARADE FOR THE 207TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF MEXICO

    Due to the celebration for the Independence Day in Mexico on the night of Friday, September 15th, the governor of the state of Baja California Francisco Vega De Lamadrid led the ceremony of the Cry of Independence in its 207th Anniversary. The State Governor led the official “Grito de Independencia” …

  • 7 September

    185 Civil and Human Rights Groups Urge Congress to Immediately Pass the Dream Act

    WASHINGTON – Today, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights along with 184 civil and human rights groups sent a letter to Congress to urge lawmakers to immediately pass the Dream Act without amendment. “President Trump’s cruel and inhumane decision to end DACA must not stand,” said Vanita Gupta, president …

  • 7 September

    Second round of NAFTA renegotiation in Mexico began

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Second round of NAFTA renegotiation in Mexico began. 25 working tables for the Second Round of NAFTA Negotiations were formed. Mexico City will deal with issues such as rules of origin, environment, digital commerce, small and medium enterprises, transparency and anti-corruption. The largest company …

  • 5 September

    Rep. Vargas Blasts President Trump for Terminating the DACA Program

    Washington, D.C. (September 5, 2017)—Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released this statement following President Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “President Trump is advancing his extremist, anti-immigrant agenda by terminating the DACA program and breaking a promise our country made to nearly 800,000 DREAMers”. “Before …

  • 2 September

    Douglas Nicholls was re-elected as City of Yuma Mayor

    By: Mario Conde  Yuma County held elections on Tuesday, August 29, where residents elected members for city council, Mayor, and Judge. Mayor Douglas Nicholls was re-elected as Yuma Mayor to another term. Mayor / Votes Cast / Percentage of Ballots Cast Nicholls, Douglas 5,061  84% City Council / Votes Cast …

August, 2017

  • 22 August

    Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia joined the celebration of the opening of the SIATeach Campus in El Centro

    By: Mario Conde SIATech El Centro Charter School is a tuition-free high school that gives students a chance to earn a standard high school diploma in El Centro. SIATech El Centro charter school is a fully-accredited charter school in El Centro, California. SIATech serves students 16 to 24 years old …

  • 18 August

    GOVERNOR FRANCISCO VEGA MEETS WITH WILLIAM A. OSTICK, GENERAL CONSUL OF THE UNITED STATES IN TIJUANA

      TIJUANA, B.C. – Friday, August 18th, 2017. Governor Francisco “Kiko” Vega de Lamadrid, received this Friday, in a courtesy visit, the US Consul-General in Tijuana, William A. Ostick, which endorsed the cooperation ties to follow up on the issues of common interest that contribute to detonate the economic development …

  • 12 August

    Objectives and Topics to Renegotiate in NAFTA

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD). The government of Donald Trump sent Congress the list with the subjects that they intend to adjust in the negotiation with Mexico and Canada. Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative, published a detailed and exhaustive summary of the negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of …

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