Diana Anahi Torres

Diana Anahi Torres is the New Mexico Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Obama’s Immigration Action Doesn’t Go Far Enough
Inocencio Vernal has picked broccoli, sweet potatoes, corn, and celery in U.S. farms for more than 25 years. This holiday season, you might end up feasting on the fruits of his labor. Yet Vernal, like 53 percent of farmworkers, is undocumented. This means that he can’t pick your vegetables legally...
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The Fight to Keep Toxic Mining—and the World Bank—Out of El Salvador
For miners, investors, and artisans, few things are more precious than gold. But for human life itself, nothing is more precious than water. Just ask the people of El Salvador. Nearly 30 years ago, the Wisconsin-based Commerce Group Corp purchased a gold mine near the San Sebastian River in El...
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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
The Other Immigrant Youth Crisis
Senator Ted Cruz says that eradicating an executive decision he blames for creating the humanitarian crisis on the border is his top priority . And lots of conservative members of the GOP are on board with the Texas Republican’s demand. They argue that President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for...
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