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The long fight to keep the Garcia family together ended early Monday at Detroit Metro Airport. Jorge kissed his wife and children goodbye before boarding a plane to Mexico. [Mas…]

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

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La Cucaracha: Away in a manger (2007 #TBT toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 21, 2017 Cartoons
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Jackson Browne, Los Cenzontles: This song is for ‘The Dreamer’ (video)

by Comic Saenz December 14, 2017 Cultura
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Superstar singer-songwriter Jackson Browne teams up with POCHO faves Los Cenzontles (the Mockingbords) for The Dreamer, a new video.

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La Cucaracha: Welcome to America, please have your taxes ready (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 4, 2017 Cartoons
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Grinding corn for tortillas in Mexington and the American Dream (video)

by Barney Asada December 4, 2017 Cultura

In the growing Latino community of Lexington, Kentucky (aka Mexington), immigrant Laura Patricia Ramirez and her family suspected the new “Spanish” influx into town might mean they could earn a living providing comida Mexicana to the neighbors. First they imported fresh tortillas from Chicago, and then started making their own. Now they own a tortilla/taqueria […]

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POCHO History 101: Undocumented Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving (video)

by JUAN DON GAMERA November 21, 2017 Cultura
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The Pilgrims, after all, were boat people fleeing religious oppression, ordinary families seeking freedom in a new land. But no one expects the Algonquin Migra. [Video by the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors.]

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The Beandocks: Trump hates ‘diversity’ immigration program (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 17, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Got any spare change? A foreigner sole my job! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 30, 2017 Cartoons
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Before America went crazy, Uncle Sam welcomed immigrants (audio)

by Especial Correspondents October 18, 2017 Audio
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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:

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