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Where Does Mexico’s Christmas Bonus Go?

In the United States, the annual Christmas bonus is largely a fading memory. In Mexico, however, federal labor law guarantees employees a Christmas season bonus known as an aguinaldo. Though some employers provide a more generous bonus, federal labor law stipulates that the minimum aguinaldo must be equivalent to 15 days of an annual salary….
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Immigration Crises Deepened in 2015

This December 18, International Migrants Day, the crisis of people in movement deepens across the globe. From Europe to Southeast Asia and many places in between, war, insecurity, political repression, climate change, economic plight, and the yearnings of family reunifcation continue propelling people from one end of the planet to the other. “Migration, as a…
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BI-NATIONAL AIR QUALITY GROUP MEETS TO SOLVE BORDER POLLUTION

The first meeting of the Joint Advisory Committee on Air Quality for the Paso del Norte Region (Cuenca Paso del Norte para Control del Aire) took place in November in El Paso, Texas to discuss ways of solving air pollution problems that have plagued El Paso, TX, Ciudad Juarez, Chi and Sunland Park, NM for…
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