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Changing demographics could turn Georgia purple


It s an aboriginal Friday morning at the Mosqueda household. The sun hasn t alike appear up yet, and the ancestors is already active about the future.Alberto and Keisha Mosqueda confused from Virginia to Georgia about two years ago, so this will be their aboriginal presidential acclamation as association of the Peach State. It s bodies like them who could change the historically red accompaniment purple: new association who vote Democratic, and conservatives who say they can t accompany themselves to vote for the Republican candidate.As Alberto Mosqueda gets into his morning accepted and turns on the news, the aboriginal affair he sees is Republican presidential appointee Donald Trump speaking at Thursday s alms banquet with Hillary Clinton, his Democratic rival. You can acquaint anybody is aloof attractive at him like, Man, aloof end this, Mosqueda says.Alberto Mosqueda says he considers himself a conservative. He didn t vote for President Barack Obama in 2008 or 2012. He says he isn t absolutely with her, to use Clinton s attack slogan, but is voting for her anyway. I absolutely feel anniversary accept their own agenda. You accept the Republican applicant — I absolutely (feel) he s out there … aloof to appearance he is the man. … A lot of arrogance. And again you accept the Democrat applicant who (you) aloof feel she has a hidden agenda; its consistently been about aloof what s best for her, Mosqueda says.If it weren t for Trump, Mosqueda says, he would accept apparently voted for the Republican applicant instead of Hillary Clinton.With beneath than 20 canicule until the election, voters in Georgia are already casting their ballots, and Clinton is acquisitive to cull out a win in a accompaniment that has voted red back 1996.A poll appear Friday by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows Trump and Clinton are apoplectic in Georgia, with Trump arch Clinton 44-42% amid acceptable Georgia voters, which is aural the poll s allowance of error.Although Mosqueda, who is Latino, says he s voting for Clinton, he says he s still not awash on what she represents. Clinton s email altercation and her role with Benghazi are the two capital capacity that Mosqueda says affair him. Being a aggressive guy, you booty all of that into annual — Benghazi especially, the emails and security, and all that. They re aloof absolute breaches and absolute violations of … the simple things that they advise you alike as a lower enlisted guy in the military, he says.But he says he can t buck to vote for Trump, abnormally with his comments on Latinos.The Mosquedas say they are demography this acclamation acutely seriously, abnormally on capacity like clearing reform, tensions amid the United States and Russia and repealing Obamacare.Keisha Mosqueda, who is African-American, says Clinton knows added about the issues and that there s annihilation Trump can say for either one of them that will change their mind.She says she usually votes Democrat and that now, her vote is guided by what she wants the approaching to attending like for their 5-year-old son, Solomon. I m actual anxious about him in the approaching (being) a boyhood male. That s article that s aloof consistently on my mind, Keisha Mosqueda says.Solomon ability not yet accept the accent or aftereffect of his parents votes could accept in Georgia, but what does apperceive is the blush he affairs to vote for. Blue, Solomon says.

How immigrants can revive America s blighted neighborhoods


Once an clearing battleground, Hispanics now drive this town s abridgement As cities like Detroit and Baltimore attempt to acquisition means to abate their alone buildings, a new abstraction has activate that immigrants ability authority the key to accompany new activity to austere neighborhoods. However, entities that administer afflicted backdrop — alleged landbanks — accept alone them. Most Rust Belt cities accept added immigrants who could authorize as home buyers, per-capita, than all added demographic groups, according to analysis apparent this anniversary by the Fiscal Policy Institute and the Welcoming Economies Global Network, an immigrant-focused bread-and-butter development group. There are bags of immigrants in the nation s Rust Belt cities that are abeyant homeowners and we accept that the association that accord with afflicted absolute acreage accept disregarded the befalling that they represent in their backyard, said Steve Tobocman, an columnist of the report. Related: How Latinos are extenuative this above Pennsylvania mining boondocks Tobocman is additionally administrator of Global Detroit, an bread-and-butter development accumulation focused on allotment immigrant communities in that city. In Detroit, there are about 80,000 backdrop — or a division of the burghal — captivated by the city s landbank, Tobocman said. A fixer-upper in Detroit Researchers apparent that 209 out of 1,000 immigrant households could be acceptable to buy a $50,000 home. That s bigger than the 152 out of 1,000 U.S.-born white households and the 162 per 1,000 U.S.-born atramentous households that could authorize to buy a home at that price. The analysis was acclimated to actualize an online alternate apparatus to admeasurement how abounding abeyant households currently active in anniversary burghal could authorize for afflicted home ownership. Related: Back it comes to loans, allowance are ample adjoin blacks The anniversary assets bare to acquirement a $50,000 afflicted acreage in Detroit is $25,000, according to the tool, which additionally shows some of the anniversary costs of owning the afflicted property, including mortgage, insurance, baptize and fuel. For the accomplished year, Global Detroit has been facilitating the afflicted home affairs action for immigrants. We ve now completed a dozen alone home purchases in Detroit and those accept all been for beneath than $5,000 and a lot of these bodies accept been acclimation them up through their own diaphoresis equity, Tobocman said. Sergio Martinez According to the Fiscal Policy Institute, amid 1960 and 1980, 29 of the 30 better American cities had citizenry declines. Since then, the citizenry in added than bisected these cities has rebounded. There isn t a distinct abundant American burghal that has rebounded in citizenry advance after immigrants, Tobocman said. Immigrants who become homeowners accompany in tax revenue, fix up alone homes and animate bread-and-butter growth. Sergio Martinez, 28, who is originally from Mexico, bought an alone abode four years ago in Detroit s Mexican Boondocks neighborhood. Martinez works as a restaurant administrator abreast his home and loves actuality allotment of Detroit s revitalization. There s so abundant assortment in the city. Close to me we accept a huge Bengali, Mexican and Arab community, he said. I grew up in the city. Back afresh things weren t as bad for immigrants. Related: Immigrants – These cities appetite you! He says the abode he bought has four bedrooms and a abounding basement and amount beneath than $10,000. Since he purchased it he s bought a new kitchen, adapted the floors and is in the action of adjustment the bathroom. Martinez was lucky. A acquaintance helped him adapt the paperwork he bare and he had some advice from his dad with the bottomward payment. For low-income households, accepting a bottomward acquittal is a cogent challenge. Plus, accepting a mortgage for a afflicted acreage is difficult and newcomers generally accept problems with a abridgement of acclaim history or identification. The boilerplate citizen in Detroit doesn t accept admission to the advice bare to buy a home, he said. Martinez, who accustomed as a 5-year-old after abstracts and is currently adequate by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), ran into a coffer afresh back he accustomed to acquirement a additional home in Detroit. Because of Michigan s Real ID law, which requires a Amusing Security cardinal or affidavit of citizenship, he has been clumsy to renew his asleep accompaniment identification — and was denied a mortgage because of it. One of the homes on Sergio Martinez block that he would like to remodel. Detroit s burghal board afresh accustomed the conception of a borough ID card. It will advice immigrants and others accessible coffer accounts, accretion admission to museums and admission added amusing services. Bodies can activate enrolling for the cards in November. Once I get that, I m activity to try again, Martinez said. (New York) First appear October 21, 2016: 7:11 AM ET

Is drinking with your kids at home a good idea?


I apparently anticipate about the dangers of bubbler added than the boilerplate actuality because there is alcoholism in my family.As a parent, I am hardly bedeviled with accession out what I can do to accomplish abiding my children, 6 and 8, don t accept problems with booze aback they get older.So, on this the 30th ceremony of the civic bubbler age actuality aloft to 21, I m allurement myself the afterward question: Am I bigger off never absolution my girls booze about me, at home or at ancestors celebrations, until they ability the acknowledged bubbler age or does it accomplish bubbler beneath anathema and adorable if I let them alpha bubbler at home, maybe with sips of wine and beer, during their boyish years?If you attending at the accurate evidence, it seems added studies point to a abrogating aftereffect of affectionate offers of alike a babyish bulk of alcohol.A contempo address in the Journal of Studies on Booze and Drugs (PDF) accent two such studies: One in 2011 in Sweden of 13-year-olds activate that aback accouchement were offered booze by a parent, it was associated with a academy likelihood of abundant anecdotal bubbler in girls, but not in boys; and a 1997 abstraction of fourth- and sixth-graders in the United States activate that aback parents offered accouchement a babyish bulk of alcohol, the accouchement were added acceptable to accept booze use on their own.In addition, addition abstraction compared seventh-graders in the United States with Australia, area adult-supervised bubbler for adolescence is allowed. Some 36% of the Australian adolescence had problems with affair bubbler compared with alone 21% of American teens, according to the 2011 study.Should the U.S. lower its bubbler age? I anticipate the affirmation would advance to me you are not arena your best duke if you accommodate booze to your kids, said Dr. Ralph Hingson, administrator of the analysis of epidemiology and blockage analysis for the Civic Institute on Booze Abuse and Alcoholism. It may be that nothing s activity to happen, but it s like if you re active a car too fast in a residential adjacency that the likelihood of actuality in a car blast is added because you are demography an accidental risk. But at atomic one abstraction shows that bubbler with parents can advance to absolute results. The study, appear in the 2004 Journal of Adolescent Heath and showcased in a 2008 Time annual story, activate that accouchement who drank with their parents were about bisected as acceptable to say they had booze in the accomplished ages and about one third as acceptable to accept to affair bubbler (having bristles or added drinks in a row) in the antecedent two weeks.Stanton Peele is a psychologist, addiction able and columnist of several books on addiction, including Addiction Affidavit Your Child. The New York City ancestor of three said he accustomed his children, now in their 20s and 30s, to accept a few sips of booze during commons in their boyish years and then, about 16, let them accept a abounding bottle of wine. The affairs that accouchement are activity to go to academy … and not absorb booze are infinitesimal, said Peele, who additionally provides online addiction analysis and support. Would you acquaint your kids you got high? And so the catechism every ancestor has to ask themselves (is) … Who is activity to advise them how to drink? Brian Gresko of Brooklyn, New York, a Babble.com contributor, says he and his wife are already teaching their adolescent son about drinking.In their house, booze is allotment of the ancestors culture, said Gresko, who says he and his wife consistently accept a cocktail, bottle of wine or beer while affable banquet and during the meal. We don t adumbrate this from our 5-year-old son. Felix knows the guys at our bounded wine store, and he sometimes asks me to accomplish him mocktails aback we booze cocktails, said Gresko, editor of a contempo album of 22 novelists autograph about fatherhood alleged When I First Held You. Alcohol is a allotment of life, and I would rather he activate to anatomy a accord with it beneath my administration instead of in abstruse with his friends, area who knows what could happen. Elena Sonnino, a wellness writer, amusing media architect and architect of the armpit Live.Do.Grow., additionally wants her 9-year-old to feel adequate abundant to allocution with her about anything, but she takes a altered approach.21 is science s absolute aback it comes to the bubbler ageShe afresh scaled aback from accepting a nightly bottle of wine to accepting one aloof already a anniversary for wellness affidavit and doesn t accept she ll let her babe accept sips of booze until she can accurately accept them. We won t action her tastes because we re aggravating to appearance her that bubbler wine is a responsibility, said the arctic Virginia mom. You accept a albatross aback you alpha bubbler anything, wine or whatever it is, and you charge to be able to accomplish acceptable decisions and until you re 18, 21, your academician isn t absolutely formed. Melissa Moog, a mom of three and architect of Itsabelly Babyish Planners, a new ancestor and babyish assurance consulting service, additionally won t be absolution her kids adore sips of wine and beer. I anticipate a acknowledged bubbler age was accustomed for a actual acceptable reason, said Moog of Portland, Oregon. If I accustomed my babe at 16 to try a sip, I would be afraid that she d anticipate subconsciously that I was OK with her bubbler afore the acknowledged age absolute because I let her booty a sip of my drink. While I accept I am still as abashed as anytime about what I will do aback my girls get older, there are a few things I am appealing assertive of that are backed by able evidence.I won t anytime get bashed in advanced of my kids, with studies assuming that accouchement who see their parents bashed are added acceptable to get bashed themselves.What sways adolescence not to drink, drive? Stories, not statsAnd I will allocution to my girls about booze as they get older. That s the focus of the #TalkEarly online attack by the Foundation for Advancing Booze Responsibility, auspicious parents to accept conversations aboriginal so as accouchement get older, the affair of bubbler is not taboo.A big focus is additionally auspicious parents to watch what they say and do in amusing media, including authoritative jokes about defective a bottle of wine. Avoid transmitting the I charge a drink bulletin afterwards a continued day or demanding situation, and talking about what it feels like to get drunk, said Micky Morrison, a mom of two and architect of BabyWeight TV.Michelle Staruiala, a mom of three in Saskatchewan, who said her kids rarely see her accept a drink, is affidavit acceptable advice can advance to absolute results.She has consistently talked with her kids about everything, she said, and afresh asked her 16-year-old son why he sometimes doesn t go out with his friends. He s like Mom, some of them are drinking. … I don t feel adequate actuality about those situations. He s really, absolutely listened to our talks and he, to this day, never has had a booze in his life. So actuality 16, nowadays that s affectionate of a attenuate thing, she added with a laugh.Do you anticipate bubbler with your kids is a acceptable idea? Share your thoughts in the comments or acquaint Kelly Wallace on Twitter or Living on Facebook.

Philippines: 5-year-old girl killed in drug war Human Rights Watch says

A 5-year-old babe has become the youngest appear victim of the war on drugs in the Philippines, according to Human Rights Watch.Danica May Garcia was attempt to afterlife in her family s abundance by two men on motorcycles, said badge in Dagupan in Pangasinan province. Their acceptable target? The girl s grandfather, according to a bounded official. A association baton said that canicule afore the shooting, the grandfather, Maximo Garcia, had angry himself in to badge in an accomplishment to bright his name, forth with about a dozen accused biologic users. Garcia eventually alternate to the family. The grandfathering was afterwards attempt three times and injured, badge said. He is in a hospital beneath badge guard. Knock and plead : On convoying with Philippines police We accept a attestant who came advanced to analyze the gunman, Dagupan badge Arch Neil Miro told . I will abstain the name of the suspect, but it seems it may accept article to do with actionable drugs, too.Full coverage We are still investigating the absolute motive, but back Maximo Garcia surrendered aftermost Friday for biologic use, we accept acumen to accept the advance was accompanying to his biologic activities. Authorities would not say it was vigilantism, however.Those doubtable of captivation in the actionable biologic barter accept become targets of a civic war on drugs that Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte launched afterwards bold appointment June 30.Human Rights Watch letters that added than 1,000 Filipinos accept been dead by anonymous gunmen amid July 1 and August 19. And back Duterte took office, the civic badge arch says added than 700 biologic users and pushers accept been dead in badge operations. Duterte has been adamant in his following of arrest abomination — admitting his critics say he generally oversteps the mark.He has said that his administration would see the end of crime, and has alike said he would not argue his badge force or alike citizens demography the lives of criminals.In a nationally televised accent in June, Duterte, the president-elect, told citizens, If (a criminal) fights, and he fights to the death, you can annihilate him. He added, Please feel chargeless to alarm us, the police, or do it yourself if you accept the gun … you accept my support. In June, Duterte put a compensation of up to 3 actor Philippine pesos ($65,000) on biologic lords — which he afterwards added to 5 actor pesos ($108,000).Police told that Danica is not the aboriginal adolescent victim, but that she could be the youngest. They additionally acclaimed it was not a badge operation. I achievement they will not accusation the accepted attack on drugs for the deaths of these minors, Senior Superintendent Dionard Carlos, a badge spokesman, told . Instead let us assignment calm to accomplish those amenable acknowledgment for the abomination they did and accord amends to the victims and their families. Earlier this month, the United Nations apprenticed the Philippines to stop actionable killings of bodies doubtable of drug-related offenses.

Philippines: 5-year-old girl killed in drug war Human Rights Watch says featured BR


A 5-year-old babe has become the youngest appear victim of the war on drugs in the Philippines, according to Human Rights Watch.Danica May Garcia was attempt to afterlife in her family s abundance by two men on motorcycles, said badge in Dagupan in Pangasinan province. Their acceptable target? The girl s grandfather, according to a bounded official. A association baton said that canicule afore the shooting, the grandfather, Maximo Garcia, had angry himself in to badge in an accomplishment to bright his name, forth with about a dozen accused biologic users. Garcia eventually alternate to the family. The grandfathering was afterwards attempt three times and injured, badge said. He is in a hospital beneath badge guard. Knock and plead : On convoying with Philippines police We accept a attestant who came advanced to analyze the gunman, Dagupan badge Arch Neil Miro told . I will abstain the name of the suspect, but it seems it may accept article to do with actionable drugs, too.Full coverage We are still investigating the absolute motive, but back Maximo Garcia surrendered aftermost Friday for biologic use, we accept acumen to accept the advance was accompanying to his biologic activities. Authorities would not say it was vigilantism, however.Those doubtable of captivation in the actionable biologic barter accept become targets of a civic war on drugs that Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte launched afterwards bold appointment June 30.Human Rights Watch letters that added than 1,000 Filipinos accept been dead by anonymous gunmen amid July 1 and August 19. And back Duterte took office, the civic badge arch says added than 700 biologic users and pushers accept been dead in badge operations. Duterte has been adamant in his following of arrest abomination — admitting his critics say he generally oversteps the mark.He has said that his administration would see the end of crime, and has alike said he would not argue his badge force or alike citizens demography the lives of criminals.In a nationally televised accent in June, Duterte, the president-elect, told citizens, If (a criminal) fights, and he fights to the death, you can annihilate him. He added, Please feel chargeless to alarm us, the police, or do it yourself if you accept the gun … you accept my support. In June, Duterte put a compensation of up to 3 actor Philippine pesos ($65,000) on biologic lords — which he afterwards added to 5 actor pesos ($108,000).Police told that Danica is not the aboriginal adolescent victim, but that she could be the youngest. They additionally acclaimed it was not a badge operation. I achievement they will not accusation the accepted attack on drugs for the deaths of these minors, Senior Superintendent Dionard Carlos, a badge spokesman, told . Instead let us assignment calm to accomplish those amenable acknowledgment for the abomination they did and accord amends to the victims and their families. Earlier this month, the United Nations apprenticed the Philippines to stop actionable killings of bodies doubtable of drug-related offenses.