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

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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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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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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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Donald Trump to Mexico: This is a Declaration of Wall! (toon)

by MAX ESPINOZA January 30, 2017 Cartoons
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[Max Espinoza toons for the BabyLonBros.]

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LatinoUSA NPR Audio: The 1% and 99% of Mexico meet in NYC

by Barney Asada January 10, 2017 Audio
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LatinoUSA’s Antonia Cereijido writes the intro: If you go to a high-end restaurant in New York City, there’s a good chance that you’re dining among some of the wealthiest Mexicans in the world and being served by some of the poorest. This story was produced in collaboration with Round Earth Media. Tyler Kelley is a […]

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Mexico fears Trump means deportations, end of remittances (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés January 4, 2017 El Now
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As the inauguration of Donald Trump gets closer, our friends and families south of the border are getting increasingly concerned. Euronews reports:

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La Cucaracha: Not buying Trump’s immigration policies (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 27, 2016 Cartoons
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Vote! Damian Lopez Rodriguez died to become a citizen (video)

by Comic Saenz November 4, 2016 El Now
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Damian Lopez Rodriguez was brought to the USA without documents as a child — you know, one of those rapists and narcos from Mexico Donald Trump is going to deport. Damian loved his new country so much he enlisted in the Army when he turned 18. After he died in Iraq, he was granted posthumous […]

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Play by play from East LA: ‘Undocumented Football’ (poetry video)

by GUILLERMO CHESPIR November 4, 2016 Cultura
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Today is the big game — Roosevelt vs Garfield — the Boyle Heights East/Los Angeles high school football rivalry that has lasted generations. The Roughriders meet the Bulldogs this evening at Weingart Stadium on Avenida César Chávez in Monterey Park. In this 2013 poetry video, David A. Romero supplied the play by play.

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In South Philly, immigrant restauranteurs worry about Trump (videos)

by Barney Asada November 2, 2016 El Now
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Donald Trump’s racist anti-immigrant rhetoric is a big worry for immigrant-owned businesses. The owners of a South Philadelphia staple, South Philly Barbacoa — around the corner from the famed Italian street market — are concerned about what a victory by GOP haters might mean for their family. [Video by Cora Cervantes.]

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Happy Rosh HaShana from the Jews of Tijuana! Happy 5777! (video)

by Comic Saenz September 29, 2016 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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