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Experience Valentine’s Day with Elise Valderrama (AKA @Buttronica on the Twitter) in this 2013 episode of Mija Weekly! Fall in love all over again with drones, skimpy outfits, GOP immigrant-haters and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. And, says Elise, try not to go into a diabetic coma.


Experience Valentine’s Day with Elise Roedenbeck (AKA @Buttronica on the Twitter) in this 2013 episode of Mija Weekly! Fall in love all over again with drones, skimpy outfits, GOP immigrant-haters and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. And, says Elise, try not to go into a diabetic coma.


It’s Valentine’s Day with Elise Roedenbeck (AKA @Buttronica on the Twitter) in this 2013 episode of Mija Weekly! Fall in love all over again with drones, skimpy outfits, GOP immigrant-haters and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. And, says Elise, try not to go into a diabetic coma.

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Immigrant-loving John McCain sings: ‘You’re Our Guest!’ (music video)

by Lucida Grandé May 23, 2013 El Now
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The Republican Senator from the Hate State of Arizona, John McCain, is one of the “Gang of Eight” senators behind the new immigration reform bill. Today his office released this love song to the “new voters” he wants to legalize.

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Obama says ‘F★ck it’ in tricky bid for GOP immigration reform votes

by María Purísima May 16, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) President Barack Obama gave up his efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform this week, informing Republican leaders that he didn’t care about reform anymore. “Fuck it!” Obama reportedly told Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in a conference call Tuesday. “I don’t care about reform anymore, are you happy? Don’t […]

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The Daily Show unmasks ‘The Real Cinco de Mayo’ (video)

by GAUCHO MARQUEZ May 8, 2013 El Now
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Jessica Williams goes to Dallas, Tejas, so she can report on the real Cinco de Mayo for Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show.

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I was a DREAMer before it was cool — and I got deported

by NANCY LANDA May 6, 2013 Cultura
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The immigrant rights movement has reached one of the most important milestones of the last two decades. Finally, politicians are responding to the demands of advocates asking to reform a broken immigration system that has marginalized millions of undocumented immigrants. We see this in the form of Senate Bill 744 proposed by the Bipartisan Senate […]

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Immigration Reform 2013: Where exactly is the ‘reform’ part? (video)

by Sara Inés Calderón April 16, 2013 El Now
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The long-anticipated “comprehensive immigration reform bill” is set to be introduced to the public by a bi-partisan group of legislators today. What exactly is the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013?” The compromise proposal won’t cover all the people here without legal status, for one thing, nor will it create a […]

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘MiJA Weekly’ Tax Day Espectacular 4.15.13 (video)

by Elise Valderrama April 15, 2013 El Now
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Happy Tax Day, pochos! This week on MiJA I discuss the near conclusion of back-room negotiations on immigration “reform” and delve deep into the heart of the Internets to discover Barbies of the World. You think Mexican Barbie is bad — Peruvian Barbie comes with an anchor baby (and she’s not the worst of them!)

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘MiJA Weekly’ on the road 03.25.13 (video)

by Elise Valderrama March 25, 2013 El Now
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This week on MiJA I’m on the road to nowhere (Ohio) and frolicking among the Children of the Corn. Feliz Pascua everybody! I need a drink. Previously on MiJA Weekly …

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘MiJA Weekly’ breaks the ñews 03.04.13 (video)

by Elise Valderrama March 4, 2013 El Now
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Hey there, Pochos! This week on MiJA I totally don’t pole dance, Obama isn’t a dork, and the Gang of Eight don’t mix well with vinegar. Also, Kim Jung Un has one black friend. Don’t make me unleash my powers of brujería! Leave your comments and questions below. Previously on MiJA Weekly….

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Ñewsweek: Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘Mija Weekly’ 02.11.13 (video)

by Elise Valderrama February 11, 2013 El Now
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It’s Valentine’s Day on Mija Weekly! Fall in love with drones, skimpy outfits, and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. Try not to go into a diabetic coma.

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