dreamers


DREAMers from SoCal’s alt Mex music scene teamed up as The Mexican Standoff to record El Muro because they have feels about Trump’s wall. They never say his name, however.

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Migration is Beautiful: The Monarch Butterfly Story, from Marina Valle, supports
the California Endowment Defend DACA and Immigration Awareness Campaigns.


Former Mexican presidente Vicente Fox, no angel himself, tells Bill Maher that he speaks for 120 million Mexicans who Trump insulted. And he doesn’t mince words. [NSFW video.]

La Cucaracha: There are 900 more DREAMers in the military than…

by Lalo Alcaraz January 30, 2018 Cartoons
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Hey, Democrats: Don’t make a deal on the shithole border wall!

by Dr. Alvaro Huerta January 29, 2018 El Now
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If Democratic leaders make a deal with President Donald J. Trump on his shithole border wall, they will secure his re-election in 2020. Eight years of a disastrous Trump administration is not acceptable! Neither the United States nor the world can survive eight years of the “Racist-in-Chief” and “Hustler-in-Chief.” It appears that Counsel Robert Mueller’s […]

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Jackson Browne, Los Cenzontles: This song is for ‘The Dreamer’ (video)

by Comic Saenz December 14, 2017 Cultura
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Superstar singer-songwriter Jackson Browne teams up with POCHO faves Los Cenzontles (the Mockingbords) for The Dreamer, a new video.

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La Cucaracha: Gosh darn DREAMers are stealing our jobs! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 22, 2017 Cartoons
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Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the Trump-DACA Monster bite (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 5, 2017 Cartoons
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In the midst of so much inequality: Ode to the Class of 2017

by GILDA L. OCHOA May 26, 2017 Cultura
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Delivered to graduating seniors and their families at Pomona College’s Class Day It’s great to be here today to recognize you all in this way I want to be here fully in celebration but I can’t without first naming some realizations I offer these reflections with all humility in the lessons you’ve taught me, class […]

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Quetzalcoatl says: ‘Resist!’ (toon)

by Gabriel Tellez Jr. January 26, 2017 Cartoons
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Deported moms in Tijuana long for families, work for reform (video)

by Andalé Mono June 28, 2016 El Now
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In Dreaming in Tijuana deported mothers fight for immigration reform in the United States. The anguish of family separation has turned them into activists who promote the U.S. Latino vote from the Mexican side of the world’s “most transited” border. [Video via Univision.]

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Regular gente plus Los Cenzontles: ‘I’m a Mexican-American’ (videos)

by Moctezuma Cortés May 13, 2016 Cultura
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Mexican, American or both? Residents of Elkhart County, Indiana, talk to The Elkhart Truth. And this wonderful music video from Los Cenzontles expresses the same sentiments in song:

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Bernardo Sanchez, Bernie Sanders’ Mexican bro, y Larry David (videos)

by Andalé Mono February 8, 2016 El Now
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Un mensaje importante de Bernardo Sánchez, Bernie Sanders’ Mexican hermano. He’s Catholic. He’s Jewish. He’s a Cashjew. He’s NSFW. And what would Bernie TV be without Larry David’s SNL sketch Bern Your Enthusiasm:

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What happens when young deportees get sent back? (PBS video)

by Comic Saenz January 8, 2016 El Now
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Even before the recent MIGRA raids targeting families denied asylum, hundreds of thousands of undocumented Mexican immigrants have been deported annually. Many were kids when their parents brought them over the border. And those who grew up in the U.S. have found themselves living in what feels like a foreign country — Mexico. It’s like […]

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What the past can teach immigrant advocates of today

by NANCY LANDA January 4, 2016 El Now

[POCHO amiga Nancy Landa aka Mundo Citizen was a DREAMer before it was cool. Brought to the U.S. as an undocumented child, she was elected student body president at Cal State Northridge. And then she got deported.] In paying my respects to those who came before me and their struggle due to their legal status, […]

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