Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policy Hits Home in Maine
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Donald Trump's election, Laurence Berland viewed political protest as a sort of curiosity. He was in a good place to see it: San Francisco's Mission District, once an immigrant enclave in the country's heartland of radicalism that is increasingly populated by people like him — successful tech workers driving up rents while enjoying a daily commute to Silicon Valley on luxury motor coaches.
AP PHOTOS: San Francisco’s decades long history of protest
For generations, San Francisco has been the heart of the American protest movement. More recently, activists have targeted gentrification fueled by tech workers who’ve been flooding into the picturesque neighborhoods, driving up rents and evictions and making it the priciest city in the country. But with Donald Trump in the White House, those tech workers and the area’s old-school activists are finding common cause. Read more.
‘Change’ Brings Hope to Trump Country
Trump overshadows young migrants’ emotional trip to Mexico
MOLCAXAC, Mexico (AP) — Tamara Alcala Dominguez sobbed, barely able to speak, as she buried her face in the sweater of the woman who cared for her when she was a toddler.
"My little girl, I hugged you so much," Petra Bello Suarez told her now 23-year-old granddaughter, tears dampening her own creased cheeks. "I have you in my arms, my girl. ... You found me still alive."
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Trump’s America: Rural-urban divide in Georgia
LULA, Ga. (AP) — Patti Thomas owns a flower shop in the north Georgia town of Lula. Xavier Bryant runs an independent pharmacy just outside Atlanta. Looking toward the inauguration of an entrepreneur as president, the two share this expectation: Donald Trump will be good for business.