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FOX screen capAfter Fox News equated all of Latin America with Mexico [photo], we knew we had to let the world know the alternative facts about that thing we like to call reality.

Mira our list of the Pocho Ocho Most Mexican Countries:

8. West Cochina
7. East Los Mexico
6. New New Mexico [Mas…]


Atlanta’s Kap G — born George Ramirez — has a question for the president: [Mas…]

Before World War II, the American government cranked up the propaganda machine to WELCOME immigrants with a Sunday afternoon radio program from the INS called I’m An American. Sara Laskow reports for NPR’s All Things Considered.

Here’s the show with immigration posterboy and refugee from the Nazis Albert Einstein: [Mas…]

Happy Rosh HaShana from the Jews of Tijuana! Happy 5778! (video)

by Comic Saenz September 18, 2017 Cultura
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Mexico, like the United Estates, is a “nation of immigrants.” In the 1900s, Tijuana welcomed Jewish refugees fleeing wars, hate, and poverty in Europe, Asia and the Mideast. Tijuana Jews, the story of the extended Artenstein family, has become a POCHO Rosh HaShana (New Year) tradition ever since we noticed rosh-ha-shana rhymed with Tijuana in […]

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La Cucaracha: Did you know Melania is multilingual? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 16, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: When immigration sweeps get personal (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 29, 2017 Cartoons
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Carlos was deported to Mexico for a crime he didn’t commit (video)

by Bronco del Camino March 29, 2017 Cultura
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Carlos was deported to Mexico for a crime he didn’t commit. Will he ever see his loved ones again?

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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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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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La Cucaracha: Trump travel ban hurts tourism industry (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 1, 2017 Cartoons
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And now Latinos for Trump are paying for his wall (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA February 22, 2017 Cartoons
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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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