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It’s brutal out there, pochos — it’s cut or be cut to save $20 on an iPhone X — and that’s why we’ve compiled the Pocho Ocho Best Ways to Survive Black Friday:

8. In the event store security confiscates your Mace®, pick up some Aqua Net™ on Aisle 3.

7. Shoppers who carry their own rolls of yellow “crime scene” warning tape can easily discourage other shoppers from entering the Home Entertainment Department.

6. Successful shoppers are well-equipped shoppers. Must-have items include snacks, a gas mask, body armor where available and a small knife (plus a newspaper to hide the knife.) Experienced shoppers only: Weaponized chanclas.
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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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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.

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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.


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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La Cucaracha: What did they talk about at the first Thanksgiving? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 23, 2016 Cartoons
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POCHO History 101: Illegal Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving (video)

by JUAN DON GAMERA November 21, 2016 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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Pocho Ocho top tips for surviving Black Friday 2015

by Especial Correspondents November 27, 2015 Cultura
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It’s brutal out there, pochos — it’s cut or be cut to save $20 on an iPad Pro — and that’s why we’ve compiled the Pocho Ocho best ways to survive Black Friday: 8. In the event store security confiscates your Mace®, pick up some Aqua Net™ on Aisle 3. 7. Shoppers who carry their own […]

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You Are There! Thanksgiving’s undocumented immigrants (video)

by JUAN DON GAMERA November 23, 2015 Cultura
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The Pilgrims were undocumented refugees fleeing religious oppression – ordinary families seeking freedom in a new land. But no one expects the Algonquin Migra. [Video by 18 Mountain Warriors.]

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In Pittsburgh, PA writers from Venezuela, El Salvador are free (audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés March 9, 2015 Audio
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Leftist loonies like Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela don’t much like criticism or mockery (i.e., reality) so they throttle creative freedom. Israel Centeno, who fled the Venezuelan Bolivarian socialist paradise, is among the exiled writers who have found a safe place to live and write in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Latino USA’s Erika Beras brings us the writers’ […]

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Watch! Al Madrigal: ‘Half Like Me’ (Al meets with a Minuteman)

by Comic Saenz January 22, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal’s new docu-comedy Half Like Me went live on FUSION Thursday night. In this clip, Al meets up at the US-Mexican border with a patriotic member of the Minutemen. Also, Borderlandia looks familiar somehow. PREVIOUSLY ON HALF LIKE ME:

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Pocho History 101: Thanksgiving’s undocumented immigrants (video)

by JUAN DON GAMERA November 24, 2014 Cultura
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The Pilgrims, after all, were undocumented refugees fleeing religious oppression, ordinary families seeking freedom in a new land. But no one expects the Algonquin Migra.

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But Central America is just lovely this time of year! (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA September 25, 2014 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Could those kid refugees be ISIS terrorists? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 18, 2014 Cartoons
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How the Minutemen will stop the ‘Latino-ization’ of America (video)

by Lucida Grandé September 8, 2014 El Now
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Thank God for patriots like the Minutemen, who are mobilizing a militia to stop the hordes of refugee children invading our country. These volunteer vigilantes are fighting the fiendish conspiracy which wants to Latino-ize America! The Daily Show’s Michael Che is on the case.

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La Cucaracha: TX militias will save the border because Alamo (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 6, 2014 Cartoons
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Jon Stewart: I can solve kid crisis at the border (educational video)

by Barney Asada August 6, 2014 El Now
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Why do the right wing haters make it so hard? The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart knows exactly what to do to clean up the mess at the border. PRO TIP: Do not risk monitor damage and/or electric shock by drinking coffee, beer or any other beverage while watching this educational video. Extreme danger of spitting […]

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