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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.”

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[Public domain photo by Customs and U.S. Border Patrol.]

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You didn’t see this on FOX! A mother and daughter make their way to El Norte in the long version of the commercial that won the Super Bowl. Thank you, 84 Lumber!

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La Cucaracha: These Trump people are crazy (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 31, 2017 Cartoons
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How will Mexicans deal with Trump’s border wall? (video)

by Cartoonistas January 31, 2017 Cartoons
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Mexican cartoonist Patricio mocked the idea of a border wall in 2009 with this episode of La Enchilada Completa — the Whole Enchilada. [Those voices at the end? A happy customer sure does like that high quality scrap metal and our hero remarks that thousands more kilometers of metal are available.]

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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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Can Donald Trump use his own resources to pay for a wall? (toon)

by Payton Hoegh January 30, 2017 Cartoons
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[Payton Hoegh toons regularly at Weekly Political dot com.]

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La Cucaracha: How exactly will Mexico pay for the wall? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 27, 2017 Cartoons
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Mariachis vs Pink Floyd: Another brick in the wall? Nunca! (video)

by Soy Capitan January 27, 2017 Cultura
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Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, for example Mariachi Cabos vs Pink Floyd’s Another Brick In the Wall. Winner: MARIACHI CABOS!

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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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La Cucaracha: Happy New Year Building that Wall! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 9, 2017 Cartoons
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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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Anchor Baby News: Stop the plague of ‘fake news’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 29, 2016 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Trump backs down on deportations (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 15, 2016 Cartoons
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DREAMer from Georgia, back in DF, tries to fit in (NPR audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 12, 2016 Audio

Yovany Diaz was brought to the U.S. without papers when he was only seven, and he grew up in Georgia, speaking English. When his mom’s health issues required him to move “back” to Mexico City, this all-American ice hockey loving pocho found himself in a strange new world, even though it was “home.” James Frederick […]

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