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Fear of immigrants has a long history in the United States. In this cartoon, published in 1891, illustrator Grant Hamilton draws a judge scolding Uncle Sam:

If Immigration was properly Restricted you would no longer be troubled with Anarchy, Socialism, the Mafia and such kindred evils!

From New York Harbor behind them comes a horde of arriving immigrants labeled “German socialist,” “Russian anarchist,” “Polish vagabond,” “Italian brigand,” “English convict,” and “Irish pauper.

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La Cucaracha: ICE vs the children (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 15, 2018 Cartoons
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ICE IS KIDNAPPING OUR KIDS: Download Hi-Res Rally Poster Here

by Lalo Alcaraz June 13, 2018 Cartoons

Our nation has reached a very dangerous turning point. Migrant children are literally being ripped from the arms of mothers, and the cruel American government claims it is the immigrant’s fault for seeking asylum, or a better life in the U.S.A. You can protest this sick policy pushed by the Trump regime by printing out […]

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‘Soldado LatinoAmericano’ is about, by, and for the DREAMers (video)

by Comic Saenz February 15, 2018 Cultura
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We somehow missed this when it came out in November, but the music video Soldado LatinoAmericano (Latin American Soldier) by LA-based filmmaker Carlos Hurtado and grupo Voz de Mando puts the hopes and dreams of innocent kids who grew up in American in a new light.

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La Cucaracha: Trump’s message to Salvadorans: RIP (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 1, 2018 Cartoons
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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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Ancestry DNA test shocker: ‘Hispanic’ is not my ethnicity (video)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 22, 2017 Cultura
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Livie was lost. She thought she was “Hispanic,” a meaningless category created by the U.S. government for the census, but after she tested her DNA with Ancestry, she found out she was — wait for it — all mixed up. Mestizo, so to speak. Well, I got bad news for you, Livie. Olivia, possibly? You […]

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In America, debate over refugees, priorities continues (#TBT 2015 toon)

by ANDY MCCLURE February 23, 2017 Cartoons
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This started out as just text on Facebook, and then he made it into a cartoon. Via Andy McClure on IMGUR.

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Refugees: ‘Where do we go from here?’ (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA February 1, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Squanto, have you ‘vetted’ our dinner guests? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 22, 2016 Cartoons
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Superman’s 1960 Refugee Policy: ‘Lend a friendly hand’ (toon)

by HABLO PICASSO November 21, 2016 Cartoons
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Help the refugees, kids, said Superman in this 1960 one-page PSA. Lend a friendly hand! is from DC’s World’s Finest #111, August 1960. It was World Refugee Year on a distant planet just like Earth where people just like Americans cared about others.

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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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‘We didn’t light the fire,’ they claimed later (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA April 28, 2016 Cartoons
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