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These kids — American citizens — live in Mexico but go to school in Columbus, New Mexico, a town of 1,800 across the frontier from their home in Palomas, Mexico. Some Columbus residents support the decades-long arrangement; others, not so much. [Video by Larry Lazo and Alex Brauer.]


A new age is dawning. We will never retreat. We will never surrender. Mexicans, tonight we dine… in SAN DIEGO!

cucaanchorbabyhistoryJanuary 20, 2017

Dear President Donald Trump:

Now that you’ve become our new emperor, I mean, the 45th President of the United States, I have a confession: I’m an “anchor baby.” Given that you represent the best white hope to “Make America Great Again!” I’m confessing in exchange to be pardoned for my birthright citizenship crime.

Honestly, I didn’t know that being born to Mexican immigrants on work visas violated the law or that pesky little thing called the 14th Amendment of the Constitution. If I would’ve known of your novel interpretation of our Constitution, I mean your Constitution, I would’ve pleaded in my mother’s womb to be aborted.

Oh, I forgot, Republicans don’t believe in abortions. Does the GOP make exceptions for brown fetuses? [Mas…]

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The Pocho Ocho craziest cosas we found in the Rosca de Reyes

by Especial Correspondents January 6, 2015 Cultura
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Today is Three Kings Day, Dia de Los Reyes Magos, AKA Epiphany, the day when Los Tres Reyes dropped by the manger to gift up the original Anchor Baby, El Baby Jesus. Check out the Pocho Ocho Craziest Things we found in the Rosca de Reyes here at the POCHO world headquarters: 8. Rosca’s Chicken and […]

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La Cucaracha: Excuse me, are you from Krypton? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 2, 2013 Cartoons
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The Pocho Ocho cosas I found in my Rosca de Reyes

by Lalo Alcaraz January 4, 2013 Cultura
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Sunday is Three Kings Day, Dia de Los Reyes Magos, AKA Epiphany, the day when Los Tres Reyes dropped by the manger to gift up the original Anchor Baby, El Baby Jesus. Check out the pocho ocho things we found in the Rosca de Reyes here at the POCHO world headquarters: 8. Plastic Baby Jesus […]

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Pocho Ocho words we should banish in 2012

by Gabacho Borracho January 21, 2012 Cultura
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8. Anchor baby (noun) – Wait- this is an anti-Latino slur? FAIL. Seriously, this just makes us picture an infant so cute and fat we could use it for a boat anchor. Just chuck it in – kerPLOP! – you can drift and chug Coronas all afternoon. Do better, wingnuts. 7.  Arpaio (proper noun) – Actually, we’d […]

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Pocho Ocho cosas I found in my Rosca de Reyes

by Lalo Alcaraz January 6, 2012 Cultura
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Happy Three Kings Day, Dia de Los Reyes Magos, AKA Epiphany, the day when Los Tres Reyes dropped by the manger to gift up the original Anchor Baby, El Baby Jesus. In Mexico and now all across Pocholandia, some celebrate with the Rosca de Reyes, a tasty and yeasty treat topped with butter and sugar. […]

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