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Vegetarian Express — two locations in Chicago — is run and owned by the Diaz Family. Everyone in the familia, aside from Miguel’s wife Krystina and their two kids, is a Mexican immigrant. Some family members are documented, some are not, but they all work hard for their American Dream. What is their future during the Trump regime?

[Directed, edited, and shot by Zoe Murphy.]

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[Payton Hoegh toons regularly at Weekly Political dot com.]

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[More about deported veterans at PBS News Hour….]

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La Cucaracha: Immigrants – The National Guard is hiring! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 8, 2017 Cartoons
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The truck that feeds New York City: Sidewalk Tacos (video)

by Barney Asada March 8, 2017 Cultura
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The folks who work at Sidewalk Tacos feed the people of New York City, but they have LA MIGRA on their minds. [Video by Elliot Levy, a Belgian living in New Ork.]

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La Cucaracha: Trump’s troops will be busy after deportations (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 7, 2017 Cartoons

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NOLA 3/5/2017: No person is ‘illegal’ says Taco Truck Theater (video)

by Bronco del Camino March 7, 2017 Cultura
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Taco Truck Theater, a Teatro Sin Fronteras project, served up some sense Sunday in New Orleans. No human being is illegal. Respect my existence or expect my resistance. [Video by Jose Torres-Tama.] In the area? More shows this weekend:

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La Cucaracha: What’s next for ‘Latinos for Trump’? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 6, 2017 Cartoons
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Tom Russell live music video: “Who’s gonna build your wall?”

by Soy Capitan March 6, 2017 Cultura
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Singer songwriter Tom Russell — he comes from border country in Texas — has a question for the Cheeto Bandido: “Who’s gonna build you wall?”

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Oral History: ‘I came to the U.S.A. in 1962 as a bracero’ (videos)

by Chale Knickerbocker February 15, 2017 Cultura
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When labor was short in 1950s and 60s, the American and Mexican governments worked together to import laborers across the border to work as “braceros.” The American Friends service Committee explains:

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Trump explains why it’s not a ‘Muslim Ban’ (toon)

by ARNIE BERMUDEZ February 14, 2017 Cartoons
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When stopped by La Migra, KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! (photo)

by Comic Saenz February 13, 2017 El Now
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[Public domain photo by Customs and U.S. Border Patrol.]

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Storm Warning: Hielo harsh weather ahead (photo)

by Especial Correspondents February 10, 2017 El Now
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Watch the commercial that won the Super Bowl: 84 Lumber

by Andalé Mono February 6, 2017 Cultura
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You didn’t see this on FOX! A mother and daughter make their way to El Norte in the long version of the commercial that won the Super Bowl. Thank you, 84 Lumber!

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How will Mexicans deal with Trump’s border wall? (video)

by Cartoonistas January 31, 2017 Cartoons
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Mexican cartoonist Patricio mocked the idea of a border wall in 2009 with this episode of La Enchilada Completa — the Whole Enchilada. [Those voices at the end? A happy customer sure does like that high quality scrap metal and our hero remarks that thousands more kilometers of metal are available.]

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Mariachis vs Pink Floyd: Another brick in the wall? Nunca! (video)

by Soy Capitan January 27, 2017 Cultura
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Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, for example Mariachi Cabos vs Pink Floyd’s Another Brick In the Wall. Winner: MARIACHI CABOS!

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Quetzalcoatl says: ‘Resist!’ (toon)

by Gabriel Tellez Jr. January 26, 2017 Cartoons
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