immigration


Paola crossed the border into America at the age of 5, wading through the deep Rio Grande river with strangers and being arrested by ICE. She talks about the challenges of growing up undocumented in America, and the increasing tension immigrants are facing since the election.

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This homage to Mexican braceros sets archival photos and portraits to Best of Me by Los Cenzontles with David Hidalgo of Los Lobos and Taj Mahal from their American Horizon CD. [Portraits by Craig Sherod. Edited by Maureen Gosling.]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s powerful new video for Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) is based on a track from The Hamilton Mixtape.

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti: Hey, Trump! Not in my backyard! (NPR audio)

by Especial Correspondents May 30, 2017 Audio
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Maria Hinojosa of NPR’s LatinoUSA talks with Los Angeles Alcalde Eric Garcetti. The mayor’s message for President Trump? YOU ARE NOT THE BOSS OF ME! From NPR, this background:

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La Cucaracha: Could robots replace you at your job? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 26, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Are Mexicans stealing America’s good jobs? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 25, 2017 Cartoons
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Coming soon! Wipe your butt with Trump papel higiénico, help migrants

by Especial Correspondents May 25, 2017 El Now
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Guanajuato, MX attorney Antonio Battaglia says Trump toilet paper will be in stores before the end of the year, and 30% of the profits will go to groups that support migrants, according to CNN Mexican affiliate Expansion. The lawyer registered the trademark in 2015. PREVIOUSLY ON PAPEL HIGIÉNICO:

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La Cucaracha: Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for the wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 12, 2017 Cartoons
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The continuing saga of Donald Trump, the Hustler

by Dr. Alvaro Huerta May 12, 2017 El Now
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Trump — as President of the United States — has continued to hustle the American public In a September essay, I argued that then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump was hustling the American public. Now, thanks to the support of the FBI’s James Comey,* Russia’s Vladimir Putin and WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, Trump — as President of […]

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Reagan tells Mex Prez on Cinco de Mayo: ‘Mi casa es su casa’ (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO May 3, 2017 El Now
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QUESTION: Why are Mexican rapists and drug dealers streaming North to enter the US of A illegally? ANSWER: They were invited by “The Great Communicator.” Check out this video about the 1988 Cinco de Mayo ceremony at the White House when Republican President Ronald Reagan told Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado, “Mi casa […]

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La Cucaracha: Why is the taco cart guy pro-science? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 1, 2017 Cartoons
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Behind the scenes at Trump’s ‘report an alien’ VOICE hotline (toon)

by Gabriel Tellez Jr. May 1, 2017 Cartoons
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Report an alien! 408-POCHO-28 is waiting for your call

by José Canusí April 27, 2017 El Now
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Have you spotted an alien? Make America Great Again by phoning in your report to the POCHO hotline. We’ll share the most compelling reports online Friday. Long-time listeners first-time callers OK. CALL NOW! 408-POCHO-28408-746-4628

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